This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to install and configure Windows 10 desktops and devices in a Windows Server domain corporate environment.

These skills include learning how to install and customize Windows 10 operating systems and apps, and configure local and remote network connectivity and storage. Students will also learn how to configure data security, device security, and network security, and maintain, update, and recover Windows 10.
Pre-Requisites

This course is intended for IT professionals who administer and support Windows 10 desktops, devices, users, and associated network and security resources. Students who seek certification in the 70-697 Windows 10 Configuring exam will also benefit from this course. This course is also intended to provide skills for Enterprise Desktop/Device Support Technicians (EDSTs) who provide Tier 2 support to users who run Windows 10 desktops and devices within a Windows domain environment in medium to large enterprise organizations.

Describe the important new features of Windows 10.

  • Install Windows 10.
  • Configure a device running Windows 10.
  • Configure network connectivity for a Windows 10 device.
  • Manage storage in Windows 10.
  • Manage files and printers.
  • Manage apps.
  • Manage data security.
  • Manage device security.
  • Implement Windows 10 features to improve network security.
  • Monitor and update Windows 10 devices.
  • Restore files, roll back drivers, and recover Windows 10 devices.

Module 1: Overview of Windows 10

  • Introducing Windows 10
  • Navigating the User Interface
  • Lab : Navigating and Customizing the User Interface
  • Navigating the Windows 10 User Interface
  • Configuring Start
  • Configuring the Desktop

Module 2: Installing Windows 10

  • Installing Windows 10
  • Upgrading to Windows 10
  • Lab : Installing Windows 10
  • Upgrading Windows 7 to Windows 10
  • Migrating User Settings

Module 3: Configuring Your Device

  • Overview of Tools You Can Use to Configure Windows 10
  • Common Configuration Options
  • Managing User Accounts
  • Using OneDrive
  • Lab : Configuring Windows 10
  • Using the Settings App
  • Using Control Panel
  • Using Windows PowerShell
  • Using GPOs
  • Connecting a Microsoft Account
  • Synchronizing Settings between Devices
  • Lab : Synchronizing Settings with OneDrive
  • Using the Settings App
  • Using Control Panel
  • Using Windows PowerShell
  • Using GPOs
  • Connecting a Microsoft Account
  • Synchronizing Settings between Devices

Module 4: Configuring Network Connectivity

  • Configuring IP Network Connectivity
  • Implementing Name Resolution
  • Implementing Wireless Network Connectivity
  • Overview of Remote Access
  • Lab : Configuring Network Connectivity
  • Verify and Test IPv4 Settings
  • Configuring Automatic IPv4 Settings
  • Configuring and Testing Name Resolution

Module 5: Managing Storage

  • Overview of Storage Options
  • Managing Disks, Partitions, and Volumes
  • Maintaining Disks and Volumes
  • Managing Storage Spaces
  • Lab : Managing Storage
  • Adding a Disk
  • Creating a Simple Volume
  • Compressing a Folder
  • Enabling Disk Quotas
  • Creating a Storage Space

Module 6: Managing Files and Printers

  • Overview of File Systems
  • Configuring and Managing File Access
  • Configuring and Managing Shared Folders
  • Work Folders
  • Managing Printers
  • Lab : Configuring and Managing Permissions and Shares
  • Creating, Managing, and Sharing a Folder
  • Using Conditions to Control Access and Effective Permissions
  • Configuring Work Folders
  • Managing and Using a Printer
  • Lab : Configuring and Using Work Folders
  • Creating, Managing, and Sharing a Folder
  • Using Conditions to Control Access and Effective Permissions
  • Configuring Work Folders
  • Managing and Using a Printer
  • Lab : Installing and Managing a Printer
  • Creating, Managing, and Sharing a Folder
  • Using Conditions to Control Access and Effective Permissions
  • Configuring Work Folders
  • Managing and Using a Printer

Module 7: Managing Apps in Windows 10

  • Overview of Providing Apps to Users
  • The Windows Store
  • Web Browsers
  • Lab : Configuring Windows 10 Web Browsers
  • Sideloading an App
  • Signing In with a Microsoft Account
  • Installing and Updating Windows Store Apps
  • Configuring and Using Microsoft Edge
  • Configuring and Using Internet Explorer
  • Lab : Installing and Updating Apps from the Windows Store
  • Sideloading an App
  • Signing In with a Microsoft Account
  • Installing and Updating Windows Store Apps
  • Configuring and Using Microsoft Edge
  • Configuring and Using Internet Explorer

Module 8: Managing Data Security

  • Overview of Data-Related Security Threats
  • Securing Data with EFS
  • Implementing and Managing BitLocker
  • Lab : Managing Data Security
  • Using EFS
  • Using Bitlocker

Module 9: Managing Device Security

  • Using Security Settings to Mitigate Threats
  • Configuring UAC
  • Configuring Application Restrictions
  • Lab : Managing Device Security
  • Creating Security Policies
  • Testing Security Policies
  • Configuring UAC Prompts

Module 10: Managing Network Security

  • Overview of Network-Related Security Threats
  • Windows Firewall
  • Connection Security Rules
  • Windows Defender
  • Lab : Managing Network Security
  • Creating and Testing Inbound Rules
  • Creating and Testing Outbound Rules
  • Creating and Testing Connection Security Rules
  • Configuring Windows Defender

Module 11: Troubleshooting and Recovery

  • Managing Devices and Drivers
  • Recovering Files
  • Recovering Devices
  • Lab : Maintaining Windows 10
  • Managing Device Drivers
  • Using File History to Recover Files
  • Using Previous Versions to Recover Files
  • Recovering a Device with a Restore Point
  • Using the Advanced Start-up Options to Recover a Device

Module 12: Maintaining Windows 10

  • Updating Windows
  • Monitoring Windows 10
  • Optimizing Performance
  • Lab : Troubleshooting and Recovery
  • Configuring Updates for a Single Device
  • Configuring Updates with GPOs
  • Configuring Updates with GPOs
  • Monitoring Reliability and Performance
  • Knowledge of networking fundamentals, including TCP/IP, User Datagram Protocol (UDP), and DNS.
  • Knowledge of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles, and fundamentals of AD DS management.
  • Understanding of certificate-based security.
  • Understanding of Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 fundamentals.
  • Understanding of Windows client operating system essentials, such as a working knowledge of Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8.

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