Yes. Yes. I know.
It has actually been out for quite a while now.
(I’m specifically referring to the release version for Windows 8 & 8.1.
For some reason this small bundle of ADK links got lost in the pile I’d planned to post here as a reference.
But then I just found it so here they are.
- Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (Windows ADK) - ADK topic main-page
- Windows Performance Toolkit Technical Reference - Windows Performance Toolkit is wicked awesome and available as part of the ADK.
- Installing the Windows ADK - All kinds of ways are supported. Pick you favorite flavor.
- Download Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (Windows ADK) for Windows 8.1 - Official Microsoft Download Center
- Windows Deployment with the Windows ADK - More handing jumping-off points to stuff like Windows PE, User state Migration Tool (USMT), and the Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT).
- Windows Preinstallation Environment (Windows PE) - Technical Reference
- User State Migration Tool (USMT) - Technical Reference
- WAIK for Windows 8 is available the new name is Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit - ADK - MultiPE - reboot.pro - discussion on ImageX (x64 bit flavor) & DISM.