MCTS: Windows 7, Configuration

In an intense and immersive learning environment, you will build your hands-on skills and prepare for the Windows 7, Configuring certification exam. This extended-hours Boot Camp, led by senior Global Knowledge instructors, includes targeted lectures Microsoft Learning recommended content as well as six months of access to over 25 hands-on remote labs.

This Boot Camp includes all the exam vouchers required for certification, along with one free retake voucher if needed. It also includes access to our online study program for 30 days, providing indispensable certification exam prep.

You Will Prepare for This Exam:

  • 70-680: TS: Windows 7, Configuring

Course Outline

1. Installing, Upgrading, and Migrating to Windows 7

  • Prepare to Install Windows 7
  • Perform a Clean Installation of Windows 7
  • Perform an Image-Based Installation of Windows 7
  • Configure Application Compatibility

2. Configuring Disks and Device Drivers

  • Partition Disks in Windows 7
  • Manage Disk Volumes
  • Maintain Disks in Windows 7
  • Install and Configure Device Drivers

3. Configuring File Access and Printers on Windows 7 Client Computers

  • Authentication and Authorization
  • Manage File Access in Windows 7
  • Manage Shared Folders
  • Configure File Compression
  • Manage Printing

4. Configuring Network Connectivity

  • Configure IPv4 Network Connectivity
  • Configure IPv6 Network Connectivity
  • Implement Automatic IP Address Allocation
  • Name Resolution
  • Troubleshoot Network Issues

5. Configuring Wireless Connections

  • Wireless Networks
  • Configure a Wireless Network

6. Securing Windows 7 Desktops

  • Security Management in Windows 7
  • Secure a Windows 7 Client Computer by Using Local Security Policy Settings
  • Secure Data by Using EFS and BitLocker
  • Configure Application Restrictions
  • Configure User Account Control

7. Configuring Network Security in Windows 7

  • Configure Windows Firewall
  • Configure Security Settings in Internet Explorer 8
  • Configure Windows Defender

8. Optimizing and Maintaining Windows 7 Client Computers

  • Maintain Performance by Using the Windows 7 Performance Tools
  • Maintain Reliability by Using the Windows 7 Diagnostic Tools
  • Back Up and Restore Data by Using Windows Backup
  • Restore a Windows 7 System by Using System Restore Points
  • Configure Windows Update

9. Deploying Windows 7 by Using Windows Deployment Services (WDS)

  • WDS
  • Designing and Configuring WDS for Windows 7 Deployment


Lab 1: Install, Upgrade, and Migrate to Windows 7

  • Migrate Settings by Using Windows Easy Transfer
  • Configure a Reference Image of Windows 7
  • Configure a Reference Image

Lab 2: Configure Disks and Device Drivers

  • Configure Disks
  • Update a Device Driver

Lab 3: Configure File Access and Printers on Windows 7 Client Computers

  • Create and Configure a Public Shared Folder for All Users
  • Configure Shared Access to Files for Specific Users
  • Create and Share a Printer

Lab 4: Configure Network Connectivity

  • Configure IPv4 Addressing
  • Configure IPv6 Addressing
  • Troubleshoot Network Connectivity

Lab 5: Configure Wireless Network Connections

  • Determine the Appropriate Configuration for a Wireless Network
  • Troubleshoot Wireless Connectivity

Lab 6: Configure UAC, Local Security Policies, EFS, and AppLocker

  • Use Action Center
  • Configure Local Security Policies
  • Encrypt Data
  • Configure AppLocker

Lab 7: Configure Windows Firewall, Internet Explorer 8 Security Settings, and Windows Defender

  • Configure Windows Firewall
  • Configure Internet Explorer 8 Security
  • Configure Windows Defender

Lab 8: Optimize and Maintain Windows 7 Client Computers

  • Monitor System Performance
  • Back Up and Restoring Data
  • Configure System Restore Points
  • Configure Windows Update

Lab 9: Deploy Windows 7 by Using Windows Deployment Services (WDS)

  • Design the WDS Environment
  • Install and Configure the WDS Server Role
  • Add Boot and Install Images to WDS
  • Provision Drivers by Using WDS
  • Deploy a Desktop Operating System Using WDS

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