IT Essentials Lab Manual, Version 6 / Edition 6

IT Essentials Lab Manual, Version 6 / Edition 6

by Cisco Networking Academy
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1587133547
ISBN-13:
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Pub. Date:
06/19/2016
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Cisco Press

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Overview

IT Essentials Lab Manual, Version 6 / Edition 6

The only authorized Lab Manual for the Cisco Networking Academy IT Essentials, Version 6 course

IT Essentials Lab Manual is a supplemental book prepared for students in the Cisco® Networking Academy IT Essentials v6 course. All the hands-on labs and worksheets from the course are printed within this book to provide practical, hands-on experience with the course content. IT Essentials covers fundamental computer and career skills for entry-level IT jobs.

Practicing and performing all these tasks will reinforce the concepts, skills, and procedures and help prepare the student to take the CompTIA® A+ 220-901 and 220-902 exams.

Related titles:

IT Essentials Companion Guide, Version 6

ISBN-10: 1-58713-355-5

ISBN-13: 978-1-58713-355-8

IT Essentials Course Booklet, Version 6

ISBN-10: 1-58713-356-3

ISBN-13: 978-1-58713-356-5

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781587133541
Publisher: Cisco Press
Publication date: 06/19/2016
Series: Lab Companion Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 768
Sales rank: 897,105
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Cisco Networking Academy teaches hundreds of thousands of students annually the skills needed to build, design, and maintain, networks, improving their career prospects while filling the global demand for networking professionals. With 10,000 academies in 165 countries, it helps individuals prepare for industry-recognized certifications and entry-level information and communication technology careers in virtually every industry -- developing foundational technical skills while acquiring vital 21st-century career skills in problem solving, collaboration, and critical thinking.

Table of Contents

Chapter 0: Course Introduction ..................................................................................................... 1

Lab 0.2.2.2 - Worksheet - Job Opportunities ......................................................................................1

Chapter 1: Introduction to the Personal Computer .......................................................................3

Lab 1.1.1.4 - Ohm’s Law ...................................................................................................................3

Lab 1.2.1.13 - Research Computer Components ................................................................................4

Lab 1.3.1.7 - Build a Specialized Computer System ..........................................................................7

Chapter 2: Introduction to Lab Procedures and Tool Use .......................................................... 13

Lab 2.2.2.3 - Diagnostic Software .................................................................................................... 13

Lab 2.2.4.4 - Using a Multimeter and a Power Supply Tester .......................................................... 14

Lab 2.2.4.7 - Computer Disassembly ................................................................................................ 18

Chapter 3: Computer Assembly ..................................................................................................... 23

Lab 3.1.1.3 - Install the Power Supply .............................................................................................. 23

Lab 3.1.2.6 - Install the Motherboard ............................................................................................... 24

Lab 3.1.3.3 - Install the Drives ......................................................................................................... 26

Lab 3.1.4.4 - Install Adapter Cards ................................................................................................... 27

Lab 3.1.5.5 - Install Internal Cables .................................................................................................. 29

Lab 3.1.5.8 - Install Front Panel Cables ............................................................................................ 31

Lab 3.1.5.12 - Complete the Computer Assembly ............................................................................ 32

Lab 3.2.2.8 - Boot the Computer ...................................................................................................... 33

Lab 3.3.1.6 - BIOS File Search ......................................................................................................... 36

Lab 3.3.3.2 - Upgrade Hardware ...................................................................................................... 38

Chapter 4: Overview of Preventive Maintenance

Chapter 5: Windows Installation ................................................................................................... 41

Lab 5.1.2.3 - Search NOC Certifications and Jobs ........................................................................... 41

Lab 5.1.4.4 - Data Migration in Windows ........................................................................................ 43

Lab 5.2.1.7 - Install Windows 7 or Vista .......................................................................................... 69

Lab 5.2.1.7 - Install Windows 8 ........................................................................................................ 94

