NTFS and Share Permissions Management in Vista

Before you start Objectives: Learn where and how to manage NTFS and Share permissions in Windows Vista. Prerequisites: you have to know what are NTFS and Share permissions. Key terms: access, advanced, data, effective, permissions, folder, owner, NTFS, user, share, role  NTFS Permissions Management To manage NTFS permissions we can simply use Windows Explorer. In our example, we … Read moreNTFS and Share Permissions Management in Vista

Encrypting File System Configuration in Vista

Before you start Objectives: Learn how to use Encryption File System (EFS) in Windows Vista, and how to manage private keys used for EFS. Prerequisites: you have to know what is EFS in general. Key terms: file, access, user, button, efs, encrypted, folder, case, keys, window, list, account Encrypting Files In this example we will first take a … Read moreEncrypting File System Configuration in Vista

Power Options in Vista

Before you start Objectives: Learn where and how can you configure Power Options in Vista in order to conserve your battery. Prerequisites: you should read about Power Management in Windows in general. Key terms: power, options, plan, configure, vista, balanced, computer, advanced Power Options To configure Power Options in Vista we will go to the Control Panel > … Read morePower Options in Vista

User Account Management in Vista

Before you start Objectives: Learn how to manage users accounts and group membership in Windows Vista. Prerequisites: you should know what is user account in general. Key terms: account, users, group, select, option, administrators, members, disabled, password User Account Applet One way of managing users is to go to Control Panel and then choose “User Accounts and Family … Read moreUser Account Management in Vista

Working With Mobile Devices in Vista

Before you start Objectives: Learn what are specific settings that we can configure when working with mobile devices in Vista and where to configure them. Prerequisites: no prerequisites. Key terms: display, center, mobile, devices, mobility, sync, Vista, configure, options Mobile Devices Mobile devices such as laptops, tablets, PDAs, smart phones, cell phones, all have some special configuration options … Read moreWorking With Mobile Devices in Vista

Working With Backup Tools in Vista

Before you start Objectives: Learn how to work with different backup tools that are available in Windows Vista. Prerequisites: no prerequisites. Key terms: restore, backup, files, file, disk, center, complete, option, PC, create, Windows Vista, point New Features The new Complete PC Backup feature makes it very easy to backup and restore the entire PC. However, it is … Read moreWorking With Backup Tools in Vista

How to Use Troubleshooting Tools in Vista

Before you start Objectives: Learn where to find and how to use common troubleshooting tools in Vista. Prerequisites: no prerequisites. Key terms: tab, tool, problems, solutions, manager, task, check, diagnostics, memory, option Task Manager Task manager is the classic tool used to troubleshoot our computer. To open Task Manager, right-click on the Taskbar and select Task Manager option. … Read moreHow to Use Troubleshooting Tools in Vista

Windows Update Feature in Vista

Before you start Objectives: Learn how and where to configure Windows Updates feature in Vista. Prerequisites: you have to know what are updates. Key terms: updates, windows, installed, download, programs, vista, check, configure, control Windows Update Location We can configure Windows Update feature in Start > All Programs > Windows Update, or we can find it in Control … Read moreWindows Update Feature in Vista

Manage Performance in Vista

Before you start Objectives: familiarize yourself with important performance and reliability tools in Windows Vista. Prerequisites: you should know what do we mean by performance and reliability. Key terms: data, system, performance, reliability, logs, select, time, case, cpu, menu, monitor Reliability and Performance MMC To open the Reliability and Performance Monitor tool we can right-click Computer, select the … Read moreManage Performance in Vista

Working With Windows Meeting Space in Vista

Before you start Objectives: familiarize yourself with the Windows Meeting Space application in Windows Vista Prerequisites: no prerequisites. Key terms: meeting, space, people, windows, options, file, handouts, invitation, join, share, application Open Windows Meeting Space To open Windows Meeting Space we can go to Start > All programs > Windows Meeting Space. When we first open Windows Meeting … Read moreWorking With Windows Meeting Space in Vista

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