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Microsoft 70-687: Configuring Windows 8

Hudson
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Flexible
229 GBP
Distance
e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

The MCTS 70-687 training course Configuring Windows 8 teaches students the knowledge and skills to configure and administer Windows 8 as a standalone installation or in a corporate environment as a part of a Windows Active Directory domain. Students provided with the ability to create and deploy images, configure hardware and software, configure networking and backup and restore system information.

When you pass Exam 70-688: Configuring Windows 8, you complete the requirements for the following certification(s):

MCTS: Windows 8, Configuration

We offer you the most effective way to earn your Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS). Professionals holding the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: Windows 8, Configuring certification have demonstrated the knowledge and skills necessary to:
  • Perform a clean install of Windows 8
  • Create an image for deployment
  • Configure hardware devices
  • Configure software for compatibility
  • Configure networking including sharing resources
  • Configure DirectAccess for the network
  • Monitor and configure system performance
  • Perform backups and configure system restore
  • Windows 8 Mobility

Syllabus:

Chapter 1: Course Introduction
  • Introducing Darin Sutton
  • Course Outline
  • Student Prerequisites
  • Certification Tracks
  • Chapter Review
Chapter 2: Microsoft Windows 8 Course
  • Demonstration Example
  • Building an Environment
  • Chapter Review
Chapter 3: New Features in Windows 8
  • Login Options
  • PC Settings
  • Default Metro Desktop and Apps
  • Installing Apps from the App Store
  • Searching Metro Desktop
  • SkyDrive and Internet Explorer 10
  • Chapter Review
Chapter 4: Installing Windows 8
  • Editions and Architectures
  • Hardware Minimum Requirements
  • Upgrade Advisor and Migration Limitations
  • Installation Options and Types
  • Performing a Clean Installation
  • Chapter Review
Chapter 5: Upgrading or Migrating
  • Upgrade and Migration Limitations
  • Key Steps for Upgrading
  • Upgrading Windows 7 to 8
  • Key Steps for Migrating
  • Windows Easy Transfer
  • User State Migration Tool
  • Summary
  • Migration Backup
  • Windows 8 Migration
  • Automation
  • Activating Windows 8
  • Chapter Review
Chapter 6: Managing Images and Disks
  • Installation via Image
  • Imaging Disk Tools
  • Image Management Demo
  • Disk Partitions and Volumes
  • Disk Management
  • Virtual Hard Disks
  • Virtual Hard Disk Capabilities
  • Chapter Review
Chapter 7: Managing Devices and Drivers
  • Device Drivers 101
  • Driver Installation
  • Device Management
  • Management and Maintenance
  • Signed Drivers
  • Verifying Signed Drivers
  • Driver Staging
  • Installing PNP Utility
  • Troubleshooting
  • Chapter Review
Chapter 8: Network Configuration
  • Network Basics
  • IPv4 Basics
  • IPv4 Addressing
  • IPv4 Subnetting
  • Network Adapter Settings
  • Configuring Network Settings
  • Using the Command Line
  • Chapter Review
Chapter 9: Network Configuration IPv6
  • Protocol Migration from IPv4 to IPv6
  • IPv6 Basics
  • IPv6 Addressing
  • IPv6 Simplification
  • IPv6 Network Settings
  • Using the Command Line
  • Chapter Review
Chapter 10: Network Wireless
  • Wireless Networks
  • Wireless Basics and Broadband
  • Wireless Advantages and Disadvantages
  • Wireless Devices
  • Network Adapter Settings
  • Wireless Adapter Network Settings
  • Network Security
  • Location Aware Printing
  • Chapter Review
Chapter 11: Network Troubleshooting
  • Wireless Signal
  • Confirming the IP Address
  • DHCP
  • DNS
  • Troubleshooting Wireless
  • Small Steps
  • Troubleshooting Demonstration
Chapter 12: Windows 8 Mobility
  • Power Configuration
  • Mobility Center
  • Power and Mobility
  • BitLocker To Go
  • Using BitLocker To Go
  • Windows To Go
  • Transparent Caching and Offline Files
  • Location Aware Printing
  • Chapter 13: Local Security
  • Windows Firewall
  • Configuring Windows Firewall
  • User Access Control
  • RunAs Command
  • Elevated Permissions and UAC
  • Credentials Manager
  • Managing Credentials
  • Windows Updates
  • MSMBA
  • Windows Defender
  • Configuring Windows Defender
  • Chapter Review
Chapter 14: Network and Remote Security
  • Network Security 101
  • Layered Defense
  • Area Of Concern
  • PowerShell
  • WinRM
  • Overview of PowerShell ISE
  • Remote Desktop
  • Remote Assistance
  • Chapter Review
Chapter 15: Application Management
  • Desktop Applications
  • Windows Store Applications
  • Visiting Windows Store Applications
  • AppLocker
  • AppLocker Policies and Rules
  • Summary
  • Chapter Review
Chapter 16: Internet Explorer 10
  • Compatibility View
  • InPrivate Browsing
  • InPrivate Filtering
  • SmartScreen Filtering
  • Internet Explorer in Windows 8
Chapter 17: File and Folder Configuration
  • NTFS Permissions
  • File and Folder Permissions
  • File and Folder Rights
  • EFS and BitLocker
  • Windows Data Center and SkyDrive
  • Storing Data Using SkyDrive
  • Chapter Review
Chapter 18: VPN and VPN Reconnect
  • What is a VPN?
  • Methods or Protocols for Connection
  • VPN Components
  • VPN Server Configuration
  • VPN Reconnect
  • CMAK
  • VPN Client Side Configuration
  • Chapter Review
Chapter 19: Direct Access
  • What is Direct Access?
  • Features
  • Parts
  • Network Access Services Overview
  • Name Resolution Policy Table
  • Connecting Internally
  • Connecting Externally
  • Direct Access Scenario
  • Direct Access Installation Requirements
  • Chapter Review
Chapter 20: Branch Cache
  • What Is Branch Cache?
  • Different Modes
  • Managing Branch Cache
  • Monitoring Brach Cache
  • Activating Branch Cache
  • Branch Cache New Features
  • Chapter Review
Chapter 21: Monitoring Windows 8
  • Task Manager
  • Windows Experience
  • Event Logs
  • Monitoring Basics
  • Performance Monitor
  • Data Collector Sets
  • Monitoring Windows 8
  • Resource and Reliability Monitor
  • Resource and Reliability Monitor Demo
  • Memory and Network Diagnostics
  • Problems Steps Recorder
  • Problems Steps Reporter
  • Diagnostic and Monitoring Tools Demo
  • Chapter Review
Chapter 22: Windows 8 Performance
  • Mobile Performance
  • Desktop Performance
  • Network Performance
  • Performance Optimization
  • Performance Tools
  • Hard Drive Disks
  • Memory
  • Hardware Performance Optimization
  • Chapter Review
Chapter 23: Backup and Recovery
  • File History
  • Backup
  • Backing Up Data
  • Restore
  • Performing a System Restore
  • Chapter Review
Chapter 24: Certification Preparation
  • MS Website Exam Overview
  • Instant Expert
  • Microsoft Official Curriculum
  • Study Recommendations
  • Exam Preparation
Chapter 25: Course Review

Course Delivery:    Online

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