Planning and Managing Windows 7 Desktop Deployments and Environments

Code: M6294

5 days

List Tuition : $3,095.00 USD

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In this course intended for desktop administrators who want to specialize in desktop deployment, configuration, and management, you will learn how to plan and deploy Windows 7 desktops in large organizations. You will also learn how to design, configure, and manage the Windows 7 client environment.

This course incorporates material from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 6294: Planning and Managing Windows 7 Desktop Deployments and Environments.

Certification:

This course helps you prepare for Exam 70-686: Pro: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator, which counts as credit towards Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator certification.

IT professionals interested in specializing in Windows 7 desktop and application deployments and managing the desktop environments for large organizations; Ideal candidates include support technicians or IT professionals currently in deployment roles who want to advance their careers or enhance their skills in planning and deploying Windows 7 desktops.

  • Prepare to deploy Windows 7 business desktops
  • Assess and resolve application compatibility issues with Windows 7
  • Determine the most appropriate method to deploy Windows 7 based uponspecific business requirements
  • Design a standard Windows 7 image by assessing and evaluating thebusiness requirements
  • Deploy Windows 7 by using WAIK
  • Deploy Windows 7 by using WDS
  • Deploy Windows 7 by using Lite Touch Installation
  • Deploy Windows 7 by using Zero Touch Installation
  • Migrate user state by using Windows Easy Transfer and User StateMigration Tool 4.0
  • Design, configure, and manage the Windows 7 client environment
  • Plan and deploy applications and updates to Windows 7 client computers

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 andConfiguration 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
  • A solid understanding of TCP/IP, networking concepts, scripts, batchfiles, and security concepts such as authentication and authorization
  • A solid Windows and Active Directory background, including familiaritywith domain user accounts,
  • Microsoft Certified Trainers
  • Microsoft Official Course Material
  • Exam Voucher(s) Included with Class
  • Exam Pass Guarantee: Unlimited Retakes Until You Pass the Exam
  • Work in virtual labs that provide real-world experience
  • For Virtual Classes Learn at your own pace from your home, office, or any place that has an Internet connection
  • Repeat part or all of the class at no additional cost, often for up to a year
  • Work in virtual labs that provide real-world experience
  • Certification of Completion at the End of Class
  • Water, Soda, and Snacks Provided in Class
  • Time intensive accelerated training for teams with budget and time
  • Access to practice labs after the class

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