I've run many SC 430 and 420 with XP Pro as fileservers to small (<10) peer to peer networks. You have to find the onboard NIC driver from the manufacturer (Intel or Broadcom), and don't care about the video driver on a fileserver. But I haven't had the chance to try it on a SC 440 yet.
A RAM Disk
No, windows PE was never intended to be a full-time operating system. It provides only sufficient capability to perform certain installations. Therefor, Windows PE will not run every program that Windows 7 can.
In Windows 7 AIK (Automated Installant Kit) provides Windows PE
There is no "PE" as in commands, but there is Windows PE.
Windows PE is essentially a stripped down version of the operating system to be installed. Like Windows 7 and unlike MS-DOS, it is capable of being run on computers that don't have a legacy BIOS, such as those using EFI.
Windows PE is running on a RAM drive
Walkthrough: Create a Bootable Windows PE RAM Disk on CD-ROMThis walkthrough describes how you can create a bootable Windows PE RAM disk on CD-ROM by using the Copype.cmd script. Windows PE RAM enables you to start a computer for the purposes of deployment and recovery. Windows PE RAM boots directly into memory, enabling you to remove the Windows PE media after the computer boots.
AOMEI PE Builder.
windows re (recovery environment)
Windows Recovery Environment
Windows Recovery Enviroment (Windows RE)
a. Windows Image Format (WIM) b. Active-X c. Windows ME d. Windows PE
For the same reason Linux binaries don't run in Windows. 1. They are structured completely differently. Linux uses ELF format; Windows uses PE format. 2. They use different methods of memory management. 3. The applications will likely rely on external libraries that simply won't be found on another operating system.
72 hours of continuous opertion
Distribution share installation Image-based installation