Microsoft® Windows® Desktop Deployment Resource Kit

Microsoft® Windows® Desktop Deployment Resource Kit
Published:July 14, 2004Language:English
Author:Jerry HoneycuttTechnology:Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Length:928 PagesISBN 13:9780735618985

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About The BookDeploy and manage your desktop environment—with tools and resources direct from Microsoft.

Deploy and manage Microsoft Windows XP and Microsoft Office 2003 Editions with expertise from well-known Windows authority Jerry Honeycutt. This official RESOURCE KIT packs the in-depth information you need to determine the best deployment path for your organization; prepare and test for deployment; automate, customize, and distribute installations; and manage and support your deployment. You also get timesaving scripts, worksheets, and a searchable eBook on CD—everything you need to help maximize the performance and reliability of your business desktops and help reduce ownership and support costs. Get in-depth guidance on how to:
  • Apply best practices for deployment planning
  • Identify and resolve migration and application compatibility issues
  • Configure user settings, build distribution points, and “chain” installations
  • Plan for and migrate users’ existing data and settings
  • Create disk images and deploy them using third-party tools
  • Use Remote Installation Services (RIS) to support clean installations
  • Help automate deployment with Systems Management Server (SMS)
  • Deploy critical security and feature updates with Microsoft Software Update Services (SUS)
  • Provide multilingual compatibility and enable support for mobile users
  • Automate desktop deployment and management tasks with batch scriptsCD includes scripts, worksheets, white papers, and an eBook.Get scripts to:Configure data; Copy device drivers; Join domains; List applications; Run installations; Migrate users; and morePlus worksheets for:Application compatibility and testing; Disk imaging; Distribution methods and shares; Dynamic updates; Master configuration; RIS planning, deployment, testing; Windows XP Group Policy; and more
  • About Jerry HoneycuttJerry Honeycutt is the author of more than 25 books, including Introducing Microsoft Windows Server™ 2003 and Microsoft Windows XP Registry Guide. He is a frequent speaker at events such as COMDEX, Developer Days, and the Microsoft Exchange Conference, and is a contributor to the Microsoft Expert Zone on, as well as the Office XP and TechNet sites.
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