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Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator (Course & Lab)

ISBN : 9781616915209

Gain hands-on expertise in Microsoft 70-686 certification exam by 70-686 - Microsoft Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator course and performance-based labs. Performance based labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. Microsoft Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator course and performance-based labs cover all the objectives of Microsoft 70-686 certification exam and provide the ability to support Windows 7 computing environments on an Enterprise level and to support medium to large computing environments that use Windows 7.

The Pro: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator exam is part of Microsoft's Certified IT Professional: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator certification which comprises of two exams. It is a required part of the certification. 70-686 - Microsoft Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator certification program validates the skills and expertise of a candidate required for planning, designing and managing Windows 7 client configuration, life cycle, application packages for deployment.

Glossary of terms
Pre Assessment Questions
Full Length Tests
Post Assessment Questions
Performance lab
Video tutorials
  • Choosing a Windows 7 Edition
  • Local Installation
  • Designing User State Migration
  • Virtualization Considerations
  • Planning and Managing Client Licensing and Activation
  • Summary
  • Chapter Essentials
  • Understanding and Designing Images
  • Choosing a Deployment Strategy
  • Imaging with the Windows Automated Installation Kit
  • Deploying Images with Windows Deployment Services
  • Using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010
  • Summary
  • Chapter Essentials
  • Using the Windows Command Prompt
  • Using Windows PowerShell and the PowerShell ISE
  • Summary
  • Chapter Essentials
  • Keeping Windows Up to Date
  • Choosing an Update Tool
  • Using MBSA for Security Audits
  • Using Windows Server Update Services
  • Summary
  • Chapter Essentials
  • Identifying and Resolving Performance Issues
  • Using Windows RE
  • Managing Hardware in Windows 7
  • Troubleshooting Boot Issues
  • Summary
  • Chapter Essentials
  • Installing and Configuring Software
  • Designing a Delivery Strategy
  • Designing a Deployment Strategy
  • Identifying and Resolving Software Failure Issues
  • Summary
  • Chapter Essentials
  • Group Policy and the GPMC
  • Group Policy Settings
  • Summary
  • Chapter Essentials
  • User Account Control
  • Security Policies
  • Designing BitLocker Support
  • Windows Firewall
  • Summary
  • Chapter Essentials
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting Wireless Connectivity
  • Troubleshooting Remote Access Issues
  • Understanding DirectAccess
  • Using BranchCache
  • Summary
  • Chapter Essentials
  • Managing Windows Internet Explorer Settings
  • Understanding Advanced Settings
  • Troubleshooting Internet Explorer Issues
  • Summary
  • Chapter Essentials
  • Certification Objectives Map

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Installing Windows 7 using VMware
  • Installing Windows AIK
  • Creating a batch file
  • Installing Windows Virtual PC
  • Installing Windows XP Mode
  • Publishing applications from Windows XP Mode
  • Creating a virtual PC machine
  • Installing integration components on a virtual PC
  • Installing Volume Activation Management Toolkit
  • Exploring an image with DISM
  • Dismounting an image
  • Enabling and disabling Windows 7 features
  • Mounting images
  • Creating a bootable USB flash drive
  • Using Windows System Image Manager
  • Creating unattended answer files
  • Installing the WDS role
  • Configuring the WDS role
  • Creating Boot Image to the WDS
  • Creating Capture Image to the WDS
  • Creating Discover Image to the WDS
  • Creating an image group to WDS
  • Creating a deployment share
  • Creating a task sequence
  • Updating the deployment share
  • Installing the MAP Toolkit
  • Modifying the default commands
  • Configuring Configuration Manager Integration
  • Creating a domain user in Windows 7
  • Populating a deployment share with images
  • Adding Windows 7 image files to the deployment share
  • Verifying installed updates manually
  • Examining the Kerberos tickets
  • Observing the state of the secure channel
  • Examining the path through the Internet routers to the destination
  • Creating HTML reports using gpresult.exe
  • Verifying policy settings
  • Scheduling a batch file
  • Using the ping command
  • Modifying the path system variable
  • Terminating an application
  • Creating and running a PowerShell script
  • Modifying a script using a for-each loop
  • Documenting cmdlets in a text file
  • Documenting alias in a text file
  • Documenting functions in a text file
  • Documenting PowerShell commands in a text file
  • Using the switch statement
  • Viewing system information
  • Installing MBSA
  • Running the MBSA tool
  • Installing Report Viewer
  • Installing WSUS
  • Adding the Web Server (IIS) role
  • Using WSUS server for updates
  • Using the Windows Memory Diagnostic tool
  • Applying a restore point
  • Accessing WinRE on boot and performing a startup repair
  • Performing a system restore from WinRE
  • Viewing the virtual memory settings
  • Disabling the Games feature
  • Using Problem Steps Recorder
  • Checking and uninstalling an application
  • Using the program compatibility wizard
  • Installing ACT 5.6
  • Configuring ACT 5.6
  • Creating a GPO
  • Installing Remote Server Administration Tools
  • Using group policy results
  • Configuring BitLocker To GO
  • Configuring file and folder auditing
  • Removing game links from Start Menu
  • Configuring standard audit policies
  • Configuring software installation policies
  • Configuring Windows update policy
  • Creating a new rule in the AppLocker policy
  • Executing whoami to view privileges
  • Modifying account policies
  • Adding a group to Security Filtering
  • Creating an inbound rule
  • Running network diagnostics on a wireless connector
  • Creating a network profile
  • Creating a remote access dial-up connection
  • Creating a remote access VPN connection
  • Adding a certificate to a Windows 7 client
  • Installing Internet Explorer Administration Kit
  • Viewing and clearing cache
  • Viewing and resetting IE advanced settings
  • Managing Internet Explorer configuration
  • Exploring Internet Explorer Administration Kit
  • Managing add-ons