20698: Installing and Configuring Windows 10

$2,895.00
$2,895.00
$2,895.00
$2,895.00
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April 03, 2017 09:00 (EST) 5 $2,895.00 Register
June 19, 2017 09:00 (EST) 5 $2,895.00 Register
August 28, 2017 09:00 (EST) 5 $2,895.00 Register
October 30, 2017 09:00 (EST) 5 $2,895.00 Register

About this course

This five-day instructor-led course provides IT professionals with the knowledge and skills required to install and configure Windows 10 desktops in a Windows Server small to medium-sized AD DS domain environment. These skills include learning how to install and customize Windows 10 operating systems and apps, configure local and remote network connectivity, and configure local and online storage.  Students also will learn how to configure security in addition to how to maintain, update, and recover Windows 10.

 

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Experience deploying and configuring Windows 8, Windows 8.1, or Windows 10.

  • Experience deploying and configuring Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016 Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).

  • Experience deploying and configuring network services, including DNS, in Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016.

  • Windows Client essentials, such as a working knowledge of Windows 8.1, Windows 8, or Windows 7.  

 

Audience profile

  • This course is intended for IT professionals who administer and support Windows 10 desktops and devices in small to medium-sized networks.

  • The networks with which these professionals typically work are configured as AD DS domain-based environments with managed access to the Internet and cloud services.

  • Students who seek certification in exam 70-698: Installing and Configuring Windows 10 also will benefit from this course. In addition, this course is intended to provide skills for Enterprise Desktop/Device Support Technicians (EDSTs) who work in small to medium-sized organizations, and who provide Tier 1 or Tier 2 support to users running Windows 10 desktops and devices within a Windows domain environment.

 

At course completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Plan, install, and upgrade to Windows 10.

  • Perform post-installation configuration.

  • Implement networking.

  • Implement network security.

  • Manage Windows 10 with Group Policy.

  • Implement remote management.

  • Manage local storage.

  • Manage files and resources.

  • Install and manage apps.

  • Secure Windows 10.

  • Implement remote connectivity.

  • Maintain and update Windows 10.

  • Recover and troubleshoot Windows 10.

 

Course Outline

 

Module 1: Installing Windows 10

This module describes the features of Windows 10 and the process for installing and deploying it. The module also describes how to upgrade to Windows 10, perform post-installation maintenance tasks, and manage volume activation.

 

Lessons

Overview of Windows 10

Planning your Windows 10 deployment

Installing and deploying Windows 10

Upgrading to Windows 10

Windows 10 installation maintenance

Managing volume activation

 

Lab: Upgrading to Windows 10

Migrating user settings

Upgrading from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 (optional)

Lab: Maintaining a Windows 10 installation with Windows ICD

Create and configure a Windows Imaging and Configuration Designer (Windows ICD) provisioning package

 

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe the features and editions of Windows 10.

Plan to deploy Windows 10.

Install and deploy Windows 10.

Upgrade to Windows 10.

Maintain Windows 10 installations.

Manage Windows 10 activation.

 

Module 2: Performing post-installation configuration

This module provides an overview of the management tools in Windows 10. It describes how to customize the user interface, manage devices, drivers, and services, and configure several other features. The module also provides an overview of Client Hyper-V.

 

Lessons

Overview of management tools

Customizing the user interface

Managing devices, device drivers, and services

Configuring features, mobility, and power options

Overview of Client Hyper-V

 

Lab: Managing devices

Install a device driver

Resolving the device driver problem

Lab: Configuring features and power options

Turning on Windows features with Control Panel

Managing installed Windows features

Configuring power options

 

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe the different tools that you can use to configure Windows 10.

Explain how to navigate and customize the user interface.

Manage device drivers.

Configure Windows features, mobility options, and power settings.

Describe Client Hyper-V.

 

Module 3: Implementing networking

This module describes the homegroups, workgroups, and domains feature in Windows 10. It also describes how to configure IPv4 and IPv6 network connectivity, and how to implement name resolution. Additionally, the module describes how to troubleshoot network connectivity and implement wireless network connectivity.

 

Lessons

Homegroups, workgroups, and domains

Configuring IPv4 network connectivity

Configuring IPv6 network connectivity

Implementing name resolution

Troubleshooting network connectivity

Implementing wireless network connectivity

 

Lab: Implementing network connections

Verifying and testing network connectivity

Configuring automatic IPv4 addressing

Configuring and testing name resolution

Lab: Troubleshooting network connections

Resolving a network problem (1)

Resolving a network problem (2)

 

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe homegroups, workgroups, and domains.

Describe how to configure IPv4 network connectivity.

Describe how to configure IPv6 network connectivity.

Implement name resolution.

Troubleshoot network connections.

Implement wireless network connectivity.

 

Module 4: Implementing network security

This module describes how to implement network security by using the Windows 10 features such as Windows Firewall, connection security rules, and Windows Defender.

 

Lessons

Implementing Windows Firewall

Connection security rules

Implementing Windows Defender

 

Lab: Implementing network security

Creating and testing inbound rules

Creating and testing outbound rules

Creating and testing connection security rules

Configuring Windows Defender

 

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe Windows Firewall.

Understand rules regarding connection security.

Manage Windows Defender

 

Module 5: Managing Windows 10 with Group Policy

This module describes how to implement the Group Policy feature in Windows 10. The module also explains how you can configure Windows 10 devices by using Group Policy Objects (GPOs).

