"Get Windows 10 App" - What does it mean for Enterprise Environments

"Get Windows 10 App" - What does it mean for Enterprise Environments

Recently, I have seen a growth in questions from customers regarding the "Get Windows 10 App" that has been showing up on Home and Pro versions of our Operating Systems. Customers are curious of how this will translate into the enterprise environment and what they may or may not need to do to prepare for this App just showing up. Below is the response to the common questions.

What is the "Get Windows 10 App"?
“Get Windows 10 is an app that’s designed to make the upgrade process easy. It checks to make sure your device is compatible, and it reserves your free upgrade; it also has information to help you learn about the features in Windows 10.

"Get Windows 10 App" Offerings (What should and should not be getting the App):
- We are offering to Windows Home Versions of Windows 7, 8 or 8.1
- We are offering to Windows Pro Versions of Windows 7, 8 or 8.1
- We are not offering for Windows Enterprise Versions of Windows 7, 8 or 8.1
- We are not offering for Volume License Machines
- We are not offering for Domain Joined Machines

How to disable the "Get Windows 10 App"
You can Click "Customize" in the System Tray and turn off the Get Windows 10 app notifications in the menu

Want more information for "Get Windows 10 App"? You can check out the FAQ here: "http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/windows-10-faq"

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