Using Microsoft Windows Control Panel Utilities

Practice Labs Module
Time
53 minutes
Difficulty
Intermediate

Welcome to the Using Microsoft Windows Control Panel Utilities Practice Lab. In this module you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

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Overview

Introduction

Welcome to the Using Microsoft Windows Control Panel Utilities 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 - Configure Internet Options
  • Exercise 2 - Configuring User Accounts settings
  • Exercise 3 - Performing System Configuration

After completing this lab, you will be able to:

  • Manage Connections
  • Configure Settings on the Security Tab
  • Configure Settings on General Tab
  • Configure Settings on Privacy Tab
  • Configure Settings on Programs Tab
  • Configure Settings on Advanced Tab
  • Configure a Local User Account
  • Configure User Account Control Settings
  • Configure Remote Connectivity Settings
  • Configure Performance Settings
  • Configure System Protection Settings

Exam Objectives

The following exam objective is covered in this lab:

  • 220-1002: 1.9 Given a scenario, use Microsoft Windows Control Panel's system related utilities

Lab Duration

It will take approximately 1 hour to complete this lab.

Exercise 1 - Configure Internet Options

The Internet Options window contains functions that are related to the Internet connection.

For example:

  • Security configuration
  • General parameters
  • Default page
  • Privacy settings
  • Connection set-up

These settings take care of the security, accessibility, and privacy aspects of an internet connection.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this exercise, you will be able to:

  • Manage Connections
  • Configure Settings on the Security Tab
  • Configure Settings on General Tab
  • Configure Settings on Privacy Tab
  • Configure Settings on Programs Tab
  • Configure Settings on Advanced Tab Your Devices

Exercise 2 - Configuring User Accounts Settings

A user account has a number of features associated with it. Some of these features are listed below:

  • Account’s name
  • Account password
  • Account picture
  • Account type

In this exercise, you will learn to configure the user account settings.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this exercise, you will be able to:

  • Configure a Local User Account
  • Configure User Account Control Settings

Exercise 3 - Performing System Configuration

System options section contains information about system software and hardware. Some of the functionalities available are:

  • Performance related settings
  • Remote settings
  • System restore settings
  • In this exercise, you will work with the system configuration options.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this exercise, you will be able to:

  • Configure Remote Connectivity Settings
  • Configure Performance Settings
  • Configure System Protection Settings
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