Deploying Windows Vista Boot Camp

Hewlett Packard
This 5-day instructor-led boot camp provides IT professionals with the knowledge and skills to successfully deploy Windows Vista throughout their organizations.

Course number HG787S

Delivery method
Remotely assisted instructional learning (RAIL)
Instructor-led training (ILT)
Onsite dedicated training (OST)

Special notes
Elements of this syllabus are subject to change

Course overview
This training covers installing, configuring, securing, and troubleshooting Windows Vista. Students are then introduced to the deployment life cycle, which consists of planning for the deployment, building and customizing the deployment method, and then implementing the actual deployment. Students are also introduced to the Business Desktop Deployment (BDD) Solution Accelerator and the tools and guidance to be used throughout various stages of the deployment life cycle.

This boot camp combines the courseware from two different Microsoft Windows Vista courses, MOC 5117 and 5105.

Before attending this course, students must:

  • Be familiar with PC hardware and devices. For example, be able to look into the device manager and look for unsupported devices
  • Have fundamental knowledge of TCP/IP
  • Have fundamental knowledge of Windows and Active Directory. For example, domain user accounts, domain versus local user accounts, user profiles, and group membership
  • Be able to map network file shares. For example, be familiar with Universal Naming Convention paths and mapping local resources to servers and shares
  • Have experience of installing applications
  • Have experience of working from a command prompt. For example, authoring and editing batch files
  • Be familiar with reviewing support logs. Know that there is a chronology, sequential order, and severity
  • Have experience of supporting previous versions of the Windows operating system
  • Be familiar with an IT helpdesk ticketing system
  • Have experience of researching online and local knowledge bases.
  • Have basic knowledge of the fundamentals of network applications. For example, client/server applications (how clients communicate with the server)
  • Have familiarity with standard client and application deployment methods such as Group Policy, disk imaging, and Systems Management Server (SMS)
  • Important: This learning product will be most useful to people who intend to use their new skills and knowledge in their job immediately after training.
  • Audience
  • This course is intended for IT Professionals, Desktop Configuration Administrators, and technical decision makers with the skills to successfully plan and deploy desktop operating systems, provision desktop computers, and deploy service packs and updates to computer systems. The intended audience is also involved in setting the strategic direction for the desktop operating system and applications.
  • Students may work for an enterprise, a medium sized organization, a small organization, or a retail organization.
  • Students should have experience with Windows XP SP2 and may have experience with Windows server operating systems.
  • Ways to save
  • Save with the HP Care Pack education service offerings
  • Save with six or more students in the same class. An onsite dedicated training course (OST) at "your location or ours" can save you even more!

Benefits to you
After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the guidelines, processes that take place, and the tools used throughout the Microsoft Windows Vista desktop deployment life-cycle
  • Inventory, analyze, and mitigate application compatibility when planning a Windows Vista desktop deployment
  • Capture and restore user state information during a workstation deployment task
  • Use automated installation technologies to create, customize and deploy a computer image based upon a Windows Vista desktop
  • Deploy Windows Vista using Business Desktop Deployment (BDD) 2007
  • Deploy Windows Vista using Zero Touch Installation
  • Secure a Windows Vista desktop
  • Configure hardware and devices for Windows Vista-based computers
  • Configure networking for Windows Vista-based computers
  • Maintain and optimize Windows Vista-based computers

Course outline

Module 1: Installing, Upgrading, and Deploying Windows Vista

  • Introduction to Windows Vista
  • Performing a Clean Installation of Windows Vista
  • Upgrading and Migrating to Windows Vista from a Previous Version of Windows
  • Upgrading Between Windows Vista Editions
  • Windows Vista Desktop Deployment Infrastructure
  • Preparing the Target Computer
  • Obtaining and Applying a Desktop Image

Lab 1: Installing Windows Vista

  • Verifying hardware requirements
  • Installing Windows Vista from DVD (simulation)

Lab 2: Upgrading to Windows Vista Ultimate

  • Upgrading from Windows XP to Windows Vista Ultimate (simulation)
  • Upgrading from Windows Vista Business to Windows Vista Ultimate (simulation)

Lab 3: Applying Desktop Images

  • Booting to the Windows Pre-Installation Environment
  • Applying an Image from the Network
  • Verifying Desktop Image Deployment

Module 2: Troubleshooting Windows Vista Startup

  • Overview of a Troubleshooting Methodology
  • Overview of the Windows Vista Startup Process
  • Troubleshooting the Windows Vista Startup Process with Windows RE
  • Troubleshooting Operating System Services

