Windows 8 - Tools for Power Users


System Performance Assessment with Windows ADK

System Performance Assessment with Windows ADK

So we touched on managing applications and processes with the new task manager and using the new system refresh/reset function to restore your PC to a pristine state in a matter of minutes as opposed to hours.

The last tool is an add-on to the Windows OS that you can install and it’s called the Window Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK). While the name implies it is more of a tool for IT professionals to assess system compatibility and deployment of new Windows operating system, it has a few gems of its own. Some of the new assessment tools can be quite useful for even power users without resorting to conventional benchmarking applications. We’ll show you a handful of screenshots to show you what we mean:-

With these advancements, we reckon that the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit would be a useful component for many power users along with more accustomed utilities. The edition compatible with the Windows 8 Release Preview can be found here and it was just recently updated.