Fundamentals of Microsoft
Windows
®
XP

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About this Course

This course is intended for serious computer hobbyists, IT students, and IT professionals.

The free online textbook for this course is Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft® Windows® XP in 24 Hours. Read the Introduction to the book.

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Study Aids

Glossary of Terms

Differences Between the Windows Home and Professional Edition

Lesson 20. Tinkering with the Advanced System Tools

In this lesson, you will

  • Adjust your system to run at its peak performance
  • Learn how technical support technicians can use your system snapshot to correct problems
  • Monitor your system's usage from the Task Manager window
  • Schedule tasks to run when you're away from your PC
  • Manage your scheduled tasks
  • Use System Restore to return your system to a previous state

Reading Assignments

Read the following sections from your free online textbook:

offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Check Your System
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Dr. Watson, Come Right Away
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Using the Task Manager
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Scheduling System Tasks
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Using System Restore

Learning Activities

  1. Use this search box to refine and expand your understanding of new terms and concepts in the reading assignments.

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  2. offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Test your understanding with the Q&A.
  3. offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Visit the online Workshop.
    Return here after completing your Workshop session.
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User Accountability

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