Supporting Windows 7

Supporting Windows 7

by Jean Andrews
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1111317070

ISBN-13: 9781111317072

Pub. Date: 12/08/2010

Publisher: Cengage Learning

SUPPORTING WINDOWS 7 is written for those entering the field of PC repair or those who are currently practicing as support technicians. This Windows 7 supplement is designed to be used in conjunction with A+ GUIDE TO MANAGING AND MAINTAINING YOUR PC, 7TH EDITION or A+ GUIDE TO SOFTWARE, 5TH EDITION. This text covers the differences between Windows 7 and Vista and

Overview

SUPPORTING WINDOWS 7 is written for those entering the field of PC repair or those who are currently practicing as support technicians. This Windows 7 supplement is designed to be used in conjunction with A+ GUIDE TO MANAGING AND MAINTAINING YOUR PC, 7TH EDITION or A+ GUIDE TO SOFTWARE, 5TH EDITION. This text covers the differences between Windows 7 and Vista and how to install and maintain Windows 7, including the improved Windows Back up utility, the Action Center, the system image, and tools for troubleshooting network connections. Coverage also includes Windows 7 security tools and techniques and how to troubleshoot Windows 7 start up errors and slowdowns. Each chapter ends with labs that focus on the support tools and techniques in Windows 7 that differ from Vista, and the Windows 7 content is mapped to CompTIA's 2009 A+ exam objectives. After completion of this text and the Windows content in either of the core books, the reader will be equipped to support all of the current Windows operating systems including Windows 7, Vista and XP.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111317072
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/08/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

1. INSTALLING AND MAINTAINING WINDOWS 7. What's New with Window 7. Installing Windows 7. Windows 7 Action Center. Backing Up User Data and the System Image. 2. SECURING AND TROUBLESHOOTING WINDOWS 7. Windows 7 Utilities and Tools to Support the OS. Securing Windows 7 Resources. Solving Windows 7 Startup Problems. Appendix A. Labs for Chapter 1: Installing and Maintaining Windows 7. Lab 1.1: Determine Hardware Compatibility with Windows 7. Lab 1.2: Install or Upgrade to Windows 7. Lab 1.3: Navigate and Customize Windows 7. Lab 1.4: Manage Windows 7 Libraries. Lab 1.5: Download and Use Microsoft Security Essentials. Lab 1.6: Install and Use Windows XP Mode and Windows Virtual PC. Appendix B. Labs for Chapter 2: Securing and Troubleshooting Windows 7. Lab 2.1: Identify a Hard Drive Bottleneck by Using Performance Tools. Lab 2.2: Demonstrate Homegroup Security. Lab 2.3: Use Advanced File and Folder Sharing. Lab 2.4: Create a Windows 7 Repair Disc. Lab 2.5: Explore the Repair Disc and the Windows Recovery Environment.

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