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Introducing, Installing, and Upgrading Windows 7 Lesson 7
Objectives Objective Domain Matrix Technology SkillObjective Domain DescriptionObjective Domain Number Understanding Disk Defragmenter 6.2.1 Understanding Disk Cleanup 6.2.2 Understanding Task Scheduler 6.2.3 Understanding Action Center 6.2.4 Understanding System Information 6.2.5 Understanding the Windows Registry 3.3.4 Understanding Windows Updates 6.3.1 Understanding Microsoft Updates 6.3.2 Understanding Hotfixes 6.3.3 Understanding Action Center 3.3.2 Understanding Windows Defender 3.3.1 Using the Malicious Software Removal Tool 3.3.3 Understanding Windows Forefront Endpoint Protection 3.3.5
Disk Defragmenter A utility that helps improve a computer’s performance by moving sectors of data on the hard disk, so that files are stored sequentially Minimizes the movement a hard disk’s arm must make to read all of the sectors that make up a file or program Set to automatically run once a week
Task Scheduler Enables a user to schedule and automate a variety of actions, such starting programs, displaying messages, and even sending e- mails Tasks scheduled by specifying a trigger, which is an event that causes a task to run, and an action, which is the action taken when the task runs Two primary task-creating commands: Create Basic Task and Create Task
Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool
Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection Antivirus/anti-malware and management software for desktops, laptops, and other client endpoints in a business environment Designed for environments with more than 10 client computers Built on System Center Configuration Manager –Provides centralized management and security of client computers; supports WSUS
Summary Disk Defragmenter can speed up your computer’s performance by defragmenting data on your hard disk. Disk Cleanup helps you remove unnecessary files from your computer. Task Scheduler enables you to automate tasks that don’t have scheduling features built in. Windows 7 Action Center tracks maintenance and security utilities, issues, and so on.
Summary System Information displays a wealth of information about your computer’s hardware, drivers, and system software. The Windows Registry is a database of configuration settings for your computer. Windows Update and Microsoft Update are the primary update tools for Windows 7. Windows Firewall is the native firewall in Windows 7 and many other versions of Windows.
Summary Windows Defender is a free program that protects your computer from spyware. Microsoft Security Essentials provides real-time protection from viruses and other malware. If your anti-malware software cannot remove a virus or worm from a computer, try the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool. Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection works with System Center Configuration Manager 2007 to provide security for network-connected computers in the enterprise.