Configuring Windows 8.1

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5 days
9.00am to 5.00pm
80 Jurong East Street 21 #04-04
Devan Nair Institute
Singapore 609607
Course Fees:
S$3,000 (excl of G.S.T)
2019 Course Dates
1 – 5 Jul 2019
2 – 6 Sep 2019
4 – 8 Nov 2019
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Do note that this course listed is a Microsoft Digital Class (DMOC Class). You are required to bring your own device.

Course Overview

Get expert instruction and hands-on practice administering and configuring Windows 8.1 in this 5-day Microsoft Official Course. This course is designed for experienced IT professionals who have knowledge and experience administering Windows PCs and devices in a domain environment with managed access to the Internet. You will learn the skills you need to administer Windows 8.1 in a Windows Server domain environment and also provide secure, managed access to users from their non-domain joined Windows devices. You will learn how to install and customize Windows 8.1 operating systems and apps, integrate and control access to domains and cloud services, and migrate and synchronize settings across multiple devices. In addition, you will learn how to implement mobile security and customize configurations using Windows management tools including Group Policy and Windows PowerShell cmdlets. You will also learn how to configure user settings and profiles, local and remote network connectivity, Client Hyper-V, virtual apps, and Internet Explorer 11. Finally, you will learn how to optimize security and provide controlled access from Windows 8.1 PCs and devices to specified resources through Workplace Join services and Work Folders. This course is also designed to prepare certification candidates for Exam 70-687, Configuring Windows 8.1. As part of the learning experience, you will perform hands-on exercises in a virtual lab environment. NOTE: This course is based on Windows 8.1 Enterprise Edition with domain services provided by Windows Server 2012 R2.

Program Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

• Describe solutions and features related to managing Windows 8.1 in an enterprise network environment

• Determine requirements and perform the tasks for installing and deploying Windows 8.1

• Manage profiles and user state between Windows devices

• Determine the most appropriate management tools to configure Windows 8.1 settings

• Configure disks, partitions, volumes, and device drivers in a Windows 8.1 system

• Configure network connectivity

• 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

• Configure and control desktop apps, Windows Store apps, and virtual apps

• Optimize and maintain Windows 8.1 PCs and devices

• Configure mobile computer settings and to enable remote access

• Determine how to recover Windows 8.1 from various failures

• Describe and configure Client Hyper-V

Course Outline

Module 1: Windows 8.1 in an Enterprise Environment

Module 2: Installing and Deploying Windows 8.1

Module 3: Tools Used for Configuring and Managing Windows 8.1

Module 4: Managing Profiles and User State in Windows 8.1

Module 5: Managing Disks and Device Drivers

Module 6: Configuring Network Connectivity

Module 7: Configuring File Access and Printers on Windows 8.1 Clients

Module 8: Implementing Network Security

Module 9: Configuring Resource Access for Domain-Joined Devices and Devices That Are Not Domain Members

Module 10: Securing Windows 8.1 Devices

Module 11: Configuring Applications for Windows 8.1

Module 12: Optimizing and Maintaining Windows 8.1 Computers

Module 13: Configuring Mobile Computing and Remote Access

Module 14: Recovering Windows 8.1

Module 15: Configuring Client Hyper-V

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Practice Test

NOTE: The official practice test is available for this exam, you may sign up the practice test as an add-on to your certification package.  

Practice Test 70-687
This practice test contains 151 questions and robust explanations. Includes Windows 8.1 content.

Practice Test 70-687 prepares candidates for the Microsoft exam 70-687 Configuring Windows 8.1 Certification. Candidates are professionals who support computers and devices that run Windows 8.1. Candidates should have hands-on experience supporting both Active Directory Domain Services-based networks and peer-to-peer networks. They should also have experience installing, configuring, and securing Windows 8.1. (Note: Practice includes 8.1 content.)

Passing Exam 70-687 counts as credit toward the following certification:
• Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows 8

Master the 70-687 Configuring Windows 8.1 content and be ready for exam day success—quickly—with this practice test.

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70-687 test contains 151 questions and covers the following objectives:
• Install and upgrade to Windows 8.1 – 22 questions
• Configure hardware and applications – 31 questions
• Configure network connectivity – 26 questions
• Configure access to resources – 18 questions
• Configure remote access and mobility – 21 questions
• Monitor and maintain Windows clients – 18 questions
• Configure system and data recovery options – 15 questions

This test includes references to the following media:
• Microsoft TechNet
• Microsoft Support
• Web Resource
• Windows PowerShell Cookbook
• Course 20687A
• Training Guide: Configuring Windows 8
• Windows 8 Administration Pocket Consultant
• Microsoft Downloads
• OneDrive Live

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