Windows 7 is the latest operating system released by Microsoft today (June 2011). Windows 7 was released to manufacturing on July 22, 2009 and since then I am heavily involved in engineering the new client platform for an enterprise environment.
As an enterprise company we have waited for a long time to see a major release after Windows XP. We have skipped Windows Vista and working with the new client it brought many new challenges. Windows 7 includes a number of new features at top of Windows Vista which we never saw before. Bitlocker volume encryption and Key Management Service for license activations were two important features to learn, test and implement in an enterprise.
In 2010 I have prepared and managed a Windows 7 migration project where the target was to migrate 500+ managed clients. During that time I needed to learn various aspects of Project Management and also engineer and prepare the Windows 7 client for implementation.
The migration project to Windows 7 went very smooth from project perspective and during that time I learned the new operating system in real live.
My wow experience as IT Professional. Windows 7 RC introduced VHD file mounting into the operating system. Create new Virtual Hard Disk and attach it as your local drive. The virtual hard disk is attached now. Initiate the disk and assign letter & format. I can now encrypt it...
Finally after 2,5 year Windows Vista was released I can say “WOW” with the first public beta of Windows 7. The installation process went smooth. I installed one VM and two physical machines. The setup went fine on a Lenovo ThinkCentre M57 and on my ASUS home system. I am...