Customize your device and get it ready for production
The following steps walk you through preparing your lab environment, and customizing and deploying your Windows operating system in preparation for supporting and selling a new device.
Before you get started, download and install the Windows 10 Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK).
Step 1: prepare your lab environment
Set up technician system, download the necessary components, and install tools and the ADK.
Learn more about the Windows ADK.
Step 3: deploy image
Implement online customizations, such as installing desktop applications, Microsoft Office, start layout, and online drivers.
Verify customizations and set up recovery.
Step 4: capture image
Finalize image optimization for deployment.
Step 5: test and debug image
Ensure that drivers, settings, applications, and recovery are working as expected.
Step 6: support image
Your image is ready for production. Now, you will want to keep the image up to date with the latest updates, security fixes, downgrade rights, and recovery media.
For updates and hotfixes, see Updates and hotfixes.
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