20698 Installing and Configuring Windows 10

Course Overview

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.

Who Should Attend

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.

Course Objectives

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

1 - Installing Windows 10

  • 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

2 - Performing post-installation configuration

  • 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

3 - Implementing networking

  • 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)

4 - Implementing network security

  • 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

5 - Managing Windows 10 with Group Policy

  • Overview of Group Policy
  • Configuring Windows 10 devices with GPOs
  • Lab : Describe Windows Firewall.
  • Managing Windows 10 by using Group Policy

6 - Implementing remote management

  • Using Remote Desktop
  • Using Remote Assistance
  • Remoting with Windows PowerShell
  • Lab : Implementing remote management
  • Using Remote Desktop
  • Using Remote Assistance
  • Remoting with Windows PowerShell

7 - Managing storage

  • 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

8 - Managing files and resources

  • 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

9 - Deploying and managing apps

  • 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

10 - Securing Windows 10

  • Managing user accounts
  • Configuring UAC
  • Implementing and Managing BitLocker
  • Lab : Configuring user accounts
  • Managing user accounts
  • Configuring UAC
  • Lab : Managing data security
  • Using BitLocker

11 - Implementing remote connectivity

  • Overview of remote connectivity options
  • Implementing VPNs
  • Implementing DirectAccess
  • Lab : Implementing a VPN
  • Deploying a virtual private network (VPN) server
  • Creating a VPN connection

12 - Maintaining Windows 10

  • Updating Windows 10
  • Monitoring Windows 10
  • Lab : Maintaining Windows
  • Configuring updates for a single device
  • Configuring updates with GPOs
  • Monitoring reliability and performance

13 - Recovering Windows 10

  • 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

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Price: $2,975.00
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