• 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

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Customer Service and Technical Support
  • Cyber Defense Analysis
  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Systems Development
  • Technology R&D