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Olympia Corp – Enroll

For general information about Olympia Corp and the Windows Insider Lab for Enterprise, please read our companion post: https://win10.guru/olympia-windows-insider-lab-for-enterprise/

When you get an email from olympia@microsoft.com with Olympia Corp login credentials, you can choose to use your current Windows 10 PRO or Enterprise setup or install a new image for dual boot on a physical PC. Or, you can do as I do and set up a dedicated Hyper-V VM instead. Most of us can’t use an existing Windows installation anyway — at least not on work machines — simply because enrolling in Olympia Corp requires you to disconnect from any existing domain and/or Azure AD.

That’s why I assert that the simplest way to participate in the Olympia Corp program  is to use a VM. I installed W10 Enterprise into a new VM and then, I used Olympia credentials to set it up in OOBE:

When I booted into the desktop, I activated this VM with my MAK key. Note: if you already have a digital license for Enterprise on your PC and install W10 Enterprise on a physical disk for dual boot, it will be automatically activated. If you have a PRO digital license, when signed in with your Olympia credentials you can upgrade to Enterprise which will get activated using an Olympia license. This installation remains activated as long as it is connected to Olympia.

Find complete enrollment instructions at: https://olympia.windows.com/Info/Enroll

You can, of course, also join the Insider program using your Olympia account. I elected not to do that. Instead, I opened the Feedback Hub and signed in using my main Windows Insider for Business account. Do the quests to test W10:

You can find a list of current quests at https://olympia.windows.com/Info/Quests

Don’t forget to check out optional features at https://olympia.windows.com/Account/FeaturesOptIn

I wholeheartedly recommend that every IT pro and admin sign up for Olympia Corp. There’s simply no better way to get early information about changes to come, nor a better way to test if a future release will work for your users.


Author: Kari Finn

A former Windows Insider MVP, Kari started in computing in the mid 80’s writing code for VAX / VMS systems. Since then, he’s worked in a variety of IT positions. He specializes in Windows image capture, customization, repair and deployment as well as Hyper-V virtualization. Kari is a proud Team Member at number #1 Windows site TenForums.com.

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