Windows Vista Advanced

About the course

Windows Vista is an operating system that controls the hardware and software on your computer. This system supports multi-tasking and enables one or several people to use a computer and common Windows compatible software.

This Windows Vista Advanced course takes you step by step through the advanced tasks of the Windows Vista operating system.

You’ll learn how to

  • understand Start Menu shortcuts and customise this menu
  • create, open and remove Desktop Shortcuts
  • update Antivirus Software and create Firewall exceptions
  • view the properties of a hard disk and use the Disk Cleanup feature
  • work with System Tools to access Backup Status and Configuration, Disk Cleanup, and Disk Defragmenter
  • set up the automatic file backup and restore files
  • understand basic networking, sharing resources such as folders and printers
  • map network drives and copy files to a mapped drive
  • create, modify, switch and delete user accounts
  • understand File Synchronisation
  • navigating the Web, use the Address bar, Links bar and other navigational tools

Modules

There are 20 modules in this course:

  • Start Menu Shortcuts
  • Desktop Shortcuts
  • Windows Security Center
  • General Disk Properties
  • Disk Maintenance
  • Backup and Restore Features
  • Network Resources
  • Mapping Network Drives
  • User Accounts
  • Using the Briefcase
  • Using the Sync Center
  • E-mail Concepts
  • Windows Mail Basics
  • Windows Mail Help Tools
  • Creating and Sending Messages
  • Working with Existing Messages
  • Copy and Paste Tools
  • Signatures and Spell Checking
  • Basic Navigation
  • Favorites List and History List

Course features

  • Simulation training replicates the software you are learning providing a realistic learning experience.
  • Learn how to perform tasks at your own pace and interactively by following easy step-by-step actions.
  • Reinforce your knowledge at the end of each lesson by completing interactive and multiple choice quiz questions.
  • Assess your skills at any time by undertaking the Course Test.
  • Lessons can be completed within 30 minutes so training can be undertaken in “bite” size pieces.
  • Bookmarking allows you to learn in multiple training sessions.
  • Course navigation features allow you to jump directly to specific topics of interest quickly and easily.
  • Designed for people who require initial and refresher training activities.
  • Available on-line 24 hours a day.
  • Version for Mobile Devices.
  • Review course content with eBooks