Q. What is the 70-686 exam?
A. Microsoft’s 70-686 exam validates a candidate’s ability to support medium to large computing environments that use Windows 7. Candidates for 70-686 exam should have a minimum of three years of experience installing, configuring, and administering clients in a Windows-based network environment and also have experience deploying operating systems and applications.
Q. What are the prerequisites for the 70-686 exam?
A. There are no specific prerequisites for this test, although it is recommended that candidates should have minimum of three years experience of installing, configuring, and administering clients in a Windows-based network environment.
Q. What are the benefits of the Pro: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator exam?
A. Microsoft’s Pro: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator certification is a latest exam on the Windows 7 technology. This exam has been designed for professionals who have a thorough knowledge in and administering clients in a Windows-based network environment. This exam validates a candidates ability to support medium to large computing environments that use Windows 7.
Q. What credit does the exam provide?
A. Exam 70-686: Pro: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator counts as credit toward the following certification(s):
Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator
Q. What certificate does it provide?
A. Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator
Q. How many questions are asked in the test?
A. Approximately 42
Q. What is the duration of the test?
A. 120 Minutes
Q. Which type of the test is it? (Adaptive/Linear)
Q. What is the passing score?
A. Approximately 700 out of possible 1000.
Q. What is the test retake policy?
A. If you do not pass test 70-686 the first time, you may retake it at any time. If you do not achieve a passing score the second time, you must wait at least 14 days to retake the test a third time. A 14-day waiting period will be imposed for all subsequent exam retakes. If you have passed an exam, you cannot take it again.
Q. Is the 70-686 exam right for me?
A. This exam is intended for candidates who work in medium to large network environments that use Microsoft Windows 7 as a client operating system. If you wish to excel as a network administrator, this exam is right for you. According to Microsoft, candidates should be able to install, configure, and administer clients in a Windows-based network environment.
Q. What to expect in the 70-686 exam?
A. Multiple-choice, scenario-based, hot-spot types, and simulation questions are asked on the following topics:
- Planning and Managing a Client Life Cycle Strategy
- Designing a Standard Image
- Designing Client Configurations
- Designing a Windows 7 Client Deployment
- Designing Application Packages for Deployment
- Identifying and Resolving Deployment and Client Configuration Issues
Q. What are the code languages available for the 70-686 exam?
Q. Where to take the test?
A. Microsoft certification exams are provided through Prometric.
Q. How to locate a testing center?
A. Visit the Prometric site to locate a testing center.