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The Resource Microsoft Windows operating system : essentials, Tom Carpenter

Microsoft Windows operating system : essentials, Tom Carpenter

Label
Microsoft Windows operating system : essentials
Title
Microsoft Windows operating system
Title remainder
essentials
Statement of responsibility
Tom Carpenter
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
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1972-
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Carpenter, Tom
Dewey number
005.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Sybex serious skills
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  • Electronic data processing personnel
  • Operating systems (Computers)
Label
Microsoft Windows operating system : essentials, Tom Carpenter
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Exam 98-349"--Cover
  • Includes index
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Windows Operating Systems Overview -- Discovering the History of Windows -- DOS---The Precursor -- Windows 3.1---The GUI -- Windows Evolution -- Understanding the OS Architecture -- The Layers in Windows -- Windows Compared to Other Systems -- Identifying Windows Interfaces -- Using the GUI Interface -- Using the Command Prompt Interface -- Using Windows PowerShell -- The Essentials and Beyond -- ch. 2 Installing Windows -- Exploring OS Editions -- Comparing Windows Editions -- Defining System Requirements -- Using the PC Upgrade Advisor -- Planning Clean Installs vs. Upgrades -- Understanding Upgrade Paths -- Considering Application Compatibility -- Planning for Upgrades -- Planning for Clean Installs -- Understanding Installation Types -- Installing from Removable Media -- Performing Network-Based Installations -- Managing Product Identification Keys -- Using Virtualized Installations -- Introducing Virtualization --
  • Contents note continued: Application Virtualization -- Using Windows Virtual PC -- Using Third-Party Virtualization Software -- Understanding Windows XP Mode -- The Essentials and Beyond -- ch. 3 Managing the Desktop -- Understanding Desktop Features -- Exploring the Desktop -- Using the Desktop Configuration Interfaces -- Start Menu Settings -- Taskbar Settings -- Notification Area Settings -- Understanding User Profiles and Desktop Relationships -- Working with Gadgets -- Adding Gadgets to the Desktop -- Configuring Gadgets -- Installing and Removing Gadgets -- Changing Display Settings -- Configuring the Screen Resolution -- Configuring Screen Magnification -- Using Multiple Display Devices -- Creating Shortcuts -- Creating a New Desktop Shortcut -- Modifying a Shortcut -- Adding System Icons to the Desktop -- Configuring the Aero Interface -- Understanding the Aero Features -- Using Aero Themes -- Configuring Aero Settings -- The Essentials and Beyond --
  • Contents note continued: ch. 4 Using Native Applications -- Using the Traditional Tools -- Editing Text -- Working with Images -- Performing Calculations -- Working with Internet Explorer -- Exploring the Browser Interface -- Using the Tools Menu -- Creating Screenshots -- Using the Print Screen Button -- Working with the Snipping Tool -- Using Media Applications -- Understanding Media Applications -- Configuring Windows Media Player -- Viewing Configuration Settings -- Using MSCONFIG -- Using System Information -- PowerShell and Command Prompt Information Gathering -- The Essentials and Beyond -- ch. 5 Managing with the Control Panel -- Understanding Applets -- Defining a Control Panel Applet -- Exploring the Available Applets -- Configuring Administrative Tools -- Understanding the Administrative Tools Applet -- Working with the Administrative Tools -- Configuring Accessibility -- Windows Accessibility Features -- Using the Ease of Access Center -- Using Important Applets --
