Mastering Windows 7 Deployment is Published

February 21, 2011 // 0 Comments

I’ve just recived an email from Sybex to say that the third book that I’ve been involved with, Mastering Windows 7 Deployment, has just started shipping from their warehouse(s).  Right now, Amazon.com is still on preorder but that will likely change in the coming hours or days.  The [...]

WAIK for Windows 7 SP1 is Released

February 18, 2011 // 0 Comments

Microsoft has released WAIK for Windows 7 SP1.  This new release supports: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2 Windows Vista SP1 Windows Server 2008 family Windows 7 family Windows Server 2008 R2 family “The Windows® Automated [...]

Sample Chapter: Mastering Windows 7 Deployment

February 17, 2011 // 0 Comments

Last year was pretty busy.  Not only did I write Mastering Hyper-V Deployment (with MVP Patrick Lownds helping), but that project was sandwiched by me writing a number of chapters for Mastering Windows 7 Deployment.  That Windows 7 book is due out somethime this month. If you browse onto the [...]

Passed 70-635 Exam

August 4, 2010 // 4 Comments

I sat and passed the 70-635 (MDT 2008) exam today.  I know it’s old; but it’s required for a some MS partner stuff and a more modern replacement hasn’t been announced as a requirements replacement.  The exam was particularly easy considering that I had done work with Vista, WAIK [...]

My Demo Environment For Next Friday

November 29, 2009 // 0 Comments

Here’s the demonstration setup I’ll be using for the deployment session I’m presenting on Friday.  I’ll be talking about Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 deployment.  The technologies covered are WAIK, WDS and MDT 2010. The demo machine is a Dell Latitude 6500.  It [...]