Implementing and Supporting Microsoft Windows XP Professional

E-Academy
In Cardiff (Wales)

£1,495
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Typology Course
Location Cardiff (Wales)
Duration 5 Days
  • Course
  • Cardiff (Wales)
  • Duration:
    5 Days
Description

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-an training for Information Technology (IT) professionals responsible for the planning, implementation.

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Cardiff
East Moors Road, CF24 5RR, Cardiff, Wales
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Location
Cardiff
East Moors Road, CF24 5RR, Cardiff, Wales
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· Requirements

Before attending this course, students must have: A+ certification, or equivalent knowledge. Network+ certification, or equivalent knowledge

Course programme


Overview
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-an training for Information Technology (IT) professionals responsible for the planning, implementation, management, and support of Windows XP Professional


Examination information

The course will help the student prepare for the following Microsoft certified professional exam: Exam 70-270, Installing, Configuring, and administering Microsoft Windows XP Professional


Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:
A+ certification, or equivalent knowledge.
Network+ certification, or equivalent knowledge
Course outline

Module 1: Installing Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Planning an Installation of Microsoft Windows XP
Professional
Installing Windows XP Professional from a Product CD
Installing Windows XP Professional over a network
Upgrading to Microsoft Windows XP Professional.
Transferring User Settings by Using the USMT
Activating Windows XP Professional
Troubleshooting Failed Installations


Module 2: Automating an Installation of Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Introduction to Automating an Installation of Windows XP Professional
Creating Answer Files
Creating a Uniqueness Database File
How Setup Uses Answer Files and UDFs
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


Module 3: Configuring Hardware on a Computer Running Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Installing and Configuring Hardware Devices
Working with Drivers
Troubleshooting Hardware Devices


Module 4: Managing Disks
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
Working with File Systems
Managing Data Compression
Securing Data by Using EFS


Module 6: Troubleshooting the Boot Process and Other System Issues
Examining the Windows XP Professional Boot Process
Controlling System Settings During the Boot Process
Changing Startup Behaviour Using the Boot.ini File
Using Advanced Boot Options to Start the computer
Restoring a Computer to a Previous State


Module 7: Configuring the Desktop Environment
Configuring User Desktop Settings
Customizing the Desktop Environment
Configuring System Settings
Understanding How User Profiles and Group Policy Affect Desktop Customisation
Using Remote Assistance


Module 8: Configuring TCP/IP Addressing and Name Resolution
Configuring IP Addresses
Troubleshooting IP Addresses
Determining TCP/IP Name Resolution Methods


Module 9: Configuring Microsoft Windows XP Professional to Operate in Microsoft Windows Networks
Examining Workgroups and User Accounts
Creating and Authenticating Local User Accounts
Configuring Local Security
Configuring Logon Options in a Workshop
Configuring Networking Options in a Workshop
Joining a Domain
Operating in a Domain


Module 10: Supporting Remote Users
Establishing Remote Access Connections
Connecting to Virtual Private Networks
Configuring Inbound Connections
Configuring Authentication Protocols and Encryption
Using Remote Desktop
Storing User Names and Passwords to Facilitate Remote Connections


Module 11: Configuring Microsoft Windows XP for Mobile Computing
Configuring Hardware for Mobile Computing
Configuring Power Management Options for Mobile Computing
Making Files, Folders, and Web Pages Available for Offline Use


Module 12: Monitoring Resources and Performance Determining System Information
Using Task Manager to Monitor System Performance
Using Performance and Maintenance Tools to Improve Performance
Monitoring Event Logs
Configuring Program Compatibility

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