Windows Server

Error 183: The specified image is currently being serviced by another DISM operation

DISM error 183

Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM) is a command-line tool that is used to mount and service Windows images before deployment. You can use DISM image management commands to mount and get information about Windows image (. wim) files or virtual hard disks (VHD).

Here are some related errors you will come across when modifying Windows Image. How to fix error 0xc1510114: The wim file needs to be remounted, error 0x80070002: When trying to mount an image file, error code 15601: How to resolve DISM unspecified error when removing preinstalled packages, error 0xc1420127: The specified image in the specified wim is already mounted for read and write access, DISM Error 87: The package is unknown and Error 740: Elevated permissions are required to run DISM.

When you execute the DISM command to install the application or perform other DISM-related command-line tasks, it triggers “Error 183: The specified image is currently being serviced.

Error 183: The specified image is currently being serviced by another DISM operation. Wait for the existing DISM operation to complete, and then try the operation

To resolve this error, ensure any open DISM command-line window is closed and try to re-run your script again.

I hope you found this blog post helpful, especially when addressing the common issue of an image currently being serviced. Please let me know in the comment section if you have any questions.

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