The ADK for Windows 8.1 has been updated

With the general availability of Windows 8.1, a new update to the Assessment and Deployment Kit for Windows 8.1 has been posted to the Microsoft Download Center.  See http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/hardware/hh825613.aspx for more information about the changes.  (Two of interest to most IT pros affect USMT and WIMGAPI.) If you downloaded and installed the ADK for Windows…

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MDT 2013: What’s changed?

I did a session at TechEd New Zealand a few weeks ago talking about what’s changed in MDT 2013.  As part of that session, I put together a list of all the changes in the MDT 2013 release, comparing all the scripts and configuration files, looking through all the bugs fixed, etc.  Since that information…

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Ensuring custom GPO packs are copied to linked deployment shares

It’s been a surprisingly common question in the past few weeks – how come MDT doesn’t copy custom GPO packs to linked deployment shares?  Well, it’s been like that since support for GPO packs was added to MDT 2012 Update 1. The simple scenario:  Someone has created a custom security template using the Security Compliance…

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