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ECT 1011 - Supporting Microsoft Windows 10 Operating System

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 2Lab 2
Course Description: Students will study the skills needed to effectively manage and configure the Windows 10 desktop operating environment. Topics include how to use functions and utilities, manage user interface properties, manage hardware devices, and deploy the Windows 10 operating system across a variety of business environments. This course will help prepare students for the Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) industry certification.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): ECT 1001  with a grade of C or higher, or concurrently enrolled in ECT 1001 , or proof of current A+ certification.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Introducing Windows 10
  2. Configuring and Managing Shared Folder Security
  3. Supporting Applications in Windows 10
  4. Connecting Windows 10 to a Network
  5. Configuring TCP/IP Addressing and Security
  6. Managing Edge and Internet Explorer Connections and Security
  7. Managing Users and Groups
  8. Configuring and Managing Computer Security
  9. Backing Up and Restoring Systems and Data
  10. Installing Windows 10
  11. Managing Disks and File Systems
  12. Managing Devices and Peripherals
  13. Configuring and Managing the User Experience
  14. Configuring and Managing Printers
  15. Configuring and Managing NTFS Security
  16. Managing Performance

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. configure basic computer security.
  2. configure the user interface.
  3. connect Windows 10 to a network
  4. identify new features in Windows 10.
  5. install the Windows 10 operating system.
  6. manage Internet Explorer connections.
  7. manage devices and peripherals.
  8. manage disks and file systems.
  9. manage printers and fax devices.
  10. manage users and groups.
  11. plan for a Windows 10 installation.
  12. support applications in Windows 10.
  13. utilize the Encrypting File System (EFS) to protect data.
  14. deploy Bitlocker technology to secure entire drives.
  15. plan a backup strategy.

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