Windows Deployment with the Windows ADK
Published: February 29, 2012
Updated: May 31, 2012
Applies To: Windows 8, Windows Server 2012
The Windows® Assessment and Deployment Kit (Windows ADK) contains all of the tools that you need to customize, assess, and deploy Windows operating systems to new computers.
Download and install the Windows ADK from this website.
The following topics describe the different tools used to configure and deploy Windows. IT Professional tools related to deployment are included with the Windows ADK.
This documentation is available in the TechNet Library.
Basic Windows Deployment Step-by-Step Guide
Deployment and Imaging Tools Technical Reference
Windows Preinstallation Environment (Windows PE) Technical Reference
Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) Technical Reference
User State Migration Tool (USMT) Technical Reference
Volume Activation Management Tool Technical Reference
The following topics describe the different tools and configurations available with the Assessments and performance analysis tools included with the Windows ADK.
This documentation is available in the MSDN Library.