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Windows Operating System Fundamentals Course

Windows Operating System Fundamentals Training Course


Course Description:

Training Dates
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Windows Operating System Fundamentals
Locations: Available Nationwide and Online
Class Date(s): 7/25/2018 - 7/27/2018
Course Fee : $1125


Windows Operating System Fundamentals
Locations: Available Nationwide and Online
Class Date(s): 8/20/2018 - 8/22/2018
Course Fee : $1125


Windows Operating System Fundamentals
Locations: Available Nationwide and Online
Class Date(s): 9/18/2018 - 9/20/2018
Course Fee : $1125


Windows Operating System Fundamentals
Locations: Available Nationwide and Online
Class Date(s): 10/16/2018 - 10/18/2018
Course Fee : $1125


Windows Operating System Fundamentals
Locations: Available Nationwide and Online
Class Date(s): 11/13/2018 - 11/15/2018
Course Fee : $1125


Windows Operating System Fundamentals
Locations: Available Nationwide and Online
Class Date(s): 12/11/2018 - 12/13/2018
Course Fee : $1125


Windows Operating System Fundamentals
Locations: Available Nationwide and Online
Class Date(s): 1/9/2019 - 1/11/2019
Course Fee : $1125


Windows Operating System Fundamentals
Locations: Available Nationwide and Online
Class Date(s): 2/5/2019 - 2/7/2019
Course Fee : $1125


Course Syllabus



Topic 1: Introducing, Installing, and Upgrading Windows 7
Exam Objective Matrix
Key Terms
Identifying Windows Operating System Editions
Windows Home Premium, Professional, and Ultimate
Other Windows Editions: Starter, Home Basic, and Enterprise
32-Bit Computing versus 64-Bit Computing
Windows 7 System Requirements
Identifying Upgrade Paths
Upgrade Paths from Windows XP
Upgrade Paths from Windows Vista
Upgrade Paths from Other Operating Systems
Using Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor
Identifying Application Compatibility
Understanding Product Identification Keys
Activating Windows 7
Understanding Installation Types
Using Windows Easy Transfer
Skill Summary
Knowledge Assessment
Competency Assessment
Proficiency Assessment

Topic 2: Understanding Operating System Configurations
Exam Objective Matrix
Key Terms
Understanding User Accounts and User Account Control (UAC)
Understanding Standard User Accounts and Administrative User Accounts
Understanding User Account Control (UAC)
Understanding Types of UAC Prompts and Levels
Configuring Control Panel Options
Configuring Administrative Tools
Configuring Accessibility Options
Configuring Desktop Settings
Exploring and Configuring the Aero Interface
Configuring Display Settings
Creating and Managing Shortcuts
Configuring Gadgets
Configuring Profiles
Understanding Virtualized Clients
Understanding Windows XP Mode
Understanding Application Virtualization
Understanding Med-V
Understanding VDI and App-V
Skill Summary
Knowledge Assessment
Competency Assessment
Proficiency Assessment

Topic 3: Understanding Native Applications, Tools, Mobility, and Remote Management and Assistance
Exam Objective Matrix
Key Terms
Understanding Windows Internet Explorer
Using Pinned Sites
Managing Security Features
Introducing Accessory Programs
Using the Snipping Tool
Playing Back and Recording to Media
Using Windows Media Player
Using Windows Media Center
Understanding Sync Center
Using Windows Mobility Center
Understanding Remote Desktop Services
Understanding Remote Desktop Connection
Understanding Remote Management and Assistance
Using the MMC
Using Windows PowerShell
Skill Summary
Knowledge Assessment
Competency Assessment
Proficiency Assessment

Topic 4: Managing Applications, Services, Folders, and Libraries
Exam Objective Matrix
Key Terms
Installing and Managing Applications
Removing or Uninstalling an Application
Understanding Group Policy and Network Application Installation
Understanding Services
Understanding Service Startup Types
Using MSCONFIG (System Configuration utility)
Understanding MSCONFIG
Understanding File Systems
Understanding FAT, FAT, and NTFS
Exploring and Managing Libraries
Adding Local and Networked Locations to a Library
Encrypting and Compressing Files and Folders
Understanding Encrypting File System (EFS)
Understanding Compression
Understanding BitLocker
Skill Summary
Knowledge Assessment
Competency Assessment
Proficiency Assessment

Topic 5: Managing Devices
Exam Objective Matrix
Key Terms
Understanding Storage
Understanding Disk and Drive Types
Using Disk Management
Spanned Volumes
Striped Volumes
Mirrored Volumes
Understanding Storage Device Types
External Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (eSATA)
Universal Serial Bus (USB) and USB 2.0
IEEE 1394 (also known as FireWire)
Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI)
Understanding Cloud Storage
Windows Live SkyDrive
OneNote to SkyDrive
Windows Live Mesh
Understanding Printing Devices
Understanding Local Printers
Understanding Network Printers
Printing a Document
Understanding Print to File
Understanding Print Queues
Understanding Internet Printing
Understanding System Devices
Understanding Video, Audio, and Input Devices
Understanding Plug-and-Play Technology
Understanding Device Manager
Skill Summary
Knowledge Assessment
Competency Assessment
Proficiency Assessment

Topic 6: Understanding File and Print Sharing
Exam Objective Matrix
Key Terms
Understanding File and Printer Sharing
Basics
Understanding HomeGroup
Creating Public, Basic, and Advanced Shares
Using Public Folders
Using Basic and Advanced Shares
Mapping Drives
Understanding Permissions
Understanding NTFS, Share, and Effective Permissions
Setting Up Printer Sharing
Understanding Print Drivers
Troubleshooting Printers
Skill Summary
Knowledge Assessment
Competency Assessment
Proficiency Assessment

Topic 7: Maintaining, Updating, and Protecting Windows
Exam Objective Matrix
Key Terms
Exploring Built-in Maintenance Tools
Understanding Disk Defragmenter
Understanding Disk Cleanup
Understanding Task Scheduler
Understanding Action Center
Understanding System Information
Maintaining the Windows Registry
Updating the System
Defending Your System from Malicious Software
Understanding Action Center
Understanding Windows Firewall
Understanding Windows Defender
Understanding Microsoft Security Essentials
Using the Malicious Software Removal Tool
Understanding Windows Forefront Endpoint Protection
System Requirements
Deploying to Clients
Skill Summary
Knowledge Assessment
Competency Assessment
Proficiency Assessment

Topic 8: Understanding Backup and Recovery Methods
Exam Objective Matrix
Key Terms
Understanding Local, Network, and Automated Backup Methods
Creating a System Image
Creating a Repair Disc
Understanding System Restore
Using System Restore
Restoring Your System Using System Restores
Understanding Recovery Boot Options
Skill Summary
Knowledge Assessment
Competency Assessment
Proficiency Assessment
Appendix
Credits
Index

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