When you have installed or upgraded to MDT, check the Microsoft Download Center to determine whether updates are available to the components in the Components node in the Deployment Workbench. You update the components using the Check for Updates Wizard.

To check for updates to MDT components

1.   Click Start, and then point to All Programs. Point to Microsoft Deployment Toolkit, and then click Deployment Workbench.

2.   In the Deployment Workbench console tree, go to Deployment Workbench/Information Center/Components.

3.   In the Actions pane, click Check for Updates.

The Check for Updates Wizard starts.

4.   Complete the Check for Updates Wizard using the information in Table 9.

Table 9. Information for Completing the Check for Updates Wizard

On this wizard page

Do this

General Settings

1.   Select the Connect to the Internet and check for updates check box. If the check box is:

·     Selected, the wizard connects to Microsoft Download Center to look for updates to the components

·     Cleared, the wizard does not connect to Microsoft Download Center to look for updates to the components, and you cannot complete the wizard

2.   Click Next.


Review the information in the Details box, and then click Next.


Tip   You can click Save Output to save the output of the wizard to a file. You can also click View Script to view the Windows PowerShell scripts used to perform the wizard tasks.

Click Finish.


After the wizard finishes, the list of available components and versions is updated in the details pane of the Deployment Workbench.

Related Topics

Installing or Upgrading to MDT