• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Explore the various client-side operating systems and their installation processes.

Learning Objectives

CompTIA A+ 220-1002: Comparing Common Operating Systems

  • differentiate between 32-bit and 64-bit processing
  • differentiate between operating system vendors
  • understand the differences between the major smartphone and tablet operating system vendors
  • describe update limitations and compatibility concerns for vendor-specific operating systems
  • explain the differences between versions of Microsoft operating systems
  • determine appropriate editions of Windows client based on customer profiles
  • configure desktop styles and user interfaces
  • choose the appropriate boot configuration based on needs
  • choose appropriate types of installation methods based on deployment needs
  • implement network and image-based deployments
  • recover a failed installation
  • compare common Operating System architectures, installation sources, and targets

Framework Connections

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