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Setting up and Securing Windows 7

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Windows 7 provides tools that enable users to easily manage and maintain the operating system, programs, printers, and system and personal files. This course demonstrates how to use the Control Panel to install and manage programs and printers, and it shows the role User Account Control plays in security. This course also demonstrates how to use Backup and Restore, system protection, power plans, and the Action Center to ensure the computer is properly maintained.

Target Audience
End users either new to Windows, new to Windows 7, or who need to brush up on their basic Windows 7 skills

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Lesson Objectives

Setting up and Securing Windows 7

  • install and remove programs
  • identify the settings accessible through the Control Panel
  • install and remove printers
  • manage printing in Windows 7
  • identify the options available when printing
  • install a program
  • remove a program
  • install a local printer
  • print a document
  • use the Action Center to solve and troubleshoot problems
  • change the power plan settings
  • recognize the words and phrases that follow the guidelines for strong passwords
  • recognize the security impact for User Account Control settings
  • back up and restore data
  • create a restore point and perform a system restore
  • use the Action Center to solve a problem
  • backup data to a disc
  • restore data from a backup
  • perform a system restore
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