How can you perform a mass upgrade?

You need to upgrade a large number of computers on your corporate network to Windows Vista. What Microsoft utility can assist you with a large-scale automated upgrade?

A) User State Migration Tools

B) Files and Settings Transfer Wizard

C) Windows Easy Transfer

D) Windows Backup and Restore

E) Microsoft Large Scale Automated Upgrade Tool

The answer: A) User State Migration Tools

The User State Migration Tools of ScanState.exe and LoadState.exe can assist in the creation and migration of user files and settings when upgrading an operating system. These tools are designed to be used in automated environments where many systems must be upgraded automatically.

Want to know more? Watch “Upgrading Windows.”

Upgrading the Windows operating system can be uneventful if you follow some simple procedures. In this video, you’ll learn how to upgrade Windows XP to Windows Vista, and you’ll see what happens when drivers aren’t available after an upgrade is complete.