How to check the version of Windows ADK


Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) contains core assessment and deployment tools and technologies which includes Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM), Windows Imaging and Configuration Designer (Windows ICD). In addition, the ADK Windows encompasses System Image Manager (Windows SIM), User State Migration Tool (USMT), Volume Activation Management Tool (VAMT), Windows Preinstallation Environment (Windows PE), Windows Assessment Services, Windows Performance Toolkit (WPT), Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT), and Microsoft SQL Server Express. Meanwhile, are you looking to check the version of Windows ADK? You’re in the right place.

To help effectively deploy the Windows operating system and applications in your organization, it is vital that you know about the available tools to help with the process. Thus, see this article on the differences between MDT and WDS? Here are some related DISM tasks. How to Add Packages to Windows image the DISM Tool, and how to add languages to Windows image using DISM and PowerShell. Furthermore, for WinPE-related guides, please see “how to deploy Windows using ADK, MDT, and WDS“, and MDT deployment failed and Stuck at Command Prompt, and unable to determine destination disk, partition, and/or drive.

Note: When you chose to install Windows ADK, you will be provided the option to select any of the tools mentioned in paragraph 1 above. You may not be needing all the tools, this depends on your environment setup.

Steps to Check Windows ADK Version

To check the Windows ADK version, kindly follow the steps discussed below.
– Launch the Windows Control Panel,


This will open the Windows Control Panel Window. Afterward, click on Programs


Now, you will have to click on Program and Features as shown below.

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To check the version of Windows ADK, go to Uninstall or Change a Program. Then, scroll through your installed programs and find “Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit – Windows 10”. Moreover, look at the version column to locate the version, as depicted below.

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You can also achieve this by using the Windows Settings as shown below.

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I hope you found this blog post helpful. If you have any questions, please let me know in the comment session. With the steps above, you can check the version of Windows ADK seamlessly.

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