Chapter 12. Installing and Updating Windows Operating Systems

A common task that any A+ technician needs to know is how to install or upgrade Windows. Chapter 11, mentions some of the basic requirements for different versions of Windows. In this chapter, you’ll learn about different methods of installing Windows, and supported upgrade paths.

Exam 220-802 objectives in this chapter:

  • 1.1 Compare and contrast the features and requirements of various Microsoft Operating Systems.

    • Upgrade paths – differences between in place upgrades, compatibility tools, Windows upgrade OS advisor

  • 1.2 Given a scenario, install, and configure the operating system using the most appropriate method.

  • Boot methods

    • USB

    • CD-ROM

    • DVD

    • PXE

  • Type of installations

    • Creating image

    • Unattended installation ...

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