MDT 2013 Update 1 Now Available

9/15 Update: We have re-released MDT 2013 Update 1. Please see this post with revised release notes and updated known issues.   The Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2013 Update 1 is now available on the Microsoft Download Center. This update requires the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) for Windows 10, available on the Microsoft…


MDT 2013 Update 1 Release Notes and Known Issues

9/15 Update: We have re-released MDT 2013 Update 1. Please see this post with revised release notes and updated known issues. The following information is deprecated, but kept live for historical reference.   This post is to serve as the release notes and known issues list for the current release of MDT 2013 Update 1…


MDT 2013 Update 1 re-released (build 8298)

As noted in my previous post, given the number of issues with the original build of MDT 2013 Update 1 (8290), we have released a newer build (8298) to address many of these issues. The Download Center is updated with the new build and is still considered MDT 2013 Update 1. Build 8290 is no…


Windows 10 ADK release and MDT 2013 Update 1 plans

The Windows ADK for Windows 10 is now available at https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hardware/dn913721.aspx#deploy. (The page also includes other Windows kits; remember for deployment you only need the Windows ADK for Windows 10.) The MDT product team is working hard to finalize MDT 2013 Update 1, and currently plan on releasing it in August. We know how excited…


MDT 2013 Update 2 Now Available

The Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2013 Update 2 (6.3.8330) is now available on the Microsoft Download Center. This update requires the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) for Windows 10, available on the Microsoft Hardware Dev Center. (Note that there are known issues with the v1511 release of the Windows 10 ADK and System Center…


MDT Updates for Windows 10 Technical Preview Build 10041

Last week the Windows team released a revision to the Windows 10 Technical Preview. As many of you discovered, this new build does not play nicely with MDT 2013 Update 1 Preview. While the MDT Preview properly detects that Windows version 10 is in fact greater than 6 we had a number of bugs regarding the…


Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2013 Update 1 Preview Now Available

The Enterprise Client Management team is happy to announce the availability of the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2013 Update 1 Preview! What's new with MDT 2013 Update 1 Preview: Support for the Windows 10 Technical Preview (LTI only) and the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) for Windows 10 Technical Preview Split WIM support for…


MDT and Windows 10...coming soon!

I'm dusting off this blog for a quick announcement: we are working on an update to MDT to support Windows 10 and the new Windows 10 ADK (and perhaps a few other revisions as well…). A preview will be available soon, expected in the next two months. Watch this space for more information. — Aaron Czechowski,…


Understanding the Windows ADK for Windows 8.1 Update and MDT 2013

Author: Aaron Czechowski, Senior Program Manager This post applies to customers using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2013. A revision to the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) for Windows 8.1 Update is now available. See this post for more information. If you are also using Configuration Manager see this post. (You’ll find it looks very similar…

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Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2013 Now Available

The Client Management team is pleased to announce the availability of the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2013. The installer, release notes and updated documentation are available now on the Microsoft Download Center. MDT 2013 requires the use of the Windows ADK for Windows 8.1 which is also available for download. We encourage you to download…

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