Lab 5.2.1.10 - Check for Updates in Windows 7 and Vista ........................................................... 103

Lab 5.2.1.10 - Check for Updates in Windows 8 ............................................................................ 109

Lab 5.2.4.7 - Create a Partition in Windows 7 and Vista ............................................................... 114

Lab 5.2.4.7 - Create a Partition in Windows 8 ................................................................................ 126

Chapter 6: Windows Configuration and Management .............................................................. 139

Lab 6.1.1.5 - Task Manager in Windows 7 and Vista .................................................................... 139

Lab 6.1.1.5 - Task Manager in Windows 8 ..................................................................................... 154

Lab 6.1.1.9 - Install Third-Party Software in Windows 7 and Vista .............................................. 166

Lab 6.1.1.9 - Install Third-Party Software in Windows 8 .............................................................. 175

Lab 6.1.2.3 - Create User Accounts in Windows 7 and Vista ........................................................ 184

Lab 6.1.2.3 - Create User Accounts in Windows 8 ........................................................................ 192

Lab 6.1.2.5 - Configure Browser Settings in Windows 7 and Vista ............................................... 207

Lab 6.1.5.2 - Configure Browser Settings in Windows 8 ............................................................... 217

Lab 6.1.2.12 - Manage Virtual Memory in Windows 7 and Vista ................................................. 227

Lab 6.1.2.12 - Manage Virtual Memory in Windows 8 .................................................................. 239

Lab 6.1.2.14 - Device Manager in Windows 7 and Vista ............................................................... 251

Lab 6.1.2.14 - Device Manager in Windows 8 ............................................................................... 256

Lab 6.1.2.16 - Region and Language Options in Windows 7 and Vista ......................................... 261

Lab 6.1.2.16 - Region and Language Options in Windows 8 ......................................................... 269

Lab 6.1.3.6 - Monitor and Manage System Resources in Windows 7 and Vista ........................... 275

Lab 6.1.3.6 - Monitor and Manage System Resources in Windows 8 ............................................ 305

Lab 6.1.4.2 - Hard Drive Maintenance in Windows 7 and Vista .................................................... 325

Lab 6.1.4.2 - Hard Drive Maintenance in Windows 8 .................................................................... 334

Lab 6.1.4.4 - Managing System Files in Windows ......................................................................... 338

Lab 6.1.5.4 - Common Windows CLI Commands ......................................................................... 345

Lab 6.1.5.6 - System Utilities in Windows ..................................................................................... 353

Lab 6.3.1.2 - Managing the Startup Folder in Windows 7 and Vista ............................................. 363

Lab 6.3.1.2 - Managing the Startup Folder in Windows 8 ............................................................. 368

Lab 6.3.1.5 - Task Scheduler in Windows 7 and Vista ................................................................... 378

Lab 6.3.1.5 - Task Scheduler in Windows 8 ................................................................................... 390

Lab 6.3.1.7 - System Restore in Windows 7 and Vista .................................................................. 402

Lab 6.3.1.7 - System Restore in Windows 8 ................................................................................... 412

Chapter 7: Networking Concepts ................................................................................................. 423

Lab 7.3.2.6 - Build and Test Network Cables ................................................................................. 423

Lab 7.4.1.11 - Configure a NIC to Use DHCP in Windows ........................................................... 428

Chapter 8: Applied Networking ................................................................................................... 435

Lab 8.1.2.10 - Connect to a Router for the First Time .................................................................... 435

Lab 8.1.2.12 - Configure Wireless Router in Windows ................................................................. 442

Lab 8.1.2.14 - Test the Wireless NIC in Windows ......................................................................... 454

Lab 8.1.3.9 - Share Resources in Windows .................................................................................... 460

Lab 8.1.4.3 - Remote Assistance in Windows ................................................................................ 484

Lab 8.1.4.4 - Remote Desktop in Windows 7 and Vista ................................................................. 498

