Chapter 2. Installing and Migrating to Windows 8

The installation and migration process is always at the forefront of the minds of information technology professionals as they consider deploying new operating systems. This chapter is a journey through the Windows 8 installation process, using multiple installation methods. Specifically, you look at the installation process as performed from a blank disk or virtual hard drive (VHD) and as performed by using the upgrade method of installation. Because many organizations remain on versions of Microsoft Windows that are earlier than Windows 7, this chapter also explores the process of migrating to Windows 8 from an older operating system, a process that is accompanied by migrating user data to Windows ...

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