In this article, Jeremy Chapman, a senior product manager at Microsoft, documents the high-level steps for IT professionals to perform an enterprise-scale desktop deployment project—starting with Windows XP and moving to Windows 7.Windows_7_Logo_Wallpaper

Migrating User Files and Settings from Windows XP to Windows 7

Application Management and Preparing for a Windows 7 Deployment
Application Compatibility
Application Packaging

Choosing an Image Strategy and Building Windows 7 System Images
Quick History Lesson for System Imaging
Building Your Image
Getting to Thin Images

Automating the Migration from Windows XP to Windows 7 End-to-End
Automating the End-to-End Migration Process
Tricks for More Automation

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