 

Lessons

Overview of Group Policy

Configuring Windows 10 devices with GPOs

 

Lab: Describe Windows Firewall.

Managing Windows 10 by using Group Policy

 

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe Group Policy processing and management.

Configure common settings for users and desktops by using Group Policy.

 

Module 6: Implementing remote management

This module describes how to implement remote management by using Windows 10 features such as Remote Desktop, Remote Assistance, and remoting with Windows PowerShell.

 

Lessons

Using Remote Desktop

Using Remote Assistance

Remoting with Windows PowerShell

 

Lab: Implementing remote management

Using Remote Desktop

Using Remote Assistance

Remoting with Windows PowerShell

 

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Use Remote Desktop to manage remote computers.

Use Windows Remote Assistance to manage remote computers.

Use Windows PowerShell remoting to manage remote computers.

 

Module 7: Managing storage

This module describes how to manage storage in Windows 10 devices by using the available storage options. It also explains how to manage and maintain disks, partitions, and volumes. The modules then describes how you can use the Storage Spaces feature, Microsoft OneDrive, and virtual hard disks to manage storage.

Lessons

Overview of storage options

Managing disks, partitions, and volumes

Maintaining disks and volumes

Implementing Storage Spaces

Implementing and managing OneDrive

Working with virtual hard disks

 

Lab: Managing storage

Adding a disk

Creating a simple volume

Creating a storage space

 

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Explain the different storage options in Windows 10.

Manage disks, partitions, and volumes.

Maintain disks, partitions, and volumes.

Manage Storage Spaces.

Explain how to implement Microsoft OneDrive.

Explain how to implement virtual hard disks.

 

Module 8: Managing files and resources

This module describes how to manage files and resources in Windows 10. The module starts by providing an overview of file systems and how file access works. The module then describes shared folders and Work Folders features. Finally, it describes how to manage printers.

 

Lessons

Overview of file systems

Configuring and managing file access

Managing shared folders

Implementing Work Folders

Managing printers

 

Lab: Creating, securing, and sharing a folder

Creating, securing, and sharing a folder

Lab: Implementing Work Folders

Configuring Work Folders

Lab: Managing printers

Installing and sharing a printer

 

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe the file systems that Windows 10 supports.

Configure and manage file permissions.

Create and manage share folders.

Create and use Work Folders.

Configure and manage printers

 

Module 9: Deploying and managing apps

This module describes the various methods available to deploy and manage apps in Windows 10. The module provides an overview of the Windows Store and Windows Store for Business, and describes other options such as desktop apps and web browsers.

 

Lessons

Overview of apps in Windows 10

The Windows Store and Windows Store for Business

Automating app deployment

Configure web browsers

 

Lab: Deploying and managing Windows Store apps

Sideloading an app

Lab: Deploying apps with Windows ICD

Creating a provisioning package

Deploying the package

Verifying deployment

Lab: Configuring Microsoft Edge

Configuring and using Microsoft Edge

 

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe the available app types in Windows 10.

Describe the Windows Store and Windows Store for Business.

Deploy and manage Windows Store apps.

Automate app deployment.

Configure Windows 10 web browsers.

 

Module 10: Securing Windows 10

This module describes how to implement security in Windows 10 devices. It also describes how to manage user accounts and their permissions by using the User Account Control (UAC) feature. Additionally, the module explains how to implement and manage BitLocker Drive Encryption.

 

Lessons

Managing user accounts

Configuring UAC

Implementing and Managing BitLocker

 

Lab: Configuring user accounts

Managing user accounts

Configuring UAC

Lab: Managing data security

Using BitLocker

 

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Manage user accounts.

Configure User Account Control (UAC).

Implement and manage BitLocker drive encryption

 

 

 

Module 11: Implementing remote connectivity

This module describes how to implement remote connectivity by using the available options, including virtual private networks (VPNs) and DirectAccess.

 

Lessons

Overview of remote connectivity options

Implementing VPNs

Implementing DirectAccess

 

Lab: Implementing a VPN

Deploying a virtual private network (VPN) server

Creating a VPN connection

 

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe remote connectivity options in Windows 10.

Implement virtual private networks (VPNs) in Windows 10.

Describe how to implement DirectAccess.

 

Module 12: Maintaining Windows 10

This module describes how maintain a Windows 10 environment by updating and monitoring the Windows 10 operating system. The module describes the Windows Update settings and how to use the Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager, and Microsoft Intune to regularly update Windows 10. The module then explains how to monitor Windows 10 by using tools such as the Notifications & actions settings, Event Viewer, and Windows Performance Monitor.

 

Lessons

Updating Windows 10

Monitoring Windows 10

 

Lab: Maintaining Windows

Configuring updates for a single device

Configuring updates with GPOs

Monitoring reliability and performance

 

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Explain how to keep Windows 10 up to date.

Monitor Windows 10.

 

Module 13: Recovering Windows 10

This module describes the recovery options for Windows 10. It also explains how to recover lost files, manage devices and device drives, and perform system recovery.

 

Lessons

 

Recovering files

Performing system recovery

Lab: Troubleshooting and recovery

Using File History to recover files

Using Previous Versions to recover files

Recovering a device with a restore point

Using the advanced startup options to recover a device

 

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Configure file recovery and revert to previous versions of files.

Describe and use system recovery features in Windows 10.