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Windows Security

Windows 10 changes the game for security by protecting user identities, devices and information with a
comprehensive solution driven by intelligence that only Microsoft offers.

Windows Hello

Using facial recognition, a fingerprint, or PIN, Windows Hello is a fast, secure and password-free way to unlock your compatible Windows devices.


Device encryption

Device encryption is available on a wide range of Windows devices and helps protect your data by encrypting it. If you turn on device encryption, only authorised individuals will be able to access your device and data.


Firewall and network protection

Your Windows device comes with comprehensive, built-in security features, including firewall and internet protections to help safeguard against viruses, malware and ransomware.


Internet protection

App & browser control in Windows Security provides the settings for Windows Defender SmartScreen, which helps protect your device from potentially dangerous apps, files, websites and downloads.


Parental controls / protection

Manage screen time, limit access to mature content, control online purchases when you connect your family's Microsoft accounts, and check to make sure the family’s devices are secure and up to date.


Secure Boot

Secure Boot helps prevent malicious software applications and unauthorised operating systems from loading during the system start-up process.


BitLocker device en

If your device is lost or stolen, BitLocker and BitLocker To Go put everything on lockdown, so no one else can access your systems or data.


Windows Information Protection (WIP)

WIP helps to protect against potential data leakage without otherwise interfering with the employee experience. WIP also helps to protect enterprise apps and data against accidental data leaks on enterprise-owned devices and personal devices that employees bring to work, without requiring changes to your environment or other apps.


Windows Defender Antivirus

Windows Defender Antivirus uses the power of the cloud, wide optics, machine learning and behaviour analysis to protect your devices from emerging, sophisticated threats.


Windows Fundamentals

Windows 10 comes with automatic updates enabled, which means you get all the latest features at no extra cost.+

Digital pen

Take notes, navigate, draw, doodle, edit and create. Improve what you do with a digital pen.


Microsoft Edge

Get faster browsing7 8 and better battery life8 9across your devices with Microsoft Edge, the browser built for Windows 10.


Battery saver mode

Extend battery life by limiting background activity and push notifications.


Mobile

Get instant access to your Android phone’s texts and photos on your PC,11 or connect your iPhone for seamless browsing, calendar and app experiences.


Business Management and Deployment

Built-in security, productivity and management features save you time, money and hassle

Mobile device management

Windows 10 mobile device management (MDM) provides an alternative to traditional PC management processes: you can transition to cloud based management at your own pace.


Group Policy

Manage PCs, user accounts and groups, and get easy access to files and printers when you pair Windows 10 Pro with Windows Server.** You can even define specific security and networking policies for your users and devices.


Enterprise State Roaming with Azure

Available to any organisation with an Azure AD Premium or Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) licence, Enterprise State Roaming provides users with a unified experience across their Windows devices and reduces the time needed for configuring a new device.


Microsoft Store for Business

Your one place to find, manage and distribute apps to Windows 10 devices in volume.


Assigned Access

With Assigned Access, Windows 10 Pro devices run different applications depending on the user and keep individual identities separate and secured.


Dynamic Provisioning

With Dynamic Provisioning you can take a new PC out of the box, turn it on, and transform it into a productive organisation device, with minimal time and effort.


Windows Update for Business

Windows Update for Business can help businesses reduce management costs, provide control over update deployments, enable more efficient delivery of updates, and provide access to the latest innovations from Microsoft.


Kiosk mode set-up

Configure a device in kiosk mode in a very simple way. You can do this locally on the device or remotely using Mobile Device Management.


Support for Active Directory

Domain Join + Group Policy: IT staff can easily manage PCs, user accounts and groups, security policies, and get easy access to files and printers when you pair Windows 10 Pro with Windows Server.** You can even define specific security and networking policies for your users and devices.


Support for Azure Directory

Employees can use a single login across Windows 10, Microsoft 365,*** and other Microsoft services, making log-ons and passwords easier to manage. The shared log-on works on PCs, tablets and phones with minimal IT involvement.


Quickly capture your thoughts, tasks and reminders

Find the right fit for your needs. Check out our list of product offerings to see which Windows 10 version checks all of your boxes.

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Windows 10 features are best experienced on a modern PC. Find out if your current PC is ready for Windows 10 by answering just a few questions.

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Compare Windows 10 Home vs Windows 10 Pro

Find the right fit for your needs. Check out our list of product offerings to see which Windows 10 version checks all ofyour boxes.

Windows Hello

Using facial recognition, a fingerprint, or PIN, Windows Hello is a fast, secure and password-free way to unlock your compatible Windows devices.

Windows 10 Home

Windows 10 Home


Device encryption

Device encryption is available on a wide range of Windows devices and helps protect your data by encrypting it. If you turn on device encryption, only authorised individuals will be able to access your device and data.

