Planning and Managing Windows 7 Desktop Deployments and Environments - Course 6294

5 Days

Description

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.

Audience Profile

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.

What You'll Learn

  • 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 upon specific business requirements
  • Design a standard Windows 7 image by assessing and evaluating the business 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 State Migration Tool 4.0
  • Design, configure, and manage the Windows 7 client environment
  • Plan and deploy applications and updates to Windows 7 client computers

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
September 25, 2017

$2,995.00
5 Days    8:30am EST - 4:30pm EST
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Virtual Classroom Live
November 13, 2017

$2,995.00
5 Days    8:30am EST - 4:30pm EST
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Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
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Course Overview

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

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
September 25, 2017

$2,995.00
5 Days    8:30am EST - 4:30pm EST
view class details and enroll
Virtual Classroom Live
November 13, 2017

$2,995.00
5 Days    8:30am EST - 4:30pm EST
view class details and enroll
Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
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Prerequisites

  • A solid understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts.
  • A solid Windows and Active Directory background. For example, domain user accounts, domain vs. local user accounts, user profiles, and group membership.
  • A good understanding of scripts and batch files.
  • A solid understanding of security concepts such as authentication and authorization.
  • Performed a clean installation of Windows 7, Upgrade to Windows 7, and migrate user-related data and settings from Windows XP.
  • Configured disks, partitions, volumes, and device drivers to enable Windows 7 to function as desired.
  • Experience configuring and troubleshooting permissions and other settings to allow access to resources and applications on Windows 7 Systems.
  • Experience configuring settings to enable network connectivity.
  • Experience configuring and troubleshooting a wireless network connection.
  • Experience configuring and troubleshooting Windows 7 security.
  • Configure mobile computers and devices.
  • Familiarity with the client administration capabilities of Windows Server and familiar with management tools such as the System Center suite of products.
  • Familiarity with deployment, packaging, and imaging tools.
  • The ability to work in a team/virtual team
  • Trained and mentored others

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
September 25, 2017

$2,995.00
5 Days    8:30am EST - 4:30pm EST
view class details and enroll
Virtual Classroom Live
November 13, 2017

$2,995.00
5 Days    8:30am EST - 4:30pm EST
view class details and enroll
Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
request a private session or new date