Understand Maintenance Tools

Practice Labs Module
Time
1 hour
Difficulty
Intermediate

The "Understand Maintenance Tools" module provides you with the instruction and Server hardware to develop your hands on skills. This module includes the following exercises: Understand Disk Defragmenter and Disk Cleanup, Using Task Scheduler, Understand Windows Action Centre, Understand System Information.

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Overview

Introduction

The Understand Maintenance Tools module provides you with the instruction and Server hardware to develop your hands on skills. This module includes the following exercises:

  • Understand Disk Defragmenter and Disk Cleanup
  • Using Task Scheduler
  • Understand Windows Action Centre
  • Understand System Information

Exercise 1 - Understand Disk Defragmenter and Disk Cleanup

In this exercise you will learn how to set up some disk performance enhancement tools like disk defragementer and disk cleanup. You will learn how to use task scheduler to schedule an application or script to run in a pre-determined time. You will learn how to use Windows Action Centre as a one stop application for checking the system performance of your system.

Exercise 2 - Understand Task Scheduler

In this exercise you will setup automation in Disk Cleanup and configure it to run unattended using Task Scheduler.

Exercise 3 - Windows Action Centre

In this exercise, you will learn how to use Windows Action Centre. The Action Centre provides an at-a-glance of the system state of your computer.

It provides a real-time notification via a flag in the system tray that alerts you of possible issues like updating anti-spyware program or setting up Windows backup and other system related notifications.

Exercise 4 - Using System Information

You can collect information about the hardware and software settings of machines in your network by using System Information.

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