Configuring Microsoft Windows Vista Mobile Computing

Course Details:

  • Days: 1
  • Course Code: MS5117
  • Bookings: Please ring 08450 50 45 05


Elements of this syllabus are subject to change.

This one-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to to successfully configure Windows Vista mobile computers.

It will provide them with the knowledge and skills necessary to ensure successful configuration of mobile computers, mobile devices, and TabletPCs.

It will focus on three main areas: notebook computers, mobile devices, and TabletPCs.

This course is intended for IT Professionals wishing to become technology specialists. A Windows Vista technology specialist is defined as a technology specialist interested in learning about, assessing skills, using reference products, or taking exams to prove his or her knowledge/skills/experience related to Microsoft's Windows Vista technologies.

Technology specialists:

  • Value and may be working toward an extensive, deep technical knowledge in a particular technology.
  • Are interested in drilling down into the details of Windows Vista technologies.
  • Want to learn or test that they know and can apply existing concepts, practices, procedures, policies, and guidelines.
  • Work in roles where most questions have clear right and wrong answers.
  • Focus primarily on the "how to" associated with Windows Vista technologies, and they are interested in drilling down into the details of the technologies themselves.
  • On the job, work from functional specifications, defined polices/conventions/standards, and documented operational procedures from superiors.


Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Completed or have equivalent knowledge and skills in 5115: Installing and Configuring the Windows Vista Operating System.
  • Familiarity with PC hardware and devices. For example, ability to look into device manager and look for unsupported devices.
  • Basic TCP/IP knowledge. For example, that you need to have a valid IP address.
  • Basic Windows and Active Directory knowledge. For example, domain user accounts, domain vs. local user accounts, user profiles, and group membership.
  • Experience with mapping network file shares. For example, familiar with UNC paths, mapping local resources to server/share.
  • Experience with running commands from a command window. For example, DOS command prompt.
  • Experience with reviewing BIOS settings.

In addition, it is recommended, but not required, that students have completed:

Delegates will learn how to

  • Maintain and optimize Windows Vista systems.
  • Configure Windows Vista Media Applications.
  • Configure Windows Vista Productivity Applications.

Course Outline

Module 1: Configuring Mobile Computers

  • Configuring Mobile Computer Settings
  • Configuring Mobile Devices
  • Configuring Power Options

Module 2: Configuring TabletPC Settings

  • Configuring Windows Vista TabletPC Settings
  • Configuring Pen and Input Devices

Module 3: Networking Mobile Computers

  • Networking Without Wires
  • Connecting to a Wireless Network
  • Working with Offline Files



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