Windows Automated Installation Kit
WAIK installs as part of your ConfigMgr installation and is available as a separate download from Microsoft. Version 2.0 is installed with ConfigMgr 2012. This version of WAIK includes Windows Preinstallation Environment (WinPE) 3.1 boot images that are based on Windows 7 SP 1.
The WAIK is a set of tools designed to automate a Windows installation. ConfigMgr automatically uses some of the WAIK tools such as ImageX and the Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM) tool during the deployment process. WAIK also includes user guides on how to use these tools, reference documents on the various unattended setup files, and WinPE.
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