Configuring Windows Devices


This exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below. The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam. The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area on the exam. View video tutorials about the variety of question types on Microsoft exams. This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to install and configure Windows 10 desktops and devices in a Windows Server domain corporate environment. These skills include learning how to install and customize Windows 10 operating systems and apps, and configure local and remote network connectivity and storage. Students will also learn how to configure data security, device security, and network security, and maintain, update, and recover Windows 10


Ÿ Describe the important new features of Windows 10. Ÿ Install Windows 10. Ÿ Configure a device running Windows 10. Ÿ Configure network connectivity for a Windows 10 device. Ÿ Manage storage in Windows 10. Ÿ Manage files and printers. Ÿ Manage apps. Ÿ Manage data security. Ÿ Manage device security. Ÿ Implement Windows 10 features to improve network security. Ÿ Monitor and update Windows 10 devices. Ÿ Restore files, roll back drivers, and recover Windows 10 devices.


COURSE OUTLINE Ÿ Overview of Windows 10 Ÿ Installing Windows 10 Ÿ Configuring Your Device Ÿ Configuring Network Connectivity Ÿ Managing Storage Ÿ Managing Files and Printers Ÿ Managing Apps in Windows 10 Ÿ Managing Data Security Ÿ Managing Device Security Ÿ Managing Network Security Ÿ Maintaining Windows 10 Ÿ Troubleshooting and Recovery


• Install and manage software by using Microsoft Office 365 and Windows Store apps, sideload apps by using Microsoft Intune, sideload apps into online and offline images, deeplink apps by using Microsoft Intune, integrate Microsoft account including personalization settings

• Identifying and resolving issues related to the following: Multi-factor authentication including certificates, Microsoft Passport, virtual smart cards, picture passwords, and biometrics; workgroup vs. domain, Homegroup, computer and user authentication including secure channel, account policies, credential caching, and Credential Manager; local account vs. Microsoft account; Workplace Join; Configuring Windows Hello

• Migrate user profiles; configure folder location; configure profiles including profile version, local, roaming, and mandatory

• Create and configure virtual machines including integration services, create and manage checkpoints, create and configure virtual switches, create and configure virtual disks, move a virtual machine’s storage

• Configure offline file policies, configure power policies, configure Windows To Go, configure sync options, configure Wi-Fi direct, files, powercfg, Sync Center

• Configure BitLocker, configure startup key storage

• Support mobile device policies including security policies, remote access, and remote wipe; support mobile access and data synchronization including Work Folders and Sync Center; support broadband connectivity including broadband tethering and metered networks; support Mobile Device Management by using Microsoft Intune, including Windows Phone, iOS, and Android

• Use reports and In-Console Monitoring to identify required updates, approve or decline updates, configure automatic approval settings, configure deadlines for update installations, deploy third-party updates

• Provision user accounts, enroll devices, view and manage all managed devices, configure the Microsoft Intune subscriptions, configure the Microsoft Intune connector site system role, manage user and computer groups, configure monitoring and alerts, manage policies, manage remote computers

• Configure name resolution, connect to a network, configure network locations

• Connect to a wireless network, manage preferred wireless networks, configure network adapters, configure location-aware printing

• Configure Windows Firewall, configure Windows Firewall with Advanced Security, configure connection security rules (IPsec), configure authenticated exceptions, configure network discovery

• Identifying and resolving issues related to the following: DFS client including caching settings, storage spaces including capacity and fault tolerance, OneDrive

• Identifying and resolving issues related to the following: Permissions including share, NTFS, and Dynamic Access Control (DAC); Encrypting File System (EFS) including Data Recovery Agent; access to removable media; BitLocker and BitLocker To Go including Data Recovery Agent and Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring (MBAM)

• Configure shared folder permissions, configure HomeGroup settings, configure libraries, configure shared printers, configure OneDrive

• Encrypt files and folders by using EFS, configure NTFS permissions, configure disk quotas, configure file access auditing Configure authentication and authorization

• Configure remote authentication, configure Remote Desktop settings, configure VPN connections and authentication, enable VPN reconnect, configure broadband tethering

• Configure offline file policies, configure power policies, configure Windows To Go, configure sync options, configure Wi-Fi direct

• Configure RemoteApp and Desktop Connections settings, configure Group Policy Objects (GPOs) for signed packages, subscribe to the Azure RemoteApp and Desktop Connections feeds, export and import Azure RemoteApp configurations, support iOS and Android, configure remote desktop web access for Azure RemoteApp distribution

• The following support considerations including: Desktop app compatibility using Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) including shims and compatibility database; desktop application co-existence using Hyper-V, Azure RemoteApp, and App-V; installation and configuration of User Experience Virtualization (UE-V); deploy desktop apps by using Microsoft Intune

• Configure a recovery drive, configure system restore, perform a refresh or recycle, perform a driver rollback, configure restore points

• Restore previous versions of files and folders, configure File History, recover files from OneDrive

• Configure update settings, configure Windows Update policies, manage update history, roll back updates, update Windows Store apps


• Presentation • Discussion • Practice Activities • Case Studies


• Pre test • Post test


5 Days

Target Audience

This exam validates a candidate’s fundamental knowledge and skills for building solid identities, protection of content (data loss protection), mobile device management policy, virtualization with Hyper-V, application management using the Company Portal and the Windows Store. Candidates will be evaluated on Windows 10 security and integrated Azure features. In addition to their professional experience, candidates who take this exam should already have the following technical knowledge: • Experience with Windows desktop administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting • Basic experience and understanding of Windows networking technologies • Introductory-level knowledge of Active Directory and Microsoft Intune Candidates can take this exam and meet the prerequisites by obtaining equivalent knowledge and skills through practical experience as a Windows device support technician or a Windows device system administrator.


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