What’s new in Windows 10, version 1809 for IT Pros


The Windows 10 version 1809 update includes many new features to help you deploy and manage in new ways, enable end-users to be more productive, and configure intelligent solutions to secure devices. New deployment and management features make your job easier. Windows AutoPilot self-deploying mode enables zero-touch device provisioning. Power on, plug into the Ethernet, and the device is configured. Windows Security, formerly Windows Security Center, lets you manage all your security needs, including protecting against viruses, exploits, and malicious applications. You use the group policy editor to make changes to Microsoft Edge, include enabling and disabling printing and saving history. The productivity of your end users is key to your business. Faster sign-in to shared pcs lets users sign in more quickly and easily for a better user experience. Microsoft Edge has a new look with new menus and new customizations. You will also find improvements to passwords & autofill. Under Learning tools in Reading View, you can now see additional themes. These let you choose the theme color which is best for your eyes. OneDrive Known Folder Move lets users migrate their files to OneDrive with simple, fast steps. Your Phone allows users to interact with their Android device, including photos, text messages, and notifications. Cloud Clipboard allows users to copy content between devices by clicking the Windows key and “V”. You can now create a kiosk account that will will automatically sign in when the device starts using a new, simplified page in Settings. A new wizard experience walks you through setting up a kiosk or digital sign. Windows 10 comes with security built-in at every level of the operating system, so you don’t need additional security software. In Windows Defender ATP you can use the Incidents queue where correlation analytics are applied on alerts to help narrate a broader story of an attack. Threat analytics helps to continuously assess emerging threats and outbreaks, so you can act within minutes to contain and increase organizational resilience. With the Microsoft information protection integration, the file view in Windows Defender ATP now shows labels that help identify and protect sensitive data. Azure Active Directory and Active Directory users using Windows Hello for Business can now use biometrics to authenticate to a remote desktop session. For more information, head here.

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