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A Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e. 2. Goals. Find out about Windows utilities and apparatuses you can use to take care of issues with WindowsLearn how to upgrade Windows to enhance execution. A Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e. 3. Windows Utilities and Tools to Support the OS.
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A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e Chapter 14 Optimizing Windows

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Objectives Learn about Windows utilities and instruments you can use to take care of issues with Windows Learn how to upgrade Windows to enhance execution A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e

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Windows Utilities and Tools to Support the OS Tools secured Task Manager System Configuration Utility (MSconfig) Services comfort Computer Management reassure Microsoft Management Console (MMC) Event Viewer Reliability and Performance Monitor Registry Editor A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e

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Task Manager Taskmgr.exe shows applications and procedures Figure 14-1 The Applications tab in Task Manager demonstrates the status of dynamic applications Courtesy: Course Technology/Cengage Learning A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e

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Task Manager (cont\'d.) Accessing assignment administrator Press Ctrl+Alt+Delete Right-click taskbar clear territory Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc Vista Start Search box or XP Run discourse box Enter taskmgr.exe Applications tab States: running or not reacting End errand catch at base of the window Attempts an ordinary shutdown A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e

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Task Manager (cont\'d.) Processes tab Lists framework administrations and different procedures, CPU time, and memory utilize Identifies applications backing off a framework Showing all procedures running under ebb and flow client System, Local Service, and Network Service accounts Cannot show exchange box on-screen or collaborate with client Stopping a procedure Click End Process Recommendation: utilize Applications tab first A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e

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Figure 14-3 Processes running under the ebb and flow client for another Vista establishment Courtesy: Course Technology/Cengage Learning Figure 14-4 Vista forms for all clients Courtesy: Course Technology/Cengage Learning A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e

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Task Manager (cont\'d.) Viewing running application forms Select application recorded on Applications tab Right-click it and select Go To Process End the procedure and every single related process Right-tap the procedure and select End Process Tree Do not end Windows basic Process need level Determines position CPU assets line Use Task Manager to change need level A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e

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Task Manager (cont\'d.) Services tab Lists as of now introduced administrations with status Figure 14-7 This Services tab of Windows Vista Task Manager gives the ebb and flow status of all introduced administrations Courtesy: Course Technology/Cengage Learning A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e

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Task Manager (cont\'d.) Performance tab Identifies applications, forms utilizing most CPU time Figure 14-8 The Performance tab window indicates insights about how framework assets are being utilized Courtesy: Course Technology/Cengage Learning A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e

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Task Manager (cont\'d.) Networking tab Displays how intensely system being utilized by a PC Figure 14-9 Use the Networking tab of Task Manager to screen arrange movement Courtesy: Course Technology/Cengage Learning A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e

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Task Manager (cont\'d.) Users tab Shows all clients as of now signed on Log off client to enhance execution Figure 14-10 Use Task Manager to log off a client A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e

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Quick #1 1. To end a procedure inside assignment chief, click ____________________. Reply: End Process  2. The ____________________ program permits a client to see the applications and procedures running on a PC, and additionally data about process and memory execution, organize action, and client action. Reply: Taskmgr.exe  3.Within Task Manager, the __________ tab gives insights about how a program utilizes framework assets. Reply: Performance  4. Genuine or False: The Windows XP Task Manager incorporates the Services tab. Reply: False  5. Genuine or False: To enhance Windows execution, a PC specialist can log off a client. Reply: True A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e

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Figure 14-14 Use MSconfig to view and control administrations propelled at startup. Affability: Course Technology/Cengage Learning System Configuration Utility (MSconfig) Msconfig.exe Temporary settle to debilitate program or administration from stacking A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e

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Services Console Launching the administrations comfort Vista Start Search box or XP Run discourse box Enter Services.msc Figure 14-18 The Services window is utilized to oversee Windows administrations Courtesy: Course Technology/Cengage Learning A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e

