• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

It's important that your Windows OS is properly installed to give you a solid foundation upon which to build. Discover how to prepare your computer for installation, decide which elements to install, and install Windows.

Learning Objectives

Installing and Configuring Windows 10: Implementing Windows

  • determine hardware requirements and compatibility, and choose the correct install type and edition to install
  • determine and create appropriate installation media
  • configure upgrade readiness
  • identify valid upgrade paths
  • perform a clean installation or an upgrade onto a physical hard disk drive
  • perform a new installation directly onto a virtual hard disk or bootable USB
  • install, update, and roll back drivers
  • configure driver settings and resolve driver issues
  • configure and customize the start menu, desktop, taskbar, and accessibility options
  • configure Cortana, Microsoft Edge, and Internet Explorer
  • configure client Hyper-V
  • perform provisioning with the Windows Configuration Designer tool
  • configure Active Directory, Group Policies, and User Account Control
  • implement a Windows installation

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.