Explore the Windows Package Manager tool

Business User
App Maker
Network Engineer
Solution Architect
Support Engineer

Streamline the installation and maintenance of software on your computer by using Windows Package Manager. Explain the front-end components and commands, the Windows Package Manager repository, and how to contribute to the repository.

Learning objectives

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Employ Windows Package Manager to streamline the process of installing, uninstalling, and updating software
  • Choose whether to use the Windows Package Manager community repository or host a private repository
  • Control Windows Package Manager functionality for your organization by using Group Policy and the available Group Policy Administrate templates


  • Familiarity with basic computing concepts and terminology such as operating systems, networking, and data processing
  • Ability to install and uninstall software on a Windows computer
  • Ability to execute commands from a command line prompt