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PC Operating Systems

Course Code CNET-102
Lecture hours per week
Lab hours per week 3
Course Availability: Open

This course is intended to develop Personal Computer operating system knowledge and acquire practical “hands-on” skills.

This theory and lab course uses IBM PC compatible computers to achieve this goal. The technical concepts and terminology of several PC operating systems (Windows7, and Windows Server 2008) are developed in detail. This course contains very high lab content. Students learn how to install, configure and maintain these operating systems.

Upon successful completion of this course, the student can apply the acquired knowledge towards completing the “A Plus Certification” operating system component accreditation from the Computing Technology Industry Association (comptia.org). The student can also apply the knowledge towards the completion of the Microsoft Windows7 professional certification exam 70-680, 1 of the required courses for the MCTS certification program.