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Services Console (cont\'d.) Selecting Properties Provides more data about an administration Allows ceasing or beginning an administration Service startup sorts Automatic (Delayed Start): begins not long after startup, after the client sign on Automatic: begins when Windows loads Manual: begins as required Disabled: can\'t be begun Useful when tidying up a Windows framework A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e

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Computer Management Consolidates a few Windows authoritative apparatuses Use to oversee neighborhood PC and other system PCs Administrator expert required Viewing may permit lesser benefits Accessing Computer Management in Vista Enter compmgmt.msc in Vista Start Search box Click Start, right-click Computer, and select Manage Control Panel Click System and Maintenance, click Administrative Tools, and double tap Computer Management A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e

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Figure 14-20 Windows Computer Management joins a few regulatory instruments into a solitary simple to-get to window Courtesy: Course Technology/Cengage Learning Figure 14-21 Use the Taskbar and Start Menu Properties window to change things on the Start menu Courtesy: Course Technology/Cengage Learning A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e

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Microsoft Management Console (MMC) Program record: mmc.exe Windows utility to construct altered reassure windows Console is a solitary window containing at least one managerial devices Snap-ins are singular devices in a support Figure 14-22 A vacant support. Affability: Course Technology/Cengage Learning A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e

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Event Viewer Eventvwr.msc Tool for investigating issues with Windows, applications, and equipment Also a Computer Management snap-in Manages logs of occasions Three most essential perspectives of logs Application log Security log System log A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e

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Event Viewer (cont\'d.) Logs new to Windows Vista Custom Views The Setup log The Forwarded Events The Applications and Services Logs The Subscriptions log System log: most imperative log other than security Records three blunder occasion sorts Information, cautioning, and mistake occasions A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e

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Event Viewer (cont\'d.) Click log to view Save time auditing logs by utilizing channels To see most huge occasions when investigating check Critical and Error under Event level Avoid swelling log document Set size cutoff Specify what happens when log achieves this breaking point Event watcher is most helpful in taking care of irregular equipment issues A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e

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Reliability and Performance Monitor Perfmon.msc (another MMC snap-in) Collects, records, and shows occasions (i.e., Data Collector Sets) Windows XP Monitor called Performance Monitor or System Monitor Starting the screen Use Administrative Tool applet in Control Panel Open Computer Management Console Enter perfmon.msc in Vista Start Search box or XP Run box A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e

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Reliability and Performance Monitor (cont\'d.) Contains three observing instruments Performance Monitor gives continuous perspective of Windows execution counters Reliability Monitor gives verifiable information indicating soundness Data Collector Sets utility gathers information about the framework Viewing framework diagnostics information as a report Right-click System Diagnostics and select Latest Report from easy route menu A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e

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The Registry Editor Difficult issues may require altering or expulsion of a registry scratch Registry association Registry Database outlined with a treelike structure (i.e., progressive database) Contains arrangement data for Windows, clients, programming applications, and introduced equipment gadgets Registry worked in memory at startup Windows utilizes ebb and flow equipment design and data taken from records A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e

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The Registry Editor (cont\'d.) Registry composed into five treelike structures Each fragment called a key Each key can have Subkeys can have more subkeys and can be doled out at least one qualities Data is sorted out in hive documents Different from association in registry keys A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e

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Figure 14-36 The Windows registry is coherently composed in a topsy turvy tree structure of keys, subkeys, and qualities Courtesy: Course Technology/Cengage Learning Figure 14-37 The relationship between registry subtrees (keys) and hives Courtesy: Course Technology/Cengage Learning A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e

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The Registry Editor (cont\'d.) Five keys: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE (HKLM) HKEY_CURRENT_CONFIG (HKCC) HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT (HKCR) HKEY_USERS (HKU) HKEY_CURRENT_USER (HKCU) A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e

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The Registry Editor (cont\'d.) Before altering the registry Back up registry Use System Protection to make a reestablish point Back up a si

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