Windows has been around since 1985, with Windows 1.0, 2.0, and 3.0 being graphical user interfaces (GUI)for DOS. Windows 95 started the modern GUI design, progressing through to Windows 7. Windows 8 is the first major GUI change since Windows 95. This module looks at Windows through the years.
Windows comes with several built in tools for troubleshooting problems. We look at several including the Event Viewer, Task manager, and System configuration utility. This is a very basic overview with greater depth provided in future classes.
This is a brief overview of several of the Windows Operating Systems from over the years, starting with Windows 98 and finishing with Windows 8 Beta
The N140 course lists several great troubleshooting tools. This video shows you how to get to the utilities as well as what they look like and how they can be used.