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Deploying Windows RT 8.1 - A Guide for Education

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English
This guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to configure and deploy Windows RT devices (like Surface and other tablets) in educational environments.
  • Version:

    1.0

    File Name:

    Deploying Windows RT 8.1 - A Guide for Education.pdf

    Date Published:

    17/1/2014

    File Size:

    2.3 MB

      Surface and similar Windows RT 8.1 devices are great ultraportable, sturdy, and inexpensive devices for both students and educators; however, deploying Windows RT devices in schools is different from deploying PCs. This guide describes how schools can effectively deploy Windows RT devices. It helps you choose the right type of user account and automate much of the configuration process. It also provides sample Windows PowerShell scripts for both shared and one-to-one scenarios that schools can customize and extend to automate device configuration.
  • Supported Operating Systems:

    Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows RT, Windows RT 8.1

      This guide is available in PDF format. To access the file. you will need Adobe Reader or a compatible PDF reader.
    • Click the Download button and open the file directly or save it to your local machine for future reference. You can download the sample scripts that this guide describes from the TechNet Script Center at http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/Windows-RT-81-configuration-6b06b65a. Download edu_config.zip and extract its contents to a USB flash drive or another location. The contents include the template folder structure and scripts.

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