Windows 7 Thread, Where oh where is my Windows 7 download???? in Technical; Originally Posted by robinm
What do you need in R2 that you don't have in the standard 2008 already? I ...
6th August 2009, 03:54 PM #16
It's based on the Windows 7 codebase and not the Vista codebase like 2008 is, so it benefits from all the improvements that 7 has over Vista,eg lighter install, power management, less resources required which is a real benefit considering we have everything running on a VM cluster with limited space on a fast SAN
Originally Posted by robinm
It will have all the 7 GPO's in by default and AD improvements like the AD recycle bin.
I just don't see the point in deploying a 2008 based system at this stage.
For us for now, it's just going to be on our own IT admin systems, we've all been running it full time since beta and it's lovely. I'd love to roll it out everywhere, but as we're still presently on XP it will require a lot of user retraining and testing first. Also it's not yet officially supported by Capita to for running SIMS, so we're stuck until they and various other pieces of software do.
People are rolling out Win7 straight away?!
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6th August 2009, 07:19 PM #17
6th August 2009, 07:21 PM #18
Oooo - and me for my wife's new Dell Laptop. We will get the upgrade for free soon but cannot resist the download.
Originally Posted by Gatt
6th August 2009, 07:37 PM #19
Its not on mine
7th August 2009, 12:05 AM #20
This is the only thing stopping us from a full rollout also!
Originally Posted by DrCheese
Capita are a gigantic PITA!!
7th August 2009, 12:28 AM #21
On the machines that use SIMS, dont add it. Use it in classroom environment only in that instance! Staff will have to use it sooner or later!
7th August 2009, 01:01 AM #22
We are moving to Vista this year, 7 just had a release date to far into the holidays and our AV and SIMS are not yet compatible.
Originally Posted by Number6
At least it's only a little step from Vista to 7 for end users next year.
7th August 2009, 02:40 AM #23
Just ignore them and tell support you are on Vista instead. If it is anything like our SMS then the issues are almost never OS related. We only got official Vista support 7 months ago, I'm not waiting until 2012 just to upgrade to the next version because of the bunch of slackers that run MUSAC.
Originally Posted by Number6
7th August 2009, 09:41 AM #24
If we weren't rolling out SIMS at classroom level in September I wouldn't hesitate.
Originally Posted by nephilim
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