MCSA: Windows 7 Boot Camp
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Duration: 7 Days
The Academy’s 7-day MCSA Windows 7 Boot Camp is a combination of the following official Microsoft courses:
6292: Installing and Configuring Windows 7 Client (Exam 70-680)
6293: Troubleshooting and Supporting Windows 7 in the Enterprise (Exam 70-685)
6294: Planning and Managing Windows 7 Desktop Deployments and Environments (Exam 70-686)
This 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. The goal of this training is to enable these individuals to support the Windows 7 operating system and solve technical troubleshooting problems in a Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 networking environment. In this course, students will learn how to plan and deploy Windows 7 desktops in large organizations . They will also learn how to design, configure, and manage the Windows 7 client environment.
Before attending this course, students must have:
• 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.
- Authorized Courseware
- Intensive Hands on Skills Development with an Experienced Subject Matter Expert
- Hands on practice on real Servers and extended lab support 1.800.482.3172
- Examination Vouchers & Onsite Certification Testing
- Academy Code of Honor: Test Pass Guarantee
- Optional: Package for Hotel Accommodations, Lunch and Transportation
The Academy is proud to be the #1 Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Learning Solutions (CPLS) in Florida.
Installing, Upgrading, and Migrating to Windows 7
This module explains how to install, upgrade and migrate to Windows 7. It also describes the key features, editions, and hardware requirements of Windows 7.
Configuring Disks and Device Drivers
This module examines how to configure disks, partitions, volumes, and device drivers to enable Windows 7 to function as desired.
Configuring File Access and Printers on Windows 7 Client Computers
This module explains how to manage access to shared folders and printers on a computer running Windows 7. Specifically, it describes how to share and secure folders, configure folder compression, and how to install, configure, and administer printing.
Configuring Network Connectivity
This module explains both IPv4 and IPv6 network connectivity. It also describes how to implement automatic IP Address Allocation and troubleshoot network connectivity.
Configuring Wireless Network Connections
This module describes key wireless network technologies and how to configure wireless network components and the Windows 7 elements that are necessary to access wireless networks.
Securing Windows 7 Desktops
This module describes how to make a Windows 7 computer more secure while ensuring usability is not sacrificed in the process. Specifically, it describes Windows Firewall, User Account Control, Windows Defender, and Security in Internet Explorer 8.
Optimizing and Maintaining Windows 7 Client Computers
This module describes how to use the monitoring and configuration tools to obtain information about Windows 7 performance and how to troubleshoot performance and reliability problems.
Configuring Mobile Computing and Remote Access in Windows 7
This module explains how to configure mobile devices and remote access. It also discusses DirectAccess and BranchCache which are new for Windows 7.
Implementing a Troubleshooting Methodology
This module describes the steps involved in establishing and using a typical troubleshooting methodology. It also covers the job role and responsibilities of the EDST.
Troubleshooting Startup Issues
This module describes how to use Windows 7 recovery tools to troubleshoot startup problems. Additionally, it provides the information to configure and troubleshoot startup settings, and to troubleshoot operating system services.
Using Group Policy to Centralize Configuration
This module describes Group Policy application. It also covers steps to troubleshoot both client configuration failures and GPO application issues.
Troubleshooting Hardware Device, Device Driver, and Performance Issues
This module helps students troubleshoot issues related to hardware devices and device drivers by identifying basic hardware-related issues. Additionally, the module helps students determine hardware failure issues, and the problems that device drivers can cause. Finally, this module provides guidance on how to configure performance options in Windows 7, as well as monitor reliability and performance of Windows 7 computers.
Troubleshooting Network Connectivity Issues
This module describes how to troubleshoot issues related to network connectivity by providing the steps to determine the network configuration of client computers, and then to troubleshoot network connections.
Troubleshooting Remote Connectivity Issues
This module describes how to troubleshoot remote connectivity issues. This module instructs students on how to configure and troubleshoot virtual private network (VPN) connections, as well as how to use Remote Desktop and Remote Assistance to assist users. This module also covers the troubleshooting steps for Network Access Protection (NAP) and DirectAccess issues.
Troubleshooting Logon and Resource Access Issues
This module describes how to use troubleshooting tools and methods to troubleshoot user profile and logon scripts issues, and issues with file and printer access.
