Deploying Windows RT 8.1 - A Guide for Education

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

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