Microsoft Windows 10

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Windows 10 is a Microsoft Operating System (OS) for computers, tablets, and the Internet of Things (IoT) devices. It is the foundational software which other Microsoft applications like, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, operate on.


Faculty and staff: Centrally-managed devices

Follow the directions for installing software on Windows computers for OIT-Managed devices and search for Windows 10 Upgrade.

Faculty and staff: Unmanaged devices

To install Windows 10 on an unmanaged computer, you will need to download an .iso file to create a DVD or disk image:

Note: Please ensure your software is up to date. OHIO IT supports the most recent version and one previous version of a software program. 

For unmanaged University owned devices you will need to complete the Information Security Exception form as listed on the Information Security Standards site. The exception process requires approval from an individual in your planning unit that has authorization to accept risk on behalf of the planning unit.

Who can access

  • University-owned machines only.

How to request access

  • No request is needed if you follow the access instructions above. If you're having trouble, visit the Technology Help Center to submit a ticket.


  • Get comprehensive, built-in, and ongoing security protections to help keep you and your family safe

  • Connect across devices to bring your favorite apps and files with you, anytime, anyplace

  • Stay efficient and productive with a Windows that's familiar, fast, and secure


  • Windows

Connect with other applications

Additional resources

Service support

Get help

  • Visit the Technology Help Center ( to get live support, view outages, and browse trainings.


Ohio University strives to make its digital resources and services accessible to all visitors, including those with disabilities who may also be using assistive technology. If special steps are necessary in order to improve the accessibility of experiences for end-users, those steps must be taken. 
If you experience a barrier that affects your ability to access OHIO websites, videos, online forums, documents, or other information technology, please let us know
For further information about OHIO's digital accessibility resources, see:

Visit the following Microsoft support page for information about accessibility features available for the Windows 10 operating system: Microsoft's approach to accessibility


The Ohio University Information Security Office strives to educate and empower the University community to appropriately manage risks and protect OHIO’s information and systems. This effort is facilitated through policies, standards, and information security risk management program, as well as other tools and guidance that are provided to the University community. This modern approach creates a safe computing environment in which the University community can teach, learn, and conduct research. 

For additional information about OHIO’s security resources, see:

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