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Windows XP End of Support is approaching fast on April 8, 2014. This course is designed to help IT Pros and businesses plan and migrate from their Windows XP environments to Windows 7. The course describes the steps to take and the tools that will help make the migration and set-up process seamless while providing business continuity. The course also dives into application compatibility planning, tools, troubleshooting, and remediation.
This module introduces you to the components required to migrate from Windows XP to Windows 7 and helps you decide which methods and components suit your particular migration scenario.
This module covers migrating user files and settings. An important part of deployment is moving the user state across, and setting up the user with an environment that includes their user files, settings, etc.
This module dives into the specific methodology for USMT, which is the Hard Link Migration. It explains how hard link migration works and looks at the benefits.
This module covers installing Windows 7 on a Windows XP machine and using USMT to bring across selected settings.
This module covers how to use the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit and, in particular, looks at the latest version, MDT 2012.
This module looks at deployment using System Center Configuration Manager and describes the tools available to plug into System Center Configuration Manager. In particular, it discusses using or leveraging off MDT and why we would actually use Configuration Manager for deployments.
This module looks at the methods and tools available to create a Windows 7 image.