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Manage Windows 8.1

Find resources and tools to help you better manage Windows 8.1 PCs, laptops, tablets, and other devices as well as guidance on how to control settings and access to important data, and optimize system performance. Not sure what a tool does? Hover over the link for an explanation.

Windows for IT Pros Spotlight

Managing Client Access to the Windows Store
Get answers to frequently asked questions about managing end user access to, and usage of, the Windows Store within your organization.

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 Battery Life and Power Consumption

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

Additional Tools

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Visit the TechNet Script Center repository for Windows 8 >

Troubleshoot an Issue

Not an IT professional? Troubleshoot Windows 8 at Microsoft Answers.



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