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Windows 7 Administrator's Pocket Consultant

Errata for Windows 7 Administrator's Pocket Consultant

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Page Kindle Locations 669-672
United States

Note ** showing duplicated text. This chapter covers getting started with Windows 7 and explores the extent to which control and privilege changes affect working with and managing computers running Windows 7. **Chapter 2, Chapter 2**, shows you how the other architectural changes simplify the task of deploying Windows 7. William R. Stanek. Windows® 7 Administrator's Pocket Consultant (Kindle Locations 669-672).

Note from the Author or Editor:
This typo appears is in the e-book Mobi version.

Anonymous  Mar 03, 2013 
Page 47
Mounting a Windows PE Image commands

This section gives the user the commands to mount winpe images however these are mistaken. For example it says: To prepare 32-bit Windows PE for entering "imagex /apply c:\winpe_x86\iso\sources\boot.wim n c:\winpe_x86\mount\"...copy the image contents. The command should be mounting winpe.wim not boot.wim. The path of the image is also wrong. The winpe image is not in the iso\sources folder. And the switch used is not for mounting but for applying. This applies to all the commands for mounting winpe.wim images and examples. Thanks

Note from the Author or Editor:
These are examples using a boot.wim, which can work with either the default boot.wim or custom boot.wim. If you work with winpe.wim, you replace the default Boot.wim in the \ISO directory with your new customized image. The image must be called Boot.wim. For example, copy c:\winpe_x86\winpe.wim c:\winpe_x86\ISO\sources\boot.wim

Anonymous  May 28, 2010 
Page 162
Last paragraph

Last paragraph states that if (on Windows 7) a remote use establishes a Remote Desktop session, that "... it (the session) can even be used when other users are also logged on to the computer. In this way, multiple users can share a single workstation and use its resources." I tried a number of configurations in an attempt to get this to work without success. I believe the above statement may be in error, or it may apply to a Windows Server product and was accidentally included here (for Windows 7). Providing a correction &/or further details on how to get this functionality to work would be helpful.

Note from the Author or Editor:
If a user is listed on the workstation’s Remote Access list and is not otherwise logged on, he or she can initiate a new Windows session. The Windows session behaves as though the user were sitting at the keyboard. There can be only one active user, either a remote user or a local user.

Anonymous  Mar 04, 2010