Getting Started with DaRT 8.0

Microsoft Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset (DaRT) 8.0 requires thorough planning before you deploy it or use its features. If you are new to this product, we recommend that you read the documentation carefully. Before you deploy the product to a production environment, we also recommend that you validate your deployment plan in a test network environment. You might also consider taking a class about relevant technologies. For more information about Microsoft training opportunities, see the Microsoft Training Overview at

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Getting started with DaRT 8.0

How to Get DaRT 8.0

DaRT 8.0 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 (

Other resources for this product

Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset 8 Administrator's Guide

Planning for DaRT 8.0

Deploying DaRT 8.0

Operations for DaRT 8.0

Troubleshooting DaRT 8.0