Q. What is the 70-680: TS: Windows 7, Configuring exam?
A. Microsoft’s 70-680 test validates your skills and knowledge to efficiently install, configure and manage the Microsoft Windows 7 desktop operating system in an enterprise environment. Candidates are expected to have at least one year of experience in the IT field, as well as experience implementing and administering any Windows client operating system in a networked environment. The TS: Windows 7, Configuring (70-680) exam provides credit towards MCTS: Windows 7, Configuration.

Q. What are the prerequisites for the 70-680 exam?
A. There is no prerequisite for appearing the exam.

Q. What are the benefits of the MCTS: Windows 7, Configuration certification?
A. Microsoft’s MCTS: Windows 7, Configuration (Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist) certification is a latest certification on the Windows 7 technology. The MCTS: Windows 7, Configuration certification has been designed for professionals who have a thorough knowledge in installing, managing and configuring Windows 7 including new features such as security, network, and applications. This certification validates a candidates ability to understand the functions and features of Windows 7 and to troubleshoot network-connectivity and applications issues.

Q. What credit does the 70-680 exam provide?
A. Exam 70-680: TS: Windows 7, Configuring: counts as credit toward the following certification(s):

  • MCITP: Enterprise Administrator
  • MCITP: Enterprise Desktop Administrator 7
  • MCITP: Enterprise Desktop Support Technician 7

Q. What certificate does it provide?
A. Passing just one mandatory Core test (i.e. <a href="/exams/Microsoft/70-680.html”>70-680) will fetch you MCTS: Windows 7, Configuration certification.

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)
A. 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 70-680 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 70-680 exam right for me?
A. This exam is intended for candidates that operate in computing environments that use Microsoft Windows 7 as a desktop operating system in an enterprise environment. If you wish to excel as a support technician, or as a network administrator, this exam is right for you. According to Microsoft, candidates should be able to configure pre-installation and post-installation system settings, Windows security features, network connectivity applications included with Windows 7, and mobile computing.

Q. What to expect in the 70-680 exam?
A. Multiple-choice, scenario-based, hot-spot types, and simulation questions are asked on the following topics:

  • Installing, Upgrading, and Migrating to Windows 7
  • Deploying Windows 7
  • Configuring Hardware and Applications
  • Configuring Network Connectivity
  • Configuring Access to Resources
  • Configuring Mobile Computing
  • Monitoring and Maintaining Systems that Run Windows 7

Q. What are the code languages available for the exam?
A. English

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.