  • Contents note continued: Configuring Default Programs -- Using the Power Management Tools -- Understanding the System Applet -- The Essentials and Beyond -- ch. 6 Mobility and Remote Management -- Understanding Mobility -- Using the Sync Center -- Using Windows Mobility Center -- Using Remote Desktop -- Enabling Remote Desktop -- Connecting to Remote Desktop -- Using Remote Assistance -- Enabling and Configuring Remote Assistance -- Requesting Assistance -- Responding to a Request -- Understanding the MMC -- Exploring the MMC Interface -- Creating Custom Consoles -- Working with Windows PowerShell -- Understanding Cmdlets -- Executing Remote Commands -- The Essentials and Beyond -- ch. 7 Managing Applications -- Planning for Local and Network Applications -- Using Localized Applications -- Using Networked Applications -- Installing, Configuring, and Removing Applications -- Understanding Installation Methods -- Configuring Applications -- Removing Applications --
  • Contents note continued: Using Group Policy for Application Control -- Restricting Application Installation -- Disabling Access to Removable Media -- Deploying Applications with Group Policy -- Understanding Application Virtualization -- Understanding Med-V -- Understanding VDI -- The Difference between Services and Standard Applications -- Defining Services -- Configuring Service Settings -- Managing Service Accounts -- Understanding Service Dependencies -- Stopping, Starting, and Restarting Services -- The Essentials and Beyond -- ch. 8 Controlling Malware -- Understanding Malware Types -- Understanding Viruses and Worms -- Defining Trojans and Backdoors -- Avoiding Phishing Attacks -- Planning for Malware Protection -- Security Defined -- Configuring and Using UAC -- Selecting Anti-Malware Solutions -- Protecting the Windows Registry -- Understanding Microsoft Protection Methods -- Working with the Action Center -- Understanding the Malicious Software Removal Tool --
  • Contents note continued: Using Windows Defender -- Using Microsoft Security Essentials -- Understanding Microsoft Forefront -- The Essentials and Beyond -- ch. 9 File Management -- Understanding Filesystems -- Exploring the Purpose of a Filesystem -- Comparing Windows Filesystems -- Contrasting 32-Bit and 64-Bit Systems -- Working with Encryption -- Encrypting Files and Folders -- Understanding BitLocker Encryption -- Managing Encryption Keys -- Using Compression -- Using Libraries -- Library Features and Functionality -- Organizing with Libraries -- Creating a New Library -- Configuring Library Properties -- The Essentials and Beyond -- ch. 10 Network Shares -- Planning for File Sharing -- Understanding Network Hardware -- Understanding TCP/IP -- Working with Network Types -- Participating in a Workgroup -- Creating a New Homegroup -- Joining a Windows Domain -- Creating File Shares -- Creating Share Types -- Mapping Drives -- Understanding NTFS and Share Permissions --
  • Contents note continued: Understanding Authentication and Authorization -- Comparing NTFS and Share Permissions -- Creating Share Permissions -- Creating NTFS Permissions -- Sharing Printers -- Creating Printer Shares -- Managing Printer Shares -- Providing Printer Drivers -- The Essentials and Beyond -- ch. 11 Device Management -- Understanding Device Drivers -- Defining Device Drivers -- Locating and Downloading Drivers -- Installing Third-Party Software -- Using the Device Manager -- Exploring Plug-and-Play Operations -- Understanding Plug-and-Play Features -- Defining the Plug-and-Play Process -- Connecting and Managing Devices -- Initial Device Installation -- Updating Drivers -- Creating a Driver List -- Printers -- Comparing Local and Network Printers -- Connecting and Disconnecting Printers -- Using Print Queues -- Printing to a File -- Internet Printing -- System Devices -- Understanding Multimedia Devices -- Using Input Devices -- Exploring System Board Chipsets --
