This course is intended for IT professionals who have supported previous versions of Windows desktop operating systems and performed duties such as end-user support and desktop troubleshooting. The intended audience also includes information workers who use the Windows desktop operating system in an end-user capacity. This course is also intended as a high-level overview of the Windows 7 operating system for business executives and decision-makers.
This module explains the features of the new Windows 7 interface, as well as new file system features such as Libraries and breadcrumbs. This module also covers Internet Explorer 9, Network and Sharing Center, network troubleshooting, and other new applications and features such as the Snipping Tool and Problem Steps Recorder.
Internet and Networks
Applications and Features
Introducing the Windows 7 Interface
Configuring File System
Exploring New Applications and Features
Using Start Menu Search
Pinning Applications and Favorites
Configuring Search Connectors
Using Network and Sharing Center
Understanding Windows Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting Network Issues
Exploring the Devices and Printers Folder
Using Problem Steps Recorder
Using Internet Explorer 9
Demonstrate usage of Start Menu Search.
Navigate and customize the user interface.
Summarize new interface features and enhancements, like Troubleshooting.
Manipulate new file system features, such as Libraries and Search Connectors.
Discuss the Network and Sharing Center as well as options for network troubleshooting.
Describe new features, such as the Devices and Printers folder and Problem Steps Recorder.
Discuss the benefits and requirements of DirectAccess, VPN Reconnect and BranchCache.
This module explains the new security features of Internet Explorer 9, how User Account Control works, and how to secure Windows 7 through integrated security components such as the Action Center, Windows Defender, and BitLocker Drive Protection.
Configuring Internet and Network Security
Exploring User Account Control
Exploring Security Features of IE9
Configuring Windows Firewall
Configuring Microsoft Security Essentials
Testing UAC as an Administrator
Testing UAC as a Standard User
Setting UAC Levels
Explain how to configure User Account Control.
Describe security features of Internet Explorer 9.
Demonstrate how to configure Windows Firewall.
Describe how to interpret and utilize the Action Center.
Explain the different capabilities of both Standard User and Administrator account types.
Describe built-in security functionality of Windows Defender and Microsoft Security Essentials.
Discuss the benefits and requirements of BitLocker Drive Protection.
This module explains how to monitor system reliability, perform benchmarking and configure power options using built-in tools. This module also explains how to configure AppLocker application restrictions and describes seven methods of Windows backup and data recovery.
Backup and Recovery
Testing Reliability and Benchmarking
Configuring Power Options
Recovering Data and Files
Using Reliability Monitor
Using Windows Experience Index
Setting Up Power Plans
Configuring Backup and Recovery
Using Previous Versions to Recover Data
Creating and Examining a System Image
Discuss the Windows Experience Index.
Describe the features of the Reliability Monitor.
Explain how to configure power plans and other power options.
Discuss the benefits and requirements of AppLocker.
Describe seven methods of Windows backup and data recovery.