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Wildlife Photography: Nature Preserve

See the benefits of learning to photograph wildlife in a controlled environment, and learn how to evoke emotion and personality in the animals you photograph. In this course, photojournalist Paul Taggart takes us to B. Bryan Preserve on the picturesque Northern California coast to study the wildlife there. Local preserves like B. Bryan are a great way to practice your skills before going on safari or to other exotic locations. He explains how to scout spaces, choose and handle gear for photographing wildlife, overcome various challenges (such as shooting around fencing), and stay safe while photographing wild animals. In the final chapter, Paul reviews his best shots of the preserve's famous giraffes, zebras, and sable antelopes.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows 10: Administration

Being able to administer a Windows machine is a key skill for any Windows administrator. Keep your skills sharp and up to date with this Windows 10 administration training. Martin Guidry takes a detailed look at the operating system, focusing on the administrative tasks necessary for keeping Windows 10 in tiptop shape.

Martin first reviews the various editions of both the desktop and mobile versions of Windows 10. This section covers the special features included with the Enterprise edition, and the hardware requirements for some of the new Windows 10 features. Martin also explains installing and updating drivers and configuring and optimizing the OS, including system properties and power options. Then it's a deep dive into Group Policy, including working with local groups, configuring preferences, and troubleshooting Group Policy. Martin also looks at Windows security—authentication and encryption—as well as the boot process, and concludes the course with a brief look at virtualization, networking, and backup and recovery.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows 10 Anniversary Update Essential Training

Learn the essentials of Windows 10 operating system, including the newest features included with Microsoft's Anniversary Update. Nick Brazzi shows how to install Windows 10, work with the built-in applications, manage files and folders, use Cortana to search, browse the web, and work with mail, calendar, and your contacts. Want to extend Windows? Learn how to find and install new apps from the Windows Store and customize your display preferences and account settings so your PC works perfectly for you. Finally, find out how to back up and restore Windows in case of computer failure, recover missing files, and use Windows Defender to protect yourself against malware such as viruses and spyware.

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Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows 10 Anniversary Update New Features

Windows 10 is one year old. To celebrate, Microsoft is offering all Windows 10 users access to the free Windows 10 Anniversary Update. Discover the most important new features and improvements in Microsoft's latest operating system in this short course with Nick Brazzi. Learn about the latest improvements to Cortana, Microsoft's personal digital assistant, as well as the interface changes that make Windows easier to use. Nick also surveys the Edge web browser extensions, as well as new tools for the Ink Workspace, the digital pen-driven experience for Windows, and the updated Maps app.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows 10 April 2018 Update Essential Training

Learn the essentials of the Windows operating system, including the new features in Windows 10 April 2018 Update. Nick Brazzi shows how to use core bundled apps that come with Windows 10, manage files and folders, browse the web, and work with mail, calendar, and contacts. Want to customize Windows 10? Learn how to find and install new apps from the Windows Store, and adjust your display preferences and account settings so your PC works perfectly for you. Finally, find out how to back up and restore Windows in case of computer failure, recover missing files, and use built-in tools to protect yourself against malware, such as viruses and spyware.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows 10 April 2018 Update Essential Training

Learn the essentials of the Windows operating system, including the new features in Windows 10 April 2018 Update. Nick Brazzi shows how to use core bundled apps that come with Windows 10, manage files and folders, browse the web, and work with mail, calendar, and contacts. Want to customize Windows 10? Learn how to find and install new apps from the Windows Store, and adjust your display preferences and account settings so your PC works perfectly for you. Finally, find out how to back up and restore Windows in case of computer failure, recover missing files, and use built-in tools to protect yourself against malware, such as viruses and spyware.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows 10 April 2018 Update New Features

Learn about the new features and enhancements in latest operating system from Microsoft, Windows 10 April 2018 Update. Instructor Nick Brazzi shows the updates to the Edge web browser, including changes to the layout in the hub and the menu and the new interface for reading books. He shows the Swift Pair feature for quickly pairing Bluetooth devices. He also reviews Near Share, the Windows version of Air Drop; text suggestions and autocorrect for traditional keyboards; and the continuation features offered by Timeline. Last but not least, he shows how to adjust some new Windows settings, including audio settings and settings that control which apps launch when the computer starts.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows 10 April 2018 Update New Features