  • Contents note continued: The Essentials and Beyond -- ch. 12 Storage Management -- Data Storage Concepts -- Selecting Hard Drives for Your Computers -- Choosing a Filesystem -- Understanding Networked Storage -- Using DFS -- Understanding RAID -- Identifying Storage Technologies -- Understanding Disk Types -- Basic and Dynamic Disks -- Virtual Hard Disks -- Optical Media -- Using Online Storage -- Microsoft Online Storage Solutions -- Third-Party Online Storage Solutions -- The Essentials and Beyond -- ch. 13 Windows Troubleshooting -- Troubleshooting Processes -- REACT -- OSI Model -- The Hardware/Software Model -- Symptom, Diagnosis, and Solution -- Systems Thinking -- Using Disk Defragmenter -- Working with the Defragmenter GUI -- Using the DEFRAG Command Prompt Tool -- Using Defraggler -- Performing a Disk Cleanup -- Using the Disk Cleanup Tool -- Searching for Large Files -- Scheduling Tasks -- Accessing Additional Troubleshooting Tools -- Using Event Viewer --
  • Contents note continued: Task Manager -- Resource Monitor -- The Essentials and Beyond -- ch. 14 Backup and Recovery -- Planning for Backups -- Comparing Backup Methods and Tools -- Understanding Backup Options -- The Backup Planning Process -- Testing Recovery Processes -- Documenting the Recovery Process -- Performing Periodic Tests -- Updating the Recovery Process -- Working with System Restore -- Understanding System Restore -- Creating Restore Points -- Reverting to a Restore Point -- Selecting Third-Party Backup Software -- Determining Backup Needs -- Evaluating and Selecting Solutions -- Using Recovery Boot Options -- Understanding the Boot Menu -- Booting to the Last Known Good Configuration -- Using Safe Mode Options -- The Essentials and Beyond -- ch. 15 Windows Update -- Understanding Hotfixes and Service Packs -- Microsoft's Recommended Update Life Cycle -- Hotfixes, Service Packs, and Update Terminology -- Planning for Windows Update and Microsoft Update --
  • Contents note continued: Updating with Windows Update -- Using Windows Server Update Service -- The Essentials and Beyond -- Appendix A Answers to Review Questions -- Chapter 1 -- Chapter 2 -- Chapter 3 -- Chapter 4 -- Chapter 5 -- Chapter 6 -- Chapter 7 -- Chapter 8 -- Chapter 9 -- Chapter 10 -- Chapter 11 -- Chapter 12 -- Chapter 13 -- Chapter 14 -- Chapter 15 -- Appendix B Microsoft's Certification Program -- Certification Objectives Map
Control code
000048565529
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 376 p.
Isbn
9781118195529
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill.
Label
Microsoft Windows operating system : essentials, Tom Carpenter
Publication
Note
  • "Exam 98-349"--Cover
  • Includes index
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Windows Operating Systems Overview -- Discovering the History of Windows -- DOS---The Precursor -- Windows 3.1---The GUI -- Windows Evolution -- Understanding the OS Architecture -- The Layers in Windows -- Windows Compared to Other Systems -- Identifying Windows Interfaces -- Using the GUI Interface -- Using the Command Prompt Interface -- Using Windows PowerShell -- The Essentials and Beyond -- ch. 2 Installing Windows -- Exploring OS Editions -- Comparing Windows Editions -- Defining System Requirements -- Using the PC Upgrade Advisor -- Planning Clean Installs vs. Upgrades -- Understanding Upgrade Paths -- Considering Application Compatibility -- Planning for Upgrades -- Planning for Clean Installs -- Understanding Installation Types -- Installing from Removable Media -- Performing Network-Based Installations -- Managing Product Identification Keys -- Using Virtualized Installations -- Introducing Virtualization --
  • Contents note continued: Application Virtualization -- Using Windows Virtual PC -- Using Third-Party Virtualization Software -- Understanding Windows XP Mode -- The Essentials and Beyond -- ch. 3 Managing the Desktop -- Understanding Desktop Features -- Exploring the Desktop -- Using the Desktop Configuration Interfaces -- Start Menu Settings -- Taskbar Settings -- Notification Area Settings -- Understanding User Profiles and Desktop Relationships -- Working with Gadgets -- Adding Gadgets to the Desktop -- Configuring Gadgets -- Installing and Removing Gadgets -- Changing Display Settings -- Configuring the Screen Resolution -- Configuring Screen Magnification -- Using Multiple Display Devices -- Creating Shortcuts -- Creating a New Desktop Shortcut -- Modifying a Shortcut -- Adding System Icons to the Desktop -- Configuring the Aero Interface -- Understanding the Aero Features -- Using Aero Themes -- Configuring Aero Settings -- The Essentials and Beyond --
