Join Mike Meyers for an in-depth discussion in this video Touring Windows 7: Part 2, part of CompTIA A+ (220-902) Cert Prep: 1 Introduction to Computers.
- Windows 7 added a few new denizens to the control panel…and I'd like to go through two big ones…that you're gonna see on the A-plus.…First of all, well, let's get to control panel.…Now, once again, we have to deal…with the different type of settings.…So, you can see where it says "Small Icons".…So, if I wanna go to category view,…I can set it like this,…and this is the first time we saw the term:…category view.…Vista never really said that.…But now I can hit the pull down…and I can choose large or small icons.…
For the record, the A-plus is pretty much…never gonna talk about things in category view.…So, stick with large icons or small icons.…I like small ones.…Now, there's a lot of fun stuff to look, here.…The first one I wanna show you is the action center.…If you watched my Vista video,…my Touring Windows Vista,…we talked about the security center.…Now, Windows 7 changed that with something called:…The action center.…The action center is a step above security center…in that, yeah, it talks about firewalls…and anti-malware and stuff like that,…
In this introductory course, Mike Meyers explains the basics of how a computer works and the operational procedures that are key to any well-running IT team, including soft skills such as professionalism, communication, and safety. In Chapter 2, Mike tours the four most recent versions of Windows, as well as the OS X and Ubuntu Linux operating systems. He shows how to navigate to essential tools in each OS and explains how to manage virtual memory (RAM).
Details about the CompTIA A+ certification and the exam blueprints can be found at https://certification.comptia.org/certifications/a.
- Interacting and communicating with clients
- Understanding the top three threats to a PC
- Touring Windows Vista, 7, 8, and 10
- Touring OS X and Linux