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Lesson 1

Lesson 1: Introducing, Installing, and Upgrading Windows, Downloadable Version

Review Windows system requirements and upgrade paths; use the Upgrade Advisor; assess current application compatibility; learn what you need to know about Product Identification Keys; and walk through local and network installations.

Duration: 00:44:08  File Size: 67 MB

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Lesson 2

Lesson 2: Understanding Operating System Configurations, Downloadable Version

Understand user accounts and work with Windows User Account Control (UAC); explore and master core Windows administrative tools; control interface options; create convenient shortcuts; work with User Profiles; and understand both Med-V and App-V virtualization.

Duration: 01:08:03  File Size: 106 MB

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Lesson 3

Lesson 3: Understanding Native Applications, Tools, and Remote Management, Downloadable Version

Use Internet Explorer, Windows Media Player, and Windows Media Center… use the Snipping tool… use offline files… work with Windows Mobility Center and Remote Desktop Services… get comfortable using the Microsoft Management Console and Windows PowerShell.

Duration: 00:30:51  File Size: 53 MB

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Lesson 4

Lesson 4: Managing Applications, Services, Folders, and Libraries, Downloadable Version

Manage local and network applications… remove applications… use group policy… work with services and MSCONFIG… master Windows file systems… understand network locations… begin using Windows security and encryption tools.

Duration: 00:40:49  File Size: 66 MB

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Lesson 5

Lesson 5: Managing Devices, Downloadable Version

Understand Windows Plug and Play hardware… set up printers… install drivers… compare and utilize different types of storage devices, including cloud storage… connect media devices… use the Control Panel's Device Manager.

Duration: 00:23:41  File Size: 39 MB

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Lesson 6

Lesson 6: Understanding File and Print Sharing, Downloadable Version

Understand and use HomeGroups and shared folders… map drives for user convenience… work with the NTFS file system… set up permissions for shared folders… share printers.

Duration: 00:29:43  File Size: 52 MB

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Lesson 7

Lesson 7: Maintaining, Updating, and Protecting Windows, Downloadable Version

Defragment and clean up disks… set Scheduled Tasks… make the most of Windows' Action Center. Discover Windows Registry; updates and hotfixes; and how to protect Windows.

Duration: 00:25:40  File Size: 48 MB

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Lesson 8

Lesson 8: Understanding Backup and Recovery Method, Downloadable Version

Understand and use different backup methods. Discover backup options and learn about system restore. Understand recovery boot options and safe mode options.

Duration: 00:29:43  File Size: 47 MB

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Lesson 9

Lesson 9: Preparing for Certification, Downloadable Version

Understand test objectives and preparation strategies. Discover test taking strategies and how to sign up for the exam.

Duration: 00:29:22  File Size: 42 MB

Description

  • Copyright 2015
  • Edition: 1st
  • Downloadable Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-672-33842-4
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-672-33842-7

5+ Hours of Video Instruction

Overview

Your complete Windows video course: hands-on skills for real-world success, plus expert prep for your MTA 98-349 (Windows Operating System Fundamentals) certification exam!

Description

In this unique video package, top IT instructor/consultant Ed Liberman helps you master the core skills you need to run and manage Microsoft Windows, and fully prepare for your MTA 98-349 certification exam. Drawing on his experience helping thousands of people supercharge their IT careers, Ed helps you develop real world skills for success with Windows -- and even have fun while you learn. Step by step, you'll build and deepen your knowledge of installing, upgrading, and configuring Windows; managing applications, files, folders, and devices; and even maintaining Windows systems.

About the Instructor

Ed Liberman (MVP, MCP, MCSA, MCSE, MCDST, MCT, MCTS, MCITP, A+, Network+, Server+, CWTS, CWNA, CWNT) has worked in technology for over 20 years. He has been certified and instructing IT since 1998, and has helped thousands of people get started in IT or advance their IT careers. When not teaching, he consults independently with corporations seeking to improve their network infrastructure.

