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Windows Operating System Fundamentals

ISBN : 9781644591000

Gain hands-on experience to pass the Microsoft MTA Windows Operating System Fundamentals 98-349 certification exam with the Windows Operating System Fundamentals course and lab. The lab is cloud-based, device-enabled, and can be easily integrated with an LMS. Interactive chapters comprehensively cover MTA 98-349 exam objectives and provide the knowledge required to understand operating system configurations, install and upgrade client systems; manage applications, manage files and folders; managing devices, and understand operating system maintenance.

The Microsoft MTA Windows Operating System Fundamentals certification exam validates the candidate's fundamental knowledge of Windows operating system concepts in a Windows 10 environment. The MTA Windows Operating System Fundamentals is a standalone certification from Microsoft with the exam code 98-349. The MTA 98-349 exam proves that the candidate has the skills required to perform a clean install, migrate from previous Windows versions, perform removable media installation, and perform a network installation.

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What are the prerequisites for this exam? There are no defined pre-requisites for this certification.
What is the exam registration fee? USD 165
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How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 40-60 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 45 minutes
What is the passing score? 700
What is the exam's retake policy?

Here are the retake policies:

  1. If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time, the candidate must wait 24 hours before retaking the exam.
  2. If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait seven days before retaking the exam a third time.
  3. A seven-day waiting period is imposed for each subsequent exam retake.
  4. A candidate may not take a given exam any more than five times per year (12 months). This 12-month period starts the day of the fifth unsuccessful exam retake. The candidate is then eligible to retake the exam 12 months from that date.
  5. 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 certifications have no expiration. The certification holder is certified for life unless the vendor changes its policy.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the 98-349-2019, click here.
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?
  • Windows System Engineer
  • Windows System Administrator
  • Windows Desktop System Administrator
  • Understanding Windows Systems
  • Understanding Installation Types
  • Skill Summary
  • Case Scenarios
  • Understanding User Accounts
  • Configuring and Optimizing User Account Control (UAC)
  • Configuring Windows 10
  • Configuring Hyper‐V
  • Skill Summary
  • Case Scenarios
  • Configuring Internet Explorer
  • Configuring Microsoft Edge
  • Configuring Cortana
  • Introducing Accessory Programs
  • Supporting Mobile Access and Data Synchronization
  • Using Windows Mobility Center
  • Accessing a Computer Remotely
  • Skill Summary
  • Case Scenarios
  • Configuring Applications
  • Managing Windows Store Apps
  • Understanding Services
  • Using MSConfig (System Configuration Utility)
  • Managing Processes and Applications with Task Manager
  • Understanding Storage
  • Encrypting and Compressing Files and Folders
  • Skill Summary
  • Case Scenarios
  • Understanding Cloud Storage
  • Understanding Printing Devices
  • Understanding System Devices and Device Drivers
  • Skill Summary
  • Case Scenarios
  • Understanding File and Printer Sharing Basics
  • Configuring HomeGroup Connections
  • Creating Public, Basic, and Advanced Shares
  • Configuring Printer Sharing
  • Skill Summary
  • Case Scenarios
  • Exploring Built-in Maintenance Tools
  • Maintaining the Windows Registry
  • Configuring and Managing Updates
  • Defending Your System from Malicious Software
  • Skill Summary
  • Case Scenarios
  • Understanding Local, Network, and Automated Backup Methods
  • Restoring Previous Versions of Files and Folders
  • Configuring System Recovery
  • Skill Summary
  • Case Scenarios

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Getting the Operating System Version Number
  • Getting the Windows 10 Edition
  • Creating a Custom config.xml File and Excluding Content from the My Pictures Folder
  • Installing Windows 10 
  • Creating a User Account
  • Configuring UAC Settings
  • Creating a Custom Power Plan
  • Adding a Folder to a Library
  • Creating a Library
  • Configuring a Folder's Location
  • Configuring File Explorer Settings
  • Creating a Shortcut
  • Enabling the Hyper‐V Feature
  • Creating a Virtual Switch
  • Selecting a Virtual Switch for a Virtual Machine
  • Creating a Virtual Disk
  • Creating a Virtual Machine
  • Configuring a Client to Use a Proxy Server
  • Modifying the Security Level for a Web Content Zone
  • Configuring ActiveX Filtering
  • Adding a Site to a Security Zone
  • Turning On Tracking Protection
  • Using Compatibility View
  • Configuring the Pop-up Blocker
  • Using the Snipping Tool to Capture a Screenshot
  • Enabling Offline Files
  • Connecting to a Remote Computer using Remote Desktop Connection
  • Creating an Invitation
  • Using PowerShell One-to-One Remoting
  • Running a Cmdlet in Windows PowerShell
  • Converting a Basic Disk to a Dynamic Disk
  • Creating a Custom MMC
  • Changing the Default Apps
  • Uninstalling a Program
  • Configuring the Windows Store Using a Local Group Policy
  • Configuring a Service
  • Disabling a Startup Program
  • Creating a Spanned Volume
  • Creating a Simple Volume
  • Creating a Mirrored Volume
  • Creating a Striped Volume
  • Compressing a File or Folder
  • Encrypting a File or Folder
  • Encrypting the Drive Using BitLocker
  • Adding a Printer
  • Updating a Device Driver
  • Setting up a Basic Share
  • Setting up an Advanced Share
  • Mapping a Drive
  • Sharing a Printer
  • Running the Disk Cleanup
  • Creating a Task using the Create Basic Task Wizard
  • Using Windows Defender
  • Backing Up the Windows Registry
  • Backing Up Files in Windows 10
  • Enabling File History
  • Configuring a System Restore