Fundamentals of Microsoft® Windows® Imaging Format and ImageX (5231)


In this 2-hour course, you learn about the fundamentals of deploying the 2007 Microsoft Office System client applications using Windows Imaging Format and ImageX technologies. Additionally, you will also learn about the tools used for deploying images. In the lab, you build and deploy the 2007 Office System to clients by using the skills learned in this course.

This course helps you prepare for exam 70-624.

Student prerequisites:

  • Experience deploying, managing, and supporting either Windows® client systems or Office System technologies.
  • Familiarity with standard client and application deployment methods, such as RIS, imaging, and SMS.
  • Familiarity with networking fundamentals.
  • Familiarity with Active Directory® directory service.
  • Familiarity with the 2007 Office System and Windows Vista™.



  • Plan for the file-based image format.
    • Describe how file based imaging works.
    • Describe the new file-based image format.
    • Describe the benefits of file-based imaging.
    • Describe the prerequisites for running ImageX
  • Deploy Images by using ImageX.
    • Windows Preinstallation Environment installed on reference.
    • Drivers added to images.
    • Image applied to test computers.
    • Testing Windows PE.
  • Describe considerations for WIM deployment.
    • Describe the process for creating and deploying ImageX images.
    • Describe the command line options for ImageX.


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Course Info

  • Code: EL-FMWIF-5231
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Price: Call for price

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