Windows 7 Boot Camp for Desktop Administrators

Session Detail:    Classroom 5 Day

In an intensive and immersive hands-on learning environment, you will build your hands-on skills and prepare for your Windows 7 certification exam. This extended-hours boot camp, led by senior instructors, includes targeted lectures using Microsoft Learning recommended content as well as 12 months of access to over 25 hands-on remote labs.

This boot camp includes the exam vouchers required for certification, along with one free retake voucher if needed. It also includes access to Microsoft Boot Camp Exclusives, providing indispensable certification exam prep.



  • A minimum of three years of experience installing, configuring, and administering clients in a Windows networked environment
  • Experience deploying operating systems and applications
  • Familiarity with the client administration capabilities of Windows Server and with management tools such as the System Center suite of products

Who Can Benefit

  • MCITP: Enterprise Support on Windows Vista
  • MCDST on Windows XP
  • IT professionals who have a minimum of three years of experience installing, configuring, and administering clients in a Windows networked environment, experience deploying operating systems and applications, and familiarity with the client administration capabilities of Windows Server and with management tools such as the System Center suite of products

Session Outline

Class Outline

Module 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

Module 2: Configure Disks and Device Drivers

  • Configure Disks
  • Update a Device Driver

Module 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

Module 4: Configure Network Connectivity

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

Module 5: Configure Wireless Network Connections

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

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

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

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

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

Module 8: Optimize and Maintain Windows 7 Client Computers

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

Module 9: Configure Mobile Computing and Remote Access in Windows 7

  • Create a Sync Partnership
  • Configure Power Options
  • Enable Remote Desktop
  • Enable BranchCache

Module 10: 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

Module 11: Use Group Policy to Centralize Configuration


Module 12: Resolve Hardware Device and Device Driver Issues

  • Resolve Hardware Issues
  • Configure Group Policy to Control Device Installation (Optional)

Module 12b: Troubleshoot Performance-Related Issues


Module 13: Troubleshoot Network Connectivity Issues


Module 14: Resolve Remote Connectivity Issues


Module 15: Troubleshoot Logon and Resource Access Issues

  • Offline Files
  • Missing Drive Mapping
  • Missing Files in My Documents
  • File Access Issue

Module 16: Troubleshoot Security Issues

  • Recover a BitLocker-Protected Drive

Module 17: Troubleshoot Operating System and Application Issues

  • Windows Updates
  • AppLocker Policy Application
  • Application Startup

Module 18: Assess the Computing Environment by Using the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit


Module 19a: Evaluate Application Compatibility Using the Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit

  • Install and Configure ACT
  • Collect Application Inventory
  • Organize the Application Inventory
  • Analyze Application Inventory Results

Module 19b: Create Application Compatibility Fixes

  • Identify Application Compatibility Issues
  • Mitigate Application Issues

Module 20: Determine the Windows 7 Imaging Strategy

Module 21b: Plan and Configure MDT 2010

  • Plan the MDT Lite Touch Environment
  • Install MDT 2010 and Additional Component Files
  • Configure the Deployment Share
  • Create a Task Sequence

Module 22b: Deploy Windows 7 by Using Lite Touch Installation

  • Update the Deployment Share to Generate Windows PE Media
  • Install Windows 7 Using Lite Touch Installation

Module 23: Deploy Windows 7 by Using Zero Touch Installation

  • Plan the Zero Touch Installation Environment
  • Prepare the Zero Touch Installation Environment
  • Configure Deployment Packages and System Images
  • Configure and Advertise a Client Task Sequence

Module 24a: Migrate User State by Using Windows Easy Transfer

  • Prepare the Window Easy Transfer Source Files
  • Capture User State Information from a Source Computer
  • Load User State Information to a Target Computer

Module 24b: Migrate User State by Using the User State Migration Tool 4.0 (USMT)

  • Plan for the User State Migration
  • Create USMT Migration Scripts
  • Capture and Restore User State by Using USMT
  • Perform a Hard-Link Migration

Module 24c: Migrate User State by Using Hard Link Migration

  • Perform a Hard-Link Migration

Module 25a: Design and Configure the Client Environment

  • Design a Client Environment
  • Implement a Client Configuration

Module 25b: Troubleshoot GPO Issues

  • Resolve a GPO Application Problem

Module 26a: Determine the Application Deployment Method

Module 26b: Customize the Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2007 Installation

  • Configure the Setup Category
  • Configure the Features Category
  • Install Microsoft Office Professional Plus By Using the Setup Customization File

Module 26c: Plan and Manage Updates by Using WSUS

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