If your OSDCloud Azure Setup is complete, and you're run a quick test, here is how to make things work in WinPE. You will need the OSD PowerShell Module 22.6.1+

OSDCloud Boot Image

If you are using an OSDCloud boot image, then the OSD PowerShell Module should be updated automatically. In a PowerShell prompt, run Start-OSDCloudAzure. You will be prompted for Azure Device Authentication

Device Authentication Flow

Follow the instructions and authenticate to Azure on a separate device running a full OS (not WinPE) or a Mobile Web Browser

Multiple Azure Subscriptions

You may have multiple Azure Subscriptions, you will be required to select one using the crude menu pictured below

OSDCloud Azure

Once you are connected to Azure, you'll be presented with OSDCloud Azure where you can select an appropriate Operating System

Deployment Options

This will change from time to time as more features are added. They should look identical to OSDCloud "Classic"

Microsoft Update Catalog

In addition to Network Drivers, Disk and SCSIAdapter Drivers are also downloaded from Microsoft Update Catalog. This is to ensure that you are able to boot to Specialize for EXE Driver Extraction. You have the option to download System Firmware on supported devices as well

Driver Pack

You are able to select a different Driver Pack, Microsoft Update Catalog, or None as needed


Once you have sorted out your options, press Start

OSDCloud Variables

Invoke-OSDCloud is the Task Sequence and it is Variable driven. You will see the Variables that you have set prior to starting Invoke-OSDCloud


The Windows Image or ISO that you selected will be download during this process

ISO Deployment

If you selected an ISO instead of a WIM, and the Index was set to Auto, you will be prompted to select a Windows Image


If everything worked out properly, within a few minutes you will have a completed OS ready to reboot

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