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MDOP/DaRT is now available for Windows 8.1

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    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit

    MDOP/DaRT is now available for Windows 8.1


    The Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack 2013 R2 (x86 and x64) dated 12/2/2013 is now up for download on TechNet and MSDN for anyone with a subscription. This will let you create DaRT 8.1 bootable media. I was not able to do this with the previous version. This is just a FYI post.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise


    thanks for that ,was wondering about that just last week and forgot to check for it .
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  3. #3


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


    I was looking for it for a while and then just kind of forgot about it. With the old version creating DaRT bootable media wouldn't work with an 8.1 ISO. You'll have to download and install the ADK etc like before. I've made my Dart thumb drive but haven't actually booted from it yet. I'll likely test it some time today. I just mount the MDoP iso and copy the contents to a folder on my hard drive. Then I put a shortcut to the Launcher on my desktop. It saves having to mount the ISO everytime I want to use it.
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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    You can also make a UEFI version from a x64 Legacy mode install, & x32 version.
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