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Windows 8 jump start module 2: Windows 8 deployment

Applies to: Windows 8, Windows 8.1

Learn how to simplify planning and deployment—and ease your migration from earlier versions of the Windows operating system. This course will show you how to customize, deploy, and centrally manage Windows 8 in your organization using the following tools and technologies:

  • Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (Windows ADK), which includes:
    • Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT)
    • Deployment tools like Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM), System Preparation, SysPrep, and Windows Recovery Environment (Windows RE)
    • Windows Preinstallation Environment (Windows PE)
    • User State Migration Tool (USMT)
    • Volume Activation Management Tool
    • Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT)
  • System Center Configuration Manager
  • Internet Explorer Administration Kit (IEAK)

Length: 43:50

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