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Windows 7 Deployment Articles

If you're deploying Windows 7, or just thinking about it, these articles will help you see the variety of options you have.

Video: Windows 7 Installation

Step-by-step guides

XP to Windows 7 Migration with Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010

Create Windows 7 Media for Deployment

Perform Windows 7 Bare-Metal Installations with MDT 2010

Application Migration with MDT 2010

Control Windows Features with DISM


Q. What's Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM)?

Using DISM to disable Solitaire from a Windows 7 deployment image

Q. I'm running a Windows 7 based virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) environment and have some applications that only run on Windows XP. Can I run XP Mode inside the Windows 7 virtual machine (VM)?

Q. I have some general System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2007 R2 OS deployment pains. Any hints?

Q. Is there any way to automate the removal of ei.cfg from a Windows 7 image, instead of modifying the ISO manually?

Q. My Windows Preinstallation Environment (WinPE) is performing very poorly. I think it's out of memory. How can I add more?

Q. How can I create a Windows Preinstallation Environment (WinPE) 2.1 boot image that has both x86 and x64 versions?

Q. Where can I download the Windows 7 version of Windows SteadyState?

Q. If I deploy XP Mode in my Windows 7 environment, do I have to patch and maintain two OSs?

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