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Planning and Managing Windows 7 Desktop Deployments and Environments.

About This Course

Course Code
M6294

Course Type
Specialist

Vendor
Microsoft

Duration
5 Days

RRP
£2,615.00

Course Overview
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Overview

This five-day instructor-led course is intended for desktop administrators who want to specialise in desktop deployment, configuration, and management . In this course, delegates will learn how to plan and deploy Windows 7 desktops in large organisations . They will also learn how to design, configure, and manage the Windows 7 client environment. This course helps students prepare for the Exam 70-686, Pro: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator.

Target Audience

IT Professionals who are interested in specialising in Windows 7 desktop and application deployments and managing the desktop environments for large organisations would benefit from attending this course. Also support technicians or those currently in deployment roles and are looking at taking the next step in their career or enhancing their skills in the areas of planning and deploying Windows 7 desktops.

Those intending to take the 70-686: MCITP: Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise Desktop Administrator exam will also benefit from attendance at this course.

Objectives

At the end of this course you will be able to:

Course Outline

Module 1: Preparing to Deploy Windows 7 Business Desktops

This module helps you plan and perform effective preparation tasks for deploying Windows 7 clients. It begins by discussing client, hardware, and deployment lifecycles. It also discusses how to assess existing computing environments and licensing.

Lessons


Lab : Assessing the Computing Environment by Using the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit


Lab : Recommending an Activation Strategy


Module 2: Assessing Application Compatibility in Windows 7

This module describes the process for addressing common application compatibility issues experienced during a typical operating system deployment. It also explains how to use the Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit ACT to help inventory, analyze, and mitigate application compatibility issues.

Lessons


Lab : Evaluating Application Compatibility Using the Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit


Lab : Creating Application Compatibility Fixes


Module 3: Evaluating Windows 7 Deployment Methods

This module discusses different deployment scenarios and methods that are available when deploying Windows 7. It also discusses various tools and technologies to use in the different scenarios, and considerations for selecting a deployment scenario and method.

Lessons


Lab : Determining the Windows 7 Deployment Method


Module 4: Designing Standard Windows 7 Images

This module, explains the underlying architecture of the computer imaging system that can be used to create and deploy a custom image of a Windows 7 desktop. It also discusses the different phases of the imaging process, and how to determine imaging strategy and image servicing opportunities in Windows 7.

Lessons


Lab : Determining the Windows 7 Imaging Strategy


Module 5: Deploying Windows 7 by Using WAIK

This module explains the underlying computer imaging architecture of Windows AIK 2.0, which can be used to create and deploy a custom Windows 7 desktop image.

Lessons


Lab : Installing WAIK


Lab : Building a Reference Image Using Windows SIM and Sysprep


Lab : Creating Windows PE Boot Media


Lab : Capturing and Applying a Windows 7 Image Using ImageX


Lab : Servicing Images by Using DISM


Module 6: Deploying Windows 7 by Using Windows Deployment Services

This module describes how WDS can be used to deploy custom system images to client computers located within the network infrastructure.

Lessons


Lab : Deploying Windows 7 by Using Windows Deployment Services


Module 7: Deploying Windows 7 by Using Lite Touch Installation

This module describes how to design the Lite Touch Installation LTI environment, and provides you with an overview of the techniques that you can use to build and deploy Windows 7 using the MDT and the LTI scenario.

Lessons


Lab : Planning and Configuring MDT 2010


Lab : Deploying Windows 7 by Using Lite Touch Installation


Module 8: Deploying Windows 7 by Using Zero Touch Installation

This module describes the necessary prerequisites and procedures for deploying the Windows 7 operating system using Zero Touch Installation methodology.

Lessons


Lab : Deploying Windows 7 by Using Zero Touch Installation


Module 9: Migrating User State by Using WET and USMT 4.0

This module explains user state migration, and how to use tools, such as Windows Easy Transfer and the Microsoft Windows User State Migration Tool USMT, in various migration scenarios.

Lessons


Lab : Migrating User State by Using Windows Easy Transfer


Lab : Migrating User State by Using the User State Migration Tool 4.0


Lab : Migrating User State by Using State using Hard Link Migration


Module 10: Designing, Configuring, and Managing the Client Environment

This module examines how to design, configure, and manage Windows 7 client configurations. Specifically, it discusses Group Policy, Internet Explorer, and system security settings.

Lessons


Lab : Designing and Configuring the Client Environment


Lab : Troubleshooting GPO Issues


Module 11: Planning and Deploying Applications and Updates to Windows 7 Clients

This module discusses the implications of deploying applications to Windows 7 clients including Microsoft Office 2007. It also discusses the use of Windows Server Update Services WSUS.

Lessons


Lab : Determining the Application Deployment Method


Lab : Customizing the Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2007 Installation


Lab : Planning and Managing Updates by Using WSUS


Module 12: Deploying Windows 7 - Challenge Scenario

This module is a comprehensive lab that gives the delegates an opportunity to perform an end-to-end deployment of Windows 7 by using the LTI.

Lessons


Lab : Planning an End-to-End Windows 7 LTI Deployment


Lab : Deploying Windows 7 using the LTI Deployment Plan

Prerequisites

About This Course

Course Code
M6294

Course Type
Specialist

Vendor
Microsoft

Duration
5 Days

RRP
£2,615.00

Course Overview
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