Lab 8.1.4.4 - Remote Desktop in Windows 8 ................................................................................. 512

Chapter 9: Laptops and Mobile Devices ...................................................................................... 525

Lab 9.1.1.6 - Research Docking Stations ........................................................................................ 525

Lab 9.3.1.5 - Research Laptop RAM .............................................................................................. 526

Lab 9.3.2.3 - Research Laptop Batteries ......................................................................................... 527

Lab 9.3.2.5 - Research Laptop Screens ........................................................................................... 528

Lab 9.3.2.7 - Research Laptop Hard Drives ................................................................................... 529

Lab 9.3.2.14 - Research Building a Specialized Laptop ................................................................. 530

Lab 9.6.2.2 - Research Laptop Problems ........................................................................................ 533

Lab 9.6.2.3 - Gather Information from the Customer ..................................................................... 534

Lab 9.6.2.4 - Investigate Support Websites and Repair Companies ............................................... 535

Chapter 10: Mobile, Linux, and OS X Operating Systems ........................................................ 537

Lab 10.1.2.3 - Working with Android ............................................................................................ 537

Lab 10.1.3.3 - Working with iOS ................................................................................................... 549

Lab 10.1.5.3 - Mobile Device Features ........................................................................................... 562

Lab 10.1.5.4 - Mobile Device Information ..................................................................................... 573

Lab 10.2.1.2 - Passcode Locks ........................................................................................................ 575

Lab 10.3.1.2 - Mobile Wi-Fi ........................................................................................................... 586

Lab 10.4.1.4 - Install Linux in a Virtual Machine and Explore the GUI ........................................ 592

Lab 10.4.3.3 - Working with Linux Command Line ...................................................................... 605

Lab 10.5.2.2 - Troubleshooting Mobile Devices ............................................................................ 614

Chapter 11: Printers ...................................................................................................................... 617

Lab 11.2.1.6 - Install a Printer in Windows 7 and Vista ................................................................. 617

Lab 11.2.1.6 - Install a Printer in Windows 8 ................................................................................. 619

Lab 11.3.2.5 - Share a Printer in Windows 7 and Vista .................................................................. 621

Lab 11.3.2.5 - Share a Printer in Windows 8 .................................................................................. 633

Chapter 12: Security ...................................................................................................................... 639

Lab 12.2.1.8 - Configure Windows Local Security Policy ............................................................. 639

Lab 12.3.1.3 - Configure Data Backup and Recovery in Windows 7 and Vista ............................ 648

Lab 12.3.1.3 - Configure Data Backup and Recovery in Windows 8 ............................................ 669

Lab 12.3.1.5 - Configure the Firewall in Windows 7 and Vista ..................................................... 679

Lab 12.3.1.5 - Configure the Firewall in Windows 8 ..................................................................... 699

Lab 12.3.1.9 - Configure Users and Groups in Windows ............................................................... 710

Lab 12.4.2.2 - Document Customer Information in a Work Order ................................................ 724

Chapter 13: The IT Professional .................................................................................................. 727

Lab 13.1.1.3 - Technician Resources .............................................................................................. 727

Chapter 14: Advanced Troubleshooting ...................................................................................... 729

Lab 14.1.1.2 - Troubleshooting Hardware Problems ...................................................................... 729

Lab 14.1.1.3 - Remote Technician - Repair Boot Problem ............................................................ 731

Lab 14.2.1.2 - Troubleshoot Operating System Problems .............................................................. 733

Lab 14.2.1.3 - Remote Technician - Fix an Operating System Problem ........................................ 745

Lab 14.3.1.2 - Troubleshooting Network Problems ....................................................................... 747

Lab 14.3.1.3 - Remote Technician - Fix a Network Problem ......................................................... 749

Lab 14.4.1.2 - Troubleshoot Security Problems ............................................................................. 751

Lab 14.4.1.3 - Remote Technician - Fix a Security Problem ......................................................... 755

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