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CONFIGURING DESKTOP ENVIROMENT

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DESKTOP COMPONENTS : There are several parts to the desktop . We will the parts in the forth coming slides.

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Icons and shortcuts Backgroun d

Start menu

Taskbar
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Configuring Desktop Display

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Right click the desktop and select PROPERTIES

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You select the themes and desktop

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CREATE DESKTOP SHORTCUTS : Shortcuts are appears as icons on the desktop.They help the user to make their desktops a central point from which they can quickly gain access to often used items.

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Right click the desktop and select CREATE SHORT CUT

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REGIONAL SETTINGS : The user can change the format for dates and currency, and they can change that they language that they use when they input text . These things are known as regional settings .

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To select regional settings select CONTROL PANEL

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Select REGIONAL AND LANGUAGE OPTION

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select LANGUAGES

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select DETAILS

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click ADD

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select the language and click OK

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click OK

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CUSTOMIZING THE START MENU : Now we will see how to customize the Start menu by adding submenu folders, adding shortcuts for oftenused programs , and adding elements to the startup folder.

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ADDING SUBMENU ELEMENTS FOR ALL USERS

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Right click START and select ALL USERS

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click the PROGRAMS

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click FILE and click NEW and select FOLDER

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Created folder will display here

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Drag this icon and drop it into the folder

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Created folder will display in the PROGRAMS MENU

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ADDING SUBMENU ELEMENT FOR INDIVIDUAL USERS

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Right click and select EXPLORE ALL USERS

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select the user who you want to create

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click the particular users START MENU

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select FILE click NEW and click FOLDER

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Created folder will display here

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Then logoff the particular machine and then login as the user for whom we create the sub menu

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That particular folder will display here

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ADDING SHORTCUTS FOR INDIVIDUAL USERS

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Right click desktop and select PROPERTIES

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Select DESKTOP

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Select CUSTOMIZE DESKTOP

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select the ICONS and click OK

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Click OK

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Click OK

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Just drag the particular shortcut and put the shortcut in the new sub menu folder which we have already created.

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CONFIGURATION OF REMOTE DESKTOP

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My Computer right click select PROPERTIES

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select REMOTE

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enable the REMOTE DESKTOP

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Click OK

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Click OK

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TO ACCESS THE ANOTHER MACHINE BY USING REMOTE DESKTOP

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Select REMOTE DESKTOP CONNECTION
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Mention the IP address of the system

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Click CONNECT

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Remote Assistance
‡ Remote Assistance allows a helper, for example, a friend, to use an Internet connection to access your computer to provide assistance. ‡ The helper sees your computer screen and communicates through a chat box. If you give permission, the helper can remotely control your computer to resolve a problem. ‡ Both users must agree to the connection, and after the connection is established, you can take shared control of user's desktop, chat with the user, and send and receive files.
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Enabling Remote Assistance
Enable remote assistance

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Configuring Remote Assistance

Go to remote assistance

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Establishing a Remote Assistance Session

Select invite status
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Inviting Someone for Help

Select invitation

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Sending Invitation

Enter your name

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Sending Invitation

Enter password

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Sending Invitation

Send new invitation

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Accepting the Invitation

Select icons

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Accepting the Invitation

Type password
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Administrator¶s Desktop

Message

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User Desktop

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USER PROFILES : All user specific settings are saved in the user profile in the documents and settings folder . When the user logs off from the computer, the user profile is update on that computer . There are different type of profile.

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Types of profile :

‡ Default user profile ‡ Local user profile ‡ Roaming user profile ‡ Mandatory user profile

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DEFAULT USER PROFILE : ‡ This is the basic for all user profiles . ‡ Every profiles begins the copy of the default user profile. ‡ We will modify this profile if you requires a customized default user profile.

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LOCAL USER PROFILE : ‡ This profile is created when the user is logon first time in the machine and its store in the local computer. ‡ Multiple local user profiles can exist on one computer. ‡ This profile can be delete by the administrator.

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ROAMING USER PROFILE : ‡ This profile is created by the system administrator. ‡ It will be stored on a server. ‡ This profile is available for the user logs on to any computer in the network. ‡ If you made any changes in the profile it will be update on the server . When the user logs off.

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MANDATORY USER PROFILE : ‡ This profile is also created by the system administrator. ‡ This profile is to specify some particular settings for a user or users. ‡ We can make roaming profiles mandatory by changing the profile name by the extension .dat to .man

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