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70-687 Configuring Windows 8.1 – sample exam – Q76

A company has an Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) domain. All client computers run Windows 7. You plan to upgrade the client computers to Windows 8.1 Pro.
You need to choose the methods that do not require the manual entry of a product key during the upgrade.
Which two methods should you choose? (Each correct answer presents a complete solution. Choose two.)

A. Use the Volume Activation Management Tool.
B. Use the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit.
C. Use the Windows 8.1 online upgrade tool.
D. Create a catalog (.clg) file by using Windows System Image Manager (SIM).

Correct Answer: AB
Volume Activation Management Tool (VAMT) Overview
Applies To: Windows 8, Windows 8.1

The Volume Activation Management Tool (VAMT) enables network administrators and other IT profes- sionals to automate and centrally manage the Windows®, Microsoft® Office, and select other Microsoft products volume and retail-activation process. VAMT can manage volume activation using Multiple Acti- vation Keys (MAKs) or the Windows Key Management Service (KMS). VAMT is a standard Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in that requires the Microsoft Management Console (MMC) 3.0. VAMT can be installed on any computer that has one of the following Windows operating systems:
Windows® 7
Windows® 8
Windows 8.1
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server® 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2 server-2012-or-windows-8-using-microsoft-deployment-toolkit-mdt.aspx Getting Started with Windows Deployment for Windows Server 2012 or Windows 8 Using Microsoft De- ployment Toolkit (MDT)
Use the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) to accelerate and automate deployments of Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Office 2010, and Windows Server 2008 R2.

Here’s a table from the MDT .chm file that lists the available wizard pages and which properties need to be configured in order to skip each wizard page:

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