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70-697 : MCSA Configuring Windows 10 Devices (Course & Lab)

Gain hands-on expertise in Microsoft 70-697 certification exam by 70-697 - Configuring Windows Devices 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 certification program validates the skills and expertise of a IT professional using Microsoft technologies. 70-697 exam covers topics such as managing identity, remote access, apps, updates and recovery, data access and protection; planning desktop and device deployment, Microsoft Intune device management solution; and configuring networking and storage.
70-697
MCSA Configuring Windows 10 Devices (Course & Lab)
ISBN : 978-1-61691-625-1

Lessons

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Exercises Flashcards Quizzes Glossary

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Exercise Questions
120+
Quizzes
69+
Flashcards
197+
Glossary of terms
109+
Lessons
11+

Test Prep & Practice Questions

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Pre-assessments Questions
34+
Full Length Tests
2+
Post-Assessments Questions
50+

Features

Full Remediation

Each question comes with detailed remediation explaining not only why an answer option is correct but also why the incorrect answer options are incorrect.

Unlimited Practice

Each test can be taken unlimited number of times until the learner feels they are prepared. Learner can review the test and read detailed remediation. Detailed test history is also available.

Learn, Test and Review Mode

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Labs

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Performance based lab
71+
Video tutorials
71+
Hours
01:19+

Hands on Activities

Introduction

Installing Windows 10

  • Troubleshooting failed installations with setup logs
  • Performing a clean install of Windows 10

Automated Windows 10 Deployments

  • Downloading and installing MDT 2013
  • Configuring MDT 2013
  • Preparing a system for imaging using the system preparation tool
  • Creating a differencing hard disk
  • Creating a new virtual machine
  • Creating a checkpoint of a Virtual Machine
  • Applying a checkpoint

Configuring Storage and Security

  • Converting a FAT32 Partition to NTFS
  • Configuring OneDrive
  • Configuring disk quotas
  • Converting a basic disk to a GPT disk
  • Converting a basic disk to a dynamic disk
  • Deleting a partition
  • Editing a drive letter
  • Creating a new volume
  • Adding an MMC Snap-in
  • Creating an extended volume
  • Compressing and uncompressing folders
  • Encrypting a folder
  • Implementing EFS file sharing
  • Using the Local Security Policy
  • Using the Cipher utility
  • Running the Disk cleanup utility
  • Using the check disk utility

Managing Data Access

  • Managing NTFS permissions
  • Using BitLocker in Windows 10

Managing the Windows 10 Environment

  • Installing features
  • Changing the computer name
  • Configuring Windows 10 desktop options
  • Changing the system's virtual memory
  • Configuring a power plan
  • Configuring the power button to the switch user option
  • Setting up a VPN connection
  • Enabling remote desktop
  • Configuring Services

Planning and Managing Microsoft Intune

  • Setting up a Microsoft Intune account
  • Creating a device group
  • Creating an Intune policy
  • Enrolling a device in Intune

Configuring Applications

  • Installing Hyper-V
  • Setting the Microsoft Account

Managing Identity and Authorization

  • Creating new users using MMC
  • Disabling user accounts
  • Deleting user accounts
  • Changing a user's password
  • Renaming a user account
  • Adding a user to an existing group
  • Assigning home folders
  • Creating local groups
  • Adding accounts to groups
  • Adding the Local Computer Policy snap-in
  • Configuring password policy
  • Applying a User-Rights Policy
  • Configuring account-lockout policies
  • Configuring audit policies
  • Viewing UAC effects on accounts

Configuring Network Connectivity

  • Viewing the network connection details
  • Viewing wireless network connection properties
  • Accessing the Windows 10 wireless properties
  • Configuring a static TCP/IP address
  • Connecting a Windows 10 machine to the domain
  • Creating a new inbound rule

Configuring Recovery

  • Using boot logging
  • Creating a system image
  • Backing up files
  • Restoring Files
  • Creating a restore point
  • Using the recycle bin
  • Restoring a restore point

Live Lab

Live-Lab is a real computer equipment, networked together and conveniently accessible over the internet using virtualization. A live-lab has equipment such as a computer, server, switch or router in it that a user is free to configure.

The benefits of live-labs are:

  • Exam based practical tasks
  • Real equipment, absolutely no simulations
  • Access to the latest industry technologies
  • Available anytime, anywhere on any device
  • Break and Reset functionality
  • No hardware costs

Here's What You Get

live lab
20+
Video tutorials
71+
Hours
01:19+

Hands on Activities

Introduction

Installing Windows 10

  • Troubleshooting failed installations with setup logs
  • Performing a clean install of Windows 10

Automated Windows 10 Deployments

  • Downloading and installing MDT 2013
  • Configuring MDT 2013
  • Preparing a system for imaging using the system preparation tool
  • Creating a differencing hard disk
  • Creating a new virtual machine
  • Creating a checkpoint of a Virtual Machine
  • Applying a checkpoint

