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5116AL: MODL Configuring Windows Vista Mobile Computing and Applications - Course Information
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Name: 5116AL: MODL Configuring Windows Vista Mobile Computing and Applications
Category: Infrastructure
Length (Days): 0.5
Course Price (CAD): 945
Description:
This Distance Learning version of the course consists of 4 online live instructor-led sessions over 2 weeks (2hrs for each session). Additional self-paced e-learning content, scenario-based labs, and assessments accompany these sessions. This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to successfully configure mobile computers and applications that run on the Windows Vista operating system.

The course will also provide students 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.
Prerequisites:
Before attending this course, students must have:

• 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 Universal Naming Convention (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 Basic Input Output System (BIOS) settings.


In addition, it is recommended, but not required, that students have completed:

• 5115AL: Installing and Configuring the Windows Vista Operating System.


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.
Outline:
Module 1-1: Maintaining and Optimizing Windows Vista Systems

This module explains how to use the performance tools and diagnostics tools to maintain and optimize Windows Vista systems. This module also explains how to configure Windows Update.

Lessons

• Introducing the Windows Vista Performance Tools

• Maintaining Windows Vista Performance

• Optimizing Windows by Using Windows Vista Diagnostic Tools

• Configuring Windows Update


Lab 1-1: Maintaining and Optimizing Windows Vista

After completing this module, students will be able to:

• Maintain performance by using Windows Vista performance tools.

• Optimize reliability by using Windows Vista diagnostic tools.

• Configure Microsoft Windows Update.


Module 1-2: Configuring Windows Vista Productivity Applications and Microsoft Windows Media Applications

This module explains how to configure the productivity tools included with every edition of Windows Vista. In addition, this module explains how to configure the Microsoft Windows Media Player and the Windows Media Center.

Lessons

• Configuring Windows Sidebar

• Configuring Windows Mail

• Configuring Windows Meeting Space

• Configuring Windows Calendar

• Configuring Windows Fax and Scan

• Configuring Windows Media Player for Windows Vista

• Configuring Windows Media Center


Lab 1-2: Configuring Windows Vista Productivity Applications

After completing this module, students will be able to:

• Use and configure Windows Sidebar.

• Use and configure Windows Mail.

• Use and configure Windows Meeting Space.

• Use and configure Windows Calendar.

• Use and configure Windows Fax and Scan.

• Configure Microsoft Windows Media Player 11 for Windows Vista.

• Configure Microsoft Windows Media Center.


Module 2-1: Configuring Mobile Computers and Tablet PC Settings

This module explains how to configure the settings in Windows Vista specifically for mobile computers, and explains how to configure power management. In addition, this module explains how to configure the options in Windows Vista specifically for a Tablet PC.

Lessons

• Configuring Mobile Computer Settings

• Configuring Mobile Devices

• Configuring Power Options for Mobile Computers

• Configuring Windows Vista Tablet PC Settings

• Configuring Pen and Input Devices for a Tablet PC


Lab 2-1: Configuring Mobile Computers

After completing this module, students will be able to:

• Configure mobile computer settings.

• Configure mobile devices.

• Configure power options.

• Configure Windows Vista Tablet PC settings.

• Configure Pen and Input Devices.


Module 2-2: Networking Mobile Computers

This module explains how to configure wireless networking and how to use Windows Vista tools to use offline files.

Lessons

• Networking Without Wires

• Connecting to a Wireless Network

• Working with Offline Files


Lab 2-3: Networking Mobile Computers

After completing this module, students will be able to:

• Configure networks without wires.

• Configure a connection to a wireless network.
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