Windows 7 New Features: Clermont County Educational Service Center


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Windows 7 New Features: Clermont County Educational Service Center

  1. 1. October 14, 2009<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />Windows 7<br />Windows 7 Demo<br />OfficeCare—A little about us<br />Tweet to win Prizes<br />
  3. 3. Windows 7<br />
  4. 4. New Benefits of Windows 7<br />Speed:  It&apos;s designed to sleep and resume quicker, be less memory hungry, and spot USB devices faster.<br />Compatibility:  Works with more third party hardware and software. <br />Ease of Use:  Better navigation and easier access to important programs right from the taskbar.  <br />Organization:  Easier and improved file organization<br />
  5. 5. Windows 7 Hardware Requirements<br />1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor<br />1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)<br />16 GB available disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)<br />Microsoft® DirectX® 9 graphics processor with Windows Display Driver Model 1.0 or higher driver<br />
  6. 6. Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor<br />Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor scans your PC to see if it&apos;s ready for Windows 7, and tells you about any known compatibility issues.<br />
  7. 7. Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor<br />
  8. 8. Questions to ask before upgrading:<br /> What are my school’s goals?  Will upgrading help us accomplish them? <br />Is our current hardware compatible? <br />Should I upgrade now, or wait until the &quot;bugs&quot; are worked out? <br />Should I upgrade or should I start with a new PC or installation? <br />How much will it all cost, and will it impact or improve our productivity and educational experience? <br />
  9. 9. Windows 7 Demo<br />
  10. 10. Need help figuring it all out?<br />OfficeCare Windows 7 GAP Analysis<br /> <br /> A quick, low cost assessment designed to identify:<br />Is my current hardware compatible? <br />Do I need to upgrade my computers, or can I wait?<br />What are the &quot;gotchas&quot; that I need to look out for? <br />How much money will it cost?<br />
  11. 11. What else will the GAP analysis tell me?<br />The current state of each area of your IT environment <br />The best practices for each area of your IT environment <br />The GAP between the best practice and the current state of each area of your IT environment<br />The estimated cost to “close the GAP” between your current IT environment and best practices<br />
  12. 12. OfficeCare at a Glance<br /><ul><li>22 Years Old
  13. 13. Microsoft Certified Infrastructure Partner and Small Business Partner
  14. 14. Headquarters in Downtown Cincinnati
  15. 15. Serving schools since 1990
  16. 16. Nine engineers/technicians</li></li></ul><li>Information Technology Solutions<br />
  17. 17. OfficeCare Customer Wordle<br />
  18. 18. Twitter!<br />
  19. 19. Q&A<br />