Compare Windows 10 editions

Windows 10 Pro and Windows 10 Enterprise offer an array of powerful features for business needs, all wrapped in a secure package.

Windows 10 Home

The best Windows ever keeps getting better.

Windows 10 Pro

A solid foundation for every business.

Windows 10 Pro for Workstations

Designed for people with advanced workloads or data needs.

Windows 10 Enterprise

For organizations with advanced security and management needs.

Intelligent security

Protect your business proactively with advanced security powered by cloud intelligence.

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Security comparison

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Passwordless sign-in to Windows and Azure.

Protect your information from accidental or intentional data leaks.

BitLocker encryption protects your business information even on lost or stolen devices.

Detects when data becomes corrupt on one of the mirrored drives and uses a healthy copy of your data on other drives to correct and protect data.

Virtualization-based security isolates single sign-in so only privileged users can access them.

Monitor behaviors and use machine learning and analytics to spot, investigate, and respond to threats.Learn more.

Simplified updates

Simplify deployment and updates with tools IT pros trust and give them freedom to drive more business value.

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Update and compliance comparison

Ease the network impact of monthly quality updates.

Enables peer-to-peer transfer of updates.

Enables IT admins to deploy the latest Microsoft product updates.

Stay up to date with a simple cloud-based service that integrates with System Center Configuration Manager.

Leverage Insider Preview builds, content and tools to explore new features. Learn more

All future feature updates of Windows 10 Enterprise and Education editions with a targeted release month of September (starting with 1809) will be supported for 30 months from their release date.

Powerful insights and recommendations about your computers, applications, and drivers to monitor deployment progress.Learn more.

Flexible management

Apply comprehensive device management on your terms that supports employees working from anywhere.

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IT Management comparison

Enable organizations to quickly set up and maintain locked down kiosk devices in public spaces or for Firstline Workers.Learn more.

A secure and uniform means of managing devices.

New devices can easily be set up following a cloud powered pre-configured process. Learn more

Allows on-premises Active Directory enrolled devices to be joined to Azure Active Directory.

To find, acquire, distribute, and manage apps for your organization.

Employees can use their personal devices to access work apps and content without IT help.

A desktop and app virtualization service that runs on the cloud.

Capture user-customized Windows and application settings and store them on a centrally managed network.

Enables organizations to deliver Win32 applications to users as virtual applications.

Unified, integrated management platform for managing all your endpoints. Learn more

Enhanced productivity

Collaborate and work more efficiently with an intuitive user experience and built-in tools and features.

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Productivity feature comparison

Fast, comprehensive, local and cloud search, right in the taskbar.

A fresh approach to the browser, giving you world-class compatibility and performance, control and security from Microsoft, and productivity tools for the web. Learn more

Your personal productivity assistant, now even better. Stay on top of your schedule, save time, and do more with less effort.

Gives individuals and teams the breadth of tools they need to do what matters—faster.

A freeform digital canvas where people, ideas, and content can come together.

OneNote for Windows 10 is always up to date with the latest intelligence and productivity features.

Windows 10 apps designed for mobile devices help users move freely between their phone and PC.

Windows 10 supports users with diverse accessibility needs and workstyle preferences.

Users can navigate within Windows, write into any text or search box, and take notes quickly.

Supports the use of network adapters with RDMA to function at full speed with very low latency, while using very little CPU for faster file sharing.

Provides the most demanding apps and data with the performance they require with non-volatile memory modules (NVDIMM-N) hardware.

Windows devices for business

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  • 1Requires TPM 1.2 or greater for TPM-based key protection.
  • 2Windows Hello for Business with biometric authentication requires specialized hardware, such as a fingerprint reader, illuminated IR sensor, depending on the authentication method.
  • 3Windows Information Protection requires either MDM or System Center Configuration Manager to manage settings. Sold separately.
  • 4Modern Bitlocker Management. Requires Intune sold separately, requires Windows 10 update 1909.
  • 5Credential Guard.
  • 6Requires Microsoft Intune or third-party MDM service. Sold separately.
  • 7Requires Azure AD for automatic MDM enrollment. Requires Microsoft Intune for enrollment status page. Sold separately.
  • 8Requires Azure AD. Sold separately. Requires Windows Server.
  • 9Available in select markets. Functionality may vary by region and device.
  • 10Requires either App-V Server (available at no additional cost as part of Windows 10 Assessment and Deployment Kit) or System Center Configuration Manager (sold separately).
  • 11Requires Microsoft Search to search across company resources and portals. Requires Microsoft 365 subscription, sold separately, to search across OneDrive for Business and SharePoint locations.
  • 12Users must link their mobile phone to their PC in PC settings, install the appropriate app for their device, and follow the setup prompts.
  • 13Touch capable device required. Pen accessory sold separately.
  • 14Non-volatile memory modules (NVDIMM) is required.