This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of personal computer operating systems for computer software configuration, file management, performance monitoring, optimization, maintenance, recovery, and security.
Develop a training guide for operating system support.
Describe how older applications can be supported by current operating systems.
Explain potential issues involved with supporting legacy Windows® operating systems.
Describe features of legacy Windows® operating systems.
Security of Operating Systems
Describe steps to secure operating systems.
Describe security features of Windows® operating systems.
Personal Computers and the Internet
Explain potential problems and solutions when connecting an operating system to the Internet.
Describe steps to connect a workstation to the Internet.
Differentiate between Internet and network connections.
Networking Operating Systems
Explain potential problems and solutions when connecting an operating system to a network.
Describe steps to enable networking on a workstation.
Explain how networking functions in operating systems.
Troubleshooting and Upgrading Operating Systems
Compare the process of upgrading an operating system to performing an original installation.
Describe troubleshooting techniques for operating system-related problems.
Microsoft® Windows® 7
Explain how Microsoft® Windows® 7is supported.
Identify areas of concern when installing and maintaining Microsoft® Windows® 7.
Describe how to install a Microsoft® Windows® 7 operating system.
Maintaining and Supporting Operating Systems
Explain how operating systems are supported.
Identify areas of concern when maintaining operating systems.
Installing Operating Systems
Identify areas of concern when installing operating systems.
Describe how to install Windows® operating systems.
Introducing Operating Systems
Describe how operating systems have changed.
Compare operating systems to other software.
Identify components and functions of operating systems.
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