What Is AOMEI PE Builder?

AOMEI PE Builder is a free tool for AOMEI Backupper and AOMEI Partition Assistant, and a freeware to create a bootable environment based on Windows PE (Windows Pre-installation Environment) without installing AIK/WAIK, which integrates a set of tools that enables you to boot up your computer for easy maintenance and fast recovery tasks when the native system is corrupted or cannot be used. Unlike traditional WinPE environment, it brings you a user-friendly graphical interface and a familiar Windows environment, including desktop, Windows explorer, start menu, taskbar, etc. It is easy to use just like using Windows 7. The Windows PE bootable media can be a CD/DVD disc, USB flash drive, or ISO image file, so you can choose the most convenient one according to your preference.

Features and Utilities of AOMEI PE Builder

When creating bootable media based on Windows PE, AOMEI integrates desktop, Windows explorer, start menu, and task bar into the WinPE environment. This makes it easy and effortless for you to manage files and documents, just like using Windows operating system.
To create a Windows PE media, typically you have to pre-install Windows AIK or WAIK, or prepare a Windows installation disc. Luckily, AOMEI PE Builder allows you to create a WinPE media without installing AIK/WAIK. It will save you valuable time and energy!
Except many built-in tools in AOMEI PE Builder, you can still specify your own Windows PE through the following two functions.
Add Files: It supports including more portable tools you like into Windows PE bootable media.
Add Drivers: In order to make Windows PE recognize more hardware, it enables to add drivers to Windows PE bootable media.
In most cases, the Windows PE created by AOMEI PE Builder can be connected to network; through the network, you can:
Off-line antivirus: When the computer is locked and can’t remove viruses/Trojans due to viruses attack, download directly the off-line version of anti-virus software in the Windows PE system.
Maintain system with convenience: System administrator can easily maintain systems of computers which have different hardware. For example, you can easily backup system to NAS or network shared directory.

Integrate Disk Partition Manager

This Windows PE boot media contains a hard disk partition manager - AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard, which brings you the most complete and excellent functions of hard drive partitioning, such as create, resize, merge, copy partitions and more.

Integrate Backup & Restore Software

Easy yet complete backup software - AOMEI Backupper Standard is added to this Windows PE bootable media. With the help of it, you can create a system image backup, back up hard disk or specified partitions, and back up individual files & folders.

Integrate Other Useful Utilities

Windows system recovery & repair and Windows Disk Management have been integrated to the Windows PE created by AOMEI PE Builder. Besides, the following tools integrated are also your choice for system maintenance:


7-Zip: a file archiver with a high compression ratio.
Everything: is search engine that locates files and folders by filename instantly for Windows.
IrfanView: It is a very fast, compact and innovative FREEWARE image viewer/converter.

Notepad++: It’s an editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.
SumatraPDF: It is a free PDF, eBook, XPS, DjVu, CHM reader for Windows.
Q-Dir: Quad Explorer, makes your files and folder easy to manage.
Recuva: a supremely user-friendly file recovery tool.
PENetwork: a small utility to install and manage different network settings in a Windows PE.
Filezilla: a fast and reliable cross-platform FTP, FTPS and SFTP client with lots of useful features.
QTWeb: lightweight, secure and portable browser having unique user interface.
OSFMount: allows the analysis of disk images and mount image as a virtual drive.
BOOTICE: allows you to modify, backup and restore the MBR and the Partition Boot Record.
NTPWEdit: A password editor, it can change or remove passwords for local system accounts.

When Can PE Builder Do You A Favor?

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Awards from Professional Editors

AOMEI PE Builder is a software utility that enables you to create customized PE disks, using some of your own files and documents in the process and a few other useful tools you might need in such situations. Learn More >>

Download AOMEI PE Builder

Version: 1.5
License: Free
New feature: Add more universal drivers into Windows PE, such as USB, SCSI adapter, HDC, NET drivers, etc.View changelogs >>
Size: 75.90MB
OS support: Windows 7/8/8.1 and Windows Server 2008R2/2012
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