Windows 7 guide: Before, during and after migration

Last updated:November 2013

Editor's note

As the end of support for Windows XP approaches and IT shops and users debate the merits and shortcomings of Windows 8, many organizations have found Windows 7 to be reliable even if it's not without challenges. We've gathered advice in this Windows 7 guide on how to migrate from Windows XP, deploy Windows 7 and assess whether Microsoft's operating system meets your needs.

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1Windows 7 tips and tricks

Now that you're running Windows 7, you probably have some questions: How can I automate deployment? How do I require users to enter Ctl-Alt-Delete to log in? How can I recreate SteadyState? Does the operating system live up to its promises? Check out these tips and tricks to find what you're looking for in Windows 7 and create the user experience that you want.