Fundamentals of the Windows Vista„¢ Startup Process (5352)



In this online course, you explore the fundamentals of the entire Windows startup process from the BIOS, to the Master Boot Record, the boot configuration database, the operating system loader, user and kernel mode operations, driver and service startup, and computer and user logon. It also includes a treatment of boot from the network, dual boot, and resume from sleep and hibernate states. These fundamental concepts are reinforced in a virtual machine-based lab where you troubleshoot the Windows Vista boot, startup, and logon processes. This online course is one of several courses that focus on Windows Vista technologies. It is composed of a rich multimedia experience coupled with comprehensive technical labs. It is intended for IT Professionals who must implement or support Windows Vista. This course helps you prepare to become a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) and Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP).



  • Describe the startup process for Windows Vista.
  • Describe the processes for user and services log on.
  • Describe other start mechanisms and startup states.
  • Use the Advanced Boot Menu options to troubleshoot startup issues.


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  • Code: EL-FWV-SP
  • Duration: 2 hours
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