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Configuring Windows 8.1 Certification Training Course Overview

This training program offers practical exposure in Windows 8. Students learn how to configure, upgrade and license Windows 8. They become proficient in optimizing the performance of file-system. Participants additionally obtain the skills required for managing storage tasks. This is done by developing striped, spanned & easy volumes.

The course also covers concepts related to the use of quotas for managing existing disk space. Participants learn how to use tools and services for identifying reliability issues and performance base. They additionally gain expertise for troubleshooting such issues.

This course prepares you for Exam 70-687.

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Course Modules

Module 1: Windows 8.1 in an Enterprise Environment
  • Managing Windows 8.1 in an Enterprise Environment
  • Overview of Windows 8.1
Module 2: Ins talling and Deploying Windows 8.1
  • Preparing to Install and Deploy Windows 8.1
  • Installing Windows 8.1
  • Customizing and Preparing a Windows 8.1 Image for Deployment
  • Volume Activation for Windows 8.1
  • Installing Windows 8.1
  • Customizing and Capturing a Windows 8.1 Image
  • Deploying a Windows 8.1 Image
Module 3: Tools Used for Configuring and Managing Windows 8.1
  • Tools Used to Perform Local and Remote Management of Windows 8.1
  • Using Windows PowerShell to Configure and Manage Windows 8.1
  • Using Group Policy to Manage Windows 8.1
  • Using Management Tools to Configure Windows 8.1 Settings
Module 4: Managing Profiles and User State in Windows 8.1
  • Managing User Profiles
  • Configuring User State Virtualization
  • Migrating User State and Settings
  • Configuring Profiles and User State Virtualization
  • Migrating User State by Us ing USMT
Module 5: Managing Disks and Device Driver s
  • Managing Disks, Partitions, and Volumes
  • Maintaining Disks, Partitions, and Volumes
  • Working with Virtual Hard Disks
  • Installing and Configuring Device Drivers
  • Managing Disks
  • Configuring Device Driver s
Module 6: Configuring Network Connectivity
  • Configuring IPv4 Network Connectivity
  • Configuring IPv6 Network Connectivity
  • Implementing Automatic IP Address Allocation
  • Implementing Name Resolution
  • Implementing Wireless Network Connectivity
  • Configuring a Network Connection
  • Resolving Network Connectivity Is sues
Module 7: Configuring File Acces s and Printer s on Windows 8.1 Clients
  • Managing File Access
  • Managing Shared Folders
  • Configuring File Compression
  • Configuring File Access
  • Managing Printers
  • Configuring File Acces s
  • Configuring Printer s
Module 8: Implementing Network Security
  • Overview of Threats to Network Security
  • Configuring Windows Firewall
  • Securing Network Traffic by Using IPsec
  • Guarding Windows 8.1 Against Malware
  • Configuring Inbound and Outbound Firewall Rules
  • Configuring IPsec Rules
  • Configuring Malware Protection
Module 9: Configuring Resource Acces s for Domain-Joined Devices and Devices That Are Not Domain Member s
  • Configuring Domain Access for Windows 8.1 Devices
  • Configuring Resource Access for Devices That Are Not Domain Members
  • Configuring Workplace Join
  • Configuring Work Folders
  • Configuring Resource Acces s for Devices That Are Not Domain Member s
Module 10: Securing Windows 8.1 Devices
  • Authentication and Authorization in Windows 8.1
  • Applying Security Settings by Using Group Policy
  • Securing Data with EFS and BitLocker
  • Configuring and Testing UAC
  • Implementing Local GPOs
  • Securing Data by Us ing BitLocker
  • Configuring and Tes ting UAC
Module 11: Configuring Applications for Windows 8.1
  • Application Deployment Options in Windows 8.1
  • Managing Windows Store Apps
  • Configuring Internet Explorer Settings
  • Configuring Application Restrictions
  • Configuring Internet Explorer Security
  • Configuring AppLocker
Module 12: Optimizing and Maintaining Windows 8.1 Computer s
  • Optimizing Performance in Windows 8.1
  • Managing the Reliability of Windows 8.1
  • Managing Software Updates in Windows 8.1
  • Optimizing Windows 8.1 Performance
  • Maintaining Windows Updates
Module 13: Configuring Mobile Computing and Remote Acces s
  • Configuring Mobile Computers and Device Settings
  • Overview of DirectAccess
  • Configuring VPN Access
  • Configuring Remote Desktop and Remote Assistance
  • Configuring a Power Plan
  • Implementing DirectAcces s by Us ing the Getting Started Wizard
  • Implementing Remote Desktop
Module 14: Recovering Windows 8.1
  • Backing Up and Restoring Files in Windows 8.1
  • Recovery Options in Windows 8.1
  • Recovering Windows 8.1
Module 15: Configuring Client Hyper -V
  • Overview of Client Hyper-V
  • Creating Virtual Machines
  • Managing Virtual Hard Disks
  • Managing Checkpoints
  • Configuring Client Hyper -V
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Course Prerequisites
  • Networking fundamentals, including Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), User Datagram Protocol (UDP), and Domain Name System (DNS)
  • Microsoft Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles and fundamentals of AD DS management
  • Understanding of the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) components and working knowledge of the fundamentals of Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2 fundamentals
  • Microsoft Windows Client fundamentals; for example, working knowledge of Windows XP, Windows Vista, and/or Windows 7
  • Fundamentals of management and experience using the Microsoft Office 2010 system or the Microsoft Office 2007 system
  • Windows Automated Installation Kit (WAIK) components including Windows PE, Windows SIM, VAMT, ImageX, USMT, and DISM concepts and fundamentals

Upon Completion of this Course, you will accomplish following:-

  • Setting up and managing printers
  • Comprehend SkyDrive functionality
  • Installing and configuring applications like Windows Store Apps
  • Basics of using virtual machines in a Client Hyper-V environment

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