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Windows Installation and Update Troubleshooting by Andrew Bettany, Chris Rhodes

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© Chris Rhodes and Andrew Bettany 2016

Chris Rhodes and Andrew Bettany, Windows Installation and Update Troubleshooting, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1827-3_2

2. Installing Windows Locally

Chris Rhodes and Andrew Bettany2

(1)Huddersfield, UK

(2)Microsoft, York, North Yorkshire, UK

The majority of PCs already have Windows preinstalled when you purchase them. Most users will never need to install Windows and will continue to use the same version of Windows for the whole lifetime of the device. Often OEMs configure their PCs with additional software, which can offer utilities and tools or trial versions of software, such as Office 2013.

Within a business environment, the experience is the opposite of that of the consumer. It is unlikely that the default installation ...

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