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  • Information about Windows Vista would not available in the Student Guide, but you need to tell students that the new version of Windows platform has been released and completed version is called Windows Vista Ultimate.
  • OV #: Source File Name(s): Figure File Name: no fig Comments: Use blue key for permissions, not keyring keys
  • The registry is divided into five sections called subtrees; each subtree is further subdivided into keys that contain individual data items called value entries.
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    • 1. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives Objectives In this session, you will learn to: Identify the major personal computer operating systems. Identify the primary components of the Windows user interface. Identify the primary tools and functions used in Windows file system management. Identify Windows system management tools. Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 1 of 41
    • 2. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives Personal Computer Operating Systems The commonly used operating system on a personal computer are: Microsoft Windows Unix Linux Apple Macintosh Operating Systems Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 2 of 41
    • 3. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives Microsoft Windows Microsoft Windows: Is the most popular desktop and server OS Provides graphical user interface (GUI) Supports wide range of application and devices Requires a minimum 32-bit memory for processing Provides native networking support Supports a large suite of built-in applications and accessories Often comes preinstalled on many PCs sold commercially Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 3 of 41
    • 4. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives Microsoft Windows Versions Microsoft Windows comes in several different versions, such as: Windows Vista Windows XP Windows Server 2003 Windows 2000 Windows 9x and Me Windows NT Older Windows Desktop Operating System Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 4 of 41
    • 5. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives Unix • UNIX: Systems share a kernel/shell architecture Is portable to different hardware platforms Incorporates built-in multitasking, multiuser, built-in networking, and a robust development platform User session Shell Shell User session Kernel Shell Shell CPU Shell Shell User session Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 5 of 41
    • 6. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives Linux • Linux: Is an Open-standard UNIX derivative, developed by Linus Torvalds Incorporates built-in multitasking, Kernel and shell multiuser, built-in networking, and a robust development platform Code is open. It can be downloaded, Applications modified, and installed freely Utilities Installation media Vendor support Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 6 of 41
    • 7. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives Apple Macintosh Operating Systems • Mac OS® X features: Multiple user support Integrated Mac, Windows, and UNIX server, file, and printer browsing in the Finder Safari™ Web browser Native TCP/IP networking Many file- and network-level security features Wide hardware device support with a unique Macintosh computer system design Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 7 of 41
    • 8. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives Windows User Interface Components The primary components of the Windows user interface are: Windows Desktop Taskbar Start Menu Windows Explorer My Computer My Documents Folder Control Panel Command Prompt My Network Places Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 8 of 41
    • 9. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives The Windows Desktop • The Windows desktop is a general term for the overall contents of the computer screen that displays whenever Windows is running. Background graphics Desktop icons Start button Taskbar Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 9 of 41
    • 10. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives The Taskbar • The Taskbar is located at the bottom of the screen. Quick Launch Notification area Start button Buttons for open programs Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 10 of 41
    • 11. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives The Start Menu • The Start Menu is the main entry point into the Windows user interface. You can access programs, tools, and documents by choosing them directly from the Start menu or from one of its sub-menus. Current user Programs, tools and documents Start button opens menu Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 11 of 41
    • 12. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives Activity 2-2 Activity on Examining the Taskbar and Start Menu Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 12 of 41
    • 13. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives Windows Explorer • Windows Explorer is a graphical tool that enables users to manage files and folders on a computer. Explorer bar Contents of selected item Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 13 of 41
    • 14. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives My Computer • My Computer is used to manage files and folders on a computer and on any storage devices attached to the computer. It has a single pane view of Windows explorer, which has an additional task pane. Task pane Folders and storage devices Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 14 of 41
    • 15. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives The My Documents Folder • Each user on a Windows system has a personal folder named My Documents for storing the user’s individual files. Personal folder Each user’s personal files Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 15 of 41
    • 16. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives Activity 2-3 Activity on Examining Folder Management Tools Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 16 of 41
    • 17. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives The Control Panel • The Control Panel is a graphical interface that provides access to a number of utilities that you can use to configure the Windows operating system or the computer’s hardware. Graphical interface Configuration utilities Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 17 of 41
    • 18. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives Activity 2-4 Activity on Exploring the Control Panel Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 18 of 41
    • 19. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives The Command Prompt • The Command Prompt enables you to enter text-based commands or run command-line tools. Text-based commands Text input Text output Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 19 of 41
