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Windows 7 Technical Library Roadmap

Applies To: Windows 7

Welcome to the Windows® 7 Technical Library for IT professionals! This library provides the core content that IT professionals need to evaluate, plan, deploy, manage, troubleshoot, and support Windows 7 client computers in a server environment. To find the content you need, browse the content collections listed below, or use our search feature.


The following International Windows 7 Technical Libraries are also available:
French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Korean, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Italian

Windows 7: Product Evaluation

Quickly learn about the new and changed features in Windows 7, including DirectAccess, BranchCache, User Account Control (UAC), and Virtual Hard Disks (VHDs) for native boot.

For information about the key feature changes that were introduced between the Beta and RC releases of Windows 7, see What’s Changed in This Release Candidate of Windows 7.

Windows 7: Getting Started

Find out about the system requirements and other preinstallation issues before you install or deploy Windows 7.

Windows 7: Planning and Architecture

Review planning guidelines and best practices before you deploy Windows 7.

Windows 7: Deployment

Use the content in this collection to help deploy Windows 7.

Windows 7: Security and Protection

Learn about security in Windows 7.

Windows 7: Management and Operations

Refer to this content for managing and supporting Windows 7 client computers.

Windows 7: Troubleshooting and Support

Learn how to diagnose and fix specific Windows 7 errors and events, and find links to forums and other self-help resources.

Windows 7: Small and Midsize Business Corner

Learn about the deployment methods that you can use to upgrade your company’s computers to the Windows 7 operating system.

Windows 7: Customer and MVP Corner

Find articles written by customers and MVPs.

Windows 7: The IT Pro at Home: Tips and Tricks

Find articles that you can use to support your friends and family who are running Windows 7.

Windows Virtual PC and Windows XP Mode

Find out about downloading and getting started with Windows Virtual PC and Windows XP Mode.

See Also

Other Resources

MSDN Library (for Developers)
Springboard Series for Windows 7
Windows 7 Product Site
Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Technical Library