Overview

The 70-680: Configuring Windows 7 online training course is intended for IT Professionals who are interested in expanding their knowledge base and technical skills about Windows 7 Client. In this online training course, students learn how to install, upgrade, and migrate to Windows 7 client. Students then configure Windows 7 client for enterprise network connectivity, security, maintenance, and mobile computing.

Course Instructor: Doug Bassett

Course Outline

01. Chapter 1: Installing Microsoft Windows 7

  • Introducing Windows 7
  • Windows 7 Architecture
  • Preparing to Install Windows 7
  • Installing Windows 7

02. Chapter 2: Automating the Microsoft Windows 7 Installation

  • Choosing Automated Deployment Options
  • Deploying Unattended Installations

03. Chapter 3: Managing Disks

  • Configuring File Systems
  • Configuring Disk Storage
  • Using the Disk Management Utility
  • Managing Storage
  • Troubleshooting Disk Management
  • Managing Data Compression
  • Managing Data Encryption with EFS
  • Understanding RAID
  • Using Disk Maintenance Tools

04. Chapter 4: Managing the Microsoft Windows 7 Environment

  • Configuring the Windows 7 Operating System
  • Configuring Remote Connections
  • Configuring Mobile Computing
  • Managing Windows 7 Services

05. Chapter 5: Configuring Hardware and Applications

  • Configuring Hardware
  • Managing I/O Devices
  • Managing Printers
  • Managing Applications
  • Overview of Internet Explorer 8

06. Chapter 6: Managing Users, Groups, and Security

  • Overview of Windows 7 User Accounts
  • Logging On and Logging Off
  • Working with User Accounts
  • Managing User Properties
  • Troubleshooting User Account Authentication
  • Creating and Managing Groups
  • Managing Security
  • Managing and Applying LGPOs
  • Configuring User Account Control
  • Using Advanced Security Options
  • Using BitLocker Drive Encryption
  • Managing File and Folder Security
  • Managing Network Access

07. Chapter 7: Configuring Network Connectivity

  • Understanding Networking
  • Configuring Windows 7 NIC Devices
  • Understanding TCP/IP
  • Configuring Windows 7 on a Network
  • Configuring Windows Firewall
  • Configuring Remote Management
  • Understanding BranchCache
  • Configuring DirectAccess
  • Understanding Virtualization

08. Chapter 8: Monitoring and Maintaining Windows 7

  • Understanding Windows 7 Performance Optimization
  • Optimizing Windows 7 with Performance Monitor
  • Using Reliability Monitor
  • Using Windows 7 Tools to Discover System Information
  • Using System Configuration
  • Setting Up Task Scheduler
  • Using Event Viewer

09. Chapter 9: Configuring Backups and Recovery

  • Safeguarding Your Computer and Recovering from Disaster
  • Using Advanced Boot Options
  • Using the Startup Repair Tool
  • Maintaining Windows 7 with Backup and Restore

    Skills Learned

    After completing this online training 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