Windows Deployment tools (ADK) Install – SCCM 2012 R2 PS

When installing an SCCM 2012 R2 on a Primary site, one of the many requirements is the Windows Deployment tools component:

adk install

I always forget to install this first, and the other components such as USMT… Not quite sure it should be required ALL the time in a multi Primary Site environment, as many companies use a shared boot image with pre-integrated drivers, but hey-ho its quite easy to implement.

Simply download from the above URL and run the installer (its quite a large install so stick it on a large volume:


Click Next


Click Next


Click Accept


Ensure that the above options are selected… You might not need the USMT Tool, but its only small so grab anyway.

5 could take a while

Grab a coffee whilst the files are acquired


That’s it, no reboots or anything required usually.


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