Microsoft Windows Vista: New Features

Code: 085606
Course duration: 1 days

Microsoft Windows Vista: New Features

Course number: 085606 ; One day; Instructor-led

Software: Microsoft Windows Vista

Course Description

You are familiar with the earlier versions of Microsoft's Windows operating systems. Every new Windows version includes features and enhancements to overcome the limitations and drawbacks of its predecessors. Microsoft Windows Vista is the latest release in the Microsoft Windows operating system family. In this course, you will use the new features in Windows Vista to improve your workflow efficiency and business productivity.

Course Objective: You will use the new features in Microsoft Windows Vista to streamline your work and maximize productivity.

Target Student: The course is intended for computer users who have Windows Vista installed on their computer and are familiar with older versions of Microsofts client operating systems.

Prerequisites: Some experience of working in either a Windows XP or Windows 2000 desktop operating system environment is required.

Delivery Method: Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

Hardware Requirements

This course requires one desktop computer for each student.

  • A PC with Pentium IV 800 MHz or higher.
  • A minimum of 512MB of RAM or higher.
  • A 128 MB graphics processor that supports DirectX 9.0.
  • Generic Monitor (1024x768)
  • A 40 GB hard disk or larger.
  • A USB 2.0 Thumb Drive with a minimum capacity of 1 GB.
  • A DVD RW drive.
  • A High-speed Internet connection.

This course requires a laptop computer for the instructor.

  • A laptop computer with Pentium IV 800 MHz or higher.
  • A minimum of 512MB of RAM or higher.
  • A 40 GB hard disk or larger.
  • A DVD RW drive.
  • A USB 2.0 Thumb Drive with a minimum capacity of 1 GB.
  • Support for audio output.
  • A High-speed Internet connection.
  • A display system to project the instructors computer screen (Projector)

Platform Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows Vista Business Edition.

Software Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows Vista Business Edition
  • Microsoft Office 2007
  • DirectX 9

Performance-Based Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • examine the various changes and new interface components of the Windows Vista environment.
  • use new Windows Vista functions to search for folders and files.
  • work with the new organizational and productivity tools and applications provided in Windows Vista.
  • share data and collaborate with other users using the networking and sharing options of Windows Vista.
  • enhance system performance by using several features provided by Vista.
  • enhance your system security against online threats and unauthorized access.

Course Content

Topic 1A: Get Started with Windows Vista
Topic 1B: The Windows Vista User Interface
Topic 1C: Examine New Features in Windows Explorer
Topic 1D: Configure the Sidebar
Topic 1E: Implement Windows Aero

Guaranteed to Run

2018-03-07 09:00 to 2018-03-09 17:00
Fort Lauderdale, Florida (Virtual Instructor-Led)
2017-12-11 09:00 to 2017-12-15 17:00
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2017-12-04 09:00 to 2017-12-08 17:00
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2017-12-04 09:00 to 2017-12-08 17:00
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2017-11-27 09:00 to 2017-12-01 17:00
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