Gain hands-on expertise in Microsoft MCTS certification with 70-697 – Configuring Windows Devices complete course. Performance-based labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. The MCTS certification cert guide is a complete package of course and performance-based labs that cover all the objectives of 70-697 exam and include topics such as managing identity, remote access, apps, updates and recovery, data access and protection; planning desktop and device deployment, Microsoft Intune device management solution; and configuring networking and storage. The 70-697 labs offer hands-on learning that increases student engagement by making connections between the classroom and the real world. You can also take live-labs which is an add-on component to enhance your learning experiences. Live-lab is a real computer equipment, networked together and conveniently accessible over the Internet using virtualization.

MCTS certification 70-697 Exam uCertify

The following 70-697 exam topics are covered in the cert guide:

  • Installing Windows 10
  • Configuring Recovery
  • Managing Data Access
  • Configuring Applications
  • Configuring Storage and Security
  • Configuring Network Connectivity
  • Managing Identity and Authorization
  • Automated Windows 10 Deployments
  • Managing the Windows 10 Environment
  • Planning and Managing Microsoft Intune

The MCTS certification course comes with the following resources:

  • 69+ Quizzes
  • 11+ Lessons
  • 20+ Live-labs
  • 100+ Exercises
  • 197+ Flashcards
  • 2+ Full-length Tests
  • 34+ Pre-assessments
  • 50+ Post assessments
  • 109+ Glossary of Terms
  • 71+ Performance-based Labs

About Exam

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certification is an entry-level training program designed to ensure proficiency and skills in technical knowledge. The MCTS certification exam certifies that the professional has the ability to understand the fundamentals of technical concepts. Microsoft certification program validates the skills and expertise of an IT Professional using Microsoft technologies. The MCTS certification 70-697 exam validates a candidate’s fundamental knowledge and skills for building solid identities, protection of content (data loss protection), mobile device management policy, virtualization with Hyper-V, application management using the Company Portal and the Windows Store.

So, get yourself enrolled in the uCertify study guide and prepare for the 70-697 exam to have the Microsoft MCTS certification.


Microsoft has scheduled to retire most of their MCTS and MCITP exams on July 31, 2013. Candidates are required to pass these exams before retirement to achieve these certifications. Although these certifications are being retired by Microsoft, they will continue to be valuable as long as companies are using the technologies covered in the certification. These retired certifications will still appear on your transcript, but will be designated as Legacy.


If you are preparing for these exams, you have an opportunity to buy uCertify PrepKits at a significantly discounted price. You can buy any of these PrepKits at a 35% discount by using the discount code ‘mic35’ at checkout. Below are the list of the PrepKits on which you can get discount.

  1. 70-270: Installing, Configuring, and Administering Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  2. 70-290 Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment
  3. 70-291 Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure
  4. 70-293 Planning and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure
  5. 70-294 Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory Infrastructure
  6. 70-297 Designing a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory and Network Infrastructure
  7. 70-433 TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Database Development
  8. 70-450 PRO: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Designing, Optimizing, and Maintaining a Database Administrative Solution
  9. 70-451 PRO: Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Designing and Optimizing Database Solutions
  10. 70-452 PRO: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Designing a Business Intelligence Solution
  11. 70-502: TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 – Windows Presentation Foundation
  12. 70-503 TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 – Windows Communication Foundation
  13. 70-504 TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 – Workflow
  14. 70-505: TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5, Windows Forms Application Development
  15. 70-506 MCTS: Silverlight 4, Development
  16. 70-536 TS: Microsoft .NET Framework – Application Development Foundation
  17. 70-561 TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5, ADO.NET Application Development
  18. 70-562 TS: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5, ASP.NET Application Development
  19. 70-563 Pro: Designing and Developing Windows Applications Using the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5
  20. 70-564 PRO: Designing and Developing ASP.NET Applications Using the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5
  21. 70-565 PRO: Designing and Developing Enterprise Applications Using the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5
  22. 70-620 TS: Configuring Microsoft Windows Vista Client
  23. 70-622 Pro: Microsoft Desktop Support – ENTERPRISE
  24. 70-623:  Pro: Microsoft Desktop Support – CONSUMER
  25. 70-643 TS: Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure, Configuring
  26. 70-647 Pro: Windows Server 2008, Enterprise Administrator
  27. 70-648 Upgrading your MCSA on Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008, Technology Specialist
  28. 70-649 Upgrading your MCSE on Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008, Technology Specialist
  29. 70-660 TS: Windows Internals
  30. 70-681 TS: Windows 7 and Office 2010, Deploying
  31. 70-682 Pro: Upgrading to Windows 7 MCITP Enterprise Desktop Support Technician
  32. 70-683 TS: Windows 7, Preinstalling for OEMs
  33. 70-691 Windows Server 2008 HPC Environments, Developing


These exams will retire on July 31, 2013. So, you must take the advantage of uCertify’s discount offer and pass your exam before it expire.


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