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Windows 7 MCITP (MCSA) Bootcamp

Duration: 5 days
Course Price: $3,395

Software Assurance Eligible

Windows 7 Bootcamp Overview

This accelerated, instructor-led bootcamp will prepare qualified Microsoft professionals to earn both the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Windows 7, Configuring certification (exam 70-680) and the Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Support Technician certification (exam 70-685).

Who should Attend

This course is intended for IT Professionals and technical decision makers with existing experience installing, configuring, and administering windows clients in an enterprise environment. Candidates should have experience with operating system and application deployment as well as a general knowledge of client/server administration using Windows Server and the System Center suite.

Course Length:

5 days |  Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM. Testing on Thursday (70-680) and Friday (70-685).

Software Assurance Vouchers:

This course requires 8 SA vouchers

Exam vouchers:

Two exam vouchers are included in the course.

Windows 7 Bootcamp Overview

This accelerated, instructor-led bootcamp will prepare qualified Microsoft professionals to earn both the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Windows 7, Configuring certification (exam 70-680) and the Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Support Technician certification (exam 70-685).

Who should Attend

This course is intended for IT Professionals and technical decision makers with existing experience installing, configuring, and administering windows clients in an enterprise environment. Candidates should have experience with operating system and application deployment as well as a general knowledge of client/server administration using Windows Server and the System Center suite.

Course Length:

5 days |  Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM. Testing on Thursday (70-680) and Friday (70-685).

Software Assurance Vouchers:

This course requires 8 SA vouchers

Exam vouchers:

Two exam vouchers are included in the course.

Prerequisites

  • Experience installing, configuring, and administering windows clients in an enterprise environment
  • Experience with operating system and application deployment
  • General knowledge of client/server administration using Windows Server and the System Center suite

Windows 7 Bootcamp Outline (based on course 50292)

Module  1: Introduction to Windows 7

  • Evolution of the Windows Desktop Operating System
  • Windows 7 Products and Features
  • Windows 7 Hardware Requirements and Software Compatibility Tools
  • Windows 7 New Installations and Upgrades

Lab : Installing Windows 7 and Upgrading Windows 7 into Virtual Machine Technologies


680 exam coverage:
  • Perform a clean installation
  • Upgrade to Windows 7 from previous versions of Windows

Module  1.5 (Extra): Deploying Windows 7

  • Windows Server Deployment Technologies for Windows 7
680 exam coverage:
  • 2.1 Capture a system image
  • 2.2 Prepare a system image for deployment
  • 2.3 Deploy a system image

Module  2: Configuring and Managing the Windows 7 Desktop

  • Display Driver Technologies: Windows Vista vs. Windows 7
  • Desktop Views: Windows Vista vs. Windows 7
  • Personalizing the Desktop to Your Requirements
  • Using the Control Panel Utilities to Personalize the Desktop

Lab : Configuring the Windows 7 Desktop

Module  3: Customizing the Windows 7 User Interface

  • Windows 7 Aero Graphics Package Overview
  • Windows 7 Aero Features
  • Windows 7 User Profiles
  • Windows 7 Ease of Access Center
  • Windows 7 Search and Indexing Service

Lab : Working with Windows 7 Ease of Access Center and User Profile settings


680 exam coverage:
  • 1.3 Migrate user profiles

Module  3.5 (extra): Configuring and troubleshooting hardware and printing

  • Device Manager
  • Printing with Windows 7

680 exam coverage:
  • 3.1 Configure devices

685 exam coverage:
  • 2.4 Identify and resolve network printer issues
  • 3.2 Identify and resolve hardware failure issues.

Module  4: Windows 7 in the Workgroup Environment

  • Windows Workgroups and Active Directory Domains
  • Joining a Windows 7 Workgroup
  • Configuring a Windows 7 HomeGroup
  • Windows 7 Libraries

Lab : Configuring Windows 7 for the Workgroup


680 exam coverage:
  • 5.1 Configure shared resources (HomeGroup only)

Module  5: Windows 7 Networking and LAN Connectivity

  • Data Networking Defined
  • Windows 7 Control Panel: Network and Sharing Center Features
  • Fundamentals of TCP/IP with Windows 7
  • Windows Enhancements to IP Version 6
  • Role of Windows 7 within a Branch Cache Network
  • Role of Network Location Policies with Windows 7
  • Lab : The Windows 7 LAN

680 exam coverage:
  • 4.1 Configure IPv4 network settings
  • 4.2 Configure IPv6 network settings
  • 4.3 Configure networking settings (non-wireless)
  • 5.5 Configure BranchCache

685 exam coverage:
  • 2.2 Identify and resolve network connectivity issues.