    • 20. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives Activity 2-5 Activity on Running the Command Prompt Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 20 of 41
    • 21. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives My Network Places • My Network Places is a view of My Computer that enables you to connect to other computers and to manage files and folders elsewhere on the network. Network resources Network-related tasks My Computer view Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 21 of 41
    • 22. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives Activity 2-6 Activity on Exploring My Network Places Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 22 of 41
    • 23. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives Windows File System Management The primary tools and functions used in Windows file system management are: Directories and Folders File Extensions File Attributes File Systems Shared Resources Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 23 of 41
    • 24. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives Directories and Folders Directory and folder are interchangeable terms for a component in a file system hierarchy that provides a container to organize files and other folders. Folder hierarchy Directory (folder) Organizes files and folders Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 24 of 41
    • 25. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives File Extensions Standard file extensions following the names of files can indicate whether a particular file is a system, program, or data file. Indicates function of file Indicates function of file Separated by period Three characters Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 25 of 41
    • 26. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives Activity 2-7 Activity on Viewing File Extensions Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 26 of 41
    • 27. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives File Attributes There are several standard attributes you can set or clear on files and folders on Windows systems. They are: Archive Hidden Read-only System Index (Windows only) Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 27 of 41
    • 28. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives Activity 2-8 Activity on Exploring File Attributes Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 28 of 41
    • 29. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives Windows File Systems • Windows supports several different file systems. They are: FAT / FAT32 • Legacy file systems • Support dual-boot to DOS • FAT: floppy disks, very small drives FAT/FAT32 • FAT32: enhanced for larger drives • No security, encryption, compression NTFS • Permissions • Encryption NTFS • Compression • Large files and drives Media file systems • For other media Media File Systems Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 29 of 41
    • 30. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives Permissions Permissions are security settings that control access to individual objects, such as files. Administrators: Full access User01: Read-only access Marketing documents Contractors: No access Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 30 of 41
    • 31. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives NTFS File Permissions There are five standard NTFS permissions you can assign to files. They are: Read Write Read & Execute Modify Full Control Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 31 of 41
    • 32. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives NTFS Folder Permissions There are six standard NTFS permissions you can assign to files. They are: List Folder Contents Read Write Read & Execute Modify Full Control Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 32 of 41
    • 33. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives Shares • A share is any network resource that is available to other computer users on the network. Typical shares include folders, printers, and drives. Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 33 of 41
    • 34. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives Shared Folder Permissions You can set three different levels of permissions on shared folders. Permission Description •View file and subfolder names, contents, attributes Read •Run program files •Granted to Everyone by default •Perform all Read permission tasks Change •Add, change, delete files and folders •Perform all Read and Change permission tasks Full Control •Change permissions Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 34 of 41
    • 35. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives Activity 2-9 Activity on Exploring NTFS Permissions Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 35 of 41
    • 36. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives Windows System Management Tools Some of the important Windows system management tools are: The Computer Management Console The Registry Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 36 of 41
    • 37. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives The Computer Management Console • Computer Management is the primary administrative tool you will use to manage and configure a Windows XP computer. Single console Hierarchical view of utilities Contents of selected node Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 37 of 41
    • 38. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives Activity 2-10 Activity on Examining Computer Management Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 38 of 41
    • 39. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives The Registry • The registry is the central configuration database where Windows stores and retrieves startup settings, hardware and software configuration information, and information for local user accounts. Subtrees Keys Value Value data entries Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 39 of 41
    • 40. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives Activity 2-11 Activity on Examining the Structure of the Registry Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 40 of 41
    • 41. CompTIA A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach Installing Windows XP Professional Using Attended Installationfor all 2006 Exam Objectives Summary • In this session, you learned that: The commonly used operating system on a personal computer are Microsoft Windows, Unix, Linux, and Apple Macintosh Operating Systems. The primary components of the Windows user interface are Windows desktop, taskbar, start menu, Windows explorer, My Computer, My Documents folder, control panel, command Prompt, and My Network Places. The primary tools and functions used in Windows file system management are directories and folders, file extensions, file attributes, file systems, and shared resources. Some of the important Windows system management tools are computer management console and registry. Ver. 1.0 Session 2 Slide 41 of 41

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