70-686 : Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator

Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator
ISBN : 9781616912598
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Gain hands-on expertise in Microsoft 70-686 certification exam by 70-686 - Microsoft Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator course and live-lab. The live-lab is a real computer equipment, networked together and conveniently accessible over the Internet using virtualization. The course and live-lab focus on the objectives covered in the 70-686 exam and provide skills in planning, designing and managing Windows 7 client configuration, life cycle, and application packages for deployment.

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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. Microsoft 70-686 exam is a required part of the certification. This exam is targeted at IT professionals involved with troubleshooting, configuring and managing the Microsoft Windows 7 desktop operating system in an enterprise environment.

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What is the exam registration fee? USD 165
Where do I take the exam? The Microsoft 70-686 exam is administered by Prometric at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.
What are the pre-requisites of the exam? While there are no official prerequisites to take the Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator certification, both Microsoft and uCertify strongly recommend that the candidate 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.
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 exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the Pro: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator 70-686 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? Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator certification has no expiration. The 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-V2, click here.
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What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?

A Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator MCSA/MCITP: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator Certified Professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

  • System Administrators
  • Network Administrators
  • Technical Support Specialists

Here's what you will learn

  • Choosing a Windows 7 Edition
  • Local Installation
  • Designing User State Migration
  • Virtualization Considerations
  • Planning and Managing Client Licensing and Activation
  • Summary
  • Chapter Essentials
  • Understanding and Designing Images
  • Choosing a Deployment Strategy
  • Imaging with the Windows Automated Installation Kit
  • Deploying Images with Windows Deployment Services
  • Using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010
  • Summary
  • Chapter Essentials
  • Using the Windows Command Prompt
  • Using Windows PowerShell and the PowerShell ISE
  • Summary
  • Chapter Essentials
  • Keeping Windows Up to Date
  • Choosing an Update Tool
  • Using MBSA for Security Audits
  • Using Windows Server Update Services
  • Summary
  • Chapter Essentials
  • Identifying and Resolving Performance Issues
  • Using Windows RE
  • Managing Hardware in Windows 7
  • Troubleshooting Boot Issues
  • Summary
  • Chapter Essentials
  • Installing and Configuring Software
  • Designing a Delivery Strategy
  • Designing a Deployment Strategy
  • Identifying and Resolving Software Failure Issues
  • Summary
  • Chapter Essentials
  • Group Policy and the GPMC
  • Group Policy Settings
  • Summary
  • Chapter Essentials
  • User Account Control
  • Security Policies
  • Designing BitLocker Support
  • Windows Firewall
  • Summary
  • Chapter Essentials
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting Wireless Connectivity
  • Troubleshooting Remote Access Issues
  • Understanding DirectAccess
  • Using BranchCache
  • Summary
  • Chapter Essentials
  • Managing Windows Internet Explorer Settings
  • Understanding Advanced Settings
  • Troubleshooting Internet Explorer Issues
  • Summary
  • Chapter Essentials
  • Certification Objectives Map