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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SkyDrive tutorials

  • SkyDrive (Previously Windows Live SkyDrive) is Microsoft file hosting service that allows user to upload and sync files to cloud storage and then access it from web browser or their local devices.

  • The service offers 7 Giga Bytes of free storage for Windows Live Accounts. Additional storage is available for purchase.

  • The service is built using HTML5 technologies, and files up to 300 MB can be uploaded via drag and drop into the web browser.

  • You can use SkyDrive to save documents in a private store as well as Public Store that can be shared with anyone.

  • You can use Microsoft Office 2010 to save documents to SkyDrive by clicking File Menu - Save & Send and then Click Save to Web.

  • You can use Office Web Apps to view and edit Office Documents stored in SkyDrive.

  • You can view PDF and ODF (Open Document Format) documents saved in SkyDrive.

  • You can use the Microsoft Bing save and share feature to save histories in a SkyDrive folder.

  • Computers with older operating System such as Windows XP does not support Free SkyDrive App, but you can still use SkyDrive for Free on web at

  • Computers with Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Mac OS X Lion Operating System, support SkyDrive Apps and it gives most Streamlined experience.

  • You can download SkyDriveSetup.exe from Once you install SkyDrive app it will get integrated with operating system and it can give you SkyDrive icon in Computer Favourites.


Exercise SkyDrive

  • Download SkyDriveSetup.exe from

  • Install SkyDriveSetup.exe

  • Now you can see SkyDrive below Favourites.

  • Choose file that you want to upload to SkyDrive and Right click on it and Select Copy option.

  • Select SkyDrive icon and press Right Click and choose Paste.

  • Now from Windows Start Select SkyDrive App

  • You can see that the document that you have transferred on desktop is available on SkyDrive.

  • If you want to Download or Delete any Document from SkyDrive, Right Click on it, this will open new Navigation bar at bottom. Select Download or Delete as required.


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