Chapter 9. Working with Remote Management Tools

Managing Windows 8 client computers is likely to consume a large portion of any IT professional’s time. There are two ways to ensure a good user experience: visit each workstation and perform any maintenance tasks or perform maintenance tasks remotely. This chapter looks at the remote tools available in Windows 8 and examines which tools to use for each task.

Focusing on remote management will help you understand the details of working with Windows 8 on remote systems. Many of the tasks you will perform can be done even when another user is connected to the system, and will cause little or no interruption for the user. Using these tools will reduce the amount of time needed to accomplish tasks by ...

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