Cis329 Week 2

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This lab contains the following exercises and activities:

Exercise 1.1 Running Upgrade Advisor

Exercise 1.2 Upgrading Windows Vista to Windows 7


You are an IT manager making your first evaluations of the Windows 7 operating system. Your network consists of a large number of Windows Vista Enterprise workstations, and you want to determine whether it is feasible to upgrade them to Windows 7.

Estimated lab time: 50 minutes

Exercise 1.1| Running Upgrade Advisor|
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Overview| In Exercise 1.1, you run the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor program on a| | | Windows Vista computer to determine whether it is capable of running| | | Windows 7.| |
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Completion time| 10 minutes| |
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1. Click NYC-VS1 to access Windows Vista workstation.

2. Click Start, and in the Start Search box, type

\\RWDC01\downloads\Windows7UpgradeAdvisorSetup and press Enter.

3. The Welcome to the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor Setup Wizard page appears.

4. Select the I accept the license terms radio button and click Install. The Installation complete page appears. You have successfully installed the program. Click close to exit this program.

5. Click Start. Then click All Programs > Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor. The Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor program loads, and the Check to see if your PC is ready for Windows 7 page appears.

6. Close the windows 7 upgrade advisor program.

The Check to see if your PC is ready for Windows 7 page
Windows 7 upgrade advisor requires internet access, online lab virtual environment does not have internet access, in a environment where internet access is available, you would Click Start Check. The Checking compatibility page would appear, and as the program scans the hardware and the software on the computer, it would display information about Windows 7. Screen shot of a report generated by this utility is saved inside the VM;...
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