  • Contents note continued: ch. 4 Using Native Applications -- Using the Traditional Tools -- Editing Text -- Working with Images -- Performing Calculations -- Working with Internet Explorer -- Exploring the Browser Interface -- Using the Tools Menu -- Creating Screenshots -- Using the Print Screen Button -- Working with the Snipping Tool -- Using Media Applications -- Understanding Media Applications -- Configuring Windows Media Player -- Viewing Configuration Settings -- Using MSCONFIG -- Using System Information -- PowerShell and Command Prompt Information Gathering -- The Essentials and Beyond -- ch. 5 Managing with the Control Panel -- Understanding Applets -- Defining a Control Panel Applet -- Exploring the Available Applets -- Configuring Administrative Tools -- Understanding the Administrative Tools Applet -- Working with the Administrative Tools -- Configuring Accessibility -- Windows Accessibility Features -- Using the Ease of Access Center -- Using Important Applets --
  • Contents note continued: Configuring Default Programs -- Using the Power Management Tools -- Understanding the System Applet -- The Essentials and Beyond -- ch. 6 Mobility and Remote Management -- Understanding Mobility -- Using the Sync Center -- Using Windows Mobility Center -- Using Remote Desktop -- Enabling Remote Desktop -- Connecting to Remote Desktop -- Using Remote Assistance -- Enabling and Configuring Remote Assistance -- Requesting Assistance -- Responding to a Request -- Understanding the MMC -- Exploring the MMC Interface -- Creating Custom Consoles -- Working with Windows PowerShell -- Understanding Cmdlets -- Executing Remote Commands -- The Essentials and Beyond -- ch. 7 Managing Applications -- Planning for Local and Network Applications -- Using Localized Applications -- Using Networked Applications -- Installing, Configuring, and Removing Applications -- Understanding Installation Methods -- Configuring Applications -- Removing Applications --
  • Contents note continued: Using Group Policy for Application Control -- Restricting Application Installation -- Disabling Access to Removable Media -- Deploying Applications with Group Policy -- Understanding Application Virtualization -- Understanding Med-V -- Understanding VDI -- The Difference between Services and Standard Applications -- Defining Services -- Configuring Service Settings -- Managing Service Accounts -- Understanding Service Dependencies -- Stopping, Starting, and Restarting Services -- The Essentials and Beyond -- ch. 8 Controlling Malware -- Understanding Malware Types -- Understanding Viruses and Worms -- Defining Trojans and Backdoors -- Avoiding Phishing Attacks -- Planning for Malware Protection -- Security Defined -- Configuring and Using UAC -- Selecting Anti-Malware Solutions -- Protecting the Windows Registry -- Understanding Microsoft Protection Methods -- Working with the Action Center -- Understanding the Malicious Software Removal Tool --
  • Contents note continued: Using Windows Defender -- Using Microsoft Security Essentials -- Understanding Microsoft Forefront -- The Essentials and Beyond -- ch. 9 File Management -- Understanding Filesystems -- Exploring the Purpose of a Filesystem -- Comparing Windows Filesystems -- Contrasting 32-Bit and 64-Bit Systems -- Working with Encryption -- Encrypting Files and Folders -- Understanding BitLocker Encryption -- Managing Encryption Keys -- Using Compression -- Using Libraries -- Library Features and Functionality -- Organizing with Libraries -- Creating a New Library -- Configuring Library Properties -- The Essentials and Beyond -- ch. 10 Network Shares -- Planning for File Sharing -- Understanding Network Hardware -- Understanding TCP/IP -- Working with Network Types -- Participating in a Workgroup -- Creating a New Homegroup -- Joining a Windows Domain -- Creating File Shares -- Creating Share Types -- Mapping Drives -- Understanding NTFS and Share Permissions --
