Ch08Powr - Organizing and Managing Your Hard Disk Ch 8 1...

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Ch 8 1 Organizing and Managing Your Hard Disk
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Ch 8 2 Overview Overview Learn how to organize a hard disk efficiently and logically to serve your specific needs.
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Ch 8 3 Overview Overview How to determine the best command to use to locate a specific file, or to manage the hard disk, will be discussed.
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Ch 8 4 Overview Overview Will discuss the purpose and function of the CHKDSK command and then use the command to accomplish various tasks.
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Ch 8 5 Overview Overview Use the Disk Defragmenter program to optimize performance of your disk.
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Ch 8 6 Why Organize a Hard Why Organize a Hard Disk? Disk? Will accumulate many programs. Each program generates many files.
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Ch 8 7 Why Organize a Why Organize a Hard Disk? Hard Disk? Windows XP Professional is installed, certain folders are created including: Windows (WINNT) Program Files Documents and Settings My Documents
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Ch 8 8 Why Organize a Why Organize a Hard Disk? Hard Disk? Integrated programs (suites): Provide tools for common types of work.
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Ch 8 9 Why Organize a Why Organize a Hard Disk? Hard Disk? Additional programs must be installed on the hard disk before they can be used.
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Ch 8 10 Why Organize a Why Organize a Hard Disk? Hard Disk? Critical programs that should be purchased/downloaded: Virus checking program File compression utility
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Ch 8 11 Why Organize a Why Organize a Hard Disk? Hard Disk? Need to determine: How program is installed Where program is installed
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Ch 8 12 Why Organize a Why Organize a Hard Disk? Hard Disk? Root directory table capacity varies depending on the file system used.
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Ch 8 13 Why Organize a Why Organize a Hard Disk? Hard Disk? Can choose own installation location. Can present problem when asking for technical support.
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Ch 8 14 Why Organize a Why Organize a Hard Disk? Hard Disk? Fig 8.1 A Typical Hard Disk Configuration p. 377 Fig 8.1 A Typical Hard Disk Configuration p. 377
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Ch 8 15 Why Organize a Why Organize a Hard Disk? Hard Disk? Where should data files be placed? Do NOT place data files in program folders. Data files contain information. Program files contain instructions.
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Ch 8 16 Why Organize a Why Organize a Hard Disk? Hard Disk? Part of good organizational scheme is to create meaningful names for data files Need naming conventions Long file names problematic Use of spaces can create problems
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Ch 8 17 Why Organize a Why Organize a Hard Disk? Hard Disk? Fig 8.2 Organizing a Hard Disk by Software Application Fig 8.2 Organizing a Hard Disk by Software Application Package p. 379 Package p. 379
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Ch 8 18 Why Organize a Why Organize a Hard Disk? Hard Disk? Data files used in conjunction with different programs can be problematic.
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19 Why Organize a Why Organize a Hard Disk? Hard Disk?
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2010 for the course CIS CIS 103 taught by Professor Dorisdunn during the Winter '09 term at Skagit Valley College.

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Ch08Powr - Organizing and Managing Your Hard Disk Ch 8 1...

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