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Intensive Planning, Configuring, Managing, Windows 7 Desktop Deployments and Environments (12586)

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Module 1: Preparing to Deploy Windows 7 Business Desktops

Lessons

  • 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 Windows Activation

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

  • Assessing the Computing Environment by Using Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit

Module 2: Assessing Application Compatibility in Windows 7

Lessons

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

Lab: Evaluating Application Compatibility Using the Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit

  • Installing and Configuring ACT
  • Collecting Application Inventory
  • Organizing the Application Inventory
  • Analyzing Application Inventory Results

Lab: Creating Application Compatibility Fixes

  • Identifying Application Compatibility Issues
  • Mitigating Application Issues

Module 3: Evaluating Windows 7 Deployment Methods

Lessons

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

Module 4: Designing Standard Windows 7 Images

Lessons

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

Lab: Determining the Windows 7 Imaging Strategy

  • Determining the Windows 7 Image Strategy

Module 5: Deploying Windows 7 by Using WAIK

Lessons

  • 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

Lab: Installing WAIK

  • Install the Windows Automated Installation Kit
  • Identify Resources and Tools included with the Windows Automated Installation Kit

Lab: Building a Reference Image Using Windows SIM and Sysprep

  • Building a Custom Answer File by Using Windows SIM
  • Installing a Reference Computer using a Custom Answer File
  • Generalizing a Reference Computer by Using Sysprep

Lab: Creating Windows PE Boot Media

  • Adding Packages and Drivers to Windows PE
  • Creating a Bootable Windows PE ISO Image
  • Starting the Windows PE Operating System Environment

Lab: Capturing and Applying a Windows 7 Image Using ImageX

  • Capturing an Image Using ImageX
  • Apply an Image Using ImageX

Lab: Servicing Images by Using DISM

  • Servicing a Reference image using DISM

Module 6: Deploying Windows 7 by Using Windows Deployment Services

Lessons

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

Lab: Deploying Windows 7 by Using Windows Deployment Services

  • Designing the WDS Environment
  • Installing and Configuring the WDS Server Role
  • Adding Boot and Install Images to WDS
  • Provisioning Drivers by Using WDS
  • Deploying a Desktop Operating System Using WDS

Module 7: Deploying Windows 7 by Using Lite Touch Installation

Lessons

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

Lab: Planning and Configuring MDT 2010

  • Planning the MDT Lite Touch Environment
  • Installing MDT 2010 and Additional Component Files
  • Configuring the Deployment Share
  • Creating a Task Sequence

Lab: Deploying Windows 7 by Using Lite Touch Installation

  • Updating the Deployment Share to Generate Windows PE Media
  • Installing Windows 7 Using Lite Touch Installation

Module 8: Migrating User State by Using WET and USMT 4.0

Lessons

  • 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

Lab: Migrating User State by Using Windows Easy Transfer

  • Preparing the Window Easy Transfer Source Files
  • Capturing User State Information from a Source Computer
  • Loading User State Information to a Target Computer

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

  • Planning for the User State Migration
  • Creating USMT Migration Scripts
  • Capturing and Restoring User State by Using USMT
  • Performing a Hard-Link Migration

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

  • Performing a Hard-Link Migration

Module 9: Designing, Configuring, and Managing the Client Environment

Lessons

  • 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

Lab: Designing and Configuring the Client Environment

  • Designing a Client Environment
  • Implementing a Client Configuration

Lab: Troubleshooting GPO Issues

  • Resolving a GPO Application Problem

Module 10: Configuring Disks and Device Drivers

Lessons

  • Partitioning Disks in Windows 7
  • Managing Disk Volumes
  • Maintaining Disks in Windows 7
  • Installing and Configuring Device Drivers

Lab: Configuring Disks and Device Drivers

  • Configuring Disks
  • Configuring Disk Quotas (Optional)
  • Updating a Device Driver

Module 11: Configuring File Access and Printers on Windows 7 Client Computers

Lessons

  • Overview of Authentication and Authorization
  • Managing File Access in Windows 7
  • Managing Shared Folders
  • Configuring File Compression
  • Managing Printing

Lab: Configuring File Access and Printers on Windows 7 Client Computers

  • Create and Configure a Public Shared Folder for all Users
  • Configuring Shared Access to Files for Specific Users
  • Creating and Sharing a Printer

Module 12: Configuring Network Connectivity

Lessons

  • Configuring IPv4 Network Connectivity
  • Configuring IPv6 Network Connectivity
  • Implementing Automatic IP Address Allocation
  • Overview of Name Resolution
  • Troubleshooting Network Issues

Lab: Configuring Network Connectivity

  • Configuring IPv4 Addressing
  • Configuring IPv6 Addressing
  • Troubleshooting Network Connectivity

Module 13: Configuring Wireless Network Connections

Lessons

  • Overview of Wireless Networks
  • Configuring a Wireless Network
  • Troubleshooting Network Issues

Lab: Configuring Wireless Network Connections

  • Determining the appropriate configuration for a wireless network
  • Troubleshooting Wireless Connectivity

Module 14: Securing Windows 7 Desktops

Lessons

  • Overview of Security Management in Windows 7
  • Securing a Windows 7 Client Computer by Using Local
  • Security Policy Settings
  • Securing Data by Using EFS and BitLocker
  • Configuring Application Restrictions
  • Configuring User Account Control
  • Configuring Windows Firewall
  • Configuring Security Settings in Internet Explorer 8
  • Configuring Windows Defender

Lab: Configuring UAC, Local Security Policies, EFS, and AppLocker

  • Using Action Center
  • Configuring Local Security Policies
  • Encrypting Data
  • Configuring AppLocker

Lab: Configuring Windows Firewall, Internet Explorer 8

  • Security Settings, and Windows Defender
  • Configuring Windows Firewall
  • Configuring Internet Explorer 8 Security
  • Configuring Windows Defender

Module 15: Optimizing and Maintaining Windows 7 Client Computers

Lessons

  • Maintaining Performance by Using the Windows 7 Performance Tools
  • Maintaining Reliability by Using the Windows 7 Diagnostic Tools
  • Backing Up and Restoring Data by Using Windows Backup
  • Restoring a Windows 7 System by Using System Restore Points
  • Configuring Windows Update

Lab: Optimizing and Maintaining Windows 7 Client Computers

  • Monitoring System Performance
  • Backing Up and Restoring Data
  • Configuring System Restore Points
  • Configuring Windows Update

Module 16: Configuring Mobile Computing and Remote Access in Windows 7

Lessons

  • Configuring Mobile Computer and Device Settings
  • Configuring Remote Desktop and Remote Assistance for Remote Access
  • Configuring DirectAccess for Remote Access
  • Configuring BranchCache for Remote Access

Optional Lab: Configuring Mobile Computing and Remote Access in Windows 7

  • Creating a Sync Partnership
  • Configuring Power Options
  • Enabling Remote Desktop
  • Enabling BranchCach
 

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