[Vol-users] OT: Using netsh to set ip address of an interface on winfe/winpe 4.0.

Michael Hale Ligh michael.hale at gmail.com
Mon Jun 3 11:41:37 CDT 2013

Hey George,

Does WinPE/WinFE have WMI and/or PowerShell? If so, you could try one of



On Mon, Jun 3, 2013 at 12:36 PM, George M. Garner Jr. <
ggarner_online at gmgsystemsinc.com> wrote:

> This post is off-topic; however, there are a lot of bright people on this
> list so maybe someone will be able to help.  I need to set a static ipv4
> address on an interface in WinPE4.0/WinFE4.0.  For example the following
> command works on Windows 8:
> netsh.exe interface ip set address Ethernet static
> On WinPE 4.0 I am getting an error that the interface is not found which
> is odd since the interface appears in the list of interfaces.  For example:
> netsh.exe interface ip show interfaces
> and
> netsh.exe interface ip show interface Ethernet
> both work as expected.
> I can also add a route on the interface in WinPE, e.g.:
> netsh.exe interface ip add route Ethernet
> works.  It is just adding the static ip address that doesn't work.  I
> have also tried using the IF index instead of the interface name; still
> no joy.  Unfortunately I can't use dhcp in some applications because the
> client broadcasts an announcement that I am present, which wouldn't be
> prudent.
> I am wondering if there isn't maybe some dependency that is missing from
> my winpe installation?
> Anyone have any thoughts?
> Regards,
> George.
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