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Microsoft® Windows® Operating System: Essentials by Tom Carpenter

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CHAPTER 7

Managing Applications

We do not run operating systems for the simple joy of having an operating system. Instead, we run them so that we have an interface to manage our data and applications. In this chapter, you will learn about the application management options available for Windows 7. The following topics are included:

  • Planning for local and network applications
  • Installing, configuring, and removing applications
  • Using Group Policy for application control
  • Understanding application virtualization
  • The difference between services and standard applications

Planning for Local and Network Applications

Applications can be installed locally or they can run from the network. In this section, you will learn about both application types. In ...

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