Download Windows AIK and How to Mount It?

April 30, 2019

Windows AIK is short for Windows Automated Installation Kit. As its name displayed, it is a set of tools that could help you (mostly is OEM and IT professionals) to configure and deploy operating system to new hardware. In brief, that meant you could cust

Before you do

To create a WinPE (Windows Preinstallation Environment) bootable media with AOMEI Partition Assistant or AOMEI Backupper on Windows XP/2003/Vista/2008, you need to download Windows AIK.



The Windows Automated Installation Kit (Windows AIK)
VersionPlatformSizeLink
3.0 KB3AIK_EN.isoWindows Server 2000, 2003, 2008, Windows Home Server 2011, Windows Small Business Server 2003, 2008, 2011, and Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000 (32 bit and 64 bit)1.7GBDownload from Microsoft Download Center



Windows AIK is short for Windows Automated Installation Kit. As its name displayed, it is a set of tools that could help you (mostly is OEM and IT professionals) to configure and deploy the operating system to new hardware. In brief, that meant you could customize your own OS, as well as to create a WinPE bootable CD.

How to Install the Windows AIK ISO file?

After you downloaded Windows AIK ISO file, first you need virtual CD-ROM software and then you can install it on your computer. The following are concrete steps:
step1. Download the latest version of UltraISO and install it;
step2. Right click on Windows AIK ISO file->select UltraISO->Mount->the ISO file path, as the picture shows;
Magiciso
step3. selects "Run StartCD.exe". And then follow the setup wizard to install Windows AIK on your computer.
Startcd
Note: Windows AIK cannot be installed on Windows 8/8.1, Windows 2012 R2 or Windows 10, so if your system is Windows 8/10, in some cases, you may need to Download Windows ADK for creating bootable media.