Windows 7<br />Alan Richards<br />West Hatch High School<br />
Topics<br />Why Windows 7<br />Planning<br />Deployment Methods<br />WDS<br />MDT 2010<br />In place upgrade<br />Successe...
Why Windows 7<br />Personal<br />Part of a plan<br />Old Hardware<br />Not Vista capable<br />Needed to ‘dump’ XP<br />
Planning<br />Whole new network<br />New deployment server<br />Server 2008 Enterprise x64  (Upgraded to R2 on release)<br />
Deployment Methods<br />Windows Deployment Services<br />Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010<br />
WDS<br />Simple and effective<br />Quick setup<br />Easy to configure<br />F12 options in R2<br />Stop need for 2nd F12 ke...
MDT 2010<br />Script driven<br />Similar to WDS<br />Integrate with WDS for multicast deployment<br />Integrates with SCCM...
MDT 2010 - Screenshots<br />
Successes<br />SIMS on Windows 7<br />Not officially supported by Capita<br />Old hardware now running Windows 7<br />Staf...
Problems / Issues<br />Drivers<br />Old VGA cards<br />Old Wireless<br />Default route – 0.0.0.0 onLink<br />Registry entr...
Contacts<br />arichards@westhatch.essex.sch.uk<br />www.learninggateway.net/blogs<br />@arichards_Saruk<br />
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Windows 7 Early Adopters

  1. 1. Windows 7<br />Alan Richards<br />West Hatch High School<br />
  2. 2. Topics<br />Why Windows 7<br />Planning<br />Deployment Methods<br />WDS<br />MDT 2010<br />In place upgrade<br />Successes<br />Problems / Issues<br />
  3. 3. Why Windows 7<br />Personal<br />Part of a plan<br />Old Hardware<br />Not Vista capable<br />Needed to ‘dump’ XP<br />
  4. 4. Planning<br />Whole new network<br />New deployment server<br />Server 2008 Enterprise x64 (Upgraded to R2 on release)<br />
  5. 5. Deployment Methods<br />Windows Deployment Services<br />Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010<br />
  6. 6. WDS<br />Simple and effective<br />Quick setup<br />Easy to configure<br />F12 options in R2<br />Stop need for 2nd F12 key press to continue<br />Capture and deploy images<br />Deploy base install<br />Capture image of master machine<br />4 images for Whole School<br />
  7. 7. MDT 2010<br />Script driven<br />Similar to WDS<br />Integrate with WDS for multicast deployment<br />Integrates with SCCM<br />
  8. 8. MDT 2010 - Screenshots<br />
  9. 9. Successes<br />SIMS on Windows 7<br />Not officially supported by Capita<br />Old hardware now running Windows 7<br />Staff queuing to have it installed on laptops<br />Prepares machine for BitLocker<br />BitLocker to go<br />Windows Snap is sick<br />
  10. 10. Problems / Issues<br />Drivers<br />Old VGA cards<br />Old Wireless<br />Default route – 0.0.0.0 onLink<br />Registry entry to add DisableDHCPMediaSense<br />Laptops and hibernation<br />Laptops with no TPM chip<br />Need for encryption key on USB<br />Movie Maker<br />
  11. 11. Contacts<br />arichards@westhatch.essex.sch.uk<br />www.learninggateway.net/blogs<br />@arichards_Saruk<br />

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