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 Store tutorials

  • The Windows Store is a digital distribution platform in Microsoft's Windows 8 and Windows RT operating system.

  • It can be in line of Mac App Store and Google Play.

  • It is primary distribution platform for a new type of app called "Windows Store apps".

  • Apps on Windows 8 RT can only be installed through Windows Store.

  • Apps are available in Free and Paid versions and can be distributed through the Windows Store.

  • Paid apps range from US$ 1.49 to $999.99.

  • Microsoft takes 30% of the sale price of Windows Store apps up to $ 25,000 and beyond it Microsoft stake is reduced to 20%.


Exercise Windows Store Apps

  • A Windows Store App is a new type of application that runs on Windows 8 devices.

  • Unlike traditional desktop apps a windows store apps has a single, frameless window that fills the entire screen by default.

  • When an app is installed, from the Start Screen, users can see Live Tiles that constantly update with Live information from the installed apps.

  • When user launch Windows Store Apps, it land us to Store page, here it shows you store apps in various categories such as Spotlight, Games, Social, Entertainment, Photo, Music & Video, Sports, Books & Reference, News & Weather, Health & Fitness, Food & Dining, Lifestyle and so on.


Searching Apps

  • If user wants to search any particular apps of own interest, bring up the Search Charm, next type apps you wants to search for example Chess, next click on Store button. The Windows Store returns suitable apps from where user can select apps.


Installing Apps.

  • Once you have decided on any Apps to install, tap on selected App in listing. It will show you Apps Overview, Details and Review. If you want to install it click on Install button. Once done a tile for the app appears on the userís start screen.


Updating Apps

  • Windows 8 checks for the installed apps on a daily basis. When update for an apps is available, Windows updates the Store tile in the Start Screen to display an indication that updates are available. When user selects the Store tile and connects to the Windows Store, the user can choose to update one, several or all of their installed apps for which updates are available.


Apps on Multiple Devices

  • Windows Store supports five installations of single apps by user on all of their devices. If a user attempts to install app on Sixth device, they are prompted to uninstall app from another device.

  • Disable Store Application

  • Although itís fairly easy to search and install apps, for security or organization reason if administrator wants to restrict installation of applications using Store, you can disable it using gpedit.msc as follows.


Exercise Disable Store App

  • 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, expand User Configuration, expand Administrative Templates, expand Windows Components, and then click Store.

  • In the results pane, double-click Turn off the Store application.

  • In the Turn off the Store application dialog box, click Enabled, and then click OK. When you enable this setting, access to Store application id denied. Access to Store is required for installing Apps update.

  • Close all open windows.

  • Now click Windows key and in Start screen Click on Store button. It will display message saying Windows Store isnít available on this PC. Contact your system administrator for more information.

  • Note that administrators have limited control over updates. Administrator cannot configure automatic updates for Apps, the user have to initiate Apps update manually.


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