Managing Windows 7 and Windows 8 Side-by-Side

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    English
    Content current as of March 2013. This white paper discusses the planning, line-of-business application compatibility, imaging, security, and backend system considerations and experiences of the Microsoft IT team when managing desktop and laptop machines running Windows 8 and Windows 7 within the same corporate network.
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      1.0

      File Name:

      3029-Win7_Win8-TWP.docx

      Date Published:

      11/9/2014

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      311 KB

        Content current as of March 2013. The following content may no longer reflect Microsoft’s current position or infrastructure. This content should be viewed as reference documentation only, to inform IT business decisions within your own company or organization.

        This white paper discusses the planning, line-of-business application compatibility, imaging, security, and backend system considerations and experiences of the Microsoft IT team when managing desktop and laptop machines running Windows 8 and Windows 7 within the same corporate network. Many of the techniques and best practices described in this paper can be employed by other companies to help them streamline their side-by-side client system management processes – and ultimately to ease their transition to Windows 8.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 7, Windows 8

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