Support for Windows 10 in Configuration Manager

Applies to: Configuration Manager (current branch)

Learn about the Windows 10 versions that Configuration Manager supports, including:

Tip

Windows Server builds as a client are supported the same as the associated Windows 10 version. For example, Windows Server 2016 is the same build version as Windows 10 LTSB 2016, and Windows Server version 1803 is the same build version as Windows 10 version 1803.

For more information on Windows Server as a site system, see Supported operating systems for Configuration Manager site system servers.

Windows 10 as a client

Configuration Manager attempts to provide support as a client for each new Windows 10 version as soon as possible after it becomes available. Because the products have separate development and release schedules, the support that Configuration Manager provides depends on when each becomes available.

A Configuration Manager version drops from the matrix after support for that version ends. Similarly, support for Windows 10 versions like the Enterprise 2015 LTSB or 1511 drops from the matrix when they're removed from support.

The following table lists the versions of Windows 10 that you can use as a client with different versions of Configuration Manager.

Windows 10 version ConfigMgr 1810 ConfigMgr 1902 ConfigMgr 1906 ConfigMgr 1910 ConfigMgr 2002
Enterprise 2015 LTSB Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Enterprise 2016 LTSB Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Enterprise LTSC 2019 Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
1709
(10.0.16299)
Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
1803
(10.0.17134)
Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
1809
(10.0.17763)
Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
1903
(10.0.18362)
Not supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
1909
(10.0.18363)
Not supported Not supported Supported Supported Supported
2004
(10.0.19041)
Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Supported

For more information on Windows lifecycle, see the Windows lifecycle fact sheet

Key
Supported = Supported
Not supported = Not supported

Windows 10 client support notes

  • Support for Windows 10 semi-annual channel versions includes the following editions: Enterprise, Pro, Education, and Pro Education.

  • Starting in version 1906, Configuration Manager supports Windows 10 Pro for Workstation.

  • For Windows 10, version 1909, OS deployment media shows the version as 10.0.18362.418.

Windows 10 on ARM64

Configuration Manager supports the client on Windows 10 ARM64 devices. OS deployment is not supported.

Starting in version 2002, the All Windows 10 (ARM64) platform is available in the list of supported OS versions on objects with requirement rules or applicability lists.

Note

If you previously selected the top-level Windows 10 platform, this action automatically selected both All Windows 10 (64-bit) and All Windows 10 (32-bit). This new platform isn't automatically selected. If you want to add All Windows 10 (ARM64), manually select it in the list.

Support for Windows Insider

Starting in Configuration Manager version 1906, you can update and service Windows Insider builds. This ability is provided as a convenience to our customers. While this functionality should work, the support for it is best effort. Configuration Manager might not issue a hotfix for this functionality if it ceases to function.

To provide feedback on Windows Insider, use the Feedback Hub.

Windows 10 ADK

When you deploy operating systems with Configuration Manager, the Windows ADK is a required external dependency. For more information, see the following articles:

The following table lists the versions of the Windows 10 ADK that you can use with different versions of Configuration Manager.

Windows 10 ADK version ConfigMgr 1810 ConfigMgr 1902 ConfigMgr 1906 ConfigMgr 1910 ConfigMgr 2002
1709
(10.1.16299)
Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
1803
(10.1.17134)
Backwards compatible Backwards compatible Not supported Not supported Not supported
1809
(10.1.17763)
Supported Supported Backwards compatible Backwards compatible Not supported
1903
(10.1.18362)
Not supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
2004
(10.1.19041)
Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Supported
Key
Supported = Supported
This table only shows Windows ADK supportability in relation to the version of Configuration Manager. Microsoft recommends using the Windows ADK that matches the version of Windows you're deploying. Use the latest Windows ADK version when deploying the latest Windows 10 version. The latest Windows ADK version may support deployment of older OS versions, such as Windows 8.1. For more information on Windows ADK component supportability, see DISM supported platforms and USMT requirements.
Backwards compatible = Backward compatible
This combination isn't tested but should work. We'll document any known issues or caveats.
Not supported = Not supported

Windows 10 ADK support notes

  • Configuration Manager only supports x86 and amd64 components of the Windows 10 ADK. It doesn't currently support ARM or ARM64 components.

  • Windows Server builds have the same Windows ADK requirement as the associated Windows 10 version. For example, Windows Server 2016 is the same build version as Windows 10 LTSB 2016.