Introduction | This two-hour clinic provides you with an overview of the new and enhanced deployment, security, manageability, and performance features in Windows 7. It describes how these features meet the day-to-day needs of IT professionals.
This clinic covers the following topics.
  • Overview of Deployment Enhancements
  • Overview of Security Enhancements
  • Overview of Manageability and Performance Enhancements

IT professionals completing this clinic should have basic familiarity with deploying, managing, and maintaining Windows Vista or the Windows XP operating system.
Objectives | At the end of the course, students will be able to:



  • Describe the new and updated deployment features and tools for Windows 7.
  • Describe new and enhanced security features in Windows 7.
  • Describe the improvements in performance and manageability in Windows 7.

System Requirements | To view this course, you need:

  • A Pentium II, 256 MB RAM with a processor speed greater than or equal to 400 MHZ
  • Microsoft® Windows® 2000 or higher
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher
  • Macromedia Flash 7.0 or higher (1MB disk space needed to install)
  • Microsoft Windows Media Player 7.0 or higher
  • Microsoft XML Core Services 3.0 or higher
  • A Super VGA monitor with minimum screen resolution 1024x768, with 16-bit color.
  • A sound card, and either speakers or headphones (for multi-media audio).
  • Internet bandwidth of 56K or faster. Broadband internet access is recommended.

For courses containing Virtual Server-based labs (courses in the IT Professional and Developer Catalog), you will need:

  • Microsoft Virtual Server ActiveX control (1MB disk space needed to install)

Test your computer's capabilities to see if it supports this course.

Accessibility Requirements |
The following software must be running on your computer in order to access this course with Screen Reader Software:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher
  • Window-Eyes from GW Micro
  • JAWS from Freedom Scientific
  • MSAA enabled

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