To help you get more out of Windows 7 beta 1 (or maybe you just want a glimpse of what you can expect from the new OS), TechNet Magazine is bringing you A Month of Windows 7 Tips. (We had a few technical difficulties, but now we're back to posting new daily tips.) Here's what we posted for the second week of February.
Easier Troubleshooting Support with Problem Step Recorder
Discover how the new Problem Steps Recorder can help you troubleshoot problems on remote systems by letting you see exactly what actions are taking place on the system.
New User State Migration Toolkit (USMT) Features for Windows 7
Here is an overview of the new features you can use in the User State Migration Toolkit (USMT) to simplify migration to Windows 7.
Prepare and Service Windows Images Using the New DISM Tool
Discover how you can service Windows images and prepare Windows PE images with the new Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM) command line tool available with Windows 7.
Encrypt Removable USB Drives with BitLocker To Go on Windows 7
With Windows 7, you can easily protect the data stored on removable drives. See how BitLocker To Go allows you to keep USB drives more secure.
Use Windows 7 to Manage Windows Server 2008 R2 Servers
Did you know you can use Windows 7 beta 1 to manage your Windows Server 2008 servers? Here's the download you'll need and an overview of the tools it includes.