Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2013 Update 1 Has Arrived!

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We had to wait a couple of week (since the launch of Windows 10), but it’s finally there : MDT 2013 Update 1!

At the moment (August 19th) it’s not yet available at http://microsoft.com/deployment

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……… but Aaron has put a nice blogpost together over at the /MSDeployment Blog.

 

“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 Hardware Dev Center___. (Scroll to the bottom of the page to the section, “Customize, assess, and deploy Windows on your hardware.” The page also includes other Windows kits; remember for deployment you only need the Windows ADK for Windows 10.)_

Significant changes in MDT 2013 Update 1:

  • Support for the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) for Windows 10
    • Support for deployment and upgrade of Windows 10
      • Support for integration with System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager SP1 with the Windows 10 ADK (see this post__ _on the Configuration Manager Team blog for more information on using the Windows 10 ADK with Configuration Manager)_

      _Here is a more detailed list of some specific changes in this release:_

    • Support for new Enterprise LTSB and Education editions of Windows 10

      • Support for modern app (.appx) dependencies and bundles
        • Improved support for split image files (.swm)
          • Switched to using DISM for imaging processes (instead of deprecated ImageX)
            • Deployment Workbench revisions for deprecated content
              • Enhanced accessibility within the Deployment Workbench
                • Revised lists of time zones, regions and languages in the Deployment Wizard
                  • Removed Start menu shortcut for “Remove PXE Filter”
                    • Several MVP recommended fixes for Windows Updates, password handling, and PowerShell cmdlets
                      • Added missing OOBE settings to Unattend.xml
                        • Unattend.xml default screen resolution changed to allow for automatic scaling
                          • Updated task sequence binaries from System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager SP1

                            • New GetMajorMinorVersion function for integer comparison of Windows version numbers
                            _We are still working to update the MDT documentation on TechNet, so in the short-term will use this blog to share any additional necessary information regarding this release.”_

 

 

 

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=48595