TR Dojo: Three critical issues to consider before upgrading to Windows 7

Summary:IT professionals can already download Windows 7 through Microsoft’s TechNet or MSDN, and the retail release will take place on October 22. Now is the time to determine how the new Microsoft operating system will affect your organization.

IT professionals can already download Windows 7 through Microsoft’s TechNet or MSDN, and the retail release will take place on October 22. Now is the time to determine how the new Microsoft operating system will affect your organization. As Bill Detwiler explains in this TR Dojo video, IT departments should consider hardware requirements, upgrade paths, and driver compatibility before rolling out Windows 7.

For those of you who prefer text to video, you also read Debra Shinder’s article, “10 questions to consider when planning a Windows 7 upgrade,” on which this video is based.

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Topics: Software, Microsoft, Operating Systems, Windows

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