Chapter 12. Troubleshooting Windows

After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Troubleshoot startup issues.

  • Work with service dependencies.

  • Resolve hardware issues.

  • Troubleshoot networking issues.


On the Companion Disc All the scripts used in this chapter are located on the CD that accompanies this book in the \scripts\chapter12 folder.

Troubleshooting Startup Issues

If Windows won't start properly, there are a few things you can check to see what is happening with the computer. In Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008, you can examine the boot configuration to see whether there are any configuration issues. You can also check the startup services and dependencies. Services that are dependent upon one another are a useful indication of a ...

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