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Course CIS 212

Windows for Professionals

Course Description:

This course provides an introduction to supporting Windows as an IT professional. Students will learn how to deploy, configure, and maintain Windows in a corporate environment.

This course serves as an introduction to Windows. Here's a complete guide to deploying and managing Windows 7 that is suitable for IT professionals and students alike! Before 2010 is over, Windows 7, the newest desktop operating system from Microsoft, will be installed on millions of computers. It is anticipated that the numbers will only grow from there. This instructional course and accompanying text provide information users need to successfully migrate to Windows 7 and immediately begin deriving benefits from it. Students will learn the differences between the new system and the old, including Windows 7's additional functionalities, and its advanced security features. Written with the novice networking student in mind, this informative guide examines Windows 7 in a thorough, logical, organized manner to ensure that all information is easily understood. The Hands-on Activities and Case Projects help students practice new skills, and review questions and key terms reinforce important information. The accompanying CD provides valuable certification preparation material, including test preparation software. With the new section devoted to troubleshooting, this text also doubles as a manual that professionals can take on the job with them. 

Course Objectives:

Upon success completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Use acquired skills and knowledge to plan, install, configure, manage and troubleshoot the deployment of the Windows 7 desktop operating system.
  • Describe the various system utilities that are available for managing Windows 7 and explain their use
  • Manage disks, partitions, volumes, and the various file systems that Windows 7 supports.
  • Manage user accounts and other Windows 7 security features.
  • Define networking and remote access in terms of how these features are implemented in Windows 7.
  • Define the use of the productivity and media tools available in Windows 7.
  • Analyze the performance of Windows 7 and perform fine tuning of Windows 7ís performance.
  • Define application support
  • Describe the various means of providing disaster recovery and troubleshooting within Windows 7.
  • Define enterprise computing.
  • Collaborate with team members to solve relevant technical problems.
  • Student will show readiness for successful completion of the 70-680 Windows 7 exam for the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certification.



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