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How to deploy Windows 10 using Configuration Manager
 

Introduction to the topic and provide a disclaimer about the pre-release nature.

Prerequisites

Upgrade vs Refresh

Use this section to decide whether to perform a refresh (wipe and reload the operating system on a computer) or upgrade an existing operating system. While the upgrade scenario is not new, the technology behind it has greatly improved. Upgrade can be much faster than a refresh, maintains applications, doesn’t require the User State Migration Tool for restoring user data and settings, and is more resilient to problems via its built-in rollback mechanism.

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Use upgrade when:

  1. You want to preserve currently installed applications, drivers, user data, and settings.

  2. You want operating system installation to be much faster

  3. You want robust rollback functionality

Use refresh when:

  1. You want to start fresh with a new operating system.

  2. You don’t care about installed applications and drivers.

  3. You don’t care about the user data or settings, or you are will use the User State Migration Tool to restore user data and settings.

Upgrade

Refresh

Applications

Preserved

Wiped

Drivers

Preserved

Wiped

User data

Preserved

Must use the User State Migration Tool

Settings

Preserved

Must use the User State Migration Tool

Windows ADK dependency

There are no dependencies on the Windows ADK. This scenario uses a package with content and a task sequence.

Must use Windows 10 ADK

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