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CompTIA® A+® Complete Deluxe Study Guide: Exams 220-901 and 220-902, 3rd Edition by Toby Skandier, Emmett Dulaney, Quentin Docter

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Chapter 15 Working with Windows 8/8.1

THE FOLLOWING COMPTIA A+ 220-902 EXAM OBJECTIVES ARE COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • ✓ 1.1 Compare and contrast various features and requirements of Microsoft Operating Systems (Windows 8, Windows 8.1).
    • Features: Side-by-side apps; Metro UI, Pinning, One Drive, Windows store, Multimonitor task bars, Charms, Start Screen, Power Shell, Live sign in, Action Center
    • Upgrade paths – differences between in place upgrades, compatibility tools, Windows upgrade OS advisor
  • ✓ 1.2 Given a scenario, install Windows PC operating systems using appropriate methods.
    • Boot methods: Solid state/flash drives, Netboot, External/hot swappable drive, Internal hard drive (partition)
    • Types of installations: Unattended installation, ...

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