Learn about the new features and enhancements in latest operating system from Microsoft, Windows 10 April 2018 Update. Instructor Nick Brazzi shows the updates to the Edge web browser, including changes to the layout in the hub and the menu and the new interface for reading books. He shows the Swift Pair feature for quickly pairing Bluetooth devices. He also reviews Near Share, the Windows version of Air Drop; text suggestions and autocorrect for traditional keyboards; and the continuation features offered by Timeline. Last but not least, he shows how to adjust some new Windows settings, including audio settings and settings that control which apps launch when the computer starts.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows 10: Configure and Support Core Services

In case some of the steps involved in a Windows 10 installation aren't intuitive, this course shows various ways to change the configuration of default services. Follow Joli Ballew as she covers networking, storage, data access and usage, and Remote Management. Plus, she shares how to implement Windows Store apps and Windows Store for Business, as well as the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit, which you'll want to get familiar with if your job involves deploying Windows 10.

This course maps to the domain of Exam 70-698, Installing and Configuring Windows 10, a required exam for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA).

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows 10: Configure, Secure, and Manage Data

Windows 10 is the latest release of Microsoft's market-leading client OS. Being able to configure, secure, and manage Windows 10 data is key for any IT professional. This course is designed for help desk technicians and system administrators who wish to upgrade their skills and knowledge of the latest Windows features and technologies.

Using the tools that come with a standard Windows build, James Gonzalez shows how to configure data storage (on client devices and on OneDrive), secure data with good authentication practices, encrypt data with EFS and BitLocker, and manage data access to shared folders, printers, and hard drives. He also shows how to set up file sharing for an organization using HomeGroup networks and NTFS permissions.

This course is also part of a series designed to help you prepare for the Microsoft exam 70-697: Configuring Windows Devices.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows 10: Configure Storage

Need to protect sensitive data? Free up storage space? Or bring bad drives back to life? If so, this course is for you. James Gonzalez reviews the basics of Windows 10 storage configuration, troubleshooting, and encryption—all the essential skills for network administrators who work with Windows environments. Learn how to troubleshoot Windows Storage Spaces, removable USB drives, memory caches, and drive failures. Discover how to set up file sharing and permissions across your network. Plus, find out how to encrypt files, volumes, and drives with EFS and BitLocker.

This course is also part of a series designed to help you prepare for the Microsoft exam 70-697: Configuring Windows Devices.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows 10 Creators Update Essential Training (2017)

Learn the essentials of the Windows 10 operating system, including the features included with the Creators Update. In this comprehensive course, Nick Brazzi shows how to install Windows 10, work with bundled applications, manage files and folders, use Cortana to search, browse the web with Edge, and work with mail, calendar, and your contacts. Want to extend Windows? Learn how to find and install new apps from the Windows Store and customize your display preferences and account settings so your PC suits your unique needs. Finally, find out how to back up and restore Windows in case of computer failure, recover missing files, and protect yourself against malware such as viruses and spyware.

Lynda.com is a PMI Registered Education Provider. This course qualifies for professional development units (PDUs). To view the activity and PDU details for this course, click here.

The PMI Registered Education Provider logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows 10 Creators Update New Features

Explore the key new features and improvements included in the Windows 10 Creators Update. In this short course, instructor Nick Brazzi goes into general system and security tools, such as the Live Folders feature, which allows you to group several application tiles into one single tile in the Start menu; Dynamic Lock, which automatically locks your computer when you walk away; and the redesigned Windows Defender, which helps you troubleshoot problems on a Windows computer. Nick also goes into the bundled apps for Windows 10, including Paint 3D, a tool for creating 3D objects or artwork.

Lynda.com is a PMI Registered Education Provider. This course qualifies for professional development units (PDUs). To view the activity and PDU details for this course, click here.

