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In section 2.2.3 Microsoft Assessment and Deployment Kit for Windows 10 (Version 1511) it says the original (RTM) and the latest (1511) builds of the ADK need to be downloaded. But the ADK for Windows 10 package (referenced in Table 2.4 Deployment share content locations can only hold a single adksetup.exe file.

Which adksetup.exe should be used for installation on the image-building machine: RTM, 1511, 1703, doesn't matter?

Which adksetup.exe should go into the ADK for Windows 10 package folder?
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I am struggling with this a bit too but I believe RTM goes into the hydration folder
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I'll try that next because putting the 1511 in didn't work.
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I found a link [1] that suggested running the SysInternals tool DbgView.exe in the background when creating the image. Sure enough the log showed the following errors:

Error updating tools: System.IO.DirectoryNotFoundException: Could not find a part of the path 'T:\Windows Kits\10\Assessment and Deployment Kit\User State Migration Tool\x86'.

Error updating tools: System.IO.DirectoryNotFoundException: Could not find a part of the path 'T:\Windows Kits\10\Assessment and Deployment Kit\User State Migration Tool\amd64'.

Using Programs and Features I changed the ADK install to include the User State Migration Tool.

BcdEdit still returned an error.

[1] https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/2041dce3-dfa1-42cf-9425-eed48e53f2d1/bcdedit-error-by-creating-a-x64-boot-image?forum=mdt
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I finally managed to create the ISO. I found a thread [1] where the host operating system, MDT, and ADK didn't always work together, depending on what version of the host operating system you were using: 2008, 10, 2012, etc. Well I've been trying to do this on Windows 7. I spun up a Windows 2012 R2 virtual machine, did the setup and got the ISO built!

Unless it was something else. Should I be able to use Windows 7?

Anyway, I'll try installing the OS on the lab VMs tomorrow.

[1] https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/60d86683-68e2-4a93-838b-231d61854804/bcdedit-returned-an-error-when-generating-an-media-iso-in-mdt?forum=mdt