Traditionally, the process of deploying a new device begins with wiping the device with whatever operating system was pre-installed and deploying one of the organization’s images to the device. However when purchasing a device from an OEM, Windows 10 or Windows 11 is already the OS on the device. While simply using the OEM image isn’t practical, Windows 10 introduced a new process called Windows Autopilot. Autopilot is designed to achieve the desired outcome of deploying a new hardware or refreshing an existing hardware with the organization’s desired configuration, without the process of creating, managing, and pushing large images over the network.


After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Explain the benefits of modern deployment for new devices.
  • Describe the process of preparing for an Autopilot deployment.
  • Describe the process of registering devices in Autopilot.
  • Describe the different methods and scenarios of Autopilot deployments.
  • Describe how to troubleshoot common Autopilot issues.
  • Describe the process of deployment using traditional methods.