Windows Installation and Update Troubleshooting

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Written by Andrew Bettany

Published by Apress

Oct, 2016

188 pages



This book helps you understand, troubleshoot and repair issues with local Windows installations, automating the OS deployment and configuring updates via WSUS and Windows Intune. When tasked with deploying Windows operating systems, there can seem to be an overwhelming amount of tools and techniques to learn to master this process. Whether you are installing a new Windows operating system locally, or looking to deploy a customized build to 1000s of devices in yournetwork, you will need to understand how to do this successfully and reliably. This book steps up through local installations and upgrades through to Lite Touch deployments using WDS and MDT, and then to Zero Touch installations using Microsoft System Center. Management of updates to Windows is also covered, using both on-premises technologies and cloud-based services. In this book you’ll learn how to decide between local installation types, perform upgrades, use automation techniques to deploy images and how to maintain Windows throughout the operational phase of the lifecycle.

What You'll Learn

  • How to install Windows 7, 8.1, or 10 locally
  • How to perform upgrades locally on a Windows PC, including migrating data and user profiles
  • How to deploy operating systems using Lite Touch techniques
  • How to deploy operating systems using Zero Touch technologies
  • How to maintain on-premises and devices not connected to the companynetwork by using WSUS and Windows Intune

Who This Book Is For

IT pros including IT support personnel and system administrators. This book will also be of interest to Windows experts and power users.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: An Introduction to Windows Installation Methodologies and Tools
Chapter 2: Installing Windows Locally
Chapter 3: Upgrading the Windows Client Operating System
Chapter 4: Automating Windows Deployment with Lite Touch
Chapter 5: Automating Windows Deployment with Zero Touch
Chapter 6: Updating and Maintaining Windows
Chapter 7: Managing Windows Updates with Intune


Title: Windows Installation and Update Troubleshooting
Author: Andrew Bettany
Language: English
Length: 188
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher: Apress
Publication Date: 2016-10-13
ISBN-10: 1484218264
ISBN-13: 9781484218266