MDT 2013 Update 1 Now Available

The 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, R0;Customize, assess, and deploy Windows on your hardware.” The page also includes other Windows kits; remember for deployment you only need the Windows for .)

Significant changes in 2013 Update 1:

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

  • Support for new Enterprise LTSB and Education editions of
  • Support for modern app (.appx) dependencies and bundles
  • Improved support for split 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 Filter”
  • Several MVP recommended fixes for Windows Updates, password handling, and cmdlets
  • Added missing OOBE settings to Unattend.xml
  • Unattend.xml default screen resolution changed to allow for automatic scaling
  • task sequence binaries from Configuration Manager SP1
  • New GetMajorMinorVersion function for integer comparison of Windows version numbers
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