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Windows® 8 On Demand, Second Edition by Steve Johnson

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18. Administering Your Computer

What You’ll Do

Explore Windows Administrative Tools

Schedule Tasks

Monitor Activity with Event Viewer

Manage an Event Log

Manage All Printers

Check Memory for Problems

View and Create Performance Charts

Monitor Local Security Settings

View Computer Management Tools

Manage Disks

Manage Local Users and Groups

View and Save System Information

Set System Configuration Options

Introduction

If you have purchased a personal computer and set it up in your home, you are that PC’s administrator. Computers on a network in a company or an institution, such as at a university, are called clients. The clients are managed by one or more system or network administrators, who have the task of ensuring that the network and its ...

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