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Windows XP to Windows 8.1 Migration

This course walks you through the various challenges of upgrading from Windows XP, ensuring you a seamless transition to the new Windows 8.1. You will be introduced to the tools that will help you with this transition and continue to help you through your use of Windows 8.1.

This series is part of the Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA). The MVA is a free program delivering structured learning paths on various Microsoft products and solutions. Enroll in this course and take the self-assessment. For every module you take and every self-assessment you complete, you will be awarded points. These points build up to levels and the higher the level you achieve, the more opportunities you have to participate in MVA offers.

  • (Module 1) Automating Migration from Windows XP to Windows 8.1
    23 minutes, 48 seconds
  • (Module 2) Migrating User Files and Settings
    34 minutes, 2 seconds
  • (Module 3) Hard Link Migration of User Files and Settings
    17 minutes, 48 seconds
  • (Module 4) Installing Windows 8.1 on a Windows XP Machine
    16 minutes, 8 seconds
  • (Module 5) Using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
    26 minutes, 47 seconds
  • (Module 6) Deployment Using System Center Configuration Manager
    23 minutes, 48 seconds
  • (Module 7) Creating a Windows 8.1 Image
    18 minutes, 39 seconds