IT Specialist Device Configuration and Management

(ITSPC-DEVCOFIG-MGMT)/ISBN:978-1-64459-333-2

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Gain hands-on experience in device configuration and management with uCertify's course IT Specialist Device Configuration and Management. The course contains interactive lessons, practice tests, knowledge checks, quizzes, flashcards, glossaries, and live labs to comprehensively cover the ITSPC exam objectives. It equips the candidates with all the skills required to pass the ITSPC Device Configuration and Management exam. 

Here's what you will get

The Information Technology Specialist program validates the candidates for entry-level IT skills that employers look for. The ITSPC Device Configuration and Management program verifies the candidate's knowledge of Windows Installation and Configuration, Application and Peripheral Management, Data Access and Management, Device Security, and Troubleshooting. The candidates should demonstrate foundational skills in Windows devices and mobility.

Lessons

8+ Lessons | 117+ Quizzes | 247+ Flashcards | 247+ Glossary of terms

TestPrep

60+ Pre Assessment Questions | 2+ Full Length Tests | 60+ Post Assessment Questions | 120+ Practice Test Questions

Hand on lab

57+ LiveLab | 58+ Video tutorials | 01:02+ Hours

Video Lessons

110+ Videos | 05:01+ Hours

Here's what you will learn

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Lessons 1: Installing and Upgrading Client Systems

  • Understanding Windows Systems
  • Understanding Installation Types
  • Skill Summary
  • Case Scenarios

Lessons 2: Understanding Operating System Configurations

  • Understanding User Accounts
  • Configuring and Optimizing User Account Control (UAC)
  • Configuring Windows 10
  • Configuring Hyper‐V
  • Skill Summary
  • Case Scenarios

Lessons 3: Understanding Native Applications, Tools, Mobility, and Remote Management and Assistance

  • 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

Lessons 4: Managing Applications, Services, and Disks

  • 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

Lessons 5: Managing Devices

  • Understanding Cloud Storage
  • Understanding Printing Devices
  • Understanding System Devices and Device Drivers
  • Skill Summary
  • Case Scenarios

Lessons 6: Understanding File and Print Sharing

  • Understanding File and Printer Sharing Basics
  • Configuring HomeGroup Connections
  • Creating Public, Basic, and Advanced Shares
  • Configuring Printer Sharing
  • Skill Summary
  • Case Scenarios

Lessons 7: Maintaining, Updating, and Protecting Windows 10

  • Exploring Built-in Maintenance Tools
  • Maintaining the Windows Registry
  • Configuring and Managing Updates
  • Defending Your System from Malicious Software
  • Skill Summary
  • Case Scenarios

Lessons 8: Understanding Backup and Recovery Methods

  • Understanding Local, Network, and Automated Backup Methods
  • Restoring Previous Versions of Files and Folders
  • Configuring System Recovery
  • Skill Summary
  • Case Scenarios

Hands-on LAB Activities

Installing and Upgrading Client Systems

  • 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 

Understanding Operating System Configurations

  • 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

Understanding Native Applications, Tools, Mobility, and Remote Management and Assistance

  • 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

Managing Applications, Services, and Disks

  • 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

Managing Devices

  • Adding a Printer
  • Updating a Device Driver

Understanding File and Print Sharing

  • Setting up a Basic Share
  • Setting up an Advanced Share
  • Mapping a Drive
  • Sharing a Printer

Maintaining, Updating, and Protecting Windows 10

  • Running the Disk Cleanup
  • Creating a Task using the Create Basic Task Wizard
  • Using Windows Defender

Understanding Backup and Recovery Methods

  • Backing Up the Windows Registry
  • Backing Up Files in Windows 10
  • Enabling File History
  • Configuring a System Restore

Exam FAQs

Pearson VUE

The exam contains 31-41 questions.

50 minutes

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • A seven-day waiting period is imposed between each subsequent exam retake.
  • A candidate may not take a given exam any more than five times per year (12 months). This 12-month period starts from the first attempt. The candidate is then eligible to retake the exam 12 months from the date of the first attempt.