Configuring Storage and Security

  • Converting a FAT32 Partition to NTFS
  • Configuring OneDrive
  • Configuring disk quotas
  • Converting a basic disk to a GPT disk
  • Converting a basic disk to a dynamic disk
  • Deleting a partition
  • Editing a drive letter
  • Creating a new volume
  • Adding an MMC Snap-in
  • Creating an extended volume
  • Compressing and uncompressing folders
  • Encrypting a folder
  • Implementing EFS file sharing
  • Using the Local Security Policy
  • Using the Cipher utility
  • Running the Disk cleanup utility
  • Using the check disk utility

Managing Data Access

  • Managing NTFS permissions
  • Using BitLocker in Windows 10

Managing the Windows 10 Environment

  • Installing features
  • Changing the computer name
  • Configuring Windows 10 desktop options
  • Changing the system's virtual memory
  • Configuring a power plan
  • Configuring the power button to the switch user option
  • Setting up a VPN connection
  • Enabling remote desktop
  • Configuring Services

Planning and Managing Microsoft Intune

  • Setting up a Microsoft Intune account
  • Creating a device group
  • Creating an Intune policy
  • Enrolling a device in Intune

Configuring Applications

  • Installing Hyper-V
  • Setting the Microsoft Account

Managing Identity and Authorization

  • Creating new users using MMC
  • Disabling user accounts
  • Deleting user accounts
  • Changing a user's password
  • Renaming a user account
  • Adding a user to an existing group
  • Assigning home folders
  • Creating local groups
  • Adding accounts to groups
  • Adding the Local Computer Policy snap-in
  • Configuring password policy
  • Applying a User-Rights Policy
  • Configuring account-lockout policies
  • Configuring audit policies
  • Viewing UAC effects on accounts

Configuring Network Connectivity

  • Viewing the network connection details
  • Viewing wireless network connection properties
  • Accessing the Windows 10 wireless properties
  • Configuring a static TCP/IP address
  • Connecting a Windows 10 machine to the domain
  • Creating a new inbound rule

Configuring Recovery

  • Using boot logging
  • Creating a system image
  • Backing up files
  • Restoring Files
  • Creating a restore point
  • Using the recycle bin
  • Restoring a restore point

Exam Information

The 70-697 exam validates a candidate’s fundamental knowledge and skills for building solid identities, protection of content (data loss protection), mobile device management policy, virtualization with Hyper-V, application management using the Company Portal and the Windows Store. 

Prepare for the following certification

Career Prospects
  • Windows Administrators
  • System Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • Help Desk Technician
Exam FAQs
What is the format of the exam?
Active screen, best answer, build list, case studies, drag and drop, hot area, multiple choice, repeated answer choices, short answer, mark review, and review screen.
How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 40-60 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
120 minutes
What is the passing score?
700

(on a scale of 0-1000)

Table of Content

Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: Introduction

  • The Microsoft Certification Program
  • Who Should Read This Book?
  • What's Inside?
  • What's Included with the Book
  • Recommended Home Lab Setup
  • MCSA Microsoft Windows 10: Exam 70-697 Objectives Map

Lesson 2: Installing Windows 10

  • Introducing Windows 10
  • Windows 10 Architecture
  • Preparing to Install Windows 10
  • Installing Windows 10
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 3: Automated Windows 10 Deployments

  • Understanding Automated Deployment Options
  • Deploying Unattended Installations
  • Understanding Hyper-V
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 4: Configuring Storage and Security

  • Understanding File Systems
  • Configuring NTFS
  • Configuring Disk Storage
  • Using the Disk Management Utility
  • Managing Storage
  • Troubleshooting Disk Management
  • Managing Data Compression
  • Understanding Distributed File System
  • Managing Data Encryption with EFS
  • Understanding RAID
  • Using Disk-Maintenance Tools
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 5: Managing Data Access

  • Managing File and Folder Security
  • Managing Network Access
  • Understanding Hardware Security
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 6: Managing the Windows 10 Environment

  • Configuring the Windows 10 Operating System
  • Understanding Mobility Options
  • Using the Registry Editor
  • Configuring Remote Connections
  • Managing Windows 10 Services
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 7: Planning and Managing Microsoft Intune

  • Managing Devices with Microsoft Intune
  • Supporting Applications
  • Understanding Updates
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 8: Configuring Applications

  • Supporting Desktop Applications
  • Understanding Azure
  • Supporting the Windows Store
  • Understanding Web Browsers
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 9: Managing Identity and Authorization

  • Overview of Windows 10 User Accounts
  • Working with User Accounts
  • Managing User Properties
  • Troubleshooting User Account Authentication
  • Managing and Creating Groups
  • Managing Security Using GPOs and LGPOs
  • Configuring User Account Control
  • Understanding Smart Cards
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 10: Configuring Network Connectivity

  • Understanding Networking
  • Configuring Windows 10 NIC Devices
  • Understanding TCP/IP
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 11: Configuring Recovery

  • Safeguarding and Recovery Basics
  • Using Advanced Boot Options
  • Maintaining Windows 10 with Backup and Restore
  • Using System Protection
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

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