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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Windows 8 System Restore tutorials

  • System Restore is check pointing techniques for inserting fault tolerance into computer system. It is a feature that allows you to restore your computer to previous state.

  • System Restore was introduced since Windows XP and is part of Windows ME, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 operating system. However Windows Server Operating System does not include System Restore.

  • It allows rolling back of system files, registry keys, installed program etc., to a previous state in the event of system malfunction or failure.

  • Windows 8 enables System Restore feature automatically.

  • System restore takes snapshots of your computer system and then saves them as restore point. In case of software or driver issue you can restore computer to earlier System Restore Point.


Windows 8 automatically create System Restore when

  • You install or uninstall certain program.

  • You install a new application or driver.

  • You install Windows update.


Windows 8 also create them

  • Once every day.

  • Manually, whenever you choose to create Restore Point.

  • Automatically if you choose System Restore to restore computer to previous restore point, in this case System Restore creates a new Restore point before it restores the system to a previous state.


Exercise Creating System Restore and Restore System to Earlier Restore Point.

  • Press Windows key and on Start screen type System Restore and select Setting icon, Click on Create a System Restore or

  • Right click Computer - Select Properties - from control panel home click on System Protection link and in System Properties select System Protection tab.

  • This will show you System Protection dialog box.

  • By default available derives will be shown as Protection ON, which means System Restore is turned on, to make changes click on Configure Button.

  • It will show you Turn on System Protection and Disable System Protection.

  • You can also make changes to maximum disk space used for system protection. For now keep it as it is and click OK button.

  • Now click on Create Button to create new System Restore Point.

  • It will ask you to create a restore point, type a description that helps you to identify restore point. Current system date and time will be added automatically. For example Sam Restore point Trial or something like that.

  • It will take some time and will display The restore point was created successfully message. Click Close button.


In order to restore system to earlier Restore Point.

  • Click on System Restore button.

  • It will show you Restore system files and setting dialog box. You can choose from Recommended restore or Choose a different restore point.

  • Click on Choose a different restore point. It will show you restore point available for your computer with date, time, description and type that is manual or System Restore type.

  • Choose the Restore point and if you want to see Programs and Driver that will be deleted by applying current restore point, click on Scan for Affected Program button. It will show you list of program and drivers that will be deleted.

  • Click Close button and Next button to continue.

  • When you click Finish button it will display message information message that Once Started, System Restore cannot be interrupted, Do you want to continue. Click Yes button.

  • System Restore will now reboot your computer and begin with restore process. Please wait while your windows files and settings are being restored.

  • On successful completion it will display message related with your computer has been restored to mm/dd/yyyy and Hr:Min:Sec time.

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