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Installing and Configuring Microsoft Windows 7 Client Training

Course ID: MSL-6292
Duration: 3 Days

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Description

Exam: 70-680 - This instructor-led course is intended for IT professionals who are interested in expanding their knowledge base and technical skills about Windows 7 Client. In this course, students learn how to install, upgrade, and migrate to Windows 7 client. Students then configure Windows 7 client for network connectivity, security, maintenance, and mobile computing. This course helps students prepare for the Exam 70-680, TS: Windows 7, Configuring.

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Learning Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Perform a clean installation of Windows 7, upgrade to Windows 7, and migrate user-related data and settings from an earlier version of Windows.
  • Configure disks, partitions, volumes, and device drivers to enable a Windows 7 client computer.
  • Configure file access and printers on a Windows 7 client computer.
  • Configure network connectivity on a Windows 7 client computer.
  • Configure wireless network connectivity on a Windows 7 client computer.
  • Secure Windows 7 client desktop computers.
  • Optimize and maintain the performance and reliability of a Windows 7 client computer.
  • Configure mobile computing and remote access settings for a Windows 7 client computer.

Audience

This course is intended for IT professionals who are interested in:

  • Expanding their knowledge base and technical skills about Windows 7 Client.
  • Acquiring deep technical knowledge of Windows 7.
  • Learning the details of Windows 7 technologies.
  • Focusing on the "how to" associated with Windows 7 technologies.

Course Outline

Module 1: Installing, Upgrading, and Migrating to Windows 7

This module explains how to install, upgrade and migrate to Windows 7. It also describes the key features, editions, and hardware requirements of Windows 7.

  • Preparing to Install Windows 7
  • Performing a Clean Installation of Windows 7
  • Upgrading and Migrating to Windows 7
  • Performing Image-based Installation of Windows 7
  • Configuring Application Compatibility

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the key features, editions, and hardware requirements of Windows 7.
  • Perform a clean installation of Windows 7
  • Upgrade and Migrate to Windows 7 from an earlier version of Windows.
  • Perform an image-based installation of Windows 7
  • Resolve common application compatibility issues.
Module 2: Configuring Disks and Device Drivers

This module examines how to configure disks, partitions, volumes, and device drivers to enable Windows 7 to function as desired.

  • Partitioning Disks in Windows 7
  • Managing Disk Volumes
  • Maintaining Disks in Windows 7
  • Installing and Configuring Device Drivers

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure disk partitions on a Windows 7 client computer
  • Create and manage disk volumes
  • Manage file system fragmentation and disk quotas
  • Install and configure device drivers
Module 3: Configuring File Access and Printers on Windows 7 Client Computers

This module explains how to manage access to shared folders and printers on a computer running Windows 7. Specifically, it describes how to share and secure folders, configure folder compression, and how to install, configure, and administer printing.

  • Overview of Authentication and Authorization
  • Managing File Access in Windows 7
  • Managing Shared Folders
  • Configuring File Compression
  • Managing Printing

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe authentication and authorization
  • Manage file access on a Windows 7 client computer
  • Create and manage shared folders
  • Configure file compression
  • Install, configure, and administer printers
Module 4: Configuring Network Connectivity

This module explains both IPv4 and IPv6 network connectivity. It also describes how to implement automatic IP Address Allocation and troubleshoot network connectivity.

  • Configuring IPv4 Network Connectivity
  • Configuring IPv6 Network Connectivity
  • Implementing Automatic IP Address Allocation
  • Troubleshooting Network Issues

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure IPv4 network connectivity.
  • Configure IPv6 network connectivity.
  • Implement automatic IP address allocation.
  • Troubleshoot common network related issues by using the tools available in Windows 7.
Module 5: Configuring Wireless Network Connections

This module describes key wireless network technologies and how to configure wireless network components and the Windows 7 elements that are necessary to access wireless networks.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the standards and technologies related to wireless network connections.
  • Configure a wireless network connection.
Module 6: Securing Windows 7 Desktops

This module describes how to make a Windows 7 computer more secure while ensuring usability is not sacrificed in the process. Specifically, it describes Windows Firewall, User Account Control, Windows Defender, and Security in Internet Explorer 8.

  • Overview of Security Management in Windows 7
  • Securing a Windows 7 Client Computer by Using Local Security Policy Settings
  • Securing Data by Using EFS and BitLocker
  • Configuring Application Restrictions
  • Configuring User Account Control
  • Configuring Windows Firewall
  • Configuring Security Settings in Internet Explorer 8
  • Configuring Windows Defender

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain the security management features of Windows 7.
  • Configure local security policy settings on a Windows 7 client computer.
  • Secure data by using EFS and BitLocker.
  • Configure application restrictions by using AppLocker.
  • Configure user account control settings.
  • Configure Windows Firewall on a Windows 7 client computer.
  • Configure security-related settings in Internet Explorer to help protect a Windows 7 client computer that is connected to the Internet.
  • Configure Windows Defender to help protect a Windows 7 client computer against malicious software.
Module 7: Optimizing and Maintaining Windows 7 Client Computers

This module describes how to use the monitoring and configuration tools to obtain information about Windows 7 performance and how to troubleshoot performance and reliability problems.

  • Maintaining Performance by Using the Windows 7 Performance Tools
  • Maintaining Reliability by Using the Windows 7 Diagnostic Tools
  • Backing Up and Restoring Data by Using Windows Backup
  • Restoring a Windows 7 System by Using System Restore Points
  • Configuring Windows Update

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Maintain the performance of a Windows 7 client computer by using performance management tools.
  • Maintain reliability of a Windows 7 client computer by using the diagnostic tools.
  • Back up and restore data on a Windows 7 client computer by using Windows Backup.
  • Restore a Windows 7 system by using system restore points.
  • Configure Windows Update on a Windows 7 client computer.
Module 8: Configuring Mobile Computing and Remote Access in Windows 7

This module explains how to configure mobile devices and remote access. It also discusses DirectAccess and BranchCache which are new for Windows 7.

  • Configuring Mobile Computer and Device Settings
  • Configuring Remote Desktop and Remote Assistance for Remote Access
  • Configuring DirectAccess for Remote Access
  • Configuring BranchCache for Remote Access

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure mobile computer and device settings on a Windows 7 client computer.
  • Configure Remote Desktop and Remote Assistance on a Windows 7 client computer.
  • Configure DirectAccess on a Windows 7 client computer for remote access.
  • Configure BranchCache on a branch office Windows 7 client computer.

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