Course Description

This course is preparation for the Microsoft 70-687 Configuring Windows 8 certification exam. Candidates for this exam are students seeking to be 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 configured as domain-based or peer-to-peer environments with access to the Internet and cloud services. The IT professional could be a consultant, a full-time desktop support technician, or an IT generalist who administers Windows 8–based computers and devices as a portion of their broader technical responsibilities.

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Microsoft 70-687: Configuring Windows 8

Additional information

15 Hours 49 Minutes

71 Course Videos

60 Test Questions

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Course Videos

This course contains the following modules and videos. Click the down arror to view video details.

Module 1: Installing and Deploying Windows 8.1
  • Course Introduction
  • Introduction To Windows
  • Preparing To Install Windows 8.1
  • Understanding Deployment Options Part 1
  • Understanding Deployment Options Part 2
  • Upgrading To Windows 8.1
  • Migrating To Windows 8.1
  • Automating Installations Part 1
  • Automating Installations Part 2
  • Automating Installations Part 3
  • Windows Activation
Module 2: Enterprise Management in Windows 8.1
  • Local And Management Tools Part 1
  • Local And Management Tools Part 2
  • Using Windows PowerShell To Manage Windows 8.1 Part 1
  • Using Windows PowerShell To Manage Windows 8.1 Part 2
  • Using Windows PowerShell To Manage Windows 8.1 Part 3
  • Using Group Policy To Manage Windows 8.1
Module 3: Managing User Settings
  • Managing User Profiles
  • User State Virtualization
  • User Profile Migration
Module 4: Configuring Hardware Access
  • Managing And Maintaining HardDisk Drives Part 1
  • Managing And Maintaining HardDisk Drives Part 2
  • Working With Device Drivers
Module 5: Configuring Networking
  • Configuring IPv4 Part 1
  • Configuring IPv4 Part 2
  • Configuring IPv4 Part 3
  • Configuring IPv6
  • Managing Name Resolution
  • Configuring Wireless Connections
  • Troubleshooting Network Connections
Module 6: Configuring Resource Access
  • Configuring Network Access
  • Managing File Access With NTFS
  • Managing Shared Folders
  • Configure And Manage Printers
  • Providing Access To Non-Domain Devices
  • Planning To Use One Drive
Module 7: Configuring Applications
  • Installing And Configuring Applications
  • Managing Apps From The Windows Store
  • Controlling Desktop Applications
  • Manage Internet Explorer
  • Using Virtualisation To Support Applications
Module 8: Managing Security in Windows 8.1
  • Overview Of Network Security
  • Managing The Windows Firewall
  • Malware Protection
  • Configuring Data Security
  • User Account Control
Module 9: Optimizing and Recovering Windows 8.1
  • Performance Monitoring And Optimization
  • Managing And Troubleshooting Reliability
  • Troubleshooting With Event Viewer
  • Managing Windows Updates
  • Backing Up Data
  • Recovery Options
Module 10: Mobile Computing With Windows 8.1
  • Configuring Mobile Computer Settings
  • Configuring VPNs
  • Overview Of Direct Access
  • Conclusion

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