Windows 10

PittNet(Wired): Configuring Windows 10 for Wired Publicly Accessible Network Ports

The 802.1x protocol is the protocol that is used for wired access to the University's network (PittNet) through publicly accessible network ports.

Windows 10: Compatibility with University of Pittsburgh Services

The following table summarizes the results of our Windows 10 testing. We tested University Services with the new operating system and with the new Web browser, Microsoft Edge.

In some cases, you will need to use Internet Explorer to use a service with Windows 10.


Windows 10
Microsoft Edge


Active Directory


Customizing Windows 10 Privacy Settings

Windows 10 presents privacy options in a different way than previous versions of the Windows operating systems. You can customize your privacy settings at any time. To do so, use the Windows 10 search bar to search for Settings and click the Settings page. Next, click the Privacy icon.