ScreenMe: Screenshot under PE with PowerShell (New version)


In this post I will show you the update of my tool ScreenMe that allows you to make screenshot under Windows PE and also on running OS. You can used it from MDT as well as from SCCM.
See the previous post, here.

What's new ?
Allows you to map a network drive to save the picture
All files are now integrated directly in the exe ScreenMe.exe 

How to get it ?

Prerequisites for PE
You will need to add the below feature in your boot image:
- Fix for WPF if you are using last ADK, check this post
- .NET Framework
- Windows PowerShell


How it works ?
The tool looks like as below:
1. If you are in PE, type F8
2. Go to the ScreenMe.exe path and run it
3. Click on the camera button to make a screenshot

4. Choose if you want to save the picture locally or on a network share

Save locally
1. Click on Local
2. Let the default path or type your own
3. If the file already exists, you will have to type a new name

4. Click on Copy
5. The tool will be minimized
6. Once the screenshot has been done the tool will be displayed again
7. The folder button in the title bar will allow you to display existing screenshots
- If explorer exists this will be displayed in explorer
- If not, this will be displayed in a command prompt

Save on network share
1. Click on Mapped drive
2. Type the path of your network share (only folder without the file)

3. Type your credentials. User name should be like domain\user 

4. Click on Copy
5. If the file already exists, you will have to type a new name

6. The tool will be minimized
7. Once the screenshot has been done the tool will be displayed again
8. The folder button in the title bar will allow you to display existing screenshots
- If explorer exists this will be displayed in explorer
- If not, this will be displayed in a command prompt

How to integrate it ?
In the below examples, we will use the tool in Windows PE.
There are different ways to use it in Windows PE

Method 1: From folder
1. Copy the ScreenMe.exe file for instance in the Deploy folder
2. Update your Deployment Share

Methode 2: Add extra files
1. Do a right-click on your DeploymentShare
2. Go to Properties

3. Go to Windows PE
4. Select your architecture (x86, x64 or both)

5. Go to the Extra directory to add part
6. Click on the Browse button
7. Select the ScreenMe folder you have downloaded

8. Update your Deployment Share

ScreenMe in action
In the below example I did a screenshot from Windows PE.

Local copy

Network share copy

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