Learn networking with Windows 10. This step-by-step course demonstrates how to connect a Windows 10 machine to an existing network and manage a variety of network settings. Instructor Joli Ballew shows you how to get connected to the internet, access network resources such as printers, and connect to Wi-Fi. Find out how to keep your system secure by configuring a basic firewall with Windows Defender. Joli reviews the security implications of different settings, so you can make informed decisions that help protect your computer when using public networks. Lastly, she explains the native firewall rules and shows how to create your own custom inbound and outbound rules. Finally, learn how to troubleshoot your network connection with command-line tools like ipconfig and PathPing.
Note: This course aligns to the Configure Networking domain from the Microsoft exam 70-697: Configuring Windows 10 Devices.
Full Time Professor at Dallas County Community CollegeJoli Ballew is a Windows Desktop Experience MVP, a technology trainer, and a writer.
Joli holds several certifications, including CompTIA A+, MCSE, MCDST, MCT, and MCTS: Office Project 2007 and Windows 7, Configuring. She has written over 50 books for Microsoft's Windows XP Expert Zone, over 400 articles for Bright Hub, and textbooks for Microsoft's MCDST certification and the MCTS: Managing Projects with Microsoft Office Project 2007 certification. Joli has created training videos for KeyStone Learning, and teaches computer classes at Brookhaven College and Collin College. She is also the Microsoft IT Academy coordinator at Brookhaven College. In her free time, she enjoys yoga, yard work, and teaching her cats, Pico and Lucy, new tricks. Find her books at her Amazon.com author page, or visit her website for more information.
Skills covered in this course
- Hi, and welcome to Windows 10: Networking Fundamentals. I'm Joli Ballew, author, professor, and Windows enthusiast. Understanding Windows 10 networking is a must-have skill if you're serious about getting the most from your computer. It doesn't matter if you're a single user on a home network or one of 10,000 users on an enterprise network. You'll need to know how to get connected and what settings to use to access the network resources you want while keeping your computer secure. I'll begin by showing you ways to get connected to a variety of networks. Then I'll teach you about Windows 10 network profiles and how to secure your computer when you're on a public network. We'll learn about DHCP, APIPA, and DNS, among others. I'll show you how to configure your network adapters, and we'll explore ways to get the most out of the network and sharing center. After that I'll introduce you to the Windows firewall with advanced security. You'll learn to use the pre-installed rules as well as…
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