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Supporting Windows 8.1 (Course & Labs)

ISBN : 9781616917418

Gain hands-on expertise in Microsoft 70-688 certification exam by 70-688 - Supporting Windows 8.1 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 70-688- Supporting Windows 8.1 certification program validates the skills and expertise of IT professionals. 70-688 exam covers supporting operating system and application installation; resource access; and Windows clients and devices.

The Supporting Windows 8.1 exam is part of Microsoft's MCSE, MCSA and MCP certifications. It is a required part to the MCSA certification and further can be upgraded to MCSE certification. This certification is targeted at professionals who support Windows 8 computers, devices, users, and associated network and security resources.

Glossary of terms
Pre Assessment Questions
Full Length Tests
Post Assessment Questions
Performance lab
Video tutorials

Videos and How To

uCertify course includes videos to help understand concepts. It also includes How Tos that help learners with how to accomplish certain tasks.

Video Lessons
  • Choosing a Windows 8.1 Edition
  • Evaluating Hardware and Compatibility Requirements
  • Choosing between an Upgrade and a Clean Install
  • Designing an Operating System Installation Strategy
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding Virtualization and Hyper-V
  • Reviewing Requirements for Hyper-V
  • Enabling Hyper-V
  • Configuring Virtual Switches
  • Creating Virtual Machines
  • Designing a Virtual Application Strategy
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Performing a Local Installation
  • Installing and Configuring Windows To Go
  • Creating and Installing a VHD
  • Designing a Solution for User Settings
  • Migrating User Data
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding Network Connectivity in an Enterprise
  • Using the Network and Sharing Center
  • Resolving Connectivity Issues
  • Verifying Hardware and Cabling
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Configuring Windows Firewall
  • Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
  • Configuring Remote Management
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Workgroups vs. Domains
  • Authentication and Authorization in a Domain
  • Using Group Policy in a Domain
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Overview of Windows 8.1 User Accounts
  • Logging On and Logging Off
  • Working with User Accounts
  • Managing User Properties
  • Troubleshooting User Account Authentication
  • Using, Creating, and Managing Groups
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Managing Security
  • Managing and Applying LGPOs
  • Configuring User Account Control
  • Using Advanced Security Options
  • Using BitLocker Drive Encryption
  • Understanding Smart Cards
  • Managing File and Folder Security
  • Managing Network Access
  • Using Windows Update
  • Using System Center 2012
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding Files and Folders
  • Configuring Folder Sharing
  • Managing File and Folder Security
  • Managing Network Access to Folders
  • Managing Local Storage
  • Monitoring System Performance
  • Controlling Access to Removable Media
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Configuring Devices and Device Drivers
  • Installing and Sharing Printers
  • Monitoring and Managing Print Servers
  • Supporting Desktop Apps
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • System Protection
  • File Recovery
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Windows Store
  • Supporting Desktop Apps
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Using Task Manager
  • Using Event Viewer
  • Using Performance Monitor
  • Optimizing Performance by Using Windows Performance Toolkit
  • Troubleshooting Boot Issues
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Certification Objectives Map

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Enabling Hyper-V
  • Creating a virtual switch
  • Creating a virtual machine
  • Creating a bootable VHD using Disk Management
  • Showing hidden and system-protected files
  • Understanding the ipconfig command
  • Configuring IPv4 address
  • Creating a metered connection
  • Enabling network discovery
  • Configuring a wireless NIC
  • Configuring a NIC
  • Releasing and renewing an IP address
  • Analyzing domain names with nslookup
  • Verifying and diagnosing the network adapter
  • Running hostname resolution commands
  • Connecting to the Internet using mobile broadband
  • Turning on Windows Firewall
  • Configuring Windows Firewall with advanced security
  • Connecting to a remote computer
  • Changing a standard account into an administrator account
  • Creating new users
  • Changing a user password
  • Deleting a user account
  • Renaming a user account
  • Adding local users and groups snap-in
  • Changing user properties
  • Assigning home folders
  • Adding accounts to groups
  • Enabling auditing of files, folders, and printers
  • Adding the local computer policy snap-In
  • Accessing the LGPO
  • Configuring password policy
  • Adding groups to user right assignment policy
  • Changing the default security level
  • Configuring security settings in IE
  • Adding a website to trusted sites
  • Encrypting flash drive with BitLocker
  • Configuring BitLocker for an identification field
  • Creating a homegroup
  • Joining a HomeGroup
  • Adding a permission entry for a folder
  • Uploading photos and videos to OneDrive
  • Configuring folder sharing
  • Allowing access to a group
  • Encrypting a folder
  • Changing a basic disk into a dynamic disk
  • Configuring disk quotas
  • Changing indexing option
  • Viewing a device driver in Device Manager
  • Rolling back a device driver
  • Updating a device driver
  • Installing a device driver
  • Configuring and managing updates
  • Sharing a printer
  • Configuring remote desktop
  • Rolling back to a restore point
  • Turning on system protection
  • Creating a restore point
  • Restoring a deleted file
  • Turning on automatic app updates
  • Installing calculator app
  • Reviewing calculator information in store