The purpose of this course is to address the implementation and desktop support needs of customers that are planning to deploy and support Microsoft Windows XP Professional in a variety of stand-alone and network operating system environments.
- Course Outline
The purpose of this course is to address the implementation and desktop support needs of customers that are planning to deploy and support Microsoft Windows XP Professional in a variety of stand-alone and network operating system environments. It provides in-depth, hands-on training for Information Technology (IT) professionals responsible for the planning, implementation, management, and support of Windows XP Professional.
This course is based on the final, retail release of Windows XP Professional.
Audience Profile The target audience consists of IT support professionals who:
- Are new to the Windows XP Professional product.
- Provide Helpdesk support for Windows XP Professional desktops.
- Provide support for the Microsoft Windows NT version 4.0 or Windows 2000 Server family of products, or support for a Microsoft Windows XP solution environment.
- Planning an Installation of Microsoft Windows XP Professional
- Installing Windows XP Professional
- Upgrading to Microsoft Windows XP
- Transferring User Settings and Files by Using the USMT
- Performing Post-Installation Tasks
- Planning a Microsoft Windows XP Professional Installation.
- Installing Windows XP Professional.
- Transferring User Settings by Using the USMT.
- Introduction to Automating an Installation of Windows XP Professional
- Creating Answer Files
- Creating a Uniqueness Database File
- Performing an Automated Installation of Windows XP Professional
- Introduction to Creating and Deploying an Image
- Preparing a Reference Computer
- Creating, Testing, and Deploying an Image
- Remote Installation Services
- Managing Security Settings by Using Security Center
- Creating an answer file by using the Setup Manager Wizard.
- Running Sysprep.
- Performing a Windows Welcome Installation.
- Installing and Configuring Hardware Devices
- Working with Drivers
- Troubleshooting Hardware Devices
- Adding and removing devices by using the Hardware Wizard.
- Using Driver Rollback to restore a device driver.
Module 4: Managing Disks The following topics are covered in this module:
- Working with Disk Management
- Working with Basic Disks
- Working with Dynamic Disks
- Preparing Disks When Upgrading to Windows XP Professional
- Managing Disks
- Defragmenting Volumes
Module 5: Configuring and Managing File Systems The following topics are covered in this module:
- Working with File Systems
- Managing Data Compression
- Securing Data by Using EFS
- Configuring disk compression.
- Securing files by using EFS.
- Examining the Windows XP Professional Boot Process
- Controlling System Settings During the Boot Process
- Changing Startup Behavior Using the Boot.ini File
- Using Advanced Boot Options to Troubleshoot Startup Problems
- Using the Recovery Console to Start the Computer
- Restoring a Computer to a Previous State
Module 7: Configuring TCP/IP Addressing and Name Resolution The following topics are covered in this module:
- Configuring IP Addresses
- Configuring Windows Firewall
- Troubleshooting IP Addresses
- Determining TCP/IP Name Resolution Methods
- Configuring a DNS and WINS Client
- Configuring IP addresses for Windows XP Professional.
- Configuring Windows Firewall for Windows XP Professional.
- Troubleshooting IP Addresses for Windows XP Professional.
- Configuring the DNS Client for Windows XP Professional.
- Configuring User Desktop Settings
- Customizing the Desktop Environment
- Configuring System Settings
- Understanding How User Profiles and Group Policy Affect Desktop Customization
- Using Remote Assistance
- Customizing the desktop.
- Using Remote Assistance.
- Configuring Security for Internet Explorer
- Configuring Privacy for Internet Explorer
- Configuring Connection Settings for Internet Explorer
Module 10: Configuring Microsoft Windows XP Professional to Operate in Microsoft Networks The following topics are covered in this module:
- Examining Workgroups and User Accounts
- Creating and Authenticating Local User Accounts
- Configuring Local Security
- Configuring Logon Options in a Workgroup
- Configuring Networking Options in a Workgroup
- Operating in a Domain
- Operating in a workgroup.
- Operating in a domain.
- Establishing Remote Access Connections
- Connecting to Virtual Private Networks
- Configuring Authentication Protocols and Encryption
- Using Remote Desktop
- Storing User Names and Passwords to Facilitate Remote Connections
- Configuring a VPN connection.
- Configuring and using Remote Desktop.
- Storing user names and passwords.
- Configuring Power Management Options for Mobile Computing
- Making Files, Folders, and Web Pages Available for Offline Use
- At the end of this module, you will be able to configure Windows XP Professional for mobile computing. This includes configuring offline files.
- Using Task Manager to Monitor System Performance
- Using Performance and Maintenance Tools to Improve Performance
- Monitoring Event Logs
- Configuring Application Compatibility
- Using Task Manager and Event Viewer.
- Setting Application Compatibility.
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- Prerequisites & Certificates
Before attending this course, students must have: A+ certification, or equivalent knowledge. Network+ certification, or equivalent knowledge
Certificate of Completion
- Cancellation Policy
Cancellations or postponements received more than ten business days prior to the first day of the course, will be subject to a 15% administration fee, and course ware fees where applicable. The cost of the course is payable, in full, for any cancellations or postponements received within ten business days, or less, prior to the first day of the course.
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