Skill Level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

What You Will Learn

  • How to install and upgrade Windows without problems
  • How to configure user accounts and work with core Windows administrative tools
  • How to use and manage native Windows applications such as Internet Explorer and Windows Media Player
  • How to manage Windows services, folders, libraries, and devices
  • How to reliably share files and printers
  • How to maintain, update, and protect Windows

Who Should Take This Course

  • Everyone who wants to use or manage Windows, especially those preparing for Microsoft's MTA 98-349 Windows Operating System Fundamentals certification exam

Course Requirements

  • Basic experience with any version of Windows

Table of Contents

Course Intro

0.1. Meet Your Instructor

0.2. What We Will Cover

Lesson 1: Introducing, Installing, and Upgrading Windows

1.1. System Requirements

1.2. Upgrade Paths

1.3. Using the Upgrade Advisor

1.4. Application Compatibility

1.5. Product Identification Keys

1.6. Local vs. Network Installations

Lesson 2: Understanding Operating System Configurations

2.1. User Accounts

2.2. Understanding User Account Control (UAC)

2.3. Administrative Tools

2.4. Interface Options

2.5. Creating Shortcuts

2.6. User Profiles

2.7. Understanding Med-V and App-V

Lesson 3: Understanding Native Applications, Tools, and Remote Management

3.1. Using Internet Explorer

3.2. Snipping Tool

3.3. Windows Media Player and Center

3.4. Offline Files

3.5. Windows Mobility Center

3.6. Remote Desktop Services

3.7. Microsoft Management Console

3.8. Windows PowerShell

Lesson 4: Managing Applications, Services, Folders, and Libraries

4.1. Local vs. Network Applications

4.2. Removing Applications

4.3. Using Group Policy

4.4. Working with Services

4.5. MSCONFIG

4.6. File Systems

4.7. Understanding Network Locations

4.8. Security and Encryption

Lesson 5: Managing Devices

5.1. Plug and Play

5.2. Printers

5.3. Drivers

5.4. Storage Types

5.5. Local vs. Cloud Storage

5.6. Video and Audio Devices

5.7. Device Manager

Lesson 6: Understanding File and Print Sharing

6.1. HomeGroups

6.2. Shared Folders

6.3. Mapping Drives

6.4. NTFS and Shared Folder Permissions

6.5. Printer Drivers

Lesson 7: Maintaining, Updating, and Protecting Windows

7.1. Disk Defragmentation

7.2. Disk Cleanup

7.3. Scheduled Tasks

7.4. Action Center

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Sample Content

Table of Contents

Course Intro

0.1. Meet Your Instructor

0.2. What We Will Cover

Lesson 1: Introducing, Installing, and Upgrading Windows

1.1. System Requirements

1.2. Upgrade Paths

1.3. Using the Upgrade Advisor

1.4. Application Compatibility

1.5. Product Identification Keys

1.6. Local vs. Network Installations

Lesson 2: Understanding Operating System Configurations

2.1. User Accounts

2.2. Understanding User Account Control (UAC)

2.3. Administrative Tools

2.4. Interface Options

2.5. Creating Shortcuts

2.6. User Profiles

2.7. Understanding Med-V and App-V

Lesson 3: Understanding Native Applications, Tools, and Remote Management

3.1. Using Internet Explorer

3.2. Snipping Tool

3.3. Windows Media Player and Center

3.4. Offline Files

3.5. Windows Mobility Center

3.6. Remote Desktop Services

3.7. Microsoft Management Console

3.8. Windows PowerShell

Lesson 4: Managing Applications, Services, Folders, and Libraries

4.1. Local vs. Network Applications

4.2. Removing Applications

4.3. Using Group Policy

4.4. Working with Services

4.5. MSCONFIG

4.6. File Systems

4.7. Understanding Network Locations

4.8. Security and Encryption

Lesson 5: Managing Devices

5.1. Plug and Play

5.2. Printers

5.3. Drivers

5.4. Storage Types

5.5. Local vs. Cloud Storage

5.6. Video and Audio Devices

5.7. Device Manager

Lesson 6: Understanding File and Print Sharing

6.1. HomeGroups

6.2. Shared Folders

6.3. Mapping Drives

6.4. NTFS and Shared Folder Permissions

6.5. Printer Drivers

Lesson 7: Maintaining, Updating, and Protecting Windows

7.1. Disk Defragmentation

7.2. Disk Cleanup

7.3. Scheduled Tasks

7.4. Action Center

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