Device Driver Compatibility for OS Support

Practice Labs Module
Time
30 minutes
Difficulty
Intermediate

The "Device Driver Compatibility for OS Support" module provides you with the instruction and devices to develop your hands on skills in the defined topics. This module includes the following exercise: Installing Software of Varying Bit-sizes on 64-bit Platform.

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Overview

Introduction

The Device Driver Compatibility for OS Support module provides you with the instruction and devices to develop your hands on skills in the defined topics. This module includes the following exercise:

  • Installing Software of Varying Bit-sizes on 64-bit Platform

Exam Objectives

  • FC0-U51 1.1 Compare and contrast common operating systems and their functions and features (Awareness of hardware compatibility for OS support, 32-bit vs. 64-bit operating systems)

Exercise 1 - Installing Software of Varying Bit-sizes on 64-bit Platform

In this exercise, you will attempt to install a 32-bit device driver on Windows x64 system, to test its compatibility. In addition, you will install a 32-bit and a 16-bit application on an x64 OS. Please note that these are only simulated installations, as the actual device driver will not work in the virtual machines designated for this lab.

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