Troubleshooting Security Issues
This module describes how to troubleshoot issues related to security systems such as EFS, BitLocker, and file permissions. The module instructs students how to troubleshoot and recover files encrypted with EFS and BitLocker-protected drives. In this module, students also troubleshoot file permissions, content access issues, and Windows Internet Explorer issues.
Troubleshooting Operating System and Application Issues
This module describes how to troubleshoot issues related to operating system features and applications, including application installation and operation issues. This module also addresses applying application and Windows updates.
Preparing to Deploy Windows 7 Business Desktops
This module helps you plan and perform effective preparation tasks for deploying Windows 7 clients. It begins by discussing client, hardware, and deployment lifecycles. It also discusses how to assess existing computing environments and licensing.
Assessing Application Compatibility in Windows 7
This module describes the process for addressing common application compatibility issues experienced during a typical operating system deployment. It also explains how to use the Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) to help inventory, analyze, and mitigate application compatibility issues.
Evaluating Windows 7 Deployment Methods
This module discusses different deployment scenarios and methods that are available when deploying Windows 7. It also discusses various tools and technologies to use in the different scenarios, and considerations for selecting a deployment scenario and method.
Designing Standard Windows 7 Images
This module, explains the underlying architecture of the computer imaging system that can be used to create and deploy a custom image of a Windows 7 desktop. It also discusses the different phases of the imaging process, and how to determine imaging strategy and image servicing opportunities in Windows 7.
Deploying Windows 7 by Using WAIK
This module explains the underlying computer imaging architecture of Windows AIK 2.0, which can be used to create and deploy a custom Windows 7 desktop image.
Deploying Windows 7 by Using Windows Deployment Services
This module describes how WDS can be used to deploy custom system images to client computers located within the network infrastructure.
Deploying Windows 7 by Using Lite Touch Installation
This module describes how to design the Lite Touch Installation (LTI) environment, and provides you with an overview of the techniques that you can use to build and deploy Windows 7 using the MDT and the LTI scenario.
Deploying Windows 7 by Using Zero Touch Installation
This module describes the necessary prerequisites and procedures for deploying the Windows 7 operating system using Zero Touch Installation methodology.
Migrating User State by Using WET and USMT 4.0
This module explains user state migration, and how to use tools, such as Windows Easy Transfer and the Microsoft Windows User State Migration Tool (USMT), in various migration scenarios.
Designing, Configuring, and Managing the Client Environment
This module examines how to design, configure, and manage Windows 7 client configurations. Specifically, it discusses Group Policy, Internet Explorer, and system security settings.
Planning and Deploying Applications and Updates to Windows 7 Clients
This module discusses the implications of deploying applications to Windows 7 clients including Microsoft Office 2007. It also discusses the use of Windows Server Update Services (WSUS).
Deploying Windows 7 – Challenge Scenario
This module is a comprehensive lab that gives the students an opportunity to perform an end-to-end deployment of Windows 7 by using the LTI.
At Course completion:
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.
• Describe the processes of establishing and using a troubleshooting methodology, and define the EDST job role and responsibilities.
• Troubleshoot startup issues on a Windows 7 computer.
• Troubleshoot client-configuration failures and Group Policy object (GPO) application issues.
• Troubleshoot hardware device, device driver, and performance issues.
• Troubleshoot network connectivity issues.
• Troubleshoot remote connectivity issues.
• Troubleshoot logon and resource access issues.
• Troubleshoot security system issues, such as Encrypting File Systems (EFS) BitLocker Drive Encryption, and file permissions.
• Troubleshoot operating system and applications issues.
• Prepare to deploy Windows 7 business desktops.
• Assess and resolve application compatibility issues with Windows 7.
• Determine the most appropriate method to deploy Windows 7 based upon specific business requirements.
• Design a standard Windows 7 image by assessing and evaluating the business requirements.
• Deploy Windows 7 by using WAIK, WDS, Lite Touch Installation, Zero Touch Installation.
• Migrate user state by using Windows Easy Transfer and User State Migration Tool 4.0.
• Design, configure, and manage the Windows 7 client environment.
• Plan and deploy applications and updates to Windows 7 client computers.
• Plan and deploy Windows 7 by using LTI. (Lab-Only Module)
Academy Code of Honor:
The Academy guarantees that students shall pass all vendor examinations during the training program or may re-attend within one year of the program completion date. Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.