Deploying the Core Optimized Desktop Using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT)
Get step-by-step guidance on how to use MDT 2010 to automate the installation and configuration of the core Optimized Desktop technologies: Windows 7, the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP), Forefront, and Microsoft Office 2010. Guidance on deploying the core Optimized Desktop using System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2 is also available.
Local P2V Migration Using MDT 2010 and Sysinternals Disk2VHD
Find out how to use MDT 2010 and Sysinternals Disk2VHD to redeliver users' old desktops as fully functional virtual machines. Following these steps can provide a safety net by enabling continued access to users' previous computing environment during Windows 7 deployment.
Updated: Windows 7 Application Compatibility List for IT Professionals
Download this Microsoft Office Excel-based spreadsheet for a list of software applications that have met Windows 7 Logo Program testing requirements for compatibility with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7. This list includes applications with the following compatibility statuses: "Compatible," "Free Update Required," "Paid Update Required," "Future Compatibility," and "Not Compatible." These statuses are based upon the software publishers' statements of compatibility.
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