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Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting PCs Lab Manual, Fifth Edition (Exams 220-901 & 220-902), 5th Edition by Faithe Wempen, Mike Meyers

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Chapter 13

Windows Under the Hood

Lab Exercises

13.01    Editing the Windows Registry

13.02    Examining Boot Files

13.03    Using the Task Manager

13.04    Working with Services

Lab Analysis Test

Key Term Quiz

 

While Windows is arguably one of the most accessible operating systems available, Microsoft doesn’t plaster your desktop with every single feature and option. In fact, certain options are well hidden so that less technically inclined users don’t break anything. As a PC tech, of course, you’ll be the one digging up these options and understanding how they work. These labs are designed to dig a bit more “under the hood” and expose you to a few of these more hidden tools. The Registry rests at the heart of Windows, storing everything there ...

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