Lab 1: Preparing for Remote Troubleshooting

  • Obtaining Information Remotely from Windows Vista
  • Using the System Information Tool Remotely

Lab 2: Troubleshooting Windows Vista Startup Problems

  • Gathering System Information and Developing a Plan of Action
  • Implementing the Proposed Plan of Action
  • Clean Booting Windows Vista

Module 3: Configuring and Troubleshooting Hardware and Devices

  • Installing and Configuring Windows Vista Device Drivers
  • Overview of Troubleshooting Hardware
  • Dealing with Physical Failures
  • Dealing with Device Driver Failures
  • Troubleshooting Printing in Windows Vista
  • Troubleshooting BitLocker Protected Computers

Lab 1: Configuring Devices

  • Managing Device Drivers

Lab 2: Troubleshooting Hardware

  • Gathering Customer Information and Developing a Plan of Action
  • Resolving a Printing Problem
  • Checking for Signed Device Drivers

Module 4: Configuring and Troubleshooting Networking

  • Sharing Data with Others
  • Managing Windows Vista Files
  • Configuring Network Connectivity
  • Configuring Remote Access
  • Networking Without Wires
  • Connecting to a Wireless Network
  • Determining Network Settings
  • Troubleshooting Network Connections

Lab 1: Sharing Files by Using Windows Vista

  • Sharing Data with Others
  • Managing Files

Lab 2: Configuring Remote Access

  • Configuring a VPN

Lab 3: Networking Mobile Computers

  • Configuring a Wireless Network
  • Troubleshooting a Connection to a Wireless Network

Lab 4: Troubleshooting Networks

  • Gathering Customer Information
  • Gathering Relevant Computer Information
  • Resolving the Problem

Module 5: Configuring and Troubleshooting Security

  • Overview of User Account Control
  • Troubleshooting User Account Control
  • Configuring Windows Defender in Windows Vista
  • Configuring Windows Firewall Settings

Lab 1: Configuring User Account Security

  • Requesting an Application to Run Elevated One Time
  • Marking an Application to Always Run Elevated
  • Configuring User Account Control Panel

Lab 2: Configuring Network Security

  • Configuring Windows Defender
  • Configuring Windows Firewall

Lab 3: Troubleshooting Security-Related Issues

  • Gathering Customer and System Information and Developing a Plan of Action
  • Implementing a Plan of Action
  • Additional Security Checks

Module 6: Maintaining and Optimizing Windows Vista

  • Maintaining Performance by Using Windows Vista Performance Tools
  • Optimizing Windows by Using Windows Vista Diagnostics Tools
  • Configuring Windows Update

Lab 1: Maintaining and Optimizing Windows Vista

  • Monitoring General System Activity by Using Resource Overview
  • Viewing System Stability by Using Reliability Monitor
  • Configuring Windows Update
  • Analyzing Collected Information and Identifying Probable Causes
  • Implementing a Plan of Action
  • Viewing and Interpreting Reports in Performance Monitor

Module 7: Preparing to Deploy Windows Vista Business Desktops

  • Overview of the Windows Vista Business Desktop Deployment Process
  • Tools and Technologies Used in the Desktop Deployment Lifecycle
  • Planning Windows Vista Deployments
  • Understanding Volume Activation

Module 8: Application Compatibility Remediation

  • Resolving Application Compatibility Issues
  • Introduction to the Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.0

Lab 1: Evaluating Application Compatibility Using the Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit

Module 9: User State Migration

  • Overview of the User State Migration Task
  • Introduction to the User State Migration Tool 3.0

Lab 1: Migrating User Information by Using the User State Migration Tool

Module 10: Computer Imaging Technologies for Windows Vista

  • Overview of the Windows Vista Installation Architecture
  • Implementing a Windows Vista Imaging System
  • Deploying Windows Vista using Windows Deployment Services

Lab 1: Customizing and Imaging a Windows Vista Business Desktop

Module 11: Deploying Windows Vista Using BDD 2007

  • Overview of BDD 2007 Deployment Methods
  • Deploying a Lite Touch Scenario Using BDD 2007

Lab 1: Performing a Lite Touch Installation Using BDD 2007

Module 12: Deploying Vista Using BDD 2007 Zero Touch Installation

  • Preparing the Deployment Environment for Zero Touch
  • Deploying a Zero Touch Scenario Using BDD 2007 and the OSD Feature Pack

Lab 1: Deploying Windows Vista Using BDD 2007 Zero Touch

Module 13: Securing a Windows Vista Desktop

  • Overview of Desktop Security
  • Security Enhancements in Windows Vista

Lab 1: Securing a Windows Vista Desktop


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