Configuring & Optimizing a System in Windows 11

Windows    |    Intermediate
  • 11 videos | 42m 14s
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Optimize your system's performance while keeping your Windows 11 system working at its best. During this course, you will explore optimization techniques using the Control Panel, Task Manager, and Windows settings. Change the way an application or Windows 11 element works by learning how to navigate and use the Control Panel. See how to activate or deactivate Windows 11 features. Learn how to check for problems and system performance levels with the Task Manager. Improve how long it takes your Windows 11 to start by managing your start-up applications. See how to free up and limit hard disk usage. Find out how to create, modify and delete tasks with the Task Scheduler. And finally, see how to configure your Wi-Fi connection settings to change your IP address and switch networks.


  • Discover the key concepts covered in this configuring & optimizing a system in windows 11
    Use the windows 11 control panel
    Configure your windows 11 features menu
    Check your computer's performance in windows 11
    Check for issues on your windows 11 computer
    Manage your windows 11 startup applications
  • Free up hard disk space in windows 11
    Limit hard disk usage in windows 11
    Create a task with the windows 11 task scheduler
    Modify or delete a task in the windows 11 task scheduler
    Configure your internet connection in windows 11


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    This video outlines the key content covered in this Configuring & Optimizing a System in Windows 11 course, including how to check your computer’s performance, manage your startup applications, and create tasks using the Task Scheduler. FREE ACCESS
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    If you want to change the way in which an application or element of Windows 11 works, you will need to use the Control Panel. You will see how to access the control panel, navigate it and see the differences between it and Windows Settings. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Configuring your Windows 11 features menu
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    In Windows 11, you can activate or deactivate features. Some features included with Windows 11 must be turned on before you can use them. Certain other features are turned on by default, but you can turn them off if you aren’t using them. You will see how to access the features menu, add a language feature, and access additional features via your Control Panel. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Checking your computer's performance in Windows 11
    4m 13s
    Open applications on your device use resources, including memory, your network connection, and portions of your CPU power. You may have to run multiple applications at the same time. Therefore, it is useful to visualize and manage the resources that are being used by your computer. See how to view information about open applications, check an app’s performance, and force close an app in Windows 11. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Checking for issues on your Windows 11 computer
    4m 47s
    If Windows 11 detects a problem or issue on your computer, an alert will appear in the Action Center. From Windows settings, you can manage any system problems. See how to check your firewall status and network connection. And how to view your network information and troubleshoot internet connections. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Managing your startup applications in Windows 11
    3m 39s
    If you find that Windows 11 takes a long time to start, you may need to adjust your start-up settings. By default, some applications will automatically open when Windows 11 starts up. In this video, learn how to view, enable and disable your start-up applications. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Freeing up hard disk space in Windows 11
    4m 31s
    When you save a file or install an application, space is used on your hard disk. Some applications create files and folders that are only required for a short time, often only for installation. You can free up space in Windows 11 by deleting these temporary files. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Limiting hard disk usage in Windows 11
    3m 37s
    If multiple accounts are using Windows 11, you can apply limits to the amount of disk space that each one can use. This ensures that the computer's resources are fairly divided amongst its users. You can also create quotas for specific users to limit their hard disk usage. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Creating a task in windows 11
    5m 20s
    With the Task Scheduler, you can plan specific actions on your device. You will see how to create a task by defining the action, time, and required conditions. This will set up an automatic alert reminding you to take action on the defined task, and it can also automatically open a program of your choice. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Modifying or deleting a task in Windows 11
    3m 29s
    The Windows 11 Task Scheduler tool can be used to manage any tasks that you've created. You can open and modify the properties of a task that you've previously created. If there's a task that you no longer need, you can disable it or remove it entirely. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Configuring your internet connection in Windows 11
    4m 30s
    In Windows 11, you can adjust your internet connection settings. You can create a metered connection, change your IP address, and switch networks. In this video, see how to access and configure your internet connection in Windows 11.  FREE ACCESS


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