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Microsoft 70-687: Configuring Windows 8.1

Instructor-led video course with presentations, workbooks, games, flashcards and quizzes.
This course is designed to prepare you for the Microsoft 70-687: Configuring Windows 8.1 certification exam. In this course, you will gain the knowledge and skills required to install, upgrade, and configure Windows 8.1. You will learn how to configure hardware and applications, network connectivity, access to local and shared resources. This course also covers Windows 8.1 authentication and authorization, remote management and security, remote access and mobile devices, and file and system recovery.
  • Determine requirements and perform the tasks for installing and deploying Windows 8.1.
  • Describe solutions and features related to managing Windows 8.1 in an enterprise network environment.
  • Configure network connectivity.
  • Manage profiles and user state between Windows devices.
  • Configure disks, partitions, volumes, and device drivers in a Windows 8.1 system.
  • Configure mobile computer settings and to enable remote access.
  • Describe and configure Client Hyper-V.
  • Configure resource connectivity for both domain-joined and non-domain joined PCs and devices.
  • Implement Windows 8.1 technologies to secure network connections.
  • Configure file, folder, and printer access.
  • Implement tools and technologies that can help secure Windows 8.1 PCs and devices.
  • Optimize and maintain Windows 8.1 PCs and devices.
  • Determine how to recover Windows 8.1 from various failures.
  • Determine the most appropriate management tools to configure Windows 8.1 settings.
  • Configure and control desktop apps, Windows Store apps, and virtual apps.
Target Audience
This course is intended for IT professionals who administer and support Windows 8.1 PCs, devices, users, and associated network and security resources. The networks with which these professionals typically work are configured as Windows Server domain-based environments with managed access to the Internet and cloud services. This course is also intended to provide foundation configuration skills for Enterprise Desktop/Device Support Technicians (EDSTs) who provide Tier 2 support to users who run Windows desktops and devices within a Windows domain environment in medium to large enterprise organizations.

Module 1: Installing and Deploying Windows 8.1

1.1 Course Introduction

1.2 Introduction To Windows 8.1

1.3 Preparing To Install Windows 8.1

1.4 Understanding Deployment Options Part 1

1.5 Understanding Deployment Options Part 2

1.6 Upgrading To Windows 8.1

1.7 Migrating To Windows 8.1

1.8 Automating Installations Part 1

1.9 Automating Installations Part 2

1.10 Automating Installations Part 3

1.11 Windows Activation

Module 2: Enterprise Management in Windows 8.1

2.1 Local And Management Tools Part 1

2.2 Local And Management Tools Part 2

2.3 Using Windows Power Shell To Manage Windows 8.1 Part 1

2.4 Using Windows Power Shell To Manage Windows 8.1 Part 2

2.5 Using Windows Power Shell To Manage Windows 8.1 Part 3

2.6 Using Group Policy To Manage Windows 8.1

Module 3: Managing User Settings

3.1 Managing User Profiles

3.2 User State Virtualization

3.3 User Profile Migration

Module 4: Configuring Hardware Access

4.1 Managing And Maintaining Hard Disk Drives Part 1

4.2 Managing And Maintaining Hard Disk Drives Part 2

4.3 Working With Device Drivers

Module 5: Configuring Networking 

5.1 Configuring IPv4 Part1

5.2 Configuring IPv4 Part2

5.3 Configuring IPv4 Part3

5.4 Configuring IPv6

5.5 Managing Name Resolution

5.6 Configuring Wireless Connections

5.7 Troubleshooting Network Connections

Module 6: Configuring Resource Access

6.1 Configuring Network Access

6.2 Managing File Access With NTFS

6.3 Managing Shared Folders

6.4 Configure And Manage Printers

6.5 Providing Access To Non-Domain Devices

6.6 Planning To Use One Drive

Module 7: Configuring Applications

7.1 Installing And Configuring Applications

7.2 Managing Apps From The Windows Store

7.3 Controlling Desktop Applications

7.4 Manage Internet Explorer

7.5 Using Virtualization To Support Applications

Module 8: Managing Security in Windows 8.1

8.1 Overview Of Network Security

8.2 Managing The Windows Firewall

8.3 Malware Protection

8.4 Configuring Data Security

8.5 User Account Control

Module 9: Optimizing and Recovering Windows 8.1

9.1 Performance Monitoring And Optimization

9.2 Managing And Troubleshooting Reliability

9.3 Troubleshooting With Event Viewer

9.4 Managing Windows Updates

9.5 Backing Up Data

9.6 Recovery Options

Module 10: Mobile Computing With Windows 8.1

10.1 Configuring Mobile Computer Settings

10.2 Configuring VPNs

10.3 Overview Of Direct Access

10.4 Conclusion

E-COURSE Expert-led video course with presentations, workbooks, quizzes, games and flashcards.
  • 12:11:14+ Hours Of learning
  • Includes video, presentations, workbooks, quizzes, flashcards & games
  • Receive a Certificate of Excellence on successful completion
  • Presented by highly qualified, industry leading experts
  • 12 Months access
  • 10-Day money-back guarantee
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