Computer Operating System Maintenance and Training Manuel

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Table of Contents

➢ Table of Contents……………………………………………….........................................2

➢ Introduction………………………………………………………………………………….....3

➢ Overview of Operating System

➢ Components and functions of operating systems………………………….........4-5

➢ Different versions of Windows…...………………………………………………....6

➢ Installation of Windows Operating Systems

➢ Procedures to install Windows………………………………………………………7

➢ Methods of supporting operating systems………………...……………………...8

➢ Possible concerns when installing and maintaining operating systems………..8

➢ Troubleshooting and Maintenance Issues for Operating Systems

➢ Troubleshooting techniques for operating system-related problems……………9-10

➢ Maintenance issues for operating systems…………..…………………………….11

➢ Upgrading an operating system compared with a clean installation…………....12

➢ Networking and Security of Operating Systems

➢ Networking in operating systems……………………………………………..........13

➢ Possible concerns when connecting an operating system to a network ..........14

➢ Security Features of Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Vista OS…...15

➢ Steps to secure modern Operating Systems.…………………………...…………16

➢ Personal Computers on the Internet

➢ Difference between Internet and Network Connections…….............................17

➢ Steps to connect a workstation to the Internet……………………………………..18

➢ Potential Problem and solutions when connecting an OS to Internet…………...19

➢ Legacy Operating Systems

➢ Features of older Operating Systems….…………………………………..............20

➢ Issues involved with supporting legacy Windows Operating Systems…………..21

➢ Support of older applications in current operating systems………………………22

➢ Conclusion……………………………………………………………………………………….23-24

Introduction

During this training guide, you will see important information provided regarding computer systems and all of the various operation systems extensively used in Datamax. The different segments in this manual will provide: specifics of the Windows operating system, (with more methods for setting up,) maintenance performance and help with troubleshooting situations. Alternate subjects which are in the manual are networking, security of operating systems and data regarding history or other, older operating systems. Information about operating systems entails information which describes the parts, and, the operations in the various operating systems. This part also includes useful information about many different versions of Windows.

The installation part describes Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Vista. The different ways of supporting these operating systems is included, and the information on how installations might be executed, if required. This guide also includes any extra info on the setting up and maintaining an OS. You will see a main concentration on the significance of networking and security while using an operating system. This part will involve particular problems for example security measures and the essential measures required to protect an operating system from probable risks or viruses.

Computer systems are widely used to link to the net. You will see Network information supplied on the variations between the two types of links. There will also be measures provided which will describe how to link a workstation to the net and how your computer will be protected, eventually, from possible network risks. Finally, a part will provide specifics of “legacy” or older operating systems, and, how to support these system types correctly. Information is also provided that regards several possible problems and older operating systems.

Overview of Operating Systems

Entails important information regarding different operating...
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