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MCSA: Configuring Windows 7

Candidates for this exam are IT professionals who configure or support Windows 8 computers, devices, users and associated network and security resources. The networks with which these professionals typically work are con... Show More
Course Prerequisites:
CompTIA A+ or Technical Experience Required
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Duration
5 Days

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Course Content

Course 6292A:

MCSA 70-680: Configuring Windows 7
3 Days

Module 1: Installing, Upgrading, and Migrating to Windows 7
This module explains how to install, upgrade and migrate to Windows 7. It also describes the key features, editions, and hardware requirements of Windows 7.

Lessons
Preparing to Install Windows 7
Performing a Clean Installation of Windows 7
Upgrading and Migrating to Windows 7
Performing Image-based Installation of Windows 7
Configuring Application Compatibility

Lab : Installing and Configuring Windows 7
Migrating Settings by using Windows Easy Transfer
Configuring a Reference Image of Windows 7
Configuring a Reference Image

Module 2: Configuring Disks and Device Drivers
This module examines how to configure disks, partitions, volumes, and device drivers to enable Windows 7 to function as desired. Lessons Partitioning Disks in Windows 7

Lessons
Partitioning Disks in Windows 7
Managing Disk Volumes
Maintaining Disks in Windows 7
Installing and Configuring Device Drivers

Lab : Configuring Disks and Device Drivers
Configuring Disks
Configuring Disk Quotas (Optional)
Updating a Device Driver

Module 3: Configuring File Access and Printers on Windows 7 Client Computers

This module explains how to manage access to shared folders and printers on a computer running Windows 7. Specifically, it describes how to share and secure folders, configure folder compression, and how to install, configure, and administer printing.

Lessons
Overview of Authentication and Authorization
Managing File Access in Windows 7
Managing Shared Folders
Configuring File Compression
Managing Printing

Lab : Configuring File Access and Printers on Windows 7 Client Computers
Create and Configure a Public Shared Folder for all Users
Configuring Shared Access to Files for Specific Users
Creating and Sharing a Printer

Module 4: Configuring Network Connectivity
This module explains both IPv4 and IPv6 network connectivity. It also describes how to implement automatic IP Address Allocation and troubleshoot network connectivity.

Lessons
Configuring IPv4 Network Connectivity
Configuring IPv6 Network Connectivity
Implementing Automatic IP Address Allocation
Overview of Name Resolution
Troubleshooting Network Issues

Lab : Configuring Network Connectivity
Configuring IPv4 Addressing
Configuring IPv6 Addressing
Troubleshooting Network Connectivity

Module 5: Configuring Wireless Network Connections
This module describes key wireless network technologies and how to configure wireless network components and the Windows 7 elements that are necessary to access wireless networks.

Lessons
Overview of Wireless Networks
Configuring a Wireless Network

Lab: Configuring Wireless Network Connections
Determining the appropriate configuration for a wireless network
Troubleshooting Wireless Connectivity

Module 6: Securing Windows 7 Desktops
This module describes how to make a Windows 7 computer more secure while ensuring usability is not sacrificed in the process. Specifically, it describes Windows Firewall, User Account Control, Windows Defender, and Security in Internet Explorer 8.

Lessons
Overview of Security Management in Windows 7
Securing a Windows 7 Client Computer by Using Local Security Policy Settings
Securing Data by Using EFS and BitLocker
Configuring Application Restrictions
Configuring User Account Control
Configuring Windows Firewall
Configuring Security Settings in Internet Explorer 8
Configuring Windows Defender

Lab : Configuring UAC, Local Security Policies, EFS, and AppLocker
Using Action Center
Configuring Local Security Policies
Encrypting Data
Configuring AppLocker

Lab : Configuring Windows Firewall, Internet Explorer 8 Security Settings, and Windows Defender
Configuring Windows Firewall
Configuring Internet Explorer 8 Security
Configuring Windows Defender

Module 7: Optimizing and Maintaining Windows 7 Client Computers
This module describes how to use the monitoring and configuration tools to obtain information about Windows 7 performance and how to troubleshoot performance and reliability problems.

Lessons
Maintaining Performance by Using the Windows 7 Performance Tools
Maintaining Reliability by Using the Windows 7 Diagnostic Tools
Backing Up and Restoring Data by Using Windows Backup
Restoring a Windows 7 System by Using System Restore Points
Configuring Windows Update

Lab : Optimizing and Maintaining Windows 7 Client Computers
Monitoring System Performance
Backing Up and Restoring Data
Configuring System Restore Points
Configuring Windows Update

Module 8: Configuring Mobile Computing and Remote Access in Windows 7
This module explains how to configure mobile devices and remote access. It also discusses DirectAccess and BranchCache which are new for Windows 7.

Lessons
Configuring Mobile Computer and Device Settings
Configuring Remote Desktop and Remote Assistance for Remote Access
Configuring DirectAccess for Remote Access
Configuring BranchCache for Remote Access

Lab : Configuring Mobile Computing and Remote Access in Windows 7
Creating a Sync Partnership
Configuring Power Options
Enabling Remote Desktop
Enabling BranchCache

CTU Training Solutions , Updated: July 6th, 2017

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