Chapter 13. Installing and Upgrading Windows

This chapter covers the following subjects:

Installing Windows—This section discusses the steps involved in preparing for and performing a full, upgrade, or multiboot installation of Windows XP, Vista, or 7, including minimum requirements, installation types, installation options, source media options, disk partitions, file systems, and alternative drivers.

Transferring User Data—Learn the methods available for transferring user data before installing Windows.

Updating Windows—This section covers the methods used to bring an installation of Windows up to date with Windows Update and with manual service pack installation.

Setting Up Recovery Partitions and Discs—The chapter wraps up with a discussion ...

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