New Windows Client TechCenter launched

Microsoft has  launched the new Windows Client TechCenter, merging the Windows XP and Windows Vista TechCenters with the Springboard Series lifecycle approach to ease the adoption path and give desktop IT pros a one-stop source for all of the Windows Client guidance, downloads, and community resources they need to adopt and manage Windows in a desktop environment! This offers a global IT Pro engagement platform for available in 8 languages: French, Spanish, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Germany, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, and Italian.

Strongly recommend a visit for those involved with desktop support!



TODAY: Managed experience across adoption lifecycle with Microsoft and external community components.


Key features of the new TechCenter include:

· New “zones” for top tasks related to application compatibility, User Account Control (UAC), imaging, hardware compatibility and performance, desktop security and encryption, and networking.

· Improved organization of resources by lifecycle phase and technical level (overview or advanced)

· Advice from subject matter experts at Microsoft and in the community

· New zone to support shift to modern desktop – with to advance and simplify desktop management


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