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Windows® 7 Administrator’s Pocket Consultant by William R. Stanek

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Chapter 6. Configuring Windows 7 Computers

  • Supporting Computers Running Windows 7 168

  • Using System Support Tools 179

  • Managing System Properties 190

  • Configuring Power Management Settings 207

One of your primary responsibilities as an administrator is to manage the operating system configuration. Managing Windows 7 is very different from managing Windows XP and earlier versions of the Windows operating system, and these differences all stem from the important architectural changes introduced in Windows Vista and optimized in Windows 7. These changes include:

  • A modular architecture and binaries distributed using Windows Imaging Format (WIM) disk images. Because of this, you can use the Deployment Image Servicing and Management tool (DISM) to manage packages, ...

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