Windows Defender in Windows 7

Before you start Objectives: Learn where to find and how to configure Windows Defender in Windows 7. Prerequisites: you should know what is Windows Defender in general. Key terms: Windows Defender, Windows 7, configuration, options.  Windows Defender In Windows 7, Windows Defender is integrated into Action Center, and this enables consistent alerts when certain actions are required related … Read moreWindows Defender in Windows 7

Configuring BitLocker To Go in Windows 7

Before you start Objectives: Learn how to configure BitLocker to Go on USB flash drive on Windows 7. Prerequisites: you have to know what BitLocker is. Key terms: BitLocker To Go, BitLocker, configuration, Windows 7, USB flash drive.  Prerequisites Before we start using BitLocker, we will format our USB flash drive using FAT32 file system and the default … Read moreConfiguring BitLocker To Go in Windows 7

Configuring BitLocker in Windows 7

Before you start Objectives: Learn how to configure BitLocker in Windows 7 without a TPM chip available. Prerequisites: you have to know what is BitLocker. Key terms: BitLocker, configuration, Windows 7, TPM  BitLocker Configuration The first requirement for BitLocker is that our computer should have a TPM chip installed on the motherboard. The TPM chip must be enabled … Read moreConfiguring BitLocker in Windows 7

Encrypting File System in Windows 7

Before you start Objectives: Learn how to encrypt file or folder, how to designate recovery agents, and how to generate self signed keys. Prerequisites: you have to know what is Encryption File System in general. Key terms: EFS, Encrypting File System, configuration, Windows 7, Recovery Agent, certificates  How to Enable EFS For this demo we have created a … Read moreEncrypting File System in Windows 7

Configuring Auditing in Windows 7

Before you start Objectives: Learn how to enable auditing in Windows 7, and how to select auditing entries in folder properties. Prerequisites: you have to know what auditing is. Key terms: auditing, Windows 7, configuration  Group Policy In order to manage auditing, the first thing we have to do is go to our Group Policy editor.  To do … Read moreConfiguring Auditing in Windows 7

HomeGroups in Windows 7

Before you start Objectives: Learn how to create, how to join, and how to edit HomeGroup in Windows 7. Prerequisites: you have to know what is sharing and what is HomeGroup in general. Key terms: HomeGroup, Windows 7, sharing, libraries, permissions  HomeGroup We can use HomeGroup feature in Windows 7 to simply share data between multiple computer in … Read moreHomeGroups in Windows 7

Working With Shared Folders in Windows 7

Before you start Objectives: learn how to configure basic sharing, advanced sharing, how to access shared folders using UNC, and which command line utility can be used to configure shares. Prerequisites: you have to know what are NTFS and Share permissions in Windows. and how to configure NTFS permissions in Windows 7. Key terms: shared folders, network share, … Read moreWorking With Shared Folders in Windows 7

Advanced Sharing Settings in Windows 7

Before you start Objectives: Learn where to find and which options to configure when it comes to advanced sharing options in Network and Sharing Center for Windows 7. Prerequisites: no prerequisites. Key terms: sharing options, network and sharing center, network discovery, public folders, file and printer sharing, media streaming, password protected sharing  Network and Sharing Center Window 7 … Read moreAdvanced Sharing Settings in Windows 7

Editing NTFS Permissions in Windows 7

Before you start Objectives: Learn how to properly manage NTFS permissions and their inheritance, how to configure special (advanced) permissions, and how to check effective permissions in Windows 7. Prerequisites: you have to know what are NTFS permissions. Key terms: NTFS, permissions, files and folders, Windows 7, special permissions, effective permissions, permission configuration  Folders For this demonstration we … Read moreEditing NTFS Permissions in Windows 7

User Account Policies in Windows 7

Before you start Objectives: Learn where to find policies related to user accounts, user passwords, account lockout, and user rights. Prerequisites: you have to know what is a user account, and what is Group Policy Editor. Key terms: Policy Editor, user rights, account lockout, Windows 7, policies, settings, users  Local Group Policy Editor We can manage user rights … Read moreUser Account Policies in Windows 7