Microsoft Windows 7 - Expert Course Outline

Microsoft Windows 7 - Expert

Section 1: Harnessing the Power of the Internet

Lesson 1.1: Using Remote Desktop

Preparing to Use Remote Desktop

Opening Remote Desktop

Configuring Remote Desktop

Accessing a Computer using Remote Desktop


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.2: Using Remote Assistance

Remote Desktop vs. Remote Assistance

Inviting Someone to your Computer

Responding to a Remote Assistance Invitation

Offering Help with Remote Assistance

Asking for Help with Remote Assistance


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.3: Windows Contacts

Opening Contacts

Contacts Overview

Adding Contacts

Using Contact Views

Closing Contacts


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.4: People Near Me

What is People Near Me?

Opening People Near Me

Setting Your Sign-In Options

Using People Near Me

About Windows CardSpace


Skill Sharpener

Section 1: Case Study

Section 1: Review Questions

Section 2: Troubleshooting your Computer

Lesson 2.1: Backing Up Your Computer

Launching the Backup and Restore Center

Backing Up Your Files

Creating a System Repair Disc

Restoring Files

Using Windows Easy Transfer


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 2.2: Troubleshooting your Computer with the Action Center

Opening the Action Center

Action Center Overview

Troubleshooting Your Computer

Using the Windows Program Compatibility Troubleshooter

Using the Problem Steps Recorder


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 2.3: Using the System Configuration Utility


Using Preset Startup Options

Manually Modifying Programs and Services

Using MSCONFIG Tools


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 2.4: Using System Restore

Opening System Restore

Creating a System Restore Point

Restoring your Computer to an Earlier Time

Undoing a System Restore

Changing System Restore Settings


Skill Sharpener

Section 2: Case Study

Section 2: Review Questions

Section 3: Computer Management Tools

Lesson 3.1: Hard Disk Management Utilities

Enabling ReadyBoost

Using BitLocker

Using the Encrypting File System


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 3.2: Advanced Computer Management

About Windows Services Hardening and Security

Using Data Execution Prevention

Setting up Access Control Lists

About Network Access Protection

About User Account Control


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 3.3: Mobility and Touch Features

Using the Mobility Center

Setting Power Options

Setting Tablet PC Options

Touch and Multi-Touch Options

Using the Math Input Panel


Skill Sharpener

Section 3: Case Study

Section 3: Review Questions

Section 4: Advanced Topics

Lesson 4.1: Speech Recognition

Opening Speech Recognition

Setting Speech Recognition Options

Training your Computer

Using Speech Recognition


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 4.2: Using Hardware Administrative Tools, Part One

Editing your Paging File

Scheduling the Processor

Setting Advanced Visual Effect Options


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 4.3: Using Hardware Administrative Tools, Part Two

Viewing Advanced System Information

Using Event Logs

Using the Performance Monitor

Generating System Health Reports


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 4.4: Windows XP Mode

What is XP Mode?

Downloading and Installing Windows Virtual PC

Launching Windows XP Mode

Using Windows XP Mode Controls

Changing Windows Virtual PC Settings

Managing Different Virtual Machines

Closing Windows XP Mode


Skill Sharpener

Section 4: Case Study

Section 4: Review Questions


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