70-681 : MCTS - Windows 7 and Office 2010

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The Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Windows 7 and Office 2010, Deploying certification is an industry recognized credential. The certification is proof of a person's competence across a spectrum of skills including installing, managing and configuring Windows 7 including new features such as security, network, and applications.
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MCTS - Windows 7 and Office 2010

Here's what you will get

The Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: Windows 7 and Office 2010, Deployment certification exam is a standalone certification from Microsoft with the exam code 70-681.

The certification is targeted at IT professionals involved with deploying and maintaining Windows 7 desktops and Office 2010.

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Exam FAQs
What is the exam registration fee? USD 150
Where do I take the exam?

The Microsoft 70-681 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 are the pre-requisites of the exam?

Microsoft has the following pre-requisites for MCTS: Windows 7 and Office 2010, Deployment certification:

  • Candidates have a minimum of one year of experience in managing Windows desktop deployments.
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 40-60 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 120 minutes
What is the passing score? 700

(on a scale of 0-1000)

What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the 70-681 exam, Microsoft's retake policy is:

  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time, the candidate must wait at least a 24-hour period before retaking the exam.
  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait at least a 14-day period before retaking the exam a third time.
  • A 14-day waiting period will also be imposed for the fourth and fifth subsequent exam retakes. A candidate may not take a given exam any 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 exam, the candidate cannot take it again.
What is the validity of the certification? Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: Windows 7 and Office 2010, Deployment certification is scheduled to retire on July 31, 2015.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the 70-681, click here.
Which certification covers this exam?
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?

A Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: Windows 7 and Office 2010, Deployment Certified Professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

  • System Administrators
  • Network Administrators
  • Technical Support Specialists

Here's what you will learn

  • Configure the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) environment
  • Configure networking for deployment
  • Configure activation. This objective may include but is not limited to
  • Configure the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager Operating System Deployment environment
  • Create and capture an image
  • Create automated installation scripts
  • Create and customize task sequences
  • Customize default operating system settings
  • Add applications to an image
  • Configure application compatibility
  • Perform a Lite Touch Installation of Windows 7
  • Perform a Zero Touch Installation of Windows 7
  • Migrate user settings and data
  • Configure post-operating system deployment tasks
  • Customize hardware settings
  • Configure Office 2010 user-specific setting
  • Configure Office 2010 application-specific settings
  • Deploy Office 2010