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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Configuring Internet Explorer Settings tutorials

  • Just like other apps Internet Explorer version 10 is already installed in Windows 8.

  • Internet Explorer 10 helps users maintain their privacy with features such as InPrivate Browsing and InPrivate Filtering.

  • The SmartScreen Filter provides protection against malicious websites that try to install malicious software. SmartScreen block the download of malicious software and thus provide enhanced antimalware support.

  • The biggest concern of user while using internet is Security and Privacy.



  • SmartScreen is one of the features of Windows 8 that helps detect phishing websites.

  • SmartScreen analysis works alongside other signature based Windows Defender anti-malware technology.

  • When SmartScreen Filter is enabled, Internet Explorer performs a detailed examination of the entire URL string and compares the string with database of sites known for malware.

  • As you browse the web, it analyses webpages and determines if site have any suspicious characteristics. If it finds any such suspicious webpages, SmartScreen will display a message giving you an opportunity to provide feedback and advising you to proceed with caution.

  • Similarly when it find malicious and deceptive software website, SmartScreen will show you a warning letting you know that site has been blocked for your safety.


InPrivate Browsing

  • Internet Explorer 10 has a privacy mode that allows user to surf the web without leaving a trail.

  • This helps prevent anyone else who might be using your computer from seeing where you visited and what you looked at on the web.

  • InPrivate browsing prevent browsing history, temporary Internet Files from data, cookies, username and passwords from being stored or retained locally by the browser in computer.

  • It virtually leaves no evidence of browsing or search history as the browsing session does not store session data.


Delete Browsing History

  • In order to prevent other from seeing where you visited, you may use Delete Browsing History option.

  • Internet Explorer 10 allows user to choose from selectively delete browsing history. You have choice to remove history of all websites or you can even preserve Favourites website data. You can even choose to remove download history, Form data that you have typed into forms, Password when you sign in and so on.

  • At the top of it the Delete Browsing History on exit checkbox allows you to delete the browsing history automatically when you close Internet Explorer 10.


Exercise Internet Explorer

  • To turn on or off SmartScreen.

  • Open Internet Explorer from desktop.

  • Click the Tool button or press Alt key + X, then select Safety option.

  • Select Turn On or Off SmartScreen Filter.

  • Click Ok.

  • To browse web using InPrivate Browsing.

  • Open Internet Explorer from desktop.

  • In internet Explorer click the Tool button or press Alt key + X, then select Internet Option.

  • Click the General tab, under Browsing History Click Delete.

  • You will see it will remove browsing history.

  • Type in address bar and press Enter,

  • Close Internet Explorer.

  • Restart Internet Explorer from desktop.

  • You will notice that earlier visited website names are visible.

  • Click the Tool button or press Alt key + X, then select Safety option and then Select InPrivate Browsing or

  • In Internet Explorer press Ctrl + Shift + P.

  • As soon as you do so, it will display InPrivate is Turned on screen.

  • Now visit or any other website and surf it.

  • Close it and once again open Internet Explorer, you will notice that websites surf with InPrivate Browsing name are not shown.


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