About DaRT 10

DaRT 10 includes the following enhancements and changes as described in this topic.

What’s new

  • Support for Windows 10

    You can create DaRT images by using Windows 10.

    Note   For earlier versions of the Windows operating systems, continue to use the earlier versions of DaRT.

  • Windows Defender

    Windows Defender is now part of the Windows 10 Preinstallation Environment (PE) image. As a result, Windows Defender has been removed from the DaRT 10 toolset.


  • Windows Assessment and Development Kit 10.0

    Windows Assessment and Development Kit (ADK) 10.0 is a required prerequisite for the DaRT Recovery Image Wizard. Windows ADK 10.0 contains deployment tools that are used to customize, deploy, and service Windows images. It also contains the Windows Preinstallation Environment (Windows PE).

    Note   Windows ADK 10.0 is not required if you are installing only Remote Connection Viewer or Crash Analyzer.

  • Windows 10 Debugging Tools

    To use the Crash Analyzer tool in DaRT 10, you need the required debugging tools, which are available in the Software Development Kit for Windows 10.

Language availability

DaRT 10 is available in the following languages:

  • English (United States) en-US

  • French (France) fr-FR

  • Italian (Italy) it-IT

  • German (Germany) de-DE

  • Spanish, International Sort (Spain) es-ES

  • Korean (Korea) ko-KR

  • Japanese (Japan) ja-JP

  • Portuguese (Brazil) pt-BR

  • Russian (Russia) ru-RU

  • Chinese Traditional zh-TW

  • Chinese Simplified zh-CN

How to Get MDOP Technologies

DaRT 10 is a part of the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP). MDOP is part of Microsoft Software Assurance. For more information about Microsoft Software Assurance and acquiring MDOP, see How Do I Get MDOP (https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=322049).

Release Notes for DaRT 10