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DaRT won't install

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    DaRT won't install


    I have tried, on two separate installs of 8 Enterprise, to install DaRT with no success. Both installs tell me that the ADK has to be installed, which it is in both cases, and refuses to install, unless I want to leave out the Recovery Image, which I don't want to do. Allowing the installer to download the ADK again is no help since it won't reinstall, and downloading the files and putting them in the same directory as MDOP doesn't help either.

    I've searched TechNet and the web in general to no avail.

    Any ideas ??

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    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,490
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    Did you install the full ADK suit? If memory serves me there are check boxes for various modules, some you need for DaRT, some you don't. I have MDOP, ADK and DaRT running fine on my Windows 8 Pro laptop. I haven't done much with it aside from make a DaRT USB thumb drive.
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    Once I sorted it out, it was kind of a "duh". I had the 8.1 ADK and not the 8.0 ADK installed. That's why DaRT didn't find it. Anyway, I removed the 8.1 version and installed the 8.0 version and it all went smooth as silk.
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    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,490
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


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