Chapter 1. Deployment Plan

This chapter helps you determine the best way to deploy Microsoft Windows XP Professional in your organization. Deploying the operating system requires careful planning. Before you install Windows XP Professional on your desktop computers, you must determine whether you need to upgrade your hardware and applications. Then you must decide which features to install, how much centralized control to maintain over users’ computers, and which installation methods to use.


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