Windows Deployment Services(wds), WAIK, DFS-R & Windows 8.1 Part 1

I have been known to be at the cutting edge of technology, early adoption of Microsoft technologies is a must and this time round nothing is going to change.  I first played with Windows Deployment Services (WDS) when it was moved to server 2008 and had exposure to the Windows Automated Installation Kit (WAIK) at the same time.  I took the plunge and deployed Windows 7 using Light Touch deployment via WDS and the WAIK a month after 7 was released to the enterprise and I have now decided to pass on my knowledge to you with step by step instructions on how you can do the same with Windows 8.1 and Windows 2012 R2.
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