Windows 10 Home

Windows 10 Home


Firewall and network protection

Your Windows device comes with comprehensive, built-in security features, including firewall and internet protections to help safeguard against viruses, malware and ransomware.

Windows 10 Home

Windows 10 Home


Internet protection

App & browser control in Windows Security provides the settings for Windows Defender SmartScreen, which helps protect your device from potentially dangerous apps, files, websites and downloads.

Windows 10 Home

Windows 10 Home


Parental controls / protection

Manage screen time, limit access to mature content, control online purchases when you connect your family's Microsoft accounts, and check to make sure the family’s devices are secure and up to date.

Windows 10 Home

Windows 10 Home


Secure Boot

Secure Boot helps prevent malicious software applications and unauthorised operating systems from loading during the system start-up process.

Windows 10 Home

Windows 10 Home


BitLocker device en

If your device is lost or stolen, BitLocker and BitLocker To Go put everything on lockdown, so no one else can access your systems or data.

Windows 10 Home

Windows 10 Home


Windows Information Protection (WIP)

WIP helps to protect against potential data leakage without otherwise interfering with the employee experience. WIP also helps to protect enterprise apps and data against accidental data leaks on enterprise-owned devices and personal devices that employees bring to work, without requiring changes to your environment or other apps.

Windows 10 Home

Windows 10 Home


Windows Defender Antivirus

Windows Defender Antivirus uses the power of the cloud, wide optics, machine learning and behaviour analysis to protect your devices from emerging, sophisticated threats.

Windows 10 Home

Windows 10 Home


Windows Fundamentals

Windows 10 comes with automatic updates enabled, which means you get all the latest features at no extra cost.+

Digital pen

Take notes, navigate, draw, doodle, edit and create. Improve what you do with a digital pen.

Windows 10 Home

Windows 10 Home


Microsoft Edge

Get faster browsing7 8 and better battery life8 9across your devices with Microsoft Edge, the browser built for Windows 10.

Windows 10 Home

Windows 10 Home


Battery saver mode

Extend battery life by limiting background activity and push notifications.

Windows 10 Home

Windows 10 Home


Mobile

Get instant access to your Android phone’s texts and photos on your PC,11 or connect your iPhone for seamless browsing, calendar and app experiences.

Windows 10 Home

Windows 10 Home


Business Management and Deployment

Built-in security, productivity and management features save you time, money and hassle

Mobile device management

Windows 10 mobile device management (MDM) provides an alternative to traditional PC management processes: you can transition to cloud based management at your own pace.

Windows 10 Home

Windows 10 Home


Group Policy

Manage PCs, user accounts and groups, and get easy access to files and printers when you pair Windows 10 Pro with Windows Server.** You can even define specific security and networking policies for your users and devices.

Windows 10 Home

Windows 10 Home


Enterprise State Roaming with Azure

Available to any organisation with an Azure AD Premium or Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) licence, Enterprise State Roaming provides users with a unified experience across their Windows devices and reduces the time needed for configuring a new device.

Windows 10 Home

Windows 10 Home


Microsoft Store for Business

Your one place to find, manage and distribute apps to Windows 10 devices in volume.

Windows 10 Home

Windows 10 Home


Assigned Access

With Assigned Access, Windows 10 Pro devices run different applications depending on the user and keep individual identities separate and secured.

Windows 10 Home

Windows 10 Home


Dynamic Provisioning

With Dynamic Provisioning you can take a new PC out of the box, turn it on, and transform it into a productive organisation device, with minimal time and effort.

Windows 10 Home

Windows 10 Home


Windows Update for Business

Windows Update for Business can help businesses reduce management costs, provide control over update deployments, enable more efficient delivery of updates, and provide access to the latest innovations from Microsoft.

Windows 10 Home

Windows 10 Home


Kiosk mode set-up

Configure a device in kiosk mode in a very simple way. You can do this locally on the device or remotely using Mobile Device Management.

Windows 10 Home

Windows 10 Home


Support for Active Directory

Domain Join + Group Policy: IT staff can easily manage PCs, user accounts and groups, security policies, and get easy access to files and printers when you pair Windows 10 Pro with Windows Server.** You can even define specific security and networking policies for your users and devices.

Windows 10 Home

Windows 10 Home


Support for Azure Directory

Employees can use a single login across Windows 10, Microsoft 365,*** and other Microsoft services, making log-ons and passwords easier to manage. The shared log-on works on PCs, tablets and phones with minimal IT involvement.

Windows 10 Home

Windows 10 Home


Quickly capture your thoughts, tasks and reminders

Find the right fit for your needs. Check out our list of product offerings to see which Windows 10 version checks all of your boxes.

Is your computer ready for Windows 10?

Windows 10 features are best experienced on a modern PC. Find out if your current PC is ready for Windows 10 by answering just a few questions.

Get Windows 10

Built-in security, productivity and management features save you time, money and hassle

Get a new Windows 10 device

Get Windows 10 Pro