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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Installation of Windows 8 tutorials

  • Step 1:

  • Before you go any further, ensure all important data is backed up in case of data loss on your drives. We won't accept any liability or responsibility for any errors or damages made to your computer during, or after installing this operating system. It is up to the user to ensure proper backups are made of important documents and files.

  • Step 2

  • Restart your computer, make necessary changes in BIOS to set first priority to DVD drive and then boot from the Windows 8 DVD drive.

  • Step 3:

  • The DVD will begin to load up, and you'll be presented by the following screen as the installer starts. Select your location, keyboard and regional language settings as required and click "next" to continue and you'll see the following box:



  • Step 6:For next screen Click "Install now" to continue with the installation.



  • Step 7:You'll then be asked to provide the product key to activate Windows. You will need appropriate valid Product key. Key will be in sequence of xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx.

  • Once you have entered the product key, click "next" to continue to the next step.




  • Step 8:Before you can proceed with the setup any further you're required to accept Microsoft's license terms, as below.

  • Read the terms, and tick the "I accept the license terms" box, and click "next" to continue to the next step.



  • Step 9:You will be greeted with the following screen.

  • we'll assume you are performing a fresh installation of Windows 8. Therefore, this tutorial covers the "Custom" option which will install a fresh copy of Windows 8 Release Preview onto a clean hard drive, without backing up and restoring any existing files or settings.

  • The first option, "upgrade" will allow those running previous versions of Windows to upgrade to Windows 8 whilst keeping all files, settings and applications during the setup of the new operating system.



  • Step 10:The setup will then continue and start the disk manager as below. Select the correct drive to use for the installation of Windows 8, and click "next" to continue. For those trying this in a Virtual Machine, 20-25GB of hard drive space is more than adequate.

  • Note: This step is the last point in which you can abort the installation without losing any data. Please ensure you have working backups before proceeding further.


  • Step 11:Windows setup will then begin to install Windows 8 to the hard drive, and will work through several stages as detailed below.

  • The installer may restart during the installation stage as it configures the computer to run the new operating system.




  • Step 12:Once complete, it will reboot again and setup the computers devices and finalize the installation, as below.

  • Once this stage has finished, you will be greeted with the following screen.

  • Select your preferred colour scheme for Metro, and then name your computer.

  • You can also specify name of computer that is used to identify the computer on local networks.

  • Then click "next" to proceed.



  • Step 13:You will then be greeted with the following window.

  • At this point you can specify the final settings required in the configuration of your new Windows installation.

  • You can either choose "use express settings" or click "customize" to change the express settings.




  • Step 14:The next step asks you if you wish to sign into your PC using a Windows Live account.

  • Unlike previous versions of Windows, Microsoft's new operating system heavily integrates the Redmond-based firms Windows Live features, including messenger, contacts, calendar and mail.

  • Signing in using your Windows Live account also offers Windows 8 users additional benefits like the ability to download additional apps from the Windows Store and automatic synchronization of all your Windows 8 computers so they look and feel the same regardless of which one you're using.

  • Note: Your Windows Live ID also becomes your username for Windows 8 Release Preview, and uses your Windows Live ID password to log in.

  • Enter your Windows Live ID, and click "next" to continue.

  • If you don't have Windows Live ID, you can Sign up to create new ID from bottom link.




  • The final step of integrating your Windows Live account with your new installation of Windows 8. For those that have previously set this up, the fields will be completed already. Verify they are correct, or add the required information and click "next" to continue.

  • Step 15:

  • Windows 8 Release Preview will then complete its final configuration. Once complete, it will then boot into Windows 8 for the first time, as below.

  • You are ready to Explore Windows 8.


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