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Windows ADK is now Available!

Windows ADK is now Available!

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The Windows® Assessment and Deployment Kit (Windows ADK) is now Available for Download. This complete set of Windows 8 performance, migration, and deployment tools is live at the Download Center. You can download use the following link:

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30652

This is a huge bundle of may well-known tools so basically:

The Next Version of the Application Compatibility Toolkit is now Live!

The Next Version of the User State Migration Tool is now Live!

The Next Version of WinPE is now Live!

etc.

Well, you get the idea. The Windows ADK includes the following tools:

• Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT)

• Deployment Tools (DISM, Windows SIM, etc.)

• User State Migration Tool (USMT)

• Volume Activation Management Tool (VAMT)

• Windows Performance Toolkit (WPT, PAL, XPERF)

• Windows Assessment Toolkit

• Windows Assessment Services

• Windows Preinstallation Environment (Windows PE) 

Comments
  • WHY WHY WHY is it an online only installer? WHY the convoluted download? WHY do we need .netfx4 just to DOWNLOAD some files. DOH!

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