70-680 - MCSA - Windows 7, Configuring

The Microsoft's MCSA certification is an industry recognized vendor neutral credential. This certification is proof of a person's competence across a spectrum of skills including implementing and administering any Windows client operating system in a networked environment. 
70-680 - MCSA - Windows 7, Configuring

Lessons

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uCertify platform supports 50+ different types of interactive activities, connect the idea, or try it yourself lab activities embedded throughout its course. These interactive activities keeps learners engaged and makes learning fun.

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Exercises, Flashcards, Quizzes & Glossary

Each lesson comes with Exercises, Flashcards & Quizzes. There is no limit to the number of times learners can attempt these. Exercises come with detailed remediation, which ensures that learners are confident on the topic before proceeding. Flashcards help master the key concepts while Glossary defines the key terms.

311+
Exercise Questions
316+
Quizzes
72+
Glossary of terms
9+
Lessons
Videos and How To..

uCertify course includes videos to help understand concepts. It also includes How Tos that help learners with how to accomplish certain tasks.

37+
Videos
38+
Minutes

Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: Installing Windows 7

  • Introducing Windows 7
  • Windows 7 Architecture
  • Preparing to Install Windows 7
  • Installing Windows 7
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review questions

Lesson 2: Automating the Windows 7 Installation

  • Understanding Automated Deployment Options
  • Deploying Unattended Installations
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review questions

Lesson 3: Managing Disks

  • Configuring File Systems
  • Configuring Disk Storage
  • Using the Disk Management Utility
  • Managing Storage
  • Troubleshooting Disk Management
  • Managing Data Compression
  • Managing Data Encryption with EFS
  • Understanding RAID
  • Using Disk-Maintenance Tools
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review questions

Lesson 4: Managing the Windows 7 Environment

  • Configuring the Windows 7 Operating System
  • Configuring Remote Connections
  • Configuring Mobile Computing
  • Configuring Advanced Power Settings
  • Managing Windows 7 Services
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review questions

Lesson 5: Configuring Hardware and Applications

  • Configuring Hardware
  • Managing I/O Devices
  • Managing Applications
  • Understanding Internet Explorer
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review questions

Lesson 6: Managing Users, Groups, and Security

  • Overview of Windows 7 User Accounts
  • Working with User Accounts
  • Managing User Properties
  • Troubleshooting User Account Authentication
  • Managing and Creating Groups
  • Managing Security Using GPOs and LGPOs
  • Configuring User Account Control
  • Using Advanced Security Options
  • Understanding BitLocker Drive Encryption
  • Understanding AppLocker
  • Understanding Smart Cards
  • Managing File and Folder Security
  • Managing Network Access
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review questions

Lesson 7: Configuring Network Connectivity

  • Understanding Networking
  • Configuring Windows 7 NIC Devices
  • Understanding TCP/IP
  • Configuring Windows 7 on a Network
  • Configuring Windows Firewall
  • Configuring Remote Management
  • Understanding BranchCache
  • Using DirectAccess
  • Understanding Virtualization
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review questions

Lesson 8: Monitoring and Maintaining Windows 7

  • Optimizing Windows 7 with Performance Monitor
  • Using Reliability Monitor
  • Using Other Windows 7 Tools to Discover System Information
  • Using System Configuration
  • Setting Up Task Scheduler
  • Using Event Viewer
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review questions

Lesson 9: Configuring Backups and Recovery

  • Safeguarding and Recovery Basics
  • Using Advanced Boot Options
  • Using the Startup Repair Tool
  • Maintaining Windows 7 with Backup and Restore
  • Using System Protection
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review questions

Test Prep & Practice Questions

uCertify provides full length practice tests. These tests closely follow the exam objectives and are designed to simulate real exam conditions. Each course has a number of test sets consisting of hundreds of items to ensure that learners are prepared for the certification exam.

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30+
Pre-assessments Questions
5+
Full Length Tests
55+
Post-Assessments Questions

Features

Full Remediation

Each question comes with detailed remediation explaining not only why an answer option is correct but also why the incorrect answer options are incorrect.

Unlimited Practice

Each test can be taken unlimited number of times until the learner feels they are prepared. Learner can review the test and read detailed remediation. Detailed test history is also available.

Learn, Test and Review Mode

Each test set comes with learn, test and review modes. In learn mode, learners will attempt a question and will get immediate feedback and complete remediation as they move on to the next question. In test mode, learners can take a timed test simulating the actual exam conditions. In review mode, learners can read through one item at a time without attempting it.

Mentoring

Our Mentors are available 24/7 to provide you an expert support via online chating. They are subject matter experts and ready to provids answer to your questions.

Exam Information

The 70-680 exam is a part of Microsoft's MCSA: Windows 7 certification. This certification is targeted at professionals involved with computing environment which uses Microsoft Windows 7 as a desktop operating system in an enterprise environment. The 70-680 exam covers areas such as deploying windows, configuring mobile computing, configuring back up and recovering options, etc.

Career Prospects

A MCSA: Windows 7, Configuring certified professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

  • Windows Client Administrator
  • Network Server Administrator
  • Windows System Administrator
  • Desktop Support Specialists
Exam FAQs
What are the prerequisites for this exam?
There are no prerequisites for the 70-680 exam.
What is the exam registration fee?
USD 150

Pricing and taxes may vary from country to country.

Where do I take the exam?

The 70-680 exam is administered by Prometric and Pearson VUE at testing centers worldwide.

  • For Pearson VUE: Click here to find a testing center near you.
  • For Prometric: Click here to find a testing center near you.
What is the format of the exam?

The types of questions may vary, but all Microsoft exams will include one or more of the following types of questions:

  • Multiple-choice single answer
  • Multiple-choice multiple answer
  • Best answer
  • Extended matching
  • Hot-area
  • Active-screen
  • Drag-and-drop
  • Build-list and reorder
  • Simulations
  • Short answer
How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 40-60 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
120 to 180 minutes
What is the passing score?
700
What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail in your first attempt at passing the 70-680 examination, Microsoft's retake policy is:

  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score in the first attempt, he/she must wait at least 24 hours before retaking the exam.
  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score in the second time, he/she must wait at least 14 days before retaking the exam.
  • A candidate must wait for 14 calander days for the fourth and fifth subsequent exam retakes. A candidate cannot give more than five exam retakes per year (12 months). This 12-month period starts the day of the fifth unsuccessful exam retake.
  • A candidate cannot take the exam again if he/she achieves a passing score on an exam
What is the validity of the certification?
The MCSA certification does not expire unless Microsoft changes its policy. Click here for more information.
Where can I find more information about this exam?
To know more about the 70-680 exam, click here.

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