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Windows 7-Note1 - Prepare for today's class Textbook...

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Prepare for today’s class Textbook readings: Chapter 3 (only the "Using Windows Help and Support" section) Chapter 15 Chapter 16 Coming up in BTO130 This Week, 2 nd Session – online quiz – continue with security topics Week 3, 1 st Session – Windows 7 installation – bring your own Windows 7 Installation DVD Week 3, 2 nd Session – Test 1, worth 10% of your final course grade Windows 7 installation As noted above, you will do a Windows 7 installation next week, 1 st Session. You must bring your own Windows 7 DVD. Here’s how to create your own Windows 7 DVD: 1. Make sure you have one or more blank DVD+R (or DVD-R) discs 2. Go to the Open Lab in the TEL building 3. On the left (south) side of the room, just past the attendant’s desk, there is a row of computers along the wall – go to one of them 4. Login using your My.Seneca credentials, open a browser, and go to the ACS web site ( ) 5. Click the "Downloads" link on the left-side menu, login (again) and using your My.Seneca credentials 6. Click the "MSDN" button, and the list of downloads appears 7. Near the bottom of the list, locate the 2.33GB Windows 7 Professional link, and click to download it (which should take about ten minutes) 8. After it has finished downloading, start a DVD burning program (ask an attendant if you need help) 9. Use the program’s "create DVD from an ISO image file" option to create the DVD (ask an attendant if you need help) 10. After it finishes, bring the DVD to your lab, and with the switch in position 4, power on the computer; if it boots/starts from the disc, you are ready for the installation Quizzes review We will review the answers to the quizzes we had in the first week. Introduction to security topics We will use our Windows 7 virtual machine today for most of our discussions. Login with your administrator-level credentials.
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Windows has built-in security, and you need a user account to access and use Windows. A user account is a security object that represents a user of the computer. Please note that your home/personal computer may be configured in a way that conceals the obvious use of user accounts, so we list them below, and then we’ll discuss them in class. In addition, there are a number of ways to configure security, so you need to be aware of these soon. If your computer starts, and shows the desktop without asking you to login, then you are probably using an administrator-equivalent account which has no password. If your computer requires you to login, it will show the login user interface. o On Windows Vista and Windows 7, you will see a "Welcome Screen" showing row of user login tiles. o On Windows XP, you will see either a "Welcome Screen" (although the word "Welcome" doesn’t appear anywhere on it!), or the standard "Welcome to Windows" (or "Log On to Windows") dialog box. There are essentially three graphical user interface (GUI) ways to work with users, as
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2012 for the course BSD 130 taught by Professor S.peter during the Spring '12 term at Seneca.

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