Chapter 15

Maintaining and Optimizing Operating Systems

Lab Exercises

15.01    Backing Up and Restoring in Windows 7

15.02    Using File History in Windows 8.1

15.03    Using System Restore

15.04    Managing Updates and Patches in Windows

15.05    Scheduling Maintenance in Windows

15.06    Installing and Removing Applications and Windows Components in Windows

15.07    Backing Up with Time Machine in Mac OS X

15.08    Managing Updates and Patches in Mac OS X

Lab Analysis Test

Key Term Quiz


Imagine that your company has just acquired a small architectural firm, including its mixed group of computers. One of the principals of the firm informs you that they haven’t really had any IT support to speak of in a few years. You visit the office and determine ...

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