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EXAM CRAM™ 2 Windows XP Professional by Dan Balter, Derek Melber

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Chapter 1. Installing and Deploying Windows XP Professional

Terms you'll need to understand:

  • FAT, FAT32, and NTFS

  • Unattended installation

  • Setup Manager

  • Answer file

  • System Preparation Tool (Sysprep.exe)

  • Remote Installation Services (RIS)

  • Risetup.exe

  • Riprep.exe

  • Automatic Updates

  • Dynamic Updates

  • Windows Update

  • Software Update Services (SUS)

  • User State Migration Tool (USMT)

  • FAST Wizard

Techniques you'll need to master:

  • Understanding installation advantages and disadvantages of using FAT, FAT32, and NTFS

  • Creating an answer file using Setup Manager

  • Creating an image using Sysprep

  • Configuring the RIS server

  • Creating an image for the RIS server using Riprep

  • Scanning and loading user data using the USMT

  • Troubleshooting installation failures

Planning for the installation of Windows ...

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