Windows Automated Installation Kit for Windows 7 could be considered as a one-stop shop for almost every automation solution. The kit is free software that can be downloaded from the Microsoft's official website and is not limited to Windows 7 only. In fact the application can be used to create answer files and other automation scripts for almost any operating system that is based on Windows Vista or Windows 7 architecture. The application is also capable of creating Windows PE bootable discs which are helpful in capturing and/or deploying the reference images of Windows 7 and Windows Vista computers. Moreover users can also automate the installation process of Windows server 2008.
- A single Automated Installation Kit can serve several purposes at the same time.
- Answer files created using Automated Installation Kit can be much more granular as compared to the files created for legacy versions of operating systems.
- A single kit can be used for Windows Vista Windows 7 and Windows server 2008 hence allowing administrators to create multi-flavored network infrastructure easily and quickly.
- As Windows Automated Installation Kit or WAIK for Windows 7 is an .ISO file and is approximately 1.66 GB in size it may take a decent amount of time to get downloaded from the Internet.