Category: Windows

Windows Boot Concepts & its sequence

Windows server/machine boots which involves multiple steps and multiple files. Lists are just an attempt to put all the pieces together. Power on the machine POST (Power On Self Test) POST verifies if the volume and current levels are correct. If everything is cleared and good, then power good signal is sent to the Processor. […]

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How Windows VSS Snapshot works?

How does VSS Snapshot work? If any files are opened or constantly being changed with data sets or some high I/O operations, it becomes a difficult job to back up that file because the file could be in an inconsistent state. If there is any database file like ntds .dit, DB file etc which experience […]

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