Additional Resources for Windows Assessment Services

Published: February 29, 2012

Updated: October 20, 2013

Applies To: Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2

This topic includes additional information about technologies related to Windows Assessment Services and Windows® Assessment Services - Client (Windows ASC).


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 Assessment Toolkit Technical Reference

This reference provides technical information about Windows Assessment Console and assessments. The toolkit includes the tools that you must have in order to assess a local computer, review the results, diagnose problems, and determine how to make improvements.

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 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 root cause.

MSDN: Assessment Execution Engine

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