The PMI Registered Education Provider logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows 10: Deploy and Manage Virtual Applications

Application virtualization with App-V centralizes the configuration and deployment of Windows apps, while eliminating software conflicts. This hands-on course covers the skills necessary for a system admin to deploy and manage virtual apps in Windows 10. Microsoft MVP Brien Posey covers installing and configuring App-V, sequencing an application, editing and upgrading a virtual application, and deploying virtual applications. Plus, learn about deploying desktop and mobile apps via Intune.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows 10 Essential Training

Please be aware that there was a significant update to Windows in August 2016, called the Anniversary Update. If you are using Windows after running the Anniversary Update, you should switch over to a different course, Windows 10 Anniversary Update Essential Training.

Learn all the essential features of Windows 10. This comprehensive course covers everything you need to know to install Windows, customize it to your liking, and start working with files and applications. Author Nick Brazzi shows how to manage folders, use Cortana to search and navigate, browse the web with the new Microsoft Edge browser, and work with Mail, Calendars, and People (aka contacts).

Plus, learn about sharing via a home network, multiuser configurations, security and privacy, and troubleshooting Windows.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Essential Training

Learn the essentials of the Windows operating system, including the new features in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. Nick Brazzi shows how to use core bundled apps that come with Windows 10, manage files and folders, browse the web, and work with mail, calendar, and contacts. Want to customize Windows 10? Learn how to find and install new apps from the Windows Store, and adjust your display preferences and account settings so your PC works perfectly for you. Finally, find out how to back up and restore Windows in case of computer failure, recover missing files, and use built-in tools to protect yourself against malware, such as viruses and spyware.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update New Features

Learn about the new features and visual improvements in latest operating system from Microsoft, Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. Instructor Nick Brazzi introduces Fluent Design, which brings new visual aesthetics and interface controls to Windows 10. He also reviews the additions to the Edge web browser, such as the Read aloud feature, which reads text on a webpage in a synthesized voice. For users of OneDrive in Windows 10, there is a new feature called Files On-Demand. This feature allows you to store files on OneDrive without taking up space on your computer's local drive. Plus, learn how to use the new Video Remix feature to quickly create dynamic videos from your photo collection. Finally, Nick reviews some new options that allow you to take control of personal data in Cortana.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows 10 for IT Pros

IT professionals, learn the fundamental tools and techniques to manage Microsoft's latest client OS, Windows 10. Windows 10 is a great choice for business and education environments, with enhanced security and compatibility. Most administrators are eager to help their users upgrade. These tutorials help IT pros master the new features in Windows 10, including changes to the interface and application management.

Jim Boyce also goes under the hood, focusing on security features such as Secure Boot, Device Guard, Passport, Windows Hello, and other protections against malware and phishing. He discusses networking with Windows 10, and using virtualization solutions such as Hyper-V and Remote Desktop. To close out the course, Jim reviews backup and recovery, cloud integration with OneDrive, and Windows 10 update branches and licensing considerations.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows 10 for IT Pros Essential Training

The Windows 10 operating system offers enhanced security and compatibility, which makes it a solid choice for business and education environments. In this in-depth course, instructor Brien Posey provides IT professionals with the tools they need to implement and manage Windows 10. To begin, Brien provides an overview of how to install Windows 10 and navigate the Windows 10 interface. Next, he goes under the hood, focusing on important features related to security, including Secure Boot and Windows Defender. He also discusses using virtualization in Windows 10, managing remote access, and using backup and recovery options. Plus, learn about Windows Ink and how to enable mixed reality in Windows 10.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows 10: Implementation

Microsoft is revamping the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification, which includes exam 70-698: Installing and Configuring Windows 10. A key domain of this exam is implementation, which covers installing, upgrading, and configuring Windows 10. This course covers the key concepts of Windows 10 implementation for IT professionals who hope to pass 70-698. Learn how to choose between an upgrade and a clean install, create installation media, migrate to Windows 10, and configure and manage device drivers. Instructor and Microsoft MVP Joli Ballew also helps you configure key settings and applications your clients will need, including the Start menu preferences, notifications, Cortana, Internet Explorer, and Hyper-V. She also explores enterprise-level solutions such as Windows Imaging and Configuration Designer (ICD) provisioning, Active Directory-based activation of Windows, and KMS activation.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows 10: Intune Device Management

Intune and Windows 10 Mobile are two parts of an ecosystem of interconnected Microsoft technologies for mobile device management. Learn how to deploy, configure, and manage your organization's mobile devices using this enterprise-level mobile management platform, in this course with Ryan Spence.

