How to install WinPE10 ADK for use in Deployment Solution 8.x
Last Updated July 15, 2019
Remove older ADK's from the system by running the older ADK setup file
s) manually or through add/remove
Download the appropriate ADK for the version of Deployment Solution being used:
here to download Windows 10 build 1809 of the
8.5, 8.1 RU7 and 8.0 Post HF6:
here to download Windows 10 build 1803 of the ADK
here to download Windows 10 build 1709 of the ADK
8.0 HF6 and earlier:
these releases used Windows 10 build 1511 of the ADK. Microsoft no longer supports
of the ADK. See 'To install newer.....' section below
Run the ADK setup file and install to the default location on your SMP (Default Location: C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\10\), then click Next.
'Yes' or 'No' to the Windows Kits Privacy page and click Next.
Accept the license agreement
On the 'Select the features you want to install' page check only 'Deployment tools' and 'Windows Preinstallation Environment (Windows PE)' NOTE: ADK 1809 and later select 'Deployment Tools'. 'WindowsPreinstallation Environment (Windows PE)' is a separate download. See step 8.
FOR 8.5 RU1 1809 ONLY:
build 1809, Microsoft split the Windows PE tools out of the ADK. After
the ADK is installed
in step 7, click here to download the Windows PE ADK add on and install it (use default settings)
Open the NS console and navigate
Settings > All settings > Deployment >
Click on the ‘Change WinPE’ drop
and select ‘WinPE 10.0’
The screen to install and import the Win10 ADK will be shown
it is not shown
go to step #11 and
.ini' file. The hyperlink under #1 will not be selectable because
the WAIK has already been installed
Verify that the link 'Click here to import Windows ADK' is viewable and clickable. If it is not AND you have installed the
ADK listed above, do
Navigate to “<drive>:\Program Files\Altiris\Deployment\BDC\bootwiz
and open ‘
lines to false. Save the file.
Repeat step #8-11
Click on 'Click here to import Windows ADK' to start the ADK import process.
Allow the ‘BDC’ package to update
and/or automation folders with the new win10 ADK.
To install newer versions of the ADK to versions of DS that do not support it in the UI (the 'Click here to import Windows ADK' is not available) do
Install the ADK as noted in steps #1-7
Go to '<drive>:\Program Files\Altiris\Deployment\BDC\bootwiz'
Click on '
Click on '
on the welcome
Click on 'Tools > Import
Operating System Files'
10 x86' and select the 'pre-installed WAIK' radio button
Browse to 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\10\'
Repeat steps 6 and 7 for
Note: If there is a 'check mark' next to the preboot OS in bootwiz
.ini' as noted in Step #11 above.
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