Microsoft Windows Operating System essentials [electronic resource] / Tom Carpenter.

Carpenter, Tom.
Indianapolis : John Wiley & Sons, c2012.
1 recurso en linea (402 p.)
1st edition
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A full-color guide to key Windows 7 administration concepts and topics Windows 7 is the leading desktop software, yet it can be a difficult concept to grasp, especially for those new to the field of IT. Microsoft Windows Operating System Essentials is an ideal resource for anyone new to computer administration and looking for a career in computers. Delving into areas such as fundamental Windows 7 administration concepts and various desktop OS topics, this full-color book addresses the skills necessary for individuals looking to break into a career in IT. Each chapter begins w
Microsoft Windows Operating Essentials; Acknowledgments; About the Author; Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1: Windows Operating Systems Overview; Discovering the History of Windows; Understanding the OS Architecture; Identifying Windows Interfaces; The Essentials and Beyond; Chapter 2: Installing Windows; Exploring OS Editions; Planning Clean Installs vs. Upgrades; Understanding Installation Types; Using Virtualized Installations; The Essentials and Beyond; Chapter 3: Managing the Desktop; Understanding Desktop Features; Working with Gadgets; Changing Display Settings; Creating Shortcuts
Configuring the Aero InterfaceThe Essentials and Beyond; Chapter 4: Using Native Applications; Using the Traditional Tools; Working with Internet Explorer; Creating Screenshots; Using Media Applications; Viewing Configuration Settings; The Essentials and Beyond; Chapter 5: Managing with the Control Panel; Understanding Applets; Configuring Administrative Tools; Configuring Accessibility; Using Important Applets; The Essentials and Beyond; Chapter 6: Mobility and Remote Management; Understanding Mobility; Using Remote Desktop; Using Remote Assistance; Understanding the MMC
Working with Windows PowerShellThe Essentials and Beyond; Chapter 7: Managing Applications; Planning for Local and Network Applications; Installing, Configuring, and Removing Applications; Using Group Policy for Application Control; Understanding Application Virtualization; The Difference between Services and Standard Applications; The Essentials and Beyond; Chapter 8: Controlling Malware; Understanding Malware Types; Planning for Malware Protection; Understanding Microsoft Protection Methods; The Essentials and Beyond; Chapter 9: File Management; Understanding Filesystems
Working with EncryptionUsing Libraries; The Essentials and Beyond; Chapter 10: Network Shares; Planning for File Sharing; Creating File Shares; Understanding NTFS and Share Permissions; Sharing Printers; The Essentials and Beyond; Chapter 11: Device Management; Understanding Device Drivers; Exploring Plug-and-Play Operations; Connecting and Managing Devices; Printers; System Devices; The Essentials and Beyond; Chapter 12: Storage Management; Data Storage Concepts; Understanding RAID; Identifying Storage Technologies; Understanding Disk Types; Using Online Storage; The Essentials and Beyond
Chapter 13: Windows TroubleshootingTroubleshooting Processes; Using Disk Defragmenter; Performing a Disk Cleanup; Scheduling Tasks; Accessing Additional Troubleshooting Tools; The Essentials and Beyond; Chapter 14: Backup and Recovery; Planning for Backups; Testing Recovery Processes; Working with System Restore; Selecting Third-Party Backup Software; Using Recovery Boot Options; The Essentials and Beyond; Chapter 15: Windows Update; Understanding Hotfixes and Service Packs; Planning for Windows Update and Microsoft Update; The Essentials and Beyond; Appendix A: Answers to Review Questions
Chapter 1
Includes index.