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Sandra Batakis

Sandra Batakis - A+ Trainer, MCT, MCSE, CIW 
Sandra is a Senior Microsoft Certified Instructor with over 10 years in the IT certification training and courseware development field. She has offered a wide variety of IT training and high level consulting projects for Fortune 500 companies. She possesses extensive hands-on IT experience including working with building computer networking infrastructure, configuring LAN, WAN and Internet security gateways, Implementing and migrating to Microsoft Exchange 5, 2000,2003 and the new Exchange 2007. She has delivered numerous Microsoft, CompTIA and Adobe classroom-based as well as online Boot Camps and Seminars across the United.

Course Features:
Course Outline TXT
Course Introduction
Course Introduction
Chapter 1 - Setting up your PC
Setting up your PC
Transferring Files and Settings
New Computer
Old Computer
Demo - Easy Transfer Wizard (Old Computer)
Demo - Easy Transfer Wizard (New Computer)
Program Defaults
Default Programs
Customizing Settings (Protocols)
Turning Components on/off
Demo - Turning Components on/off
Dial-Up and Internet Access
Setting Default Connections
Windows Mail
Demo -Windows Mail
Setting up a Printer
Connecting to a Network Printer
Demo - Connecting to a Network Printer
Setting up Hardware
Setting up Manually
Chapter 1 Review
Chapter 2 - Networking
Connecting to Networked PC’s
Other Methods
Exploring the Network
Demo - Exploring the Network
Sharing Files
Sharing Files Cont.
Sharing Folders
Sharing Printers
Demo - Sharing Printers
Connecting to Network Folders
VPN and other Outside Networks
Public Wireless Networks
Connect to Secure Network
Ad-hoc Networks
Network Meetings
Joining Network Meeting
Meeting Options
Network Projectors
Chapter 2 Review
Chapter 3 - Customizing Your PC
Customizing Your PC
Desktop Background
Themes and Aero
Screen Saver
Demo - Screen Saver
Taskbar Notification Area
Moving the Taskbar
Customize the Desktop
Demo - Customize the Start Menu
Chapter 3 Review
Chapter 4 - Security
User Groups
Administrator Group
Standard Group
Guest Group
User Accounts and Account Access
Demo - User Accounts and Account Access
Protecting your Account
Monitoring Security Settings
Windows Update
Windows Firewall
Demo -Windows Firewall and Windows Update
User Account Control
Parental Controls
Restrict Access on Computer
Internet Explorer Security
Demo - Internet Explorer Security
Windows Media Player Safety
Email Viruses
Demo - Email Viruses
Chapter 4 Review
Chapter 5 - Managing Vista
Managing Vista
Date and Time
Changing the Display
Windows Status
Demo -Windows Status
System Information
Reliability and Performance Monitor
Task Manager
Performance Options
Indexing Options
Memory Diagnostic Tool
Windows Firewall
System Configuration and Ready Boost
Power Options
Demo - Power Options
Presentation Settings (Windows Mobility Center)
Startup Programs
Maintain Computer Hard Disks
Extra Software Downloads
Removing Programs
Starting up and Troubleshooting
Fixing System Problems
Computer Management
Demo - Computer Management
Remote Assistance – Get Help
Remote Assistance – Give Help
Backing up Files
Restoring Files
Upgrading Vista
Chapter 5 Review
Course Closure