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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Managing Printers tutorials

  • When you want to install Printer on computer, Windows 8 must be able to communicate with device.

  • If the drivers are available in driver store, it will install it for printer automatically.

  • If drivers are not available for older printer having older LPT1 port or network printer, in such case you have to install printer manually.


Printer Port

  • Most Printers available today are equipped with USB Port.

  • Windows 8 detects printer automatically when you connect it to computer.

  • However some old printer having older port such as LPT1 (Parallel) port might not get installed automatically. In such case you have to configure the printer port manually.


Printer Driver

  • Printer Driver is the software that helps your computer to communicate with printer.

  • Without right printer driver your printer may not function properly.

  • In most cases Printer drivers are available with Windows 8, if not available then you may need to get it from Printer Manufacturer’s website.

  • Printer driver convert printing job into PDL (Page Description Language) and XPS (XML Paper Specifications).


Exercise Printer Installation and Print Queue.

Print Queue

  • Once printer is installed, you can view, pause or cancel it through the print queue.

  • The print queue shows you what is printing, job status, how many unprinted pages remain and so on.

  • You can access print queue from Control Panel - Devices and Printers Pages.

  • From here you can


Cancel Print Jobs.

  • IF you applied print option by mistake or for any reason you want to cancel printing, right click print queue and click Cancel option.

  • If you want to cancel all print jobs, click printer menu and then click Cancel All Jobs.


Pause or Resume a Print Job

  • Open Print queue and select print job that you want to stop, Right click on it and select Pause or Resume.

  • To Pause all print Jobs, click the Printer menu and then click Pause Printing, to resume it click Resume Printing.


Reorder the Print Queue

  • While printing multiple items, you can rearrange the print order.

  • Open Print Queue, Right Click the print job to be reordered, then click Properties.

  • Click General Tab and then drag the Priority Slider bar Left or Right to change the print order. Print Queue with higher priority print first.

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