Planning a Windows OS Installation

Before starting the installation of any Windows operating system, there are a list of hardware, software, and application prerequisites that must be considered. In this video, we’ll give you the information you need to plan an upgrade to Windows 2000 and Windows NT, and we’ll show you which options you’ll see as a CompTIA A+ certified professional.

The Windows Boot Process

When most people start Windows, they see a graphical “splash” screen and a moving status bar. Under the surface, Windows is initializing hardware, loading configuration files, and handing off control to the Windows kernel. In this video, we’ll look at this process in-depth and review some utilities that can assist with troubleshooting the Windows startup process.