Module  6: Implementing Windows 7 in a Server 2008 R2 Active Directory Environment

  • Name Resolution (extra)
  • DNS for Windows Server
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory
  • Authentication and Authorization (extra)
  • Windows 7 ADMX Templates Windows 7
  • Group Policy Objects and Types

Lab : Windows 7 in the Domain


680 exam coverage:
  • 5.4 Configure authentication and authorization

685 exam coverage:
  • 2.3 Identify and resolve names resolution issues.
  • 2.1 Identify and resolve logon issues.

Module  7: Windows 7 Remote Capabilities and Utilities

  • Windows 7 Virtual Private Networking Technologies
  • Configuring the VPN Client and Connecting to the Server
  • Windows 7 DirectAccess
  • RDP Version 7 Client Features

Lab : Configure and Manage Remote Access


680 exam coverage:
  • 6.2 Configure DirectAccess
  • 6.4 Configure remote connections

685 exam coverage:
  • 4.2 Identify and resolve remote access issues

Module  8: Implementing Windows 7 for Mobile Computers

  • Windows 7 Power Management Options
  • Windows 7 Offline Files and Folders Utility
  • Windows 7 Encryption
  • Encrypting File System (extra)
  • BitLocker for the Mobile Platform
  • Windows 7 Sync Center

Lab : Configure Notebook and Mobility Features


680 exam coverage:
  • 4.3 Configure networking settings (wireless)
  • 6.1 Configure BitLocker and BitLocker To Go
  • 6.3 Configure mobility options

685 exam coverage:
  • 4.1 Identify and resolve wireless connectivity issues
  • 5.3 Identify and resolve encryption issues.

Module  8.5: Implementing Backup and Recovery for Windows 7 (extra)

  • Shadow Copies (extra)
  • Windows 7 Backup and Restore Center
  • Windows 7 System Image Backup

680 exam coverage:
  • 8.1 Configure backup
  • 8.2 Configure system recovery options
  • 8.3 Configure file recovery options

Module  9: Implementing Windows 7 Local, Network and Internet Protection

  • Advanced User Account Control Settings
  • Troubleshooting the UAC
  • Server 2008 R2 Network Access Policy Engine
  • Configuring the Windows 7 Firewall
  • File and Registry Virtualization
  • Windows 7 Service Hardening
  • Windows Defender

Lab : Configuring and Protecting Data Locally and over the Network


680 exam coverage:
  • 4.4 Configure Windows Firewall
  • 5.3 Configure user account control (UAC)

685 exam coverage:
  • 5.2 Identify and resolve issues due to malicious software

Module  9.5 (extra): Configuring software updates and restrictions

  • Windows 7 Dynamic Updates from Microsoft
  • Windows 7 SUS for Updates Features
  • Software Restriction Policies
  • AppLocker

680 exam coverage:
  • 3.3 Configure application restrictions
  • 7.1 Configure updates to Windows 7

685 exam coverage:
  • 5.4 Identify and resolve software update issues

Module  10: Working with the Windows 7 NTFS File System and Shared Folders

  • Windows 7 Data Sharing Methods
  • NTFS Features
  • NTFS Security Principals and Identifiers
  • Assigning NTFS Permissions
  • Secondary Logon Service

Lab : Using Windows 7 NTFS to Technologies Secure your Data


680 exam coverage:
  • 5.1 Configure shared resources
  • 5.2 Configure file and folder access

Module  11: Troubleshooting, Monitoring, and Fine-Tuning Windows 7 for the Workplace

  • Windows 7 Reliability Monitor
  • Windows 7 Performance Monitor
  • Windows 7 Troubleshooting Tools
  • Windows 7 Task Manager
  • Windows 7 Problem and Reporting Solutions Utility
  • Windows 7 Performance Features
  • Other Features of the System Properties Dialog Box
  • Windows 7 Administrative Tools

Lab : Configure, Troubleshoot, and Monitor Windows 7


680 exam coverage:
  • 4.5 Configure remote management
  • 7.3 Monitor systems
  • 7.4 Configure performance settings

685 exam coverage:
  • 3.1 Identify and resolve performance issues

Module  11.5 (extra): Configuring disks and VHDs

  • Windows 7 Virtual Hard Drive Mounting Technologies

680 exam coverage:
  • 2.4 Configure a VHD
  • 7.2 Manage disks

Module  12: Running and Troubleshooting Applications on Windows 7

  • Application Compatibility Tools and Toolkit
  • Windows 7 Performance Variables
  • Microsoft Virtual PC and XP Mode

Lab : Working with Windows 7 Applications


680 exam coverage:
  • 3.2 Configure application compatibility

685 exam coverage:
  • 1.1 Identify and resolve new software installation issues
  • 1.2 Identify and resolve software configuration issues
  • 1.3 Identify cause of and resolve software failure issues

Module  13: Configuring Internet Explorer 8

  • Setting Up and Configuring IE8
  • IE8 Menus and Commands

Lab : Configure and Use Internet Explorer 8


680 exam coverage:
  • 3.4 Configure Internet Explorer

685 exam coverage:
  • 5.1 Identify and resolve Windows Internet Explorer security issues
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