Overview

Introduction

Welcome to the Configure Applications and Processes with Task Manager and Computer Management Practice Lab. In this module you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

Learning Outcomes

In this module, you will complete the following exercises:

  • Exercise 1 - Manage Windows 10 Startup Folder
  • Exercise 2 - Configure Computer Management for Remote Administration

After completing this lab, you will be able to:

  • Manage personal and common Startup folders in Windows 10
  • Learn how to enable a Windows Server and Windows 10 for remote administration via Computer Management

Exam Objectives

The following exam objectives are covered in this lab:

  • Configure native applications and tools - Configure settings using MSConfig, configure processes and applications using Task Manager, configure Computer Management

Lab Duration

It will take approximately 45 minutes to complete this lab.

Exercise 1 - Manage Windows 10 Startup Folder

The Startup folder of the Start menu contains shortcuts to programs that are launched automatically when a user signs in to Windows. Typically, program shortcuts are created in the startup folder when a program such as an anti-malware is installed or when a multifunction device like a printer-scanner is added to Windows. As a matter of convenience, it is useful to have some programs to launch automatically as the application response time is remarkably faster. However, there may be non-essential programs in the start-up folder that can be removed or disabled to fine tune Windows’ system performance,

In this exercise, you will learn to manage Windows 10 startup programs.

Exercise 2 - Configure Computer Management for Remote Administration

Computer Management is a comprehensive console for managing system tools, storage subsystem and Windows services in a centralized user interface. In a single window, managing Task Viewer, Event Viewer, Performance Monitor, Device Manager, Disk Management and Services panel.

As with other Windows administration tools, Computer Management can be configured to remotely administer Windows servers and workstations. This is made possible by enabling firewall rules on the Windows server to allow incoming connections to it from a domain-joined workstation.

For this exercise, you will learn how to configure Windows Server and Windows 10 for remote administration.

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