Explore Windows architecture


This module provides information about the operating system’s architecture and supported devices. It also describes the desktop support environment and troubleshooting terminology.

Learning objectives

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe how different form factors and hardware options affect supporting the device.
  • Explain the Windows operating system architecture.
  • Describe the Windows registry
  • Use the Registry Editor tool to change Windows settings.


  • Students should have a basic understanding of computer networks and hardware concepts.
  • Students should have a basic understanding of OS and Application concepts.
  • Students should have experience with using Windows 10 or later.