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M6292 Installing and Configuring Windows 7 Client

This three-day 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 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. - Most of these professionals use some version of Windows client at their work place and are looking at new and better ways to perform some of the current functions.

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.

Pre-Requisites

- Experience installing PC hardware and devices.
- Basic understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts.
- Basic Windows and Active Directory knowledge.
- The skills to map network file shares.
- Experience working from a command prompt.
- Basic knowledge of the fundamentals of applications. For example, how client computer applications communicate with the server.
- Basic understanding of security concepts such as authentication and authorization.
- An understanding of the fundamental principles of using printers.

Course Content

Installing, Upgrading, and Migrating to 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    
                Lab : Installing and Configuring Windows 7 (Migrating Settings by using Windows Easy Transfer; Configuring a Reference Image of Windows 7; Deploying a Windows 7 Image)
Configuring Disks and Device Drivers
                Partitioning Disks in Windows 7    
                Managing Disk Volumes    
                Maintaining Disks in Windows 7    
                Installing and Configuring Device Drivers    
Lab : Configuring Disks and Device Drivers (Configuring Disks; Configuring Disk Quotas; Updating a Device Driver)
Configuring File Access and Printers on Windows 7 Client Computers
                Overview of Authentication and Authorization    
                Managing File Access in Windows 7    
                Managing Shared Folders    
                Configuring File Compression    
                Managing Printing    
                Lab : Configuring File Access and Printers on Windows 7 Client Computers (Creating and Configuring a Shared Folder for All Users; Configuring Shared Access to Files for Specific Users; Creating and Sharing a Printer)
Configuring Network Connectivity
                Configuring IPv4 Network Connectivity    
                Configuring IPv6 Network Connectivity    
                Implementing Automatic IP Address Allocation    
                Troubleshooting Network Issues    
                Lab : Configuring Network Connectivity (Configuring IPv4 Addressing; Configuring IPv6 Addressing; Troubleshooting Network Connectivity)
Configuring Wireless Network Connections
                Overview of Wireless Networks    
                Configuring a Wireless Network    
                Lab : Configuring Wireless Network Connections (Determining the appropriate configuration for a wireless network; Troubleshooting Wireless Connectivity)
Securing Windows 7 Desktops
                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    
                Lab : Configuring UAC, BitLocker, and AppLocker (Using Action Center; Configuring Local Security Policies; Encrypting Data; Configuring AppLocker)    
                Lab : Configuring Windows Firewall, Internet Explorer 8 Security Settings, and Windows Defender (Configuring Windows Firewall; Configuring Internet Explorer 8 Security; Configuring Windows Defender)
Optimizing and Maintaining Windows 7 Client Computers
                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    
                Lab : Optimizing and Maintaining Windows 7 Client Computers (Monitoring System Performance; Backing Up and Restoring Data; Configuring System Restore Points; Configuring Windows Update)
Configuring Mobile Computing and Remote Access in 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    
                Lab : Configuring Mobile Computing and Remote Access in Windows 7 (Configuring Power Options; Configuring Remote Desktop; Configuring DirectAccess; Configuring BranchCache

Exams & Certification

This course helps students prepare for the Exam 70-680, TS: Windows 7, Configuring (not included).

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