  • Contents note continued: Understanding Authentication and Authorization -- Comparing NTFS and Share Permissions -- Creating Share Permissions -- Creating NTFS Permissions -- Sharing Printers -- Creating Printer Shares -- Managing Printer Shares -- Providing Printer Drivers -- The Essentials and Beyond -- ch. 11 Device Management -- Understanding Device Drivers -- Defining Device Drivers -- Locating and Downloading Drivers -- Installing Third-Party Software -- Using the Device Manager -- Exploring Plug-and-Play Operations -- Understanding Plug-and-Play Features -- Defining the Plug-and-Play Process -- Connecting and Managing Devices -- Initial Device Installation -- Updating Drivers -- Creating a Driver List -- Printers -- Comparing Local and Network Printers -- Connecting and Disconnecting Printers -- Using Print Queues -- Printing to a File -- Internet Printing -- System Devices -- Understanding Multimedia Devices -- Using Input Devices -- Exploring System Board Chipsets --
  • Contents note continued: The Essentials and Beyond -- ch. 12 Storage Management -- Data Storage Concepts -- Selecting Hard Drives for Your Computers -- Choosing a Filesystem -- Understanding Networked Storage -- Using DFS -- Understanding RAID -- Identifying Storage Technologies -- Understanding Disk Types -- Basic and Dynamic Disks -- Virtual Hard Disks -- Optical Media -- Using Online Storage -- Microsoft Online Storage Solutions -- Third-Party Online Storage Solutions -- The Essentials and Beyond -- ch. 13 Windows Troubleshooting -- Troubleshooting Processes -- REACT -- OSI Model -- The Hardware/Software Model -- Symptom, Diagnosis, and Solution -- Systems Thinking -- Using Disk Defragmenter -- Working with the Defragmenter GUI -- Using the DEFRAG Command Prompt Tool -- Using Defraggler -- Performing a Disk Cleanup -- Using the Disk Cleanup Tool -- Searching for Large Files -- Scheduling Tasks -- Accessing Additional Troubleshooting Tools -- Using Event Viewer --
  • Contents note continued: Task Manager -- Resource Monitor -- The Essentials and Beyond -- ch. 14 Backup and Recovery -- Planning for Backups -- Comparing Backup Methods and Tools -- Understanding Backup Options -- The Backup Planning Process -- Testing Recovery Processes -- Documenting the Recovery Process -- Performing Periodic Tests -- Updating the Recovery Process -- Working with System Restore -- Understanding System Restore -- Creating Restore Points -- Reverting to a Restore Point -- Selecting Third-Party Backup Software -- Determining Backup Needs -- Evaluating and Selecting Solutions -- Using Recovery Boot Options -- Understanding the Boot Menu -- Booting to the Last Known Good Configuration -- Using Safe Mode Options -- The Essentials and Beyond -- ch. 15 Windows Update -- Understanding Hotfixes and Service Packs -- Microsoft's Recommended Update Life Cycle -- Hotfixes, Service Packs, and Update Terminology -- Planning for Windows Update and Microsoft Update --
  • Contents note continued: Updating with Windows Update -- Using Windows Server Update Service -- The Essentials and Beyond -- Appendix A Answers to Review Questions -- Chapter 1 -- Chapter 2 -- Chapter 3 -- Chapter 4 -- Chapter 5 -- Chapter 6 -- Chapter 7 -- Chapter 8 -- Chapter 9 -- Chapter 10 -- Chapter 11 -- Chapter 12 -- Chapter 13 -- Chapter 14 -- Chapter 15 -- Appendix B Microsoft's Certification Program -- Certification Objectives Map
Control code
000048565529
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 376 p.
Isbn
9781118195529
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill.

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