Intermediate Windows NT

Group 4 - Experienced Users

Orientation for Windows Users

Software version number: 4.0

Course length: 2 days

Hardware/software required to run this course

You will need 12 megabytes (MB) of Random Access Memory (RAM) if you are using Windows NT. See your reference manual for hardware considerations that apply to your specific hardware setup. In addition, you will need a mouse to run this course, and floppy disk drive if you want to complete the topic on the Windows NT file system in the course.

Course description

Overview: Students will learn about the Windows NT operating system, and its network and security features. Also student will learn how to use the Mail and Schedule + applications, the Chat accessory, the Clip Book, the

Windows NT file system (NTFS), and resource sharing. Prerequisites: Windows 3.1: Orientation and Windows 3.1: Advanced User or equivalent knowledge.

Delivery method: Instructor-led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

Benefits: Students will learn how to work with the Windows NT operating system, its networking capabilities; and security features in the user environment.

Target student: Students enrolling in this course should understand the basic concepts involved in working with a personal computer (PC) and advanced knowledge of Windows 3.1 application software. No knowledge of Windows NT is required.

Performance-based objectives

Lesson objectives help students become comfortable with the course, and also provide a means to evaluate learning. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: Understand the role of Windows NT as an operating system in the user environment.

Understand how the user interacts with the Windows NT environment.

Use the special features in Help and utilize the NT file system.

Control access to your data.

Customize the File Manager toolbar.

Print a document remotely.

Use Windows NT to communicate to other users on the network.

Utilize the more advanced features of the Mail application.

Utilize the more advanced features of Schedule +.

Copy information between applications locally and remotely.

Course content

Lesson 1: Orientation to Windows NT

About Windows NT

Introduction to the Windows NT architecture

Lesson 2: Getting started in Windows NT

Starting Windows NT

Setting up a workstation

Using workgroups

Lesson 3: Using Help and NTFS

Using Windows NT Help

NT Filing System features

Lesson 4: Accessing data

Controlling data

Managing access to shared directories and files

Lesson 5: The File Manager

Customizing the File Manager toolbar

Lesson 6: Printing

Printer security

Using a network printer

Managing a printer

Lesson 7: Introduction to multi-user features

An introduction to Mail

An introduction to Schedule +

Using Chat

Lesson 8: Using Mail

Sending messages to multiple members of the workgroup/domain

Managing and reading messages

Managing your mailbox

Setting options

Lesson 9: Using Schedule +

Using the Appointment Book

Using the Schedule + Task List

Working with Messages and setting Schedule + options

Lesson 10: Using Clip Book Viewer

Using the Clip Book

Additional information: This course is written for Windows NT end users. It is not intended for system administrators; network support personnel; or WIN32 programmers.




Course specifications

Course number: 48-509