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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LOB (Line Of Business) and Sideloading tutorials

  • Most organization wants to install apps to client computer that are intended for use only.

  • These Apps are called LOB - (Line of Business) and are not available on Windows Store.

  • Sideloading provides mechanism for distribution of LOB apps in organization without using Windows Store.

  • You must enable Sideloading by editing GPO policy.


Exercise Enabling Sideloading, Installing LOB apps and Removing installed LOB

  • To enable Sideloading, you must configure the GPO settings as follows.

  • From the Start screen, press Windows Key and R for run.

  • Type gpedit.msc and press Enter, it will load the Local Group Policy Editor.

  • Under Local Computer Policy in the left pane, expand Computer Configuration, expand Administrative Templates, expand Windows Components, and then click App Package Deployment.

  • In the results pane, double-click Allow all trusted apps to install.

  • In the Allow all trusted apps to install dialog box, click Enabled, and then click OK.

  • When you enable this policy setting, you can install any trusted app package. A trusted app package is one that is signed digitally and can be installed only on computers that trust that CA Certification Authority that provided the apps signing certificate.


Installing LOB Apps

  • Once you configure GPOs, you can install your apps.

  • Apps are packaged in .appx files. To install a single app for a user, perform the following tasks:

  • At the Windows PowerShell command prompt, type import-module appx, and then press Enter.

  • Now to install the package from demo folder, at the Windows PowerShell command prompt, type add-appxpackage C:\demo\appsample.appx and then press Enter.

  • To remove a App for the current user do as follow

  • At the Windows PowerShell command prompt, type Remove-AppxPackage appsample and press Enter.


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