Microsoft
Microsoft Specialist Windows 10
70-697 Configuring Windows Devices
Configure Authentication and Secure Identities for Windows 10
Configure Devices and Disks in Windows 10
Configure Networking and Remote Connections in Windows 10
Configure User Data in Windows 10
Data Protection in Windows 10
Deploy Windows 10 with New and Traditional Tools
Install and Manage Windows 10 Applications and Universal Windows Apps
Introduction to Windows 10
Maintain Windows 10 and Configure Virtualization Technologies in Windows 10
Manage Windows 10 Devices
Threat Resistance Technologies in Windows 10
Mentoring 70-697 Configuring Windows Devices
TestPrep 70-697 Configuring Windows Devices

Configure Authentication and Secure Identities for Windows 10

Course Number:
mw_wtme_a07_it_enus
Lesson Objectives

Configure Authentication and Secure Identities for Windows 10

  • start the course
  • describe how to know if a device is secure
  • describe the examples of an attack
  • describe defense in depth
  • describe how login works
  • describe user accounts and devices
  • describe user accounts
  • compare types of devices
  • describe Microsoft passport and VSM
  • describe what is new in Windows 10 for securing identities
  • describe how Microsoft Passport works
  • describe Microsoft Passport considerations
  • describe virtual secure mode
  • describe how Kerberos works
  • describe how access tokens work
  • configure local user and Microsoft accounts
  • configure HomeGroup
  • configure domain accounts
  • configure cloud accounts
  • describe what Azure AD is
  • configure sign-in options
  • describe certificate–based authentication
  • describe where certificates come from
  • describe how certificate-based authentication works
  • configure Windows Hello
  • describe the configuration stages for Windows Hello
  • configure virtual SmartCards
  • add a Microsoft account

Overview/Description
Passwords are insufficient to protect systems today. Windows 10 adds new security features such as Windows Hello, virtual SmartCards, and Microsoft Passport that seek to overcome the limitations of traditional passwords. Windows 10 also introduces a new way to authenticate users with Azure-based accounts. In this course, we explore the details of how login works as well as key concepts behind authentication including domain accounts, Kerberos, and Azure AD. In addition, we explore the new security technologies in Windows 10 and learn how to implement Windows Hello and virtual SmartCards. This Skillsoft learning path covers the objectives for the Microsoft exam, Building Configuring Windows Devices (beta for Windows 10) (70-697). This exam counts toward the Configuring Windows Devices Microsoft Specialist certification.

Target Audience
This course targets IT professionals who install, configure, maintain, and support Microsoft Windows 10 client desktops, devices, and users within any size organization.

Configure Devices and Disks in Windows 10

Course Number:
mw_wtme_a03_it_enus
Lesson Objectives

Configure Devices and Disks in Windows 10

  • start the course
  • describe form factors
  • describe new form factors
  • describe hardware technologies
  • describe new connections
  • describe display technologies
  • configure device settings
  • describe Windows device driver
  • describe driver signing
  • describe universal drivers
  • implement installing device drivers
  • describe print devices
  • describe disk overview and storage options
  • compare MBR or GPT
  • compare basic or dynamic disks
  • describe storage spaces
  • implement storage spaces

Overview/Description
Windows 10 supports a range of new and old hardware technologies including USB 3.1, Miracast, AllJoyn, DirectX12, and software defined storage. Learn how the Universal Driver model is changing how Windows supports hardware. Learn also about the new print driver model and Storage Spaces. In this course, we explore the supported hardware technologies of Windows 10, configuring drivers and disks, and managing Storage Spaces. This Skillsoft learning path covers the objectives for the Microsoft exam, Building Configuring Windows Devices (beta for Windows 10) (70-697). This exam counts toward the Configuring Windows Devices Microsoft Specialist certification.

Target Audience
This course targets IT professionals who install, configure, maintain, and support Microsoft Windows 10 client desktops, devices, and users within any size organization.

Configure Networking and Remote Connections in Windows 10

Course Number:
mw_wtme_a04_it_enus
Lesson Objectives

Configure Networking and Remote Connections in Windows 10

  • start the course
  • describe the network
  • describe network packets and addresses
  • configure Ethernet adapter
  • configure WiFi
  • configure mobile broadband
  • describe IP
  • describe IPv4 addressing
  • describe how IPv4 addresses are assigned
  • compare types of IPv4 addresses
  • describe IPv6 addressing
  • describe how to compress an IPv6 address
  • describe types of IPv6 addresses
  • describe name resolution
  • describe DNS
  • describe how DNS works
  • configure name resolution
  • describe remote connections
  • configure remote desktop connections
  • describe VPN components
  • configure VPN settings
  • describe DirectAccess
  • describe DirectAccess
  • describe Workplace Join
  • implement Workplace Join
  • implement remote desktop connection settings

Overview/Description
Configure devices for IPv4, IPv6, DHCP, and DNS for network communication. Support LAN, WAN, WiFi, and WWAN networks for on-site and remote connections. In this course, we explore networking fundamentals as they are integral to Windows 10 systems. You learn how to configure devices for network communication as well as support local and remote connections. This Skillsoft learning path covers the objectives for the Microsoft exam, Building Configuring Windows Devices (beta for Windows 10) (70-697). This exam counts toward the Configuring Windows Devices Microsoft Specialist certification.

