Windows 10 Pro
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1. Add professional power to your PC.
Get the power to run professional software, multiple operating systems, and virtual machines9 - all on your PC. Access your PC remotely and securely from virtually everywhere, making it easy to pitch an idea to a potential client on the spot, even without your own computer.
2. Count on professional security features.
Windows 10 Pro comes with comprehensive protection, including Windows Defender and ongoing security updates1 that you control. With BitLocker data encryption,10 you can protect your PC and removable storage devices against hackers, even when your device is lost or stolen.
3. Get more done with the Windows you know.
Start fast with familiar Windows features, like Start, Taskbar, Action Center, and File Explorer. Multitask easily by managing multiple Office apps2 and docs, snapping up to four windows on one screen. You also get Microsoft Edge, the faster3,safer4browser built for Windows 10, and new Windows experiences in mixed reality,5 3D creation, inking,6voice,7 and biometrics.8.
Windows 10 Pro vs. Windows 10 Home
|Windows 10 Home||Windows 10 Pro|
|Sign in with face, fingerprint, or PIN. Authenticate with another device. Windows Hello1|
|Encrypt data on devices and USBs to prevent accidental loss from a misplaced or stolen device BitLocker2 & BitLocker to Go|
|Protect againts cybercrime with hardware-enabled features Windows Defender Antivirus, Windows Defender System Guard3 , Windows Firewall, and more.|
|Separate business and personal data; prevent unauthorized copying of business information Windows Information Protection4|
|Most productive experience|
|Work across devices and pick up where you left off Windows Timeline|
|Access your full desktop from anywhere, on any device Windows Remote Desktop|
|Get the help of a figital assistant Cortana|
|Integrate with a full set of business-grade tools Office 3655|
|Interact with your device however your prefer6|
|More control of your technology|
|Set up new devices easily with Windows Autopilot|
|Sign on once for Microsoft Edge and many apps Azure Active Directory7|
|Receive updates on your own schedule Windows Update for Business|
|Acquire, manage, & distribute apps easily Microsoft Store for Business|
1To use Windows Hello with biometrics specialized hardware, including fingerprint reader, illuminated IR sensor, or other biometric sensors is required. Hardware based protection of the Windows Hello credential/keys requires TPM 1.2 or greater; if no TPM exists or is configured, credentials/keys protection will be software-based. 2Requires TPM 1.2 or greater. 3Windows Defender System Guard's boot time integrity protection requires the use of UEFI 2.3.1 or greater with Secure Boot. The optional remote integrity validation capability using the Windows Defender System Guarde cloud service requires TPM 1.2 or greater and a management system that supports remote attestation capabilities (e.g. Intune and System Center Configuration Manager). 4Windows Information Protection requires either Mobile Device Management (MDM)* or System Center Configuration Manager to manage settings. 5Subscription sold separately. 6Hardware dependent. 7Sold separately.
Windows 10 Home
What's new in Windows 10
Powerful, modern devices
Windows 10 devices are fast, powerful and great to use. Enjoy new experiences like voice, stylus and touchscreen control, advanced multi-tasking and Continuum, which lets you connect your Windows phone to a screen and other peripherals so you can use it like a PC.
Safer and more secure
Windows 10 features Microsoft's most comprehensive security suite. Built-in Windows Defender, Firewall and SmartScreen keep you protected while Windows Hello uses facial recognition to ensure that you alone can unlock your device.
Windows 10 is Microsoft's most personal experience yet. Get hints, tips and help from your personal assistant Cortana, game across your Xbox and Windows 10 devices and add the best apps onto your Windows phone, laptop or PC.
Windows 10 is designed for doers. Annotate webpages and share your notes with Microsoft Edge, snap 4 windows to your desktop for multi-tasking without limits and complete practically any task by adding Microsoft Office software.
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Windows 10 S
|Windows 10 S||Windows 10 Home||Windows 10 Pro|
|Non-Windows Store Applications|
|Domain Join on premise|
|Azure AD domain join|
|Windows Store Apps|
|Default browser set to Microsoft Edge||Configurable||Configurable|
|Windows Update to Business|
|Mobile Device Management (MDM)||Limited|
|Enterprise state roaming with Azure AD|
|Shared PC Configuration|
Windows 10 S has all of the complete, built-in and ongoing protections of the most secure Windows ever, and with the Microsoft Edge browser, you get extra protection against phishing and malicious software while you are online1.
