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Deploying a Windows Upgrade Over a Network

Upgrading an operating system can, in many cases, be exciting. New features! New enhancements! UI improvements! But with that comes the big questions: is my system compatible? Will my software work with it? Are there drivers for my hardware? These are daunting questions for an individual user but when you work in IT and are responsible for upgrading the entire office, it can be a logistical nightmare. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be done and with some careful planning and forethought, you should be able to upgrade your office with little difficulty. The first step to doing an upgrade is to make a list of all the steps that will be required for you to complete it. Having a list will help you determine where to start and what order to complete the tasks in. There is nothing worse than getting knee deep into a system upgrade and discovering that you missed a critical step during the planning stage. Your list should include identifying how many computers will be upgraded, where they are located, when will be the best time to perform the upgrade, and any hardware or software issues you may encounter. You will now, as with any organization, want to work on determining the cost. There are the direct costs of the project such as the salaries of the personnel involved and the cost of the software. There are also the indirect costs like food for the people performing the upgrades and the potential costs of travel for getting employees to remote sites if necessary. The more accurate these projections are at the beginning, the better...

How to Use Styles in Microsoft Word Excel and Power Point

Vadim Mikhailenko

Vadim Mikhailenko

MATC IT Computer Support Program Instructor at Milwaukee Area Technical College
Vadim is a pasionate IT instructor with 20 years of experience. He loves sharing his knowledge and makes students his top priority.
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