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Video: Four ways Windows 7 will affect Windows Server admins

Bill Detwiler gives you four reasons why Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 are important to Windows Server administrators.

Windows 7 wasn't just a big deal for the desktop. It was released along with Windows Server 2008 R2, so there were also important consequences for server administrators. During this TR Dojo episode, I outline the following four OS features that are important to Windows Server administrators:

  1. DirectAccess
  2. Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7
  3. BranchCache
  4. AppLocker

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Use the following Microsoft links to download the tools I discuss in the video and learn more about Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 features:

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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop supp...

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