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Exam Ref 70-687: Configuring Windows 8 by Mike Halsey and Andrew Bettany

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Chapter 1. Install and upgrade Windows 8

You might have heard the phrase “if a job is worth doing, it’s worth doing well.” Personally, I prefer to say “if a job’s worth doing, it’s worth doing only once.” This is especially true when installing or migrating to a new operating system, which can be time-consuming, especially if you have many machines onto which you need to install the Windows operating system, software, and updates—a process that can be tricky in places and is rarely as simple as it might first appear. With Windows 8, for example, the basic hardware requirements of the operating system are effectively lower than they were with Windows 7; however, this doesn’t mean that Windows 8 will work properly on every computer that Windows ...

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