ImageAssist supports Windows Pro, Education, Enterprise & *LTSC. It does not support embedded (IoT) or retail Home versions.
*Windows 10 builds > ImageAssist Dynamic supports the current W10 build and two versions back, commonly referred to as N-2. For previous W10 builds (LTSC/B), drivers will be locked down to what was validated as working for the hardware being ordered.
PC’s purchased from Dell come with an “OEM” license for the version of Windows which it was purchased with.
OEM licenses are only supported for Pro and Education versions of Windows. Shipping an Enterprise or LTSC versions of Windows requires a Microsoft Volume License Agreement and installation media (more below).
OEM = Dell PCs have a Windows OEM license (Digital Product Key also known as Digital License or DPK) embedded in the firmware which matches the version of Windows it was purchased with. Using either Dell OEM installation media or Microsoft MCT media to build & capture an ImageAssist image will result in OEM activation using Microsoft’s digital entitlement process once connected to the internet. OEM license must use OEM or MCT Windows installation media for the image creation.
OEM License Model supports Pro & Education versions of Windows