Planning and Managing Windows 7 Desktop Deployments and Environments New Horizons Ireland

In this course, students will learn how to plan and deploy Windows 7 desktops in large organizations. They will also learn how to design, configure, and manage the Windows 7 client environment.

Course Outline

1 - Preparing to Deploy Windows 7 Business Desktops

  • Overview of the Desktop Lifecycle
  • Desktop Deployment: Challenges and Considerations
  • Tools and Technologies Used in the Desktop Deployment Lifecycle
  • Assessing the Current Computing Environment for Deploying Windows 7
  • Designing Licensing and Activation

2 - Assessing Application Compatibility in Windows 7

  • Overview of Application Compatibility
  • Assessing and Resolving Application Compatibility Issues by Using ACT 5.5

3 - Evaluating Windows 7 Deployment Methods

  • Evaluating In-Place Deployment
  • Evaluating Side-by-Side Deployment
  • Evaluating Lite-Touch Deployment Method
  • Evaluating Zero-Touch Deployment Method

4 - Designing Standard Windows 7 Images

  • Overview of Windows 7 Installation Architecture
  • Overview of the Imaging Process
  • Determining the Image Strategy
  • Selecting the Image Servicing Methods

5 - Deploying Windows 7 by Using WAIK

  • Overview of WAIK 2.0
  • Building a Reference Windows 7 Image by Using Windows SIM and Sysprep
  • Managing the Windows Preinstallation Environment
  • Capturing, Applying, and Servicing a Windows 7 Image

6 - Deploying Windows 7 by Using Windows Deployment Services

  • Overview of WDS
  • Designing and Configuring WDS for Windows 7 Deployment

7 - Deploying Windows 7 by Using Lite Touch Installation

  • Designing the Lite Touch Installation Environment
  • Implementing MDT 2010 for Deploying Windows 7

8 - Deploying Windows 7 by Using Zero Touch Installation

  • Designing the Zero Touch Installation Environment
  • Performing Zero-touch Installation of Windows 7 by using MDT 2010 and Configuration Manager 2007

9 - Migrating User State by Using WET and USMT 4.0

  • Overview of User State Migration
  • Overview of USMT 4.0
  • Planning User State Migration (USMT 4.0)
  • Migrating User State by Using USMT 4.0

10 - Designing, Configuring, and Managing the Client Environment

  • Overview of Planning Client Configuration
  • Designing and Configuring Standard System Settings
  • Designing and Configuring Internet Explorer Settings
  • Designing and Configuring Security Settings
  • Designing and Implementing Group Policy
  • Troubleshooting Group Policy

11 - Planning and Deploying Applications and Updates to Windows 7 Clients

  • Determining the Application Deployment Method
  • Deploying Office 2007
  • Planning and Configuring Desktop Updates by Using WSUS

12 - Planning and Deploying Windows 7 by Using LTI

  • Planning the MDT Lite Touch Environment

Target Audience: This course is intended for IT Professionals who are interested in specializing in Windows 7 desktop and application deployments and managing the desktop environments for large organizations. People attending this training could be support technicians or 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.

Related Certifications:

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows 7
  • MCITP: Enterprise Desktop Administrator on Windows 7

Related Exams:

  • Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator

With a very convenient location next to Jervis street in Dublin 1, we offer a wide range of IT and business skills courses and we can also send our instructors to your location.

We are 100% Irish owned, but we are also part of the largest independent IT Training Provider, New Horizons Computer Learning Centres who deliver more courses than any other IT training company.

Because we're local, we understand the needs of business and individuals in our community. Whether you choose to take classes in person or online, you're always welcome to call or stop by.

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