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    Customizing Windows 7 Business Edition White Paper

    Language:
    English
    Learn about the benefits of customizing Windows ® 7 business edition. Review the activation impacts associated with customization and the policy implications of customization through common customization scenarios.
    • Version:

      1.0

      File Name:

      Customizing_Windows7_Business_Edition_WhitePaper.docx

      Date Published:

      8/23/2009

      File Size:

      139 KB

        Organizations will often customize their installations of the Windows® 7 operating system to maximize productivity and realize the full benefits of their software purchase. While Microsoft® encourages organizations to deploy Windows 7 as efficiently as possible, it’s important that organizations understand the available customization options, how to ensure effective deployments, and how to maintain compliance with Microsoft licensing policies. This white paper addresses the following topics:
        • Explains the concept and benefits of Windows 7 customization
        • Discusses the interdependencies between customization and Windows 7 activation
        • Provides a critical explanation of the policy implications of customization by license type
        • Summarizes common customization scenarios and the implications of each
        This white paper is intended for information technology (IT) decision makers and IT professionals who want to customize installations of Windows 7 Professional Edition and seek clarity on the impact of customization in relation to deployment and Microsoft licensing policies.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Datacenter, Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 Standard, Windows Vista, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Enterprise

        Windows Server 2008 R2; Windows Server 2008; Windows Server 2008 Datacenter; Windows Server 2008 Enterprise; Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems; Windows Server 2008 Standard; Windows Vista; Windows Vista Business; Windows Vista Enterprise; Windows 7
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