1.2. Local Installation

It's possible that you'll need to install Windows 7 from the installation media at some point. You'll learn about Lite Touch Installation (LTI) and Zero Touch Installation (ZTI) in Chapter 2, "Automating the Deployment of Windows 7," but you may occasionally need to do a "heavy touch" installation. No, there's no acronym for heavy touch installation, mostly because you don't want to be doing it that often.

Installing one or two systems manually is no big deal, but if you have to install 5, 50, or more, you'll want to automate the process. For the most part, the installation of Windows 7 is straightforward with few surprises. The biggest challenge may come if you have to change partitions on the hard disk or add additional ...

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