Chapter 1. Planning for the Installation of Windows 7

TOPICS COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER INCLUDE

  • Choosing a Windows 7 edition

  • Performing a local installation of Windows 7

  • Designing User State Migration

  • Considering virtualization

  • Planning and managing client licensing and activation

One of the first steps you need to take when planning a migration to Windows 7 is choosing which edition of Windows 7 to deploy. For an enterprise, your choice is limited to Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Enterprise, or Windows 7 Ultimate. To make the right choice, you'll need to know what features are available in each edition.

Once you identify the edition you'll use, you need to come up with a migration plan. Because many organizations will be upgrading existing Windows ...

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