Ryan is the director of enterprise mobility management at MOBI and supports Fortune 100 clients around the world. Here he shares the key components of any enterprise mobility management (EMM) strategy, focusing on Microsoft Intune. Learn what's different about the Windows 10 mobile operating system and why and how businesses manage Windows devices with Intune. Explore Intune infrastructure management and best practices pertaining to design, identity, security, updates, applications, content, and more. Along the way, he'll help you design and implement smart security policies, configure monitoring and services like Windows To Go, and provisioning user accounts.

Note: This course maps to the Plan and Implement a Microsoft Intune device management solution domain of the Microsoft exam 70-697: Configuring Windows Devices.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows 10: Manage and Maintain Windows 10

Extend the life of the Windows machines in your organization by learning how to perform basic management and maintenance of Windows 10. Microsoft MVP Joli Ballew shows how to configure updates, monitor events and performance, back up and restore files, recover the entire system, and secure Windows 10 by configuring different authorization and authentication options. She touches on Windows Defender, System Restore, Windows Insider, Resource Monitor, and more obscure servicing options that will give you maximum control over your system. Plus, for power users, she introduces some easy-to-use PowerShell commands for automating administration tasks.

Note: The course also maps to the third part of MCSA exam 70-698, Installing and Configuring Windows 10. Taking this course will prepare you for objectives in the Manage and Maintain Windows domain of the test.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows 10: Manage Identity

This hands-on IT certification course covers the tools and techniques necessary for a system admin to manage user identities in Windows 10. Learn two vital skills: (1) how to support Windows Store and cloud apps and (2) how to support authentication and authorization—as you study for key topics for Microsoft Exam 70-697, Configuring Windows Devices.

Windows expert Brian Culp covers app installation and management; the core differences between local, domain, and Microsoft accounts; techniques for authenticating and authorizing accounts; workgroup support; and domain-level authentication options, such as multifactor authentication, Windows Hello, and virtual smart cards.

Note: This course maps to the Manage Identity domain from the Microsoft Exam 70-697: Configuring Windows Devices. Review the exam objectives here.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows 10: Manage Remote Access

Remote access is one of the most powerful tools available to Windows administrators. Once configured you can troubleshoot Windows remotely, control power usage, deploy workspaces and software, configure offline storage, and synchronize files across devices and the cloud—all without ever touching the remote PC.

This hands-on, practical course covers the skills necessary for a system admin to manage remote access in Windows 10—and prepare for the Manage Remote Access domain of Microsoft Certification exam 70-697, Configuring Windows Devices. Brian Culp shows how to create and enable a VPN connection, configure Remote Desktop, establish mobility policies, create and deploy workspaces, and configure offline storage and file syncing. Plus, learn how connect to printers and displays using Wi-Fi Direct.

Review the learning objectives for the Manage Remote Access domain of exam 70-697 at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/exam-70-697.aspx.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows 10: Manage Updates and Recovery

Windows administrators must always be prepared for the worst-case scenario: system failure. Luckily, Windows 10 offers a variety of recovery and restoration options to help recover corrupt or missing files and get a PC back in working order. This course teaches IT professionals how to perform a system restore, refresh, or reset, and intelligently manage the Windows update process. James Gonzalez shows how to define system restore points, create a system image, and get comfortable with troubleshooting PC issues in the Windows Recovery Environment. He also helps you schedule and install updates, and roll them back when there are problems. Plus, learn how to manage which applications boot on startup and recover individual files with tools like File History and OneDrive.

Note: The course maps to the Manage Updates and Recovery domain from the Configuring Windows Devices exam (70-697).

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource



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