Installing and Configuring Windows 7 Client

Session Detail:    Classroom 3 Day

NOTE: Students that activate this Digital-Only MOC course in Skillpipe between March 20 June 1st will automatically receive Windows 10 MVA Workshop content (English Only) in their Skillpipe library, at time of release (approx. Mid-October 2015). For further details see Campaign Factory.

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 clients. Students then configure Windows 7 client for network connectivity, security, maintenance, and mobile computing. This course helps the student prepare for Exam 70-680.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Experience installing PC hardware and devices.
  • Basic understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts.
  • Basic Windows and Active Directory knowledge.
  • The skills to map network file shares.
  • Experience working from a command prompt.
  • Basic knowledge of the fundamentals of applications.For example, how client computer applications communicate with the server.
  • Basic understanding of security concepts such as authentication and authorization.
  • An understanding of the fundamental principles of using printers.

Who Can Benefit

This course is intended for IT professionals who are interested in:

  • Expanding their knowledge base and technical skills about Windows 7 Client.
  • Acquiring deep technical knowledge of Windows 7.
  • Learning the details of Windows 7 technologies.
  • Focusing on the “how to” associated with Windows 7 technologies.

Most of these professionals use some version of Windows client at their work place and are looking at new andbetter waysto perform some of the current functions.

Session Outline

Class Outline

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

  • Lesson 1: Preparing to Install Windows 7
  • Lesson 2: Performing a Clean Installation of Windows 7
  • Lesson 3: Upgrading and Migrating to Windows 7
  • Lesson 4: Performing Image-based Installation of Windows 7
  • Lesson 5: Configuring Application Compatibility

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the key features, editions, and hardware requirements of Windows 7
  • Perform a clean installation of Windows 7
  • Upgrade and Migrate to Windows 7 from an earlier version of Windows
  • Perform an image-based installation of Windows 7
  • Resolve common application compatibility issues

Module 2: Configuring Disks and Device Drivers

  • Lesson 1: Partitioning Disks in Windows 7
  • Lesson 2: Managing Disk Volumes
  • Lesson 3: Maintaining Disks in Windows 7
  • Lesson 4: Installing and Configuring Device Drivers

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure disk partitions on a Windows 7 client computer
  • Create and manage disk volumes
  • Manage file system fragmentation and disk quotas
  • Install and configure device drivers

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

 

  • Lesson 1: Overview of Authentication and Authorization
  • Lesson 2: Managing File Access in Windows 7
  • Lesson 3: Managing Shared Folders
  • Lesson 4: Configuring File Compression
  • Lesson 5: Managing Printing

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe authentication and authorization
  • Manage file access on a Windows 7 client computer
  • Create and manage shared folders
  • Configure file compression
  • Install, configure, and administer printers

 

Module 4: Configuring Network Connectivity

  • Lesson 1: Configuring IPv4 Network Connectivity
  • Lesson 2: Configuring IPv6 Network Connectivity
  • Lesson 3: Implementing Automatic IP Address Allocation
  • Lesson 4: Overview of Name Resolution
  • Lesson 5: Troubleshooting Network Issues

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure IPv4 network connectivity
  • Configure IPv6 network connectivity
  • Implement automatic IP address allocation
  • Troubleshoot common network related issues by using the tools available in Windows 7

Module 5: Configuring Wireless Network Connections

  • Lesson 1: Overview of Wireless Networks
  • Lesson 2: Configuring a Wireless Network

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the standards and technologies related to wireless network connections
  • Configure a wireless network connection

Module 6: Securing Windows 7 Desktops

 

  • Lesson 1: Overview of Security Management in Windows 7
  • Lesson 2: Securing a Windows 7 Client Computer by Using Local Security Policy Settings
  • Lesson 3: Securing Data by Using EFS and BitLocker
  • Lesson 4: Configuring Application Restrictions
  • Lesson 5: Configuring User Account Control
  • Lesson 6: Configuring Windows Firewall
  • Lesson 7: Configuring Security Settings in Internet Explorer 8
  • Lesson 8: Configuring Windows Defender

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain the security management features of Windows 7
  • Configure local security policy settings on a Windows 7 client computer
  • Secure data by using EFS and BitLocker
  • Configure application restrictions by using AppLocker
  • Configure user account control settings
  • Configure Windows Firewall on a Windows 7 client computer
  • Configure security-related settings in Internet Explorer to help protect a Windows 7 client computer that is connected to the Internet
  • Configure Windows Defender to help protect a Windows 7 client computer against malicious software

 

Module 7: Optimizing and Maintaining Windows 7 Client Computers

  • Lesson 1: Maintaining Performance by Using the Windows 7 Performance Tools
  • Lesson 2: Maintaining Reliability by Using the Windows 7 Diagnostic Tools
  • Lesson 3: Backing Up and Restoring Data by Using Windows Backup
  • Lesson 4: Restoring a Windows 7 System by Using System Restore Points
  • Lesson 5: Configuring Windows Update

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Maintain the performance of a Windows 7 client computer by using performance management tools
  • Maintain the reliability of a Windows 7 client computer by using the diagnostic tools
  • Back up and restore data on a Windows 7 client computer by using Windows Backup
  • Restore a Windows 7 system by using system restore points
  • Configure Windows Update on a Windows 7 client computer

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

  • Lesson 1: Configuring Mobile Computer and Device Settings
  • Lesson 2: Configuring Remote Desktop and Remote Assistance for Remote Access
  • Lesson 3: Configuring DirectAccess for Remote Access
  • Lesson 4: Configuring BranchCache for Remote Access

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure mobile computer and device settings on a Windows 7 client computer
  • Configure Remote Desktop and Remote Assistance on a Windows 7 client computer
  • Configure DirectAccess on a Windows 7 client computer for remote access
  • Configure BranchCache on a branch office Windows 7 client computer

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