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MTA: Windows Operating System Fundamentals

ISBN : 9781616919917

Start your prep for Microsoft 98-349 certification exam with Windows Operating System Fundamentals performance-based labs. Performance-based labs are versatile - labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. Windows Operating System Fundamentals performance-based labs cover all the objectives of Microsoft 98-349 certification exam and provide skills in operating system configurations, installing and upgrading client systems, managing applications, managing files and folders, managing devices, and maintaining operating system.

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

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Exam related FAQs
What are the prerequisites for this exam? While there are no official prerequisites to take the Microsoft Technology Associate certification, both Microsoft strongly recommends that the candidates should have knowledge of fundamental Windows Operating System concepts in a Windows 7 environment.
Where do I take the exam?

The Microsoft's Windows Operating System Fundamentals exam is administered by Certiport, Prometric and Pearson VUE at testing centers worldwide.

  • For Certiport: Click here to find a testing center near you.
  • For Pearson VUE: Click here to find a testing center near you.
  • For Prometric: Click here to find a testing center near you.
What is the format of the exam? The 98-349 exam consists of linear, multiple choice, hot area, drag and drops, build list and reorder, and build a tree questions. The test can be adaptive and simulation questions might be asked.
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 98-349 examination, Microsoft's retake policy is:

  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time, there is no waiting period before retaking the exam.
  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait 24 hours before retaking the exam a third time.
  • A seven-day waiting period will be imposed for each subsequent exam retake.
  • A candidate may not take a given exam 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 MTA exam, the candidate cannot take it again.
What is the validity of the certification? Microsoft Technology Associate Certification does not expire. This 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 98-349-lab-2018, click here.
Which certification covers this exam?
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?

The Microsoft's MTA certified professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

  • Developers
  • IT Professionals
  • Information Workers

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Configuring Windows 10 Desktop Options
  • Configuring a Power Plan
  • Configuring File Explorer Settings
  • Configuring and Customizing Start Menu
  • Pinning an App to Start Menu
  • Customizing Taskbar Setting
  • Configuring Notifications
  • Turning on Cortana on Windows 10
  • Configuring Process and Application using Task Manager
  • Configuring Computer Management Services
  • Disabling Certain Applications and Services at Startup
  • Configuring Hyper-V Settings
  • Configuring Sync Center
  • Configuring Mobility Settings
  • Adding an MMC snap-in
  • Creating New Users Using MMC
  • Configuring Windows PowerShell
  • Configuring the Jing App
  • Blocking Microsoft Store
  • Setting the Microsoft Account
  • Disabling SmartScreen
  • Turning off Real-time Protection
  • Using Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool
  • Converting a FAT32 Partition to NTFS
  • Managing NTFS Permissions
  • Using BitLocker
  • Implementing EFS File Sharing
  • Uninstalling and Reinstalling a Device Driver
  • Installing a Printer
  • Removing a Printer
  • Configuring OneDrive
  • Disabling and Enabling a Device in Device Manager
  • Creating a Restore Point
  • Backing up Files
  • Restoring Files
  • Running the Disk Cleanup Utility
  • Using Disk Defragmenter
  • Using Task Scheduler