Configuring Windows 8.1 Course Overview

Configuring Windows 8.1 Course Overview

The "Configuring Windows 8.1" course is designed to provide IT professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to configure and manage Windows 8.1 in an enterprise environment. Through a series of modules, learners will explore various aspects of Windows 8.1, including installation and deployment, management tools, network connectivity, security, and advanced features like Client Hyper-V.

By completing this course, students will gain expertise in managing Windows 8.1 in enterprise settings, preparing and deploying images, managing profiles and user state, as well as configuring security-training-courses">network security and application settings. They'll also learn about optimizing system performance, securing data, deploying applications, and enabling remote access and mobile computing. Furthermore, the course covers recovery options and the use of Client Hyper-V for virtualization tasks.

Learners will emerge with a comprehensive understanding of how to effectively manage and troubleshoot Windows 8.1, ensuring efficient and secure operations within diverse work environments. This knowledge is vital for IT professionals looking to enhance their skills in a Windows 8.1 enterprise environment.

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Course Prerequisites

To ensure a successful learning experience in the Configuring Windows 8.1 course, participants should have the following minimum prerequisites:


  • Basic understanding of networking fundamentals, including TCP/IP, User Datagram Protocol (UDP), and Domain Name System (DNS).
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles and fundamentals of AD DS management.
  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows Server operating system and its core functionality.
  • Practical experience with Windows client operating systems such as Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1.
  • An understanding of the concepts related to Windows security.
  • Experience with Windows management tools, such as Remote Desktop Connection and Windows PowerShell cmdlets.
  • Basic experience with Windows deployment tools and methodologies (desirable, but not mandatory).

These prerequisites are designed to provide a foundation that will help you grasp the course content effectively. They are not intended to be barriers to entry but rather to ensure you are prepared for the technical depth of the course. If you have a willingness to learn and a basic familiarity with Windows environments, you are encouraged to enroll and enhance your skills.


Target Audience for Configuring Windows 8.1

  1. The Configuring Windows 8.1 course is tailored for IT professionals seeking to manage and deploy Windows in enterprise environments.


  • IT Administrators and System Administrators
  • Desktop Support Technicians and Help Desk Technicians
  • IT Support Officers
  • Network Engineers and Network Administrators
  • Enterprise Desktop Managers
  • Configuration Managers
  • Technical Consultants who implement Windows 8.1 solutions
  • Infrastructure Architects focusing on desktop and device support
  • IT Professionals looking to upgrade their skills from previous versions of Windows


Learning Objectives - What you will Learn in this Configuring Windows 8.1?

Introduction to Learning Outcomes

This Configuring Windows 8.1 course provides comprehensive training on installation, configuration, and management of Windows 8.1 in an enterprise setting, ensuring mastery of key IT skills.

Learning Objectives and Outcomes

  • Understand and manage Windows 8.1 within an enterprise environment, using tools for deployment, customization, and system management.
  • Install and deploy Windows 8.1 efficiently, including image preparation, customization, and volume activation techniques.
  • Utilize management tools such as Windows PowerShell and Group Policy to configure and administer Windows 8.1 systems.
  • Manage user profiles and state virtualization to ensure seamless migration and configuration across enterprise devices.
  • Maintain and configure disk storage, partitions, volumes, and device drivers to optimize system performance and stability.
  • Configure network connectivity, including both IPv4 and IPv6 settings, automatic IP allocation, and troubleshooting connectivity issues.
  • Secure file access and manage printers, ensuring controlled access to resources and streamlined device operation.
  • Implement network security measures, such as configuring Windows Firewall, IPsec rules, and protecting against malware.
  • Secure Windows 8.1 devices through authentication, authorization, data protection with EFS and BitLocker, and User Account Control (UAC) settings.
  • Optimize, maintain, and troubleshoot Windows 8.1 computers to ensure peak performance and manage software updates effectively.