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Windows on ARMThis guide prescribes processes and provides a sample script framework that is specific to Windows RT device deployment in schools. It is based on observations from and work done at several schools deploying Surface devices.

Surface and similar Windows RT 8.1 devices are great for students and educators: They are ultraportable, sturdy, and inexpensive. Students can use Windows RT devices to watch videos, write reports, and collaborate on group projects. Surface even has a built-in kickstand and integrated keyboard, allowing users to learn and teach the way they want.

Deploying Windows RT devices in schools is different from deploying PCs, though. Windows RT devices are not PCs: They are tablets. You do not deploy them like PCs, and you do not manage them like PCs. A mobile technology similar to Apple iPad and other such tablets, Windows RT devices have limitations about which schools should be aware. You can learn more about these limitations by reading the white paper, Windows RT 8.1 in the Enterprise, at http://aka.ms/ windowsrt4enterprise.

The guide you are reading now describes how schools can effectively deploy Windows RT devices. It helps them choose the right type of user account and automate much of the configuration process. It also provides sample Windows PowerShell scripts for both shared and one-to-one scenarios that schools can customize and extend to automate device configuration.

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