Setup a Windows computer using Autopilot

Windows Autopilot automatically configures a new Windows computer with Bowdoin software and settings.  Follow the steps below if you start your computer and receive a Sign into Microsoft message prior to logging into Windows.

  • Connect laptop to the power source.
  • Connect laptop to the Bowdoin network with an Ethernet cable.
  • Enter your full Bowdoin email address at the Sign into Microsoft screen.
  • Complete sign-in at Bowdoin's Okta sign on page.   
    • The computer may reboot while preparing Windows
  • At the Windows login screen, wait 15 minutes.
  • Sign in with your Bowdoin username and password..
  • Once the Desktop displays, wait 15 minutes for the automatic configuration to continue in the background.
  • If prompted, reboot to install updates.




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Mon 3/27/23 12:53 PM
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