This course is designed to expand upon the user's familiarity with the personal computer and its capabilities. The function and use of the Disk Operating System is explained in terms of command types: internal, external, hard disk files and input/output. An overview of MS-DOS and computer related terms is presented as well.
After completing the course, a participant will be able to:
- Understand the difference between Internal and External DOS commands and how to use each
- Use hard disk commands to manage subdirectories and paths
- Create "batch" files using the DOS programming language to create files such as AUTOEXEC.BAT
- Master the DOS environment, DOS prompt, and defaults
- Learn to use DOS "power tools" to customize the function keys, screen layout, and colors
- Use Norton Utilities, and PC Magazine public domain utilities
- Understand the various data backup options from XCOPY to BACKUP / RESTORE
- Use data compresion utilities such as PKZIP and PKUNZIP
- Control and redirect input/output and
- Learn how to make DOS menu-driven.
Target Audience: This course is useful for professional, managerial and administrative personnel at all levels who will be using personal computer application software.