Troubleshooting Startup and Shutdown Sequences with Sysinternals Tools

Sysinternals tools are a great way to troubleshoot issues related to slow boot times and logons. This course teaches you how the Windows OS boot and logon sequences work and how you can monitor and troubleshoot related issues with Sysinternals tools.
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(10)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jan 3, 2019
Duration
59m
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Course info
Rating
(10)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jan 3, 2019
Duration
59m
Description

To understand how to troubleshoot problems related to slow boot times or logons, you need to understand how the operating system actually gets started on a PC. In this course, Troubleshooting Startup and Shutdown Sequences with Sysinternals Tools, you will learn how the boot sequence on a PC works and how to use Sysinternals to solve issues relating to boot, logon, logoff, or shutdown sequences. First, you will discover how the OS really starts on a PC. Next, you will explore how a user logon really works. Finally, you will learn how to analyze why a boot or a logon is slow on your computer. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge needed to troubleshoot problems related to non-working or slow startups and logons with Sysinternals tools.

About the author
About the author

Sami Laiho is one of the world's top experts in Windows OS and Security. Sami specializes in OS internals, troubleshooting, management, and security.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone. My name is Sami Laiho. Welcome to my course, Troubleshooting Startup and Shutdown Sequences with Sysinternals Tools. I am a senior technical fellow at my own company, Adminize. Windows is a massive operating system that takes quite a lot of components to get booted up on your computer. In this course you will learn what it takes for your PC's CPU to be initialized and up and running for Windows and your apps. There's really not many things more frustrating than a slow boot or a slow log on, so let me help you fix that. Some of the major topics that we will cover include how the OS really starts on a PC, how a user logon really works, and how to analyze why a boot or a logon is slow on your computer. By the end of this course, you'll know how to analyze startups, logons, logoffs, and shutdowns. Before beginning the course, you should have viewed the first course on this learning path on the Sysinternals toolkit on Pluralsight. I hope you'll join me on this Troubleshooting Startup and Shutdown Sequences with Sysinternals Tools, at Pluralsight.