Additional Resources for the Windows Assessment Console

Published: February 29, 2012

Updated: October 20, 2013

Applies To: Windows 8, Windows 8.1

This topic includes additional information about the Windows® Assessment Toolkit and related technologies.


Windows Assessment Console Step-by-Step Guide

This guide provides video demonstrations and step-by-step instructions for using the console to assess the quality of a local computer.

Windows Assessment Services Technical Reference

This reference provides technical information about Windows Assessment Services and Windows® Assessment Services - Client (Windows ASC). These tools are used in a lab environment to assess multiple computers. Specifically, these tools are used to automate image deployment, run assessments, collect assessment results, and manage assets. Windows Assessment Services is installed on Windows Server®. We recommend that only advanced users use these tools.

Windows Assessment Services (Windows AS) Step-by-Step Guide

This guide provides step-by-step instructions for using Windows Assessment Services and Windows ASC to assess the quality of multiple computers in a distributed lab environment.

Windows Performance Toolkit Technical Reference

The Windows Performance Toolkit is a set of performance monitoring tools that you can use to produce in-depth performance profiles of Windows operating systems and applications. This documentation discusses both Windows® Performance Recorder (WPR) and Windows® Performance Analyzer (WPA). Assessment results often include links to WPA so that you can trace issues back to the source.

MSDN: Assessment Execution Engine

This article provides descriptions of the APIs and elements that software developers can use to write assessments that are compatible with the Windows Assessment Console.