Moving to Windows 7: What to watch out for
Knee deep in the migration? Tune in
Webcast According to you (pdf), dear reader, you're probably thinking about shifting to Windows 7 in the not too distant future. For some of you it’s imminent, while some of you are already knee-deep in the migration. Others are trying to figure out where and when to start.
On 9 December at 11am we have a live broadcast where we’re inviting you to share your experiences and ask the questions that you’re still pondering about Windows 7 migrations.
We’ve got a studio full of experts who between them should know everything there is to know about Microsoft desktop upgrades and the challenges and choices you’re going to face.
Tim Phillips from the mighty Reg is your host for the hour long event, with Dale Vile from our chums at Freeform Dynamics and Julie-Ann Muir from Microsoft.
So if you’re about to get stuck into Windows 7 or are thinking about it, this is for you. If you’ve already done it then come along and tell us how it went.
It might be quite easy to put 7 on a machine at home. But some people operate in a corporate environment where they have to manage group policies, shared drives, roaming and mandatory profiles, compatibility with certain apps. From what I've read on industry related forums there are many problems.
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The main problem with rollign out win7 on a domain is that your users have a lot more control over the OS that they have ever had in previous windows versions.
Just to get this out of the way, i'm a linux user on my own kit, i only use windows at work where i have to, but i have to say that windows 7 is actually pretty good, and there is no way i could bring myself to install windows XP every again.
XP is pile of shit in comparison and your better off dealign with the little problems in windows 7 than continuing with XP.
Works for me too
until I want to run all the applications I need for a business, like payroll, ERP and so on.