Performance that lasts.
Streamlined for quick start-ups and built to stay that way. Also, Microsoft Edge is designed to optimise battery life so you can stream video and browse longer.
A range of modern devices.
Windows 10 S is instantly familiar - with the same taskbar, action center, file explorer and experience that people depend on to-day. Plus, it adds features that most older PCs don't offer, like Hello, Cortana, and Windows Ink. And now, updates are always-enabled for the supported lifetime of your device.
The power of apps.
Run full-featured applications including Microsoft Office, Minecraft, Evernote and Halo Wars 2, plus the full suite of robust built-in apps, like Paint 3D and Photos2. Also, choose your cloud storage, with fully integrated OneDrive and support for most cloud storage services.
Peace of Mind
By exclusively using apps from the Windows Store - which are Microsoft-verified for security - and by ensuring that you browse safely with Microsoft Edge, Windows 10 S keeps you running fast and secure day in and day out. And if you decide you'd rather run non-Store apps, you can easily and affordably switch to Windows 10 Pro at any time.
What is Windows 10 S?
Windows 10 S is a specific configuration of Windows 10 Pro that offers a familiar, productive Windows experience that's streamlined for security and performance. By exclusively using apps in the Windows Store and ensuring that you browse safely with Microsoft Edge, Windows 10 S keeps you running fast and secure day in and day out.
How does Windows 10 S compare to Windows 10 Home and Windows 10 Pro?
Windows 10 S has many of the features of Windows 10 Pro, but for security and performance it exclusively runs apps from the Windows Store and uses Microsoft Edge as its default browser. For more details on the differences, see the feature comparison chart.
Who is Windows 10 S designed for?
Windows 10 S was inspired by students and teachers and it's the best Windows ever for schools. It's also a great choice for any Windows customer looking for consistent performance and advanced security. By limiting apps to those in the Windows Store, Windows 10 S is ideal for people who have everything they need in the Windows Store and prefer the peace of mind that comes with removing the risk of downloading apps from other places.
Which apps and hardware work with Windows 10 S?
Windows 10 S works exclusively with compatible apps from the Windows Store. Since Windows 10 S has just been recently announced, we are working with our partners on app compatibility and to provide more detailed information. Please check with your app publisher in June for the latest information. Many hardware peripherals (such as printers) that work with Windows 10 today will work with Windows 10 S, but may have limited functionality. Since Windows 10 S has just been recently announced, we are working with our partners to provide more detailed information. Please check with your hardware manufacturer in June for the latest information.
I bought an app on another Windows 10 PC. Can I use it on my Windows 10 S PC?
Apps purchased from the Windows Store are linked to your Microsoft account. In most cases, if you install an app from the Windows Store on another Windows 10 PC, you should be able to install it on your Windows 10 S PC as long as you sign in with the same Microsoft account.
What happens if I need to use an app that is not compatible with Windows 10 S?
If you try to use an app that is not available in the Windows Store, you will see a reminder that apps used with Windows 10 S must come from the Windows Store. In some instances, you may also see a suggestion for a category of similar apps or a specific app that is already available in the Windows Store. Since Windows 10 S has just been recently announced, we are working with our partners to provide more detailed information. Please check with your app publisher in June for the latest information.
1 Streamlined for security and superior performance. Windows 10 S works exclusively with apps from the Windows Store. Some accessories and apps compatible with Windows 10 may not work, and performance may vary. Certain default settings, features, and apps cannot be changed. Easily and affordably switch to Windows 10 Pro at any time.
2 Certain default settings, features, and apps cannot be changed.
What's new in Windows 10
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What's new in Windows 10
Touch and pen
Tap, swipe, write, or type — Windows 10 lets you work in whatever way feels most natural.
What's new in Windows 10
Windows 10 adapts to any device or display, giving you the same familiar experience everywhere.
What's new in Windows 10
Your truly personal digital assistant helps you set reminders, search the web, or send an email.