Using this Guide
This guide is intended to be used as a part of the Microsoft® Solution Accelerator for Business Desktop Deployment (BDD). This document provides background and specific instruction to the Deployment feature team on the setup and management of volume activation technologies for the Windows Vista™ operating system. The information in this document will also be helpful to members of the Deployment, Computer Imaging System feature team and the Infrastructure Remediation feature team. Guides prepared for those teams refer to this document at relevant points.
This guide emphasizes volume activation methods and processes. It is important to read this document completely to understand how volume activation works in Windows Vista, to see how it can be used with BDD 2007 for Windows Vista and the 2007 Microsoft Office system (BDD 2007), and to learn how to implement it in the environment.