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Author Carpenter, Tom, 1972-

Title Microsoft Windows operating system essentials / Tom Carpenter.

Imprint Indianapolis, Ind. : John Wiley & Sons, 2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Books 24x7 IT E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource.
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Essentials
Sybex serious skills
Essentials series.
Serious skills.
Contents 1. Windows Operating Systems Overview -- 2. Installing Windows -- 3. Managing the Desktop -- 4. Using Native Applications -- 5. Managing with the Control Panel -- 6. Mobility and Remote Management -- 7. Managing Applications -- 8. Controlling Malware -- 9. File Management -- 10. Network Shares -- 11. Device Management -- 12. Storage Management -- 13. Windows Troubleshooting -- 14. Backup and Recovery -- 15. Windows Update.
Introduction -- 1. Windows Operating Systems Overview -- Discovering the History of Windows -- Understanding the OS Architecture -- Identifying Windows Interfaces -- The Essentials and Beyond -- 2. Installing Windows -- Exploring OS Editions -- Planning Clean Installs vs. Upgrades -- Understanding Installation Types -- Using Virtualized Installations -- The Essentials and Beyond -- 3. Managing the Desktop -- Understanding Desktop Features -- Working with Gadgets -- Changing Display Settings -- Creating Shortcuts -- Configuring the Aero Interface -- The Essentials and Beyond -- 4. Using Native Applications -- Using the Traditional Tools -- Working with Internet Explorer -- Creating Screenshots -- Using Media Applications -- Viewing Configuration Settings -- The Essentials and Beyond -- 5. Managing with the Control Panel -- Understanding Applets -- Configuring Administrative Tools -- Configuring Accessibility -- Using Important Applets -- The Essentials and Beyond -- 6. Mobility and Remote Management -- Understanding Mobility -- Using Remote Desktop -- Using Remote Assistance -- Understanding the MMC -- Working with Windows PowerShell -- The Essentials and Beyond -- 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 -- 8. Controlling Malware -- Understanding Malware Types -- Planning for Malware Protection -- Understanding Microsoft Protection Methods -- The Essentials and Beyond -- 9. File Management -- Understanding Filesystems -- Working with Encryption -- Using Libraries -- The Essentials and Beyond -- 10. Network Shares -- Planning for File Sharing -- Creating File Shares -- Understanding NTFS and Share Permissions -- Sharing Printers -- The Essentials and Beyond -- 11. Device Management -- Understanding Device Drivers -- Exploring Plug-and-Play Operations -- Connecting and Managing Devices -- Printers -- System Devices -- The Essentials and Beyond -- 12. Storage Management -- Data Storage Concepts -- Understanding RAID -- Identifying Storage Technologies -- Understanding Disk Types -- Using Online Storage -- The Essentials and Beyond -- 13. Windows Troubleshooting -- Troubleshooting Processes -- Using Disk Defragmenter -- Performing a Disk Cleanup -- Scheduling Tasks -- Accessing Additional Troubleshooting Tools -- The Essentials and Beyond -- 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 -- 15. Windows Update -- Understanding Hotfixes and Service Packs -- Planning for Windows Update and Microsoft Update -- The Essentials and Beyond.
Summary 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 with a list of topic areas to be discussed, followed by a clear and concise discussion of the core Windows 7 administration concepts and skills necessary so you can gain a strong understanding of the chapter topic areas. The chapters conclude with review questions and suggested labs, so you can gauge your understanding of the chapter's contents. Offers in-depth coverage of operating system configurations Explains how to install and upgrade client systems Addresses managing applications and devices Helps you understand operating system maintenance Covers the topics you need to know for the MTA 98-349 exam The full-color Microsoft Windows 7 Essentials proves itself to be an invaluable resource on Windows 7 and features additional learning tutorials and tools.
Subject Microsoft Windows (Computer file) -- Examinations -- Study guides.
Microsoft Windows (Computer file) / Examinations / Study guides.
Microsoft Windows (Computer file) (OCoLC)fst01367862
Operating systems (Computers) -- Examinations -- Study guides.
Electronic data processing personnel -- Certification -- Study guides.
Electronic data processing personnel -- Certification. (OCoLC)fst00907100
Examinations. (OCoLC)fst00917492
Operating systems (Computers) -- Examinations. (OCoLC)fst01046287
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Study guides. (OCoLC)fst01423888
Other Form: Print version: Carpenter, Tom. Microsoft Windows Operating System essentials. Indianapolis : John Wiley & Sons, 2012 (DLC) 2011942396
ISBN 9781118227688 (electronic bk.)
1118227689 (electronic bk.)
9781118240595 (electronic bk.)
1118240596 (electronic bk.)
9781118265291 (electronic bk.)
1118265297 (electronic bk.)
9781118195529 (pbk.)
1118195523 (pbk.)
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DEBBG BV040901271
DEBBG BV041909802
DEBSZ 378285017
DEBSZ 381373088
DKDLA 820120-katalog:000588182
NZ1 14693916
NZ1 15407006

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