Microsoft Deployment Toolkit support life cycle

This article discusses the support life cycle for Microsoft Deployment Toolkits.

Applies to:   Windows 10 - all editions, Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2
Original KB number:   2872000

Summary

The latest version of the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit can be downloaded from the following Microsoft Download Center website: Microsoft Download Center
For more information about the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit, see the following Windows website: Microsoft Deployment Toolkit documentation

More information

Microsoft Deployment Toolkits use the following support life cycle:

  • MDT releases will support only scenarios that use underpinning technologies that are still under their mainstream support policy.
  • MDT releases will be supported for one (1) year after the next version is released, whichever date is last. Currently supported version: Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (latest released build)
    These earlier product versions are not available for download and are no longer supported:
  • Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2013 (8443)
  • Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2013 Update 2
  • Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2013 Update 1
  • Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2012 Update 1
  • Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2013
  • Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010 Update 1, September 2010 release
  • Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010 (RTW), September 2009 release
  • Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2008 Update 1, September 2008 release
  • Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2008, March 2008 release
  • Microsoft Deployment, November 2007 release
  • Business Desktop Deployment 2007 Update 2, March 2008 release
  • Business Desktop Deployment 2007 Update 1, May 2007 release
  • Business Desktop Deployment 2007, January 2007 release
  • Business Desktop Deployment 2.5, August 2005 release Microsoft Deployment Toolkit is supported only during local business hours.

Additional "Applies to" products

Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2013 Update 1 Microsoft Deployment Business Desktop Deployment 2007 Update 1 Business Desktop Deployment 2007 Business Desktop Deployment 2.5