Create Demos with Windows Demo Toolkit 5

The Windows Demo Toolkit 5 is now available to Microsoft partners.

At the center of the Windows Demo Toolkit is a deployment of the Windows 7 operating system tailored specifically for use in demonstrations. Windows Setup is used to install the Microsoft products on your PC in minutes and includes everything you need to show your customers the four demonstrations: Simplify My Life, Enterprise, Small Business, and More Media, More Places.

For more information see You’ll fine information about the Windows Demo Toolkit, as well as links to download materials via the Windows Demo Toolkit partner connection on Microsoft Connect.

What’s New in Windows Demo Toolkit 5

  • No product keys required—We've worked hard to remove the dependency on product keys so that installing the Windows Demo Toolkit is as simple as possible. All products that once required product keys have been changed over to trial or evaluation versions.
  • Office Professional 2010 RTM—Windows 7 works great with the latest release of Microsoft Office. A true “better together” story, Office 2010 takes full advantage of Windows 7 Jump Lists to help you work faster and smarter.
  • Windows Live Essentials wave 4 Beta—Check out the latest offerings from Windows Live, helping you stay in touch with the people you care most about. The Windows Demo Toolkit includes Messenger, Mail, Writer, and Sync; and then experience new online services including the new Hotmail.

About the Windows Demo Toolkit

The Windows Demo Toolkit is a deployment of Windows tailored specifically for use in demonstrations. It's a collection of resources that makes demoing Windows as easy as possible. Every demo offered in the WDT includes all necessary materials, easy-to-follow setup instructions, and clearly written scripts that are easy to learn and resonate with customers.

The Windows Demo Toolkit Foundation Suite provides a fast and simple way for you to prepare a demo PC. This customized deployment of Windows 7 includes:

  • Microsoft Office Professional 2007 trial version.
  • Windows Live Essentials.
  • Microsoft Forefront Client Security.
  • Demo scripts for consumer and enterprise audiences.
  • Sample materials to demonstrate the scenarios in the demo scripts.


Bruce D. Kyle
ISV Architect Evangelist | Microsoft Corporation

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