Target Audience
This course targets IT professionals who install, configure, maintain, and support Microsoft Windows 10 client desktops, devices, and users within any size organization.

Configure User Data in Windows 10

Course Number:
mw_wtme_a06_it_enus
Lesson Objectives

Configure User Data in Windows 10

  • start the course
  • describe mobile data access
  • describe the need for work folders
  • describe work folder components
  • describe user profiles and libraries
  • describe user profiles
  • describe folder redirection
  • describe offline files
  • describe UE-V
  • compare other data techs
  • describe HomeGroup
  • compare OneDrive and shared folders
  • describe how sharing works
  • configure shared folders
  • describe file history and backup
  • use file history

Overview/Description
Today, more than ever, users need to be able to securely access relevant data anywhere, anytime. Windows 10 supports mobile users and safe data sharing leveraging both Active Directory technologies as well as cloud-based solutions such as OneDrive. In this course, we cover how to enable mobile and desktop data access for both on-premises devices and BYOD scenarios. We also explore the different user profile configurations and the different data protection tools such as File History and Backup. This Skillsoft learning path covers the objectives for the Microsoft exam, Configuring Windows Devices (beta for Windows 10) (70-697). This exam counts toward the Configuring Windows Devices Microsoft Specialist certification.

Target Audience
This course targets IT professionals who install, configure, maintain, and support Microsoft Windows 10 client desktops, devices, and users within any size organization.

Data Protection in Windows 10

Course Number:
mw_wtme_a09_it_enus
Lesson Objectives

Data Protection in Windows 10

  • start the course
  • describe data protection in Windows 10
  • describe Windows data protections
  • describe EDP
  • describe standard permissions
  • describe advanced permissions
  • describe permission precedence
  • describe combine NTFS and share permissions
  • describe conditional access
  • describe how to troubleshoot permissions
  • describe encrypted file system
  • configure encrypted file system
  • describe BitLocker
  • compare BitLocker and device encryption
  • configure BitLocker
  • describe how to use BitLocker
  • describe Microsoft BitLocker administration and monitoring
  • describe recovery and maintenance
  • implement Bitlocker with TPM

Overview/Description
Understand the nuances of applying permissions in order to protect data. Use various methods to encrypt files and devices, keeping user data secure even if the device is lost or stolen. In this course, we explore data protection methods for local and enterprise systems. We examine in-depth the effects of layering NTFS permissions. We learn how to use EFS, BitLocker, and MBAM to encrypt files and devices. We will also be introduced to the new Enterprise Data Protection which provides secure containers for mobile devices and BYOD scenarios. This Skillsoft learning path covers the objectives for the Microsoft exam, Building Configuring Windows Devices (beta for Windows 10) (70-697). This exam counts toward the Configuring Windows Devices Microsoft Specialist certification.

Target Audience
This course targets IT professionals who install, configure, maintain, and support Microsoft Windows 10 client desktops, devices, and users within any size organization.

Deploy Windows 10 with New and Traditional Tools

Course Number:
mw_wtme_a02_it_enus
Lesson Objectives

Deploy Windows 10 with New and Traditional Tools

  • start the course
  • describe deployment considerations
  • describe how to determine readiness
  • describe space considerations
  • describe deployment options
  • describe when to wipe n load
  • describe what to do to get ready
  • describe the concern for upgrading
  • describe the methods for upgrading
  • describe Windows 10 provisioning
  • describe how Windows 10 provisioning works
  • describe how to create and apply provisioning packages
  • implement installing components
  • describe the WIM file format
  • describe windows boot environment
  • describe the BCD
  • describe native VHD boot
  • describe Windows ADK
  • implement creating WinPE
  • implement creating an answer file
  • describe MDT
  • implement createing a custom image
  • implement creating a reference computer
  • describe how to service an image
  • describe how to deploy a custom image
  • describe Windows to go
  • make use of the Edge homepage

Overview/Description
Deployment is often expensive. Windows 10 offers new approaches through upgrading or provisioning with the potential of dramatically reducing costs while speeding up adoption. In this course, we explore installation and deployment scenarios for current and new devices; for example, in-place upgrades, wipe-and-load installs, configuring native VHD boot, or provisioning new devices using the WICD tool. You will also dive deep into the core deployment concepts and tools such as WIM files, DISM, ADK, MDT, and other essential utilities. And you will learn about the boot process and Windows To Go. This Skillsoft learning path covers the objectives for the Microsoft exam, Building Configuring Windows Devices (beta for Windows 10) (70-697). This exam counts toward the Configuring Windows Devices Microsoft Specialist certification.

