Windows 10

Find tools, step-by-step guides, and other resources to help you deploy and support Windows 10 in your organization.

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Try the latest features. Test your apps, hardware, and deployment strategies.
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Get started with virtual labs
Try setup, deployment, and management scenarios in a virtual environment, with no additional software or setup required.
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Conduct a proof of concept
Download a lab environment with MDT, Configuration Manager, Windows 10, and more.
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What's new

Learn about the latest releases and servicing options.

What's new in Windows 10, version 1809
What's new in Windows 10, version 1803
What's new in Windows 10, version 1709
Windows 10 release information
Windows 10 update history
Windows 10 roadmap

Frequently asked questions

Get answers to commom questions, or get help with a specific problem.

Windows 10 FAQ for IT Pros
Windows 10 forums
Windows 10 TechCommunity
Which edition is right for your organization?
Infrastructure requirements
What's Windows as a service?
Windows 10 Mobile deployment and management guide

Plan

Prepare to deploy Windows 10 in your organization. Explore deployment methods, compatibility tools, and servicing options.


Application compatibility
Get best practices and tools to help you address compatibility issues prior to deployment.
Find apps that are ready for Windows 10.
Identify and prioritize apps with Upgrade Readiness
Test, validate, and implement with the Web Application Compatibility Lab Kit

Upgrade options
Learn about the options available for upgrading Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1 PCs and devices to Windows 10.
Manage Windows upgrades with Upgrade Readiness
Windows 10 upgrade paths
Windows 10 edition upgrades

Windows as a service
Windows as a service provides ongoing new capabilities and updates while maintaining a high level of hardware and software compatibility.
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Deploy

Download recommended tools and get step-by-step guidance for in-place upgrades, dynamic provisioning, or traditional deployments.


In-place upgrade
The simplest way to upgrade PCs that are currently running Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1 is to do an in-place upgrade.
Upgrade to Windows 10 with Configuration Manager
Upgrade to Windows 10 with MDT

Traditional deployment
Some organizations may still need to opt for an image-based deployment of Windows 10.
Deploy Windows 10 with Configuration Manager
Deploy Windows 10 with MDT

Dynamic provisioning
With Windows 10 you can create provisioning packages that let you quickly configure a device without having to install a new image.
Provisioning packages for Windows 10
Build and apply a provisioning package
Customize Windows 10 start and the taskbar

Other deployment scenarios
Get guidance on how to deploy Windows 10 for students, faculty, and guest users - and how to deploy line-of-business apps.
Windows deployment for education environments
Set up a shared or guest PC with Windows 10
Sideload apps in Windows 10

Management and security

Learn how to manage Windows 10 clients and apps, secure company data, and manage risk.


Manage Windows 10 updates
Get best practices and tools to help you manage clients and apps.
Manage clients in Windows 10
Manage apps and features in Windows 10

Security
Intelligent security, powered by the cloud. Out-of-the-box protection, advanced security features, and intelligent management to respond to advanced threats.
Windows 10 enterprise security
Threat protection
Identity protection
Information protection

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