Microsoft releases a bunch of Windows 8.1 guides for Educational Institutions

Microsoft has released bunch of Windows 8.1 guides for education &  educational institutions. These guides are meant for IT pros and discusses the benefits, limitations, and processes involved when using Windows 8.1 in an educational institution.


Windows 8.1 guides

The Windows To Go guide provides an overview of Windows To Go deployment for schools. It is for IT pros and discusses the benefits, limitations, and processes involved in deploying Windows To Go.

Windows 8.1 Deployment to PCs guide provides an overview of Windows 8.1 deployment to PCs in an educational environment. Using Windows To Go in an education environment provides numerous benefits to faculty and students alike. It enables faculty and students to use a personalized copy of Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 on virtually any PC, at almost any location.

Deploying Windows RT 8.1 guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to configure and deploy Windows RT devices (like Surface and other tablets) in educational environments.

Windows Store Apps guide will let you explore Windows Store app deployment strategies and considerations for educational institutions.

Windows 8.1 Deployment Planning guide covers the key considerations and questions that should be answered as a part of a typical Windows 8.1 deployment in educational institutions.

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure is Deployment Guide for Education that will help you learn how you can address the challenges related to bring your own device (BYOD) scenarios in an educational institution by using Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) powered by the Windows Server 2012 or Windows MultiPoint Server 2012 operating system.

Go get these resources from the Microsoft Download Center.

Anand Khanse is the Admin of, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. He enjoys following and reporting Microsoft news and developments in the world of Personal Computing & Social Media.

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