Client management

Applies to

  • Windows 10

Learn about the administrative tools, tasks and best practices for managing Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile clients across your enterprise.

Topic Description
Administrative Tools in Windows 10 Links to documentation for tools for IT pros and advanced users in the Administrative Tools folder.
Create mandatory user profiles Instructions for managing settings commonly defined in a mandatory profiles, including (but are not limited to): icons that appear on the desktop, desktop backgrounds, user preferences in Control Panel, printer selections, and more.
Connect to remote Azure Active Directory-joined PCs Instructions for connecting to a remote PC joined to Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
Join Windows 10 Mobile to Azure AD Describes the considerations and options for using Windows 10 Mobile with Azure AD in your organization.
New policies for Windows 10 Listing of new group policy settings available in Windows 10
Windows 10 default media removal policy In Windows 10, version 1809, the default removal policy for external storage media changed from "Better performance" to "Quick removal."
Group policies for enterprise and education editions Listing of all group policy settings that apply specifically to Windows 10 Enterprise and Education editions
Manage the Settings app with Group Policy Starting in Windows 10, version 1703, you can now manage the pages that are shown in the Settings app by using Group Policy.
Reset a Windows 10 Mobile device Instructions for resetting a Windows 10 Mobile device using either factory or 'wipe and persist' reset options
Transitioning to modern ITPro management Describes modern Windows 10 ITPro management scenarios across traditional, hybrid and cloud-based enterprise needs
Windows 10 Mobile deployment and management guide Considerations and instructions for deploying Windows 10 Mobile
Windows libraries Considerations and instructions for managing Windows 10 libraries such as My Documents, My Pictures, and My Music.
Mobile device management for solution providers Procedural and reference documentation for solution providers providing mobile device management (MDM) for Windows 10 devices.
Change history for Client management This topic lists new and updated topics in the Client management documentation for Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile.