70-680-lab : Windows 7, Configuring LAB

Windows 7, Configuring LAB
ISBN : 9781616912574
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Gain hands-on expertise in Microsoft 70-680 certification exam by 70-680 - Microsoft Windows 7, Configuring performance-based labs. Performance-based labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. Microsoft Windows 7, Configuring performance-based labs cover all the objectives of Microsoft 70-680 certification exam and include topics such as installing, upgrading, and migrating to Windows 7; and configuring network connectivity issues, backup, and recovery option.

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Here's what you will get

The 70-680 exam is a part of Microsoft's MCSA: Windows 7 certification. This certification is targeted at professionals involved with the 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, and so on.

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What are the prerequisites for this exam? There are no prerequisites for the 70-680 exam.
What is the exam registration fee? USD 150
Where do I take the exam?

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

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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 calendar 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-lab, click here.
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What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?

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

  • Desktop Support Specialists
  • Windows Client Administrator
  • Network Server Administrator
  • Windows System Administrator

Here's what you will learn

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Configuring Windows 7 theme options
  • Using the Windows 7 upgrade advisor
  • Updating a driver
  • Changing a computer name
  • Installing features
  • Changing an account picture
  • Creating a system image
  • Scheduling a task
  • Setting processes
  • Installing MDT 2013
  • Creating a VHD file
  • Mounting a system image VHD file
  • Adding accounts to groups
  • Adding a user to an existing group
  • Creating a local group
  • Configuring a static TCP/IP Address
  • Accessing the Windows wireless properties
  • Viewing wireless network connection properties
  • Viewing the network connection details
  • Installing a shared network print device
  • Managing documents in the Local Queue
  • Viewing available options of a printer
  • Removing a printer
  • Compressing and uncompressing folders
  • Converting a basic disk to a dynamic disk
  • Encrypting a folder
  • Adding a local printer
  • Stopping the print spooler service
  • Printing a test page
  • Viewing the print queue
  • Installing a printer
  • Configuring a user profile
  • Checking how UAC affects accounts
  • Changing a user's password
  • Renaming a user account
  • Limiting user access via Local Users and Groups
  • Adding the Local Computer Policy snap-in
  • Accessing an LGPO
  • Adding an MMC snap-in
  • Deleting a user account
  • Disabling user accounts
  • Creating a new user account
  • Specifying DRA through the Local Security Policy
  • Using the local security policy
  • Using the cipher utility
  • Creating a remote access VPN connection
  • Enabling remote desktop
  • Configuring account-lockout policies
  • Configuring the password policies
  • Configuring automatic updates
  • Creating an extended volume
  • Creating a new volume
  • Setting log properties
  • Troubleshooting failed installations with setup logs
  • Optimizing laptop's performance
  • Editing a drive letter
  • Deleting a partition
  • Defragmenting a drive
  • Running the disk cleanup utility
  • Using the check disk utility
  • Configuring services
  • Setting the system's virtual memory
  • Enabling the hibernate feature
  • Configuring a power plan
  • Configuring the power button
  • Saving the backup settings
  • Creating a restore point
  • Accessing a restore point
  • Restoring files
  • Rolling back a driver
  • Configuring advanced network adapter properties
  • Viewing driver details
  • Verifying signed drivers
  • Configuring an input/output device