ADK 1703 released, Windows 10 version 1703 on MSDN

Introduction

Microsoft have released both Windows 10 version 1703 and ADK 1703 today, one is on MSDN the other on Microsoft’s download site.

Download the media

What’s new in Windows 10 version 1703

For details about what’s new see the following post from Microsoft.

What diagnostic data is captured by Windows 10 version 1703 ?

Microsoft blogged the following to explain what diagnostic data is captured in Window 10 version 1703.

The data covered in the article is grouped into the following categories:

  • Common Data (diagnostic header information)
  • Device, Connectivity, and Configuration data
  • Product and Service Usage data
  • Product and Service Performance data
  • Software Setup and Inventory data
  • Content Consumption data
  • Browsing, Search and Query data
  • Inking, Typing, and Speech Utterance data
  • Licensing and Purchase data

Should I use MSDN media in production ?

No, use VLSC media in production, for more details see my earlier post on the subject here. Windows 10 version 1703 is not yet available on VLSC (as of 2017/4/6) however it will be released in the coming weeks. You can use MSDN media to test the new products in your lab.

What about ADK 1703 and ConfigMgr ?

I’d hold off on using this ADK on ConfigMgr for now especially if you are running Server 2016 as there’s a driver signing error at the end of the ADK install meaning it’s not working correctly. The workaround is to temporarily disable secure boot to allow it and then re-enable it, but let’s see what Microsoft does with this release. Perhaps they’ll re-release it.

 

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