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70-687 Configuring Windows 8.1 – sample exam – Q64

A company has 100 client computers that run Windows Vista. The company uses several custom applications.
The company plans to replace the Windows Vista computers with new computers that run Windows 8.1. You need to establish which of the currently installed applications will work on Windows 8.1. What should you do?

A. Install and run the Windows App Certification Kit.
B. Install and run the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit.
C. Install and run the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit.
D. Install and run the Windows Application Compatibility Toolkit.

Correct Answer: B


Explanation: Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) for Windows® 8

The Windows® Assessment and Deployment Kit (Windows ADK) is a collection of tools that you can use to customize, assess, and deploy Windows operating systems to new computers.

Features available in the Windows ADK include:
Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) – The Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) helps IT Profession- als understand potential application compatibility issues by identifying which applications are or are not compatible with the new versions of the Windows operating system. ACT helps to lower costs for appli- cation compatibility evaluation by providing an accurate inventory of the applications in your organiza- tion. ACT helps you to deploy Windows more quickly by helping to prioritize, test, and detect compati- bility issues with your apps

Supported Operating System
To install the Windows ADK, your computer must be running one of the following operating systems:
Windows® 8
Windows® 7
Windows Server® 2012
Windows Server® 2008 R2
Windows Vista®
Windows Server® 2008

Further Information: Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit

The Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit makes it easy to assess your current IT infrastructure for a variety of technology migration projects. This Solution Accelerator provides a powerful inventory, as- sessment, and reporting tool to simplify the migration planning process.

Supported Operating System
Windows 7 Service Pack 1
Windows 8
Windows 8.1
Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2 Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2012 Update 1
Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2012 Update 1 is the newest version of MDT, a Solution Accelerator for operating system and application deployment. MDT 2012 Update 1 supports deployment of Windows 8, Windows 7, Office 2010 and 365, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2008 R2 in addition to deployment of Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP.

MDT 2012 Update 1 relies on several Windows deployment tools. After installation of the .msi package and startup of the Deployment Workbench, the user can choose to download and install the following ma- jor tools from the Components:
Windows 8 Assessment and Deployment Kit

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