Microsoft Windows 10 Education

This instruction will help you to install and manage the free upgrade version of Microsoft Windows 10 Education.


Due to technical changes by Microsoft, it is currently not possible to obtain Windows 10 Education via AcadCloud until further notice.

Ordering Windows 10 Education

Order Microsoft Windows 10 Education for free via AcadCloud.

System requirements and product scope


To find out about the system requirements for Windows 10 Education, please visit the product website.


To use the Windows 10 Education upgrade version, Windows 7, Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 must already be installed on your device.

  • The functionality of Windows 10 Education is comparable to the functionality of Windows 10 Enterprise. Further information about Windows 10 Education is available on the Windows support websites.
  • You can use Windows 10 Education on your private device for an unlimited period of time.

Installing Windows 10 Education

After completing your purchase order, you receive the following e-mails from SoftwareONE:

  • Receipt containing information about your purchase order.
  • E-mail containing download link and product key for Windows 10 Education.


The download link is valid for 1 month from the order date. You have to re-order Windows 10 Education if you do not download it within this month.

Download the files from the Internet and install them locally. You require administrator rights for the relevant device to install the software. 

  1. Click the download link in the e-mail.
  2. Click the Download Academic Products button.
  3. You are redirected to the Microsoft website Downloading products for research and teaching.
  4. Follow the instructions in the Before you begin area.
  5. Click the Download tool now button to start downloading Windows 10 Education.
  6. To install Windows 10 Education, follow the instructions given in the tool.

Terms of use

This service may not be used for commercial or business purposes. The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the University of Vienna from and against any claims by third parties arising from his/her failure to comply with the applicable terms of use.

For further information about the terms of use, please see under Microsoft Licensing Terms and Documentation.


For technical support, please use the Microsoft support channels.

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