Installing and Configuring Windows 7 Client

Days 3    Code 6292   Fee £1370

This three-day instructor-led course is intended for IT professionals who are interested in expanding their knowledge base and technical skills about Windows 7 Client.

Course Details

This three-day instructor-led course is intended for IT professionals who are interested in expanding their knowledge base and technical skills about Windows 7 Client. In this course, students learn how to install, upgrade, and migrate to Windows 7 client. Students then configure Windows 7 client for network connectivity, security, maintenance, and mobile computing.

Examination Information

This course helps students prepare for the Exam 70-680, TS: Windows 7, Configuring.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Experience installing PC hardware and devices.

  • Basic Windows and Active Directory knowledge.

  • Experience working from a command prompt.

  • Basic understanding of security concepts such as authentication and authorization.

  • Basic understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts.

  • The skills to map network file shares.

  • Basic knowledge of the fundamentals of applications. For example, how client computer applications communicate with the server.

  • An understanding of the fundamental principles of using printers.

Course Outline

Module 1: Installing, Upgrading, and Migrating to Windows 7

 

Lessons

  • Preparing to Install Windows 7
  • Performing a Clean Installation of Windows 7
  • Upgrading and Migrating to Windows 7
  • Performing Image-based Installation of Windows 7
  • Configuring Application Compatibility

Lab : Installing and Configuring Windows 7

  • Migrating Settings by using Windows Easy Transfer
  • Configuring a Reference Image of Windows 7
  • Configuring a Reference Image

Module 2: Configuring Disks and Device Drivers
Lessons

  • Partitioning Disks in Windows 7
  • Managing Disk Volumes
  • Maintaining Disks in Windows 7
  • Installing and Configuring Device Drivers

Lab : Configuring Disks and Device Drivers

  • Configuring Disks
  • Configuring Disk Quotas (Optional)
  • Updating a Device Driver

Module 3: Configuring File Access and Printers on Windows 7 Client Computers
Lessons

  • Overview of Authentication and Authorization
  • Managing File Access in Windows 7
  • Managing Shared Folders
  • Configuring File Compression
  • Managing Printing

Lab : Configuring File Access and Printers on Windows 7 Client Computers

  • Create and Configure a Public Shared Folder for all Users
  • Configuring Shared Access to Files for Specific Users
  • Creating and Sharing a Printer

Module 4: Configuring Network Connectivity
Lessons

  • Configuring IPv4 Network Connectivity
  • Configuring IPv6 Network Connectivity
  • Implementing Automatic IP Address Allocation
  • Overview of Name Resolution
  • Troubleshooting Network Issues

Lab : Configuring Network Connectivity

  • Configuring IPv4 Addressing
  • Configuring IPv6 Addressing
  • Troubleshooting Network Connectivity

Module 5: Configuring Wireless Network Connections

 

Lessons

  • Overview of Wireless Networks
  • Configuring a Wireless Network

Lab : Configuring Wireless Network Connections

  • Determining the appropriate configuration for a wireless network
  • Troubleshooting Wireless Connectivity

Module 6: Securing Windows 7 Desktops
Lessons

  • Overview of Security Management in Windows 7
  • Securing a Windows 7 Client Computer by Using Local Security Policy Settings
  • Securing Data by Using EFS and BitLocker
  • Configuring Application Restrictions
  • Configuring User Account Control
  • Configuring Windows Firewall
  • Configuring Security Settings in Internet Explorer 8
  • Configuring Windows Defender

Lab : Configuring UAC, Local Security Policies, EFS, and AppLocker

  • Using Action Center
  • Configuring Local Security Policies
  • Encrypting Data
  • Configuring AppLocker

Lab : Configuring Windows Firewall, Internet Explorer 8 Security Settings, and

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

Module 7: Optimizing and Maintaining Windows 7 Client Computers
Lessons

  • Maintaining Performance by Using the Windows 7 Performance Tools
  • Maintaining Reliability by Using the Windows 7 Diagnostic Tools
  • Backing Up and Restoring Data by Using Windows Backup
  • Restoring a Windows 7 System by Using System Restore Points
  • Configuring Windows Update

Lab : Optimizing and Maintaining Windows 7 Client Computers

  • Monitoring System Performance
  • Backing Up and Restoring Data
  • Configuring System Restore Points
  • Configuring Windows Update

Module 8: Configuring Mobile Computing and Remote Access in Windows 7
Lessons

  • Configuring Mobile Computer and Device Settings
  • Configuring Remote Desktop and Remote Assistance for Remote Access
  • Configuring DirectAccess for Remote Access
  • Configuring BranchCache for Remote Access

Lab : Configuring Mobile Computing and Remote Access in Windows 7

  • Creating a Sync Partnership
  • Configuring Power Options
  • Enabling Remote Desktop
  • Enabling BranchCache

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