40349 Windows Operating System Fundamentals Training

Length: 3 Days
Audience(s): Business or IT professionals who need to understand windows operating system fundamentals

This three-day MTA Training course (40349 Windows Operating System Fundamentals) helps you prepare for Microsoft Technology Associate Exam 98-349 and build an understanding of these topics: Operating System Configurations, Installing and Upgrading Client Systems, Managing Applications, Managing Files and Folders, Managing Devices, and Operating System Maintenance.

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What you will learn

  • Operating system configurations
  • Install and upgrade client systems
  • Manage applications
  • Manage files and folders
  • Manage devices
  • Back up and restore your operating system

Exam

98-349 Windows Operating System (through Prometric) to gain Microsoft Technology Associate Certification

Introducing, Installing, and Upgrading Windows 7

  • Exam Objective Matrix
  • Key Terms
  • Identifying Windows Operating System Editions
  • Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, and Ultimate
  • Other Windows 7 Editions: Starter, Home Basic, and Enterprise
  • 32-Bit Computing versus 64-Bit Computing
  • Windows 7 System Requirements
  • Identifying Upgrade Paths
  • Upgrade Paths from Windows XP
  • Upgrade Paths from Windows Vista
  • Upgrade Paths from Other Operating Systems
  • Using Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor
  • Identifying Application Compatibility
  • Understanding Product Identification Keys
  • Activating Windows 7
  • Understanding Installation Types
  • Using Windows Easy Transfer
  • Skill Summary
  • Knowledge Assessment
  • Competency Assessment
  • Proficiency Assessment

Understanding Operating System Configurations

  • Exam Objective Matrix
  • Key Terms
  • Understanding User Accounts and User Account Control (UAC)
  • Understanding Standard User Accounts and Administrative User Accounts
  • Understanding User Account Control (UAC)
  • Understanding Types of UAC Prompts and Levels
  • Configuring Control Panel Options
  • Configuring Administrative Tools
  • Configuring Accessibility Options
  • Configuring Desktop Settings
  • Exploring and Configuring the Aero Interface
  • Configuring Display Settings
  • Creating and Managing Shortcuts
  • Configuring Gadgets
  • Configuring Profiles
  • Understanding Virtualized Clients
  • Understanding Windows XP Mode
  • Understanding Application Virtualization
  • Understanding Med-V
  • Understanding VDI and App-V
  • Skill Summary
  • Knowledge Assessment
  • Competency Assessment
  • Proficiency Assessment

Understanding Native Applications, Tools, Mobility, and Remote Management and Assistance

  • Exam Objective Matrix
  • Key Terms
  • Understanding Windows Internet Explorer
  • Using Pinned Sites
  • Managing Security Features
  • Introducing Accessory Programs
  • Using the Snipping Tool
  • Playing Back and Recording to Media
  • Using Windows Media Player
  • Using Windows Media Center
  • Understanding Sync Center
  • Using Windows Mobility Center
  • Understanding Remote Desktop Services
  • Understanding Remote Desktop Connection
  • Understanding Remote Management and Assistance
  • Using the MMC
  • Using Windows PowerShell
  • Skill Summary
  • Knowledge Assessment
  • Competency Assessment
  • Proficiency Assessment

Managing Applications, Services, Folders, and Libraries

  • Exam Objective Matrix
  • Key Terms
  • Installing and Managing Applications
  • Removing or Uninstalling an Application
  • Understanding Group Policy and Network Application Installation
  • Understanding Services
  • Understanding Service Startup Types
  • Using MSCONFIG (System Configuration utility)
  • Understanding MSCONFIG
  • Understanding File Systems
  • Understanding FAT, FAT32, and NTFS
  • Exploring and Managing Libraries
  • Adding Local and Networked Locations to a Library
  • Encrypting and Compressing Files and Folders
  • Understanding Encrypting File System (EFS)
  • Understanding Compression
  • Understanding BitLocker
  • Skill Summary
  • Knowledge Assessment
  • Competency Assessment
  • Proficiency Assessment

Managing Devices

  • Exam Objective Matrix
  • Key Terms
  • Understanding Storage
  • Understanding Disk and Drive Types
  • Using Disk Management
  • Spanned Volumes
  • Striped Volumes
  • Mirrored Volumes
  • Understanding Storage Device Types
  • External Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (eSATA)
  • Universal Serial Bus (USB) and USB 2.0
  • IEEE 1394 (also known as FireWire)
  • Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI)
  • Understanding Cloud Storage
  • Windows Live SkyDrive
  • OneNote to SkyDrive
  • Windows Live Mesh
  • Understanding Printing Devices
  • Understanding Local Printers
  • Understanding Network Printers
  • Printing a Document
  • Understanding Print to File
  • Understanding Print Queues
  • Understanding Internet Printing
  • Understanding System Devices
  • Understanding Video, Audio, and Input Devices
  • Understanding Plug-and-Play Technology
  • Understanding Device Manager
  • Skill Summary
  • Knowledge Assessment
  • Competency Assessment
  • Proficiency Assessment

Understanding File and Print Sharing

  • Exam Objective Matrix
  • Key Terms
  • Understanding File and Printer Sharing Basics
  • Understanding HomeGroup
  • Creating Public, Basic, and Advanced Shares
  • Using Public Folders
  • Using Basic and Advanced Shares
  • Mapping Drives
  • Understanding Permissions
  • Understanding NTFS, Share, and Effective Permissions
  • Setting Up Printer Sharing
  • Understanding Print Drivers
  • Troubleshooting Printers
  • Skill Summary
  • Knowledge Assessment
  • Competency Assessment
  • Proficiency Assessment

Maintaining, Updating, and Protecting Windows 7

  • Exam Objective Matrix
  • Key Terms
  • Exploring Built-in Maintenance Tools
  • Understanding Disk Defragmenter
  • Understanding Disk Cleanup
  • Understanding Task Scheduler
  • Understanding Action Center
  • Understanding System Information
  • Maintaining the Windows Registry
  • Updating the System
  • Defending Your System from Malicious Software
  • Understanding Action Center
  • Understanding Windows Firewall
  • Understanding Windows Defender
  • Understanding Microsoft Security Essentials
  • Using the Malicious Software Removal Tool
  • Understanding Windows Forefront Endpoint Protection
  • System Requirements
  • Deploying to Clients
  • Skill Summary
  • Knowledge Assessment
  • Competency Assessment
  • Proficiency Assessment

Understanding Backup and Recovery Methods

  • Exam Objective Matrix
  • Key Terms
  • Understanding Local, Network, and Automated Backup Methods
  • Creating a System Image
  • Creating a Repair Disc
  • Understanding System Restore
  • Using System Restore
  • Restoring Your System Using System Restores
  • Understanding Recovery Boot Options
  • Skill Summary
  • Knowledge Assessment
  • Competency Assessment
  • Proficiency Assessment

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