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Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 delivers experiences users want, offers new possibilities for mobile productivity, and provides IT with a more secure, easy-to-manage infrastructure. Learn how to plan for, deploy, manage, and support Windows 8.1 in your organization.

Browse the lifecycle to find tools, step-by-step guides, and other resources to help you get started.

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TASKS

Application compatibility   |   End user readiness   |   Licensing and volume activation   |   Networking   |   Performance and hardware compatibility
Security and control   |   Training and certification

Install and manage devices

Tools: Debugging tools for Windows

Manage settings with Group Policy

Tools: Group Policy Settings Reference

Optimize performance

Tools: Windows Performance Toolkit (WPT)   |   Sysinternals Process Utilities

Manage power consumption

Tools: Windows Performance Toolkit (WPT)   |   Windows Assessment Toolkit

Additional tools

Related resources


Downloads

Windows 10 Enterprise Insider Preview

Windows 8.1 Enterprise Evaluation

Microsoft Deployment Toolkit

Training

Demos and tutorials

Microsoft Virtual Academy

TechNet Virtual Labs

Support

Top support solutions

Windows IT pro forums

Microsoft Knowledge Base

Events & Errors

Stay informed

Windows IT Pro Insider

Windows for IT Pros blog

Windows for IT Pros on Twitter

 

Related sites

Internet Explorer TechCenter

Windows Developer Center

Windows Server

Windows for Business