This two-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to successfully configure mobile computers and applications that run Windows Vista.
It will also provide them with the knowledge and skills necessary to ensure successful configuration of the IT Pro tools and productivity applications that ship with Windows Vista.
Students will focus on six main areas: maintenance and optimization tools, media applications, productivity applications, notebook computers, mobile devices, and Tablet PCs.
This course is intended for IT Professionals who want to become technology specialists. A Windows Vista technology specialist is defined as a technology specialist interested in learning about, assessing skills, using reference products, or taking exams to prove his or her knowledge/skills/experience related to Microsofts Windows Vista technologies. Technology specialists:
- Value and may be working toward an extensive, deep technical knowledge in a particular technology.
- Are interested in learning about Windows Vista technologies in greater detail.
- Want to learn or test that they know and can apply existing concepts, practices, procedures, policies, and guidelines.
- Work in roles where most questions have clear right and wrong answers.
- Focus primarily on the how to associated with Windows Vista technologies.
- On the job, work from functional specifications, defined polices/conventions/standards, and documented operational procedures that they have received from superiors.
- Windows Vista technology specialists may work for an enterprise, a medium-sized organization, a small organization, or a retail organization.
At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
- Maintain and optimize Windows Vista systems.
- Configure Windows Vista Media Applications.
- Configure Windows Vista Productivity Applications.
- Completed or have equivalent knowledge and skills to 5115: Installing and Configuring the Windows Vista Operating System.
- Familiarity with computer hardware and devices, such as the ability to look into device manager and look for unsupported devices.
- Basic TCP/IP knowledge, such as knowing why you need to have a valid IP address.
- Basic Microsoft Windows and Active Directory knowledge, such as knowledge about domain user accounts, domain vs. local user accounts, user profiles, and group membership.
- Experience with mapping network file shares, such as being familiar with UNC paths and mapping local resources to server/share.
- Experience with running commands from a command window, such as the DOS command prompt.
- Experience with reviewing BIOS settings.
- In addition, it is recommended, but not required, that students have completed:
- First Look Clinic 5056 - First Look: Getting Started with Windows Vista for IT Professionals.
- Hands-on-Lab 5057 - First Look: Getting Started with Windows Vista for IT Professionals.
- Important: This learning product will be most useful to people who intend to use their new skills and knowledge on the job immediately after training.