Windows Software and Hardware Compatibility Troubleshooting

Learn how to diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair any type of software or hardware compatibility problem in Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Feb 15, 2018
Duration
1h 48m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Managing Software Compatibility in Windows
Resolving Software Compatibility Issues
Managing Hardware and Device Compatibility in Windows
Resolving Hardware Compatibility Issues
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Feb 15, 2018
Duration
1h 48m
Description

Being able to troubleshoot is an invaluable asset for an IT professional. In this course, Windows Software and Hardware Compatibility Troubleshooting, you will learn how to diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair any type of software or hardware compatibility problem in Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10. First, learn how to manage compatibility with the older and legacy software and devices you need to use on your PCs. Next, you will discover how to successfully diagnose and repair problems that can prevent software or devices from working correctly. Finally, you will explore how to manually repair problems caused in your PC’s operation by faulty devices. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge needed to troubleshoot and repair any type of software or hardware compatibility issue in Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10.

About the author
About the author

Mike was first awarded as a Microsoft MVP in 2011 and is a recognized technical expert in the Windows experience and troubleshooting with more than a dozen books published, including Beginning Windows 10 and Windows 10 Troubleshooting.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi. I'm Mike Halsey. I'm a Microsoft MVP awardee and the author of many books and courses on Windows troubleshooting, and I'm excited to bring you this short course on how to troubleshoot software and hardware compatibility problems in Microsoft Windows. Having software that won't install, won't work, or that won't work reliably can be a huge barrier to productivity. This can only be made worse when you also have to contend with legacy and unsupported hardware you still need to use for critical purposes. This course will teach you everything you need to know to manage and troubleshoot software and hardware compatibility problems on Windows 7, Windows 8. 1, and Windows 10 PCs and how to prepare your organization to ensure future software and hardware deployments become worry free. You'll learn all the information you need to become an expert software and hardware troubleshooter across Windows 7, Windows 8. 1, and Windows 10. In this course, I'll detail all the tools you can use and show you techniques for obtaining the detailed information you require and help you become faster and more proficient at troubleshooting Microsoft Windows. Consider this course a master class in becoming a truly expert troubleshooter. Some of the major topics we'll cover include an in-depth look at how you can manage compatibility with legacy software, hardware, and internet; how you can troubleshoot app compatibility issues when migrating to Windows 10, and what the differences are in all the types of software, hardware, and support cycles for Windows, and how they affect you. By the end of this course, you'll be able to diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair any type of Windows software or hardware problem. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn how to troubleshoot software and hardware compatibility on Microsoft Windows with Pluralsight.