Windows 8

1. Windows 8 2. Module 1 - Installing and Deploying Windows 8. 3. Windows 8 editions. 4. Advantage of 64 bit Processor. 5. Minimum hardware requirement for Windows 8 6. Option for installing Windows 8 7. Installation of Windows 8 8. Upgrading and Migrating to Windows 8 9. What is Upgrading 10. What is Migration 11. Migrating User Data and Settings 12. Migrating using USMT ( User State Migration Tool ) 13. MBR - Master Boot Record 14. GUID - GPT Disk. 15. Disk Management tools. 16. Simple Volume 17. Spanned and Striped Volumes 18. Maintaining Disks, Partitions, and Volumes 19. Disk Quota 20. Device Driver in Windows 8 21. System Restore 22. LAST KNOWN GOOD CONFIGURATION 23. Configure and Trouble shoot Network Connections 24. What is an IPv4 Address 25. Default Gateway 26. Public and Private IPv4 Address 27. IPv6 Network Connectivity 28. IPv4 Address can be assigned by following types 29. Implementing Name Resolution 30. Trouble Shooting Network Connectivity 31. Implementing Wireless Security 32. Wireless network Technologies 33. What is Wireless Broadband? 34. IEEE 802.11 35. Wireless Network Configuration 36. Security Types 37. Implementing Network Security. 38. Configuring Windows Firewall 39. Ports and Application 40. Important Application, Protocol and Port Number 41. Configure Inbound and Outbound Rules 42. Securing Network traffic 43. Configuring Windows Defender 44. Managing File Access 45. NTFS Standard permission for FOLDER 46. Preventing Permission Inheritance 47. Different ways to Share Folder 48. RULE for setting NTFS + SHARE PERMISSION 49. Managing Printers 50. SkyDrive 51. Securing Windows 8 Desktop 52. User Account Types and Rights 53. Windows Authentication Methods 54. Important Security Features in Windows 8 55. Managing EFS Certificates 56. BitLocker 57. Configuring BitLocker To Go 58. UAC - User Account Control 59. Configuring Application. 60. Application Compatibility Issue 61. Resolve Common Application Compatibility Issues 62. Office 365 63. Windows Store 64. LOB (Line Of Business) and Sideloading 65. Configuring Internet Explorer Settings 66. AppLocker 67. Optimizing and Maintaining Windows 8 Client Computers 68. Performance Monitor 69. Commonly used Performance Counters 70. Resource Monitor 71. Managing Reliability of Windows 8 72. Managing Windows 8 Updates 73. Configuring Mobile Computing and Remote Access 74. Tools for Configuring Mobile Computers and Device Setting 75. Configure VPN Access 76. Data encryption 77. VPN Tunneling Protocols 78. Configure Remote Desktop and Remote Assistance 79. Remote Assistance 80. DirectAccess 81. Hyper-V 82. VHD 83. Managing Snapshot 84. Troubleshooting and Recovery Options for Windows 8 85. Enable and configure Windows 7 File Recovery 86. Advance Troubleshoot now option 87. Windows 8 System Restore 88. Using Windows PowerShell
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Advance Troubleshoot now option tutorials

  • This option gives you Refresh your PC option, Reset your PC option and Advance options.

  • Refresh your PC and Reset your PC option is same as explained above.

  • Advance options gives

  • System Restore

  • Command Prompt

  • System Image Recovery

  • Startup Settings

  • Automatic Repair


System Restore

  • System Restore is check pointing techniques for inserting fault tolerance into computer system. It is a feature that allows you to restore your computer to previous state. We will discuss this feature in detail after completing this part.


Command Prompt

  • Windows 8 RE Command Prompt tool is more powerful than early Windows versions. It can help us to

  • Resolve Problems with a Service or Device Driver. You can start or stop service using command prompt.

  • Recover Missing Files. The Command Prompt tool can also enables you to copy missing files to your computerís hard disk from original Windows 8 DVD or USB memory stick.

  • Access and Configure the BCD. By using the BCDEdit.exe tool at the command prompt, you can reconfigure the default operating system on a dual-boot computer with the BCDEdit.exe /default id command.

  • Repair the Boot Sector and MBR. If the boot sector or MBR on the local hard disk is damaged or missing, you can execute the Bootrec.exe program at the command prompt to resolve problems with the disk.

  • Run Diagnostic and Troubleshooting Tools. You can access many commands from Windows 8, such as the registry editor (Regedit.exe), a disk and partition management tool (Diskpart.exe), and several networking configuration tools (Net.exe, Ipconfig.exe, and Netcfg.exe) and Task Manager (Taskmgr.exe).


System Image Recovery

  • System Image Recovery replaces your computerís current operating system with a complete computer backup that you created previously, and which you stored as a system image.

  • You can use this tool only if you have made a recovery image of your computer. You should use this tool only when all other methods of recovery are unsuccessful.

  • Remember that this method will overwrites everything on the computer.


Startup Setting

  • When you select this option it will restart Windows 8 with

  • Enable low-resolution video mode of (640 x 480), you can use this mode to reset your display settings.

  • Enable Debugging Mode - Starts Windows in an advanced troubleshooting mode intended for experts. It enables you to examine the behavior of the operating systemís device drivers and may provide additional information for driver developers.

  • Enable log booting. Creates the ntbtlog.txt file, which can be useful for advanced troubleshooting. This file lists all drivers that Windows installs during startup.

  • Enable Safe Mode - Windows get loaded with minimal set of drivers and services. It helps to access the operating system when service or application prevents a normal boot. It enables you to perform diagnostic and fix problem.

  • Disable Driver Signature Enforcement. Allows you to install drivers that contain improper signatures.

  • Disable automatic restart on system failure. Prevents Windows from restarting automatically if an error causes Windows to fail. Choose this option only if the computer restart every now and then in loops through the startup process.


Automatic Repair

  • This tool provides a simple and effective way to resolve most common startup problems. It

  • Replace or Repair Disk Metadata.

  • Repair Boot Configuration Settings. If the boot configuration data is damaged or deleted, the operating system fails to start. This option checks and, if necessary, rebuilds the BCD.

  • Resolve Incompatible Driver Issues. This tool performs device driver checks as part of its analysis of your computer. If Automatic Repair detects a driver problem, it uses System Restore points to attempt a resolution, by rolling back configuration to a known working state.


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