Windows Automated Installation Kit for MDT 2012 Update 1 / Which Version for XP through Windows 7 Deployments
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 8:07 PM
Server: MDT 2012 Update 1 on Server 2008 R2 x64.
Clients: Deploying Windows XP to Windows 7
Question: Which Windows AIK version to use. Version 1.0 / 2.0 / 3.0
Unter the "Components" it lists for Avail for download
Windows Automated Installation Kit (x64) 6.1.7600.16385 which is version 2.0 from looking at my production server.
I can't download from here anyway so when I looked to download AIK I see Version 3.0 for "Windows Automated Installation Kit for Windows 7" I also found the "Windows Automated Installation Kit Supplement for Windows 7"
Should I install 3.0, then the supplement, then copy USMT3 for XP Refreshes. (That's what I've done now anyway for USMT3 and XP though I don't know if the new WAIK 3.0 will not support something else I need with Windows XP New Installs and Refreshes
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 8:38 PM
I assume you mean Clients: Migrating Windows XP to Windows 7
Mount the ISO and install, it will take care of all the rest of the prerequisites run Windows update on your system as well.
- Edited by Amnon Feiner Tuesday, December 11, 2012 8:40 PM
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 11:33 PM
So my new server I have WAIK 3.0 installed even though it still pulls 2.0.0 in the Programs and Features list.
I copied over the Supplement files to the Windows AIK\Tools\PETools folder and overwrote them.
So I do that then I see the Windows Assessment and Deployment Toolkit with PE 4.0 among other features.
Would this be recommended to install Windows ADK if I am primarilly going to deploy Windows XP and Windows 7?
Thursday, December 13, 2012 2:55 PM
I am not sure what you are copying over what, however when I deploy W7 I run it with MDT 2012 / WAIK 3.0, never needed anything else.
I have not worked with the new ADK yet, so no comments here.