98-349 : MTA: Windows Operating System Fundamentals

MTA: Windows Operating System Fundamentals
ISBN : 978-1-61691-173-7
Gain hands-on expertise in Microsoft Windows Operating System Fundamentals: 98-349 exam with MTA: Windows Operating System Fundamentals course. This course focuses on the objectives covered in the 98-349 exam and provides the skills to understand operating system configurations, install and upgrade client systems, manage applications, manage files and folders, managing devices, understand operating system maintenance.


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Exam Information

The MTA: Windows Operating System Fundamentals is a standalone certification from Microsoft with the exam code 98-349. Professionals who want to take this exam should have knowledge of fundamental windows operating system concepts in a Windows 7 environment.

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  • IT Professionals
  • Systems Analyst
  • Information Workers
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What is the format of the exam?
Active screens, Best answers, Build list, Case study, and so on.
How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 40-60 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
45 minutes
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To know more about the 98-349, click here.

Table of Content

Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: Windows Operating Systems Overview

  • Overview
  • Discovering the History of Windows
  • Understanding the OS Architecture
  • Identifying Windows Interfaces
  • Review Questions

Lesson 2: Installing Windows

  • Overview
  • Exploring OS Editions
  • Planning Clean Installs vs. Upgrades
  • Understanding Installation Types
  • Using Virtualized Installations
  • Review Questions

Lesson 3: Managing the Desktop

  • Overview
  • Understanding Desktop Features
  • Working with Gadgets
  • Changing Display Settings
  • Creating Shortcuts
  • Configuring the Aero Interface
  • Review Questions

Lesson 4: Using Native Applications

  • Overview
  • Using the Traditional Tools
  • Working with Internet Explorer
  • Creating Screenshots
  • Using Media Applications
  • Viewing Configuration Settings
  • Review Questions

Lesson 5: Managing with the Control Panel

  • Overview
  • Understanding Applets
  • Configuring Administrative Tools
  • Configuring Accessibility
  • Using Important Applets
  • Review Questions

Lesson 6: Mobility and Remote Management

  • Overview
  • Understanding Mobility
  • Using Remote Desktop
  • Using Remote Assistance
  • Understanding the MMC
  • Working with Windows PowerShell
  • Review Questions

Lesson 7: Managing Applications

  • Overview
  • Planning for Local and Network Applications
  • Installing, Configuring, and Removing Applications
  • Using Group Policy for Application Control
  • Understanding Application Virtualization
  • The Difference between Services and Standard Applications
  • Review Questions

Lesson 8: Controlling Malware

  • Overview
  • Understanding Malware Types
  • Planning for Malware Protection
  • Understanding Microsoft Protection Methods
  • Review Questions

Lesson 9: File Management

  • Overview
  • Understanding Filesystems
  • Working with Encryption
  • Using Libraries
  • Review Questions

Lesson 10: Network Shares

  • Overview
  • Planning for File Sharing
  • Creating File Shares
  • Understanding NTFS and Share Permissions
  • Sharing Printers
  • Review Questions

Lesson 11: Device Management

  • Overview
  • Understanding Device Drivers
  • Exploring Plug-and-Play Operations
  • Connecting and Managing Devices
  • Printers
  • System Devices
  • Review Questions

Lesson 12: Storage Management

  • Overview
  • Data Storage Concepts
  • Understanding RAID
  • Identifying Storage Technologies
  • Understanding Disk Types
  • Using Online Storage
  • Review Questions

Lesson 13: Windows Troubleshooting

  • Overview
  • Troubleshooting Processes
  • Using Disk Defragmenter
  • Performing a Disk Cleanup
  • Scheduling Tasks
  • Accessing Additional Troubleshooting Tools
  • Review Questions

Lesson 14: Backup and Recovery

  • Overview
  • Planning for Backups
  • Testing Recovery Processes
  • Working with System Restore
  • Selecting Third-Party Backup Software
  • Using Recovery Boot Options
  • Review Questions

Lesson 15: Windows Update

  • Overview
  • Understanding Hotfixes and Service Packs
  • Planning for Windows Update and Microsoft Update
  • Review Questions

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