Target Audience
This course targets IT professionals who install, configure, maintain, and support Microsoft Windows 10 client desktops, devices, and users within any size organization.

Install and Manage Windows 10 Applications and Universal Windows Apps

Course Number:
mw_wtme_a10_it_enus
Lesson Objectives

Install and Manage Windows 10 Applications and Universal Windows Apps

  • start the course
  • describe application delivery options
  • compare the application delivery options
  • describe desktop apps
  • describe OneGet
  • describe App-V
  • describe how App-V works
  • describe Office 365 and Intune
  • describe Azure RemoteApp
  • describe how Azure RemoteApp works
  • describe how to manage apps locally and in the enterprise
  • describe AppCompat
  • describe the common fixes in AppCompat
  • describe the Windows 10 app model
  • describe the Windows 10 application model
  • describe what is wrong with classic apps
  • describe the Windows 10 API story
  • describe the characteristics of universal apps
  • describe the new universal Windows application platform
  • describe the Windows store features
  • compare store surfaces
  • describe how Business Store works
  • describe the line-of-business apps
  • install Windows apps
  • describe sideloading
  • manage Windows apps
  • describe why a new browser is needed
  • describe IE 11 compatibility
  • enable SideLoading

Overview/Description
Windows 10 introduces a whole new type of application based on its Universal Windows Platform (UWP). Additionally, Windows 10 comes with changes to the Windows Store. And Microsoft Edge supports modern demands for Web access. This course examines the new universal application model and the new Windows Store. You will learn about new tools and approaches to managing Windows applications, and you will learn how to support traditional desktop applications (Win32) on Windows 10. This includes learning about the application technologies available to overcome compatibility and support costs such as App-V, Intune, Azure RemoteApp, ACT, and more. And we compare the Microsoft Edge web browser with Internet Explorer 11. This Skillsoft learning path covers the objectives for the Microsoft exam, Configuring Windows Devices (beta for Windows 10) (70-697). This exam counts toward the Configuring Windows Devices Microsoft Specialist certification.

Target Audience
This course targets IT professionals who install, configure, maintain, and support Microsoft Windows 10 client desktops, devices, and users within any size organization.

Introduction to Windows 10

Course Number:
mw_wtme_a01_it_enus
Lesson Objectives

Introduction to Windows 10

  • start the course
  • describe more personal computing
  • describe one Windows
  • compare Windows 10 editions
  • describe Windows as a service
  • describe how servicing branches work
  • describe start menu & personalization
  • describe how to personalize Windows 10
  • implement personalization
  • implement syncing settings
  • describe multitasking & Windows explorer
  • implement multitasking
  • describe what's new in Windows explorer
  • implement Windows explorer
  • describe action center
  • implement Cortana
  • implement Continuum
  • implement sync settings

Overview/Description
Windows 10 is an operating system built for today's needs – addressing the current expectations of familiarity, communication, security, reliability, performance, and support of more devices. This course reveals the Windows 10 story and explores the Windows 10 interface – a blend of contemporary and classic features. The course also discusses the Windows 10 editions and Windows as a Service. o This Skillsoft learning path covers the objectives for the Microsoft exam, Building Configuring Windows Devices (beta for Windows 10) (70-697). This exam counts toward the Configuring Windows Devices Microsoft Specialist certification.

Target Audience
This course targets IT professionals who install, configure, maintain, and support Microsoft Windows 10 client desktops, devices, and users within any size organization.

Maintain Windows 10 and Configure Virtualization Technologies in Windows 10

Course Number:
mw_wtme_a05_it_enus
Lesson Objectives

Maintain Windows 10 and Configure Virtualization Technologies in Windows 10

  • start the course
  • describe how to optimize Windows 10
  • describe optimizing best practices
  • describe monitoring tools
  • describe optimizing tools
  • describe power management
  • describe the features of power management
  • describe file history and backup
  • describe the repair tools
  • compare the repair tools
  • identify the purpose of Hyper-V
  • describe Hyper-V
  • configure Hyper-V
  • describe new features
  • implement creating a virtual machine
  • describe how to manage a virtual machine
  • configure virtual storage
  • configure virtual networking
  • use the Hyper-V virtual switch

Overview/Description
It's important to monitor Windows 10 systems so that you can optimize performance and security. And Windows 10 becomes more agile and economic with virtualization technologies. In this course, we cover how to maintain, optimize, and recover Windows 10 systems. We manage power settings and File History. And we configure Hyper-V and virtual environments. This Skillsoft learning path covers the objectives for the Microsoft exam, Configuring Windows Devices (beta for Windows 10) (70-697). This exam counts toward the Configuring Windows Devices Microsoft Specialist certification.

