70-686-lab : Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator LAB

Gain hands-on expertise in Microsoft 70-686 certification exam with Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator performance-based labs. Performance-based labs are versatile - labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator performance-based labs cover all the objectives of Microsoft 70-686 certification exam and provide the ability to support Windows 7 computing environments on an Enterprise level and to support medium to large computing environments that use Windows 7.
70-686-lab
Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator LAB
ISBN : 978-1-61691-623-7

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Here's What You Get

Performance based lab
92+
Video tutorials
92+
Hours
01:36+

Hands on Activities

Planning for the Installation of Windows 7

  • Installing Windows 7 using VMware
  • Installing Windows AIK
  • Creating a batch file
  • Installing Windows Virtual PC
  • Installing Windows XP Mode
  • Publishing applications from Windows XP Mode
  • Creating a virtual PC machine
  • Installing integration components on a virtual PC
  • Installing Volume Activation Management Toolkit

Automating the Deployment of Windows 7

  • Exploring an image with DISM
  • Dismounting an image
  • Enabling and disabling Windows 7 features
  • Mounting images
  • Creating a bootable USB flash drive
  • Using Windows System Image Manager
  • Creating unattended answer files
  • Installing the WDS role
  • Configuring the WDS role
  • Creating Boot Image to the WDS
  • Creating Capture Image to the WDS
  • Creating Discover Image to the WDS
  • Creating an image group to WDS
  • Creating a deployment share
  • Creating a task sequence
  • Updating the deployment share
  • Installing the MAP Toolkit
  • Creating a task sequence to save user state data
  • Modifying the default commands
  • Configuring Configuration Manager Integration
  • Creating a domain user in Windows 7
  • Populating a deployment share with images
  • Adding Windows 7 image files to the deployment share

Using Command Prompt and PowerShell

  • Verifying installed updates manually
  • Examining the Kerberos tickets
  • Observing the state of the secure channel
  • Examining the path through the Internet routers to the destination
  • Creating HTML reports using gpresult.exe
  • Verifying policy settings
  • Scheduling a batch file
  • Using the ping command
  • Modifying the path system variable
  • Terminating an application
  • Creating and running a PowerShell script
  • Modifying a script using a for-each loop
  • Documenting cmdlets in a text file
  • Documenting alias in a text file
  • Documenting functions in a text file
  • Documenting PowerShell commands in a text file
  • Using the switch statement

Managing the Life Cycle-Keeping Windows 7 Up to Date

  • Viewing system information
  • Installing MBSA
  • Running the MBSA tool
  • Installing Report Viewer
  • Installing WSUS
  • Adding the Web Server (IIS) role
  • Using WSUS server for updates

Maintaining and Troubleshooting Windows 7

  • Using the Windows Memory Diagnostic tool
  • Applying a restore point
  • Accessing WinRE on boot and performing a startup repair
  • Performing a system restore from WinRE
  • Viewing the virtual memory settings

Configuring and Troubleshooting Application Issues

  • Disabling the Games feature
  • Using Problem Steps Recorder
  • Checking and uninstalling an application
  • Using the program compatibility wizard
  • Installing ACT 5.6
  • Configuring ACT 5.6

Managing Windows 7 with Group Policy

  • Creating a GPO
  • Installing Remote Server Administration Tools
  • Using group policy results
  • Configuring BitLocker To GO
  • Configuring file and folder auditing
  • Removing game links from Start Menu
  • Configuring standard audit policies
  • Configuring software installation policies
  • Configuring Windows update policy
  • Creating a new rule in the AppLocker policy

Managing Security in Windows 7

  • Executing whoami to view privileges
  • Modifying account policies
  • Adding a group to Security Filtering
  • Creating an inbound rule

Supporting Mobile Windows 7 Users

  • Running network diagnostics on a wireless connector
  • Creating a network profile
  • Creating a remote access dial-up connection
  • Creating a remote access VPN connection
  • Adding a certificate to a Windows 7 client

Administering Internet Explorer

  • Installing Internet Explorer Administration Kit
  • Viewing and clearing cache
  • Viewing and resetting IE advanced settings
  • Managing Internet Explorer configuration
  • Exploring Internet Explorer Administration Kit
  • Managing add-ons

Exam Information

The Pro: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator exam is part of Microsoft's Certified IT Professional: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator certification which comprises of two exams. It is a required part of the certification. 70-686 - Microsoft Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator certification program validates the skills and expertise of a candidate required for planning, designing and managing Windows 7 client configuration, life cycle, application packages for deployment.

Career Prospects
The Microsoft's MTA certified professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including: * Enterprise messaging administrator * Desktop Administrator
Exam FAQs
What are the prerequisites for this exam?
Candidates for this test should have a minimum of three years of experience installing, configuring, and administering clients in a Windows networked environment and also have experience deploying operating systems and applications. Candidates should be familiar with the client administration capabilities of Windows Server and with management tools such as the System Center suite of products.
What is the exam registration fee?
USD 165

Pricing and taxes may vary from country to country.

Where do I take the exam?

The Microsoft's Windows Operating System Fundamentals exam is administered by Certiport, Prometric and Pearson VUE at testing centers worldwide.

  • For Certiport: Click here to find a testing center near you.
  • 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 70-686 exam consists of linear, multiple choice, hot area, drag and drops, build list and reorder, and build a tree questions. The test can be adaptive and simulation questions might be asked.
How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 40-60 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
120 Minutes minutes
What is the passing score?
700
What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the 70-686 examination, Microsoft's retake policy is:

  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time, there is no waiting period before retaking the exam.
  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait 24 hours before retaking the exam a third time.
  • A seven-day waiting period will be imposed for each subsequent exam retake.
  • A candidate may not take a given exam more than five times per year (12 months). This 12-month period would start the day of the fifth unsuccessful exam retake. The candidate would then be eligible to retake the exam 12 months from that date. In order to take a given exam more than five times per year, a candidate must submit a request and obtain prior permission from Microsoft.
  • If a candidate achieves a passing score on an MTA exam, the candidate cannot take it again.
What is the validity of the certification?
Microsoft Technology Associate Certification does not expire. This certification holder is certified for life unless the vendor changes their policy. Click here for more information.
Where can I find more information about this exam?
To know more about the 70-686-lab, click here.
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