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Windows Internals and Command Line Operations

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Windows Internals and Command Line prepares students to use the Windows Operating System using the Command Line Interface (CLI).  By emphasizing the CLI, the course prepares students to automate tasks through scripting or using a remote administration tool without a Graphical User Interface (GUI).

Windows Internals and Command Line introduces students to the CLI, file systems, networking, and manipulating the Windows registry to prompt programs to start automatically when a user logs on.  With most tasks completed in the CLI, students will be prepared to create scripts to perform many of the functions introduced.  Many of the topics are presented with a focus on the security impact of the feature or behavior of Windows.

Topics covered include:

  • Boot Process
  • CLI
  • File Systems
  • Scheduled tasks
  • Networking
Who Should Take This Course


This course is suitable for: an entry-level Windows administrator, Windows support technician, help desk technician, security officer, security professional, site administrator, or individual concerned about the integrity of the Windows clients and servers in their charge.


Students taking this course should have the following skills: familiarity with basic computing and operating system concepts, such as the constitution of a network, and some knowledge of authentication and related permissions.

Why You Should Take This Course

Upon completing this course, students will be able to: understand some features of the Windows operating system and how they can be used by administrators to manipulate local and remote systems, and how hackers can employ the same features to gain or maintain unauthorized access to a system.  Students will be equipped to perform routine administrative tasks that demonstrate this understanding.

This training prepares individuals for the following positions: Windows administrator, Windows support technician, help desk technician.

Is there a discount available for current students?

UMBC students and alumni, as well as students who have previously taken a public training course with UMBC Training Centers are eligible for a 10% discount, capped at $250. Please provide a copy of your UMBC student ID or an unofficial transcript or the name of the UMBC Training Centers course you have completed. Asynchronous courses are excluded from this offer.

What is the cancellation and refund policy?

Student will receive a refund of paid registration fees only if UMBC Training Centers receives a notice of cancellation at least 10 business days prior to the class start date for classes or the exam date for exams.

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