Target Audience
This course targets IT professionals who install, configure, maintain, and support Microsoft Windows 10 client desktops, devices, and users within any size organization.

Manage Windows 10 Devices

Course Number:
mw_wtme_a11_it_enus
Lesson Objectives

Manage Windows 10 Devices

  • start the course
  • describe how to manage Windows 10
  • compare management models
  • describe management products
  • describe the built-in management features
  • describe Windows management instrumentation
  • describe WinRM
  • describe RSAT
  • describe how Windows stays up-to-date
  • configure Windows update
  • describe WSUS for Windows 10
  • describe Microsoft Intune
  • describe how Intune works
  • configure Microsoft Intune
  • update settings

Overview/Description
Whether through physical access, remote administration, or cloud-based tools like Intune, you need to be able to manage client devices – be they corporate-owned, BYOD, domain members, cloud-connected, Windows, non-Windows, etc. In this course, we explore various tools and methods to manage client devices, with a special focus on Windows 10. This includes multiple methods including Group Policy, MDOP, Intune, O365 MDM, PowerShell, RSAT, WSUS, and more. This Skillsoft learning path covers the objectives for the Microsoft exam, Building Configuring Windows Devices (beta for Windows 10) (70-697). This exam counts toward the Configuring Windows Devices Microsoft Specialist certification.

Target Audience
This course targets IT professionals who install, configure, maintain, and support Microsoft Windows 10 client desktops, devices, and users within any size organization.

Mentoring 70-697 Configuring Windows Devices

Lesson Objectives

Mentoring 70-697 Configuring Windows Devices

  • Manage Identity
  • Plan desktop and device deployment
  • Plan and implement a Microsoft Intune device management solution
  • Configure networking
  • Configure storage
  • Manage data access and protection
  • Manage remote access
  • Manage apps
  • Manage updates and recovery

Overview/Description
Skillsoft Mentors are available to help students with their studies for exam 70-697 Configuring Windows Devices. You can reach them by entering a Mentored Chat Room or by using the Email My Mentor service.

Target Audience
Individuals who are studying the associated Skillsoft content in preparation for, or to become familiar with, the skills and competencies being measured by the actual certification exam.

TestPrep 70-697 Configuring Windows Devices

Course Number:
mw_wtme_a01_tp_enus
Lesson Objectives

TestPrep 70-697 Configuring Windows Devices

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Overview/Description
To test your knowledge on the skills and competencies being measured by the vendor certification exam. TestPrep can be taken in either Study or Certification mode. Study mode is designed to maximize learning by not only testing your knowledge of the material, but also by providing additional information on the topics presented. Certification mode is designed to test your knowledge of the material within a structured testing environment, providing valuable feedback at the end of the test.

Target Audience
Individuals seeking practice in a structured testing environment, covering the skills and competencies being measured by the vendor certification exam.

Prerequisites: none

Threat Resistance Technologies in Windows 10

Course Number:
mw_wtme_a08_it_enus
Lesson Objectives

Threat Resistance Technologies in Windows 10

  • start the course
  • describe policies in Windows 10
  • describe how policies are applied
  • describe multiple local group policies
  • describe what UAC is
  • describe how UAC works
  • configure UAC
  • describe boot time threats
  • describe countermeasures
  • describe RootKit countermeasures in action
  • describe device guard
  • describe how device guard works
  • describe AppLocker
  • configure AppLocker policies
  • describe the features of WAF
  • configure firewall rules
  • configure connection security rules
  • describe monitor connection security rules
  • configure network isolation rules
  • describe Windows defender
  • describe the new features in Windows defender
  • describe additional Windows protections
  • use the exclude process in Windows Defender

Overview/Description
Systems are vulnerable and threats are real. You need to be able to protect network and local access to resources, install safeguards, and implement countermeasures. In this course, we explore the built-in security features that come with Windows 10 and are designed to resist many known threats. This includes Group Policies, User Account Control, AppLocker, Device Guard, Windows Advanced Firewall, Windows Defender, and other Windows 10 internal protections. This Skillsoft learning path covers the objectives for the Microsoft exam, Building Configuring Windows Devices (beta for Windows 10) (70-697). This exam counts toward the Configuring Windows Devices Microsoft Specialist certification.

Target Audience
This course targets IT professionals who install, configure, maintain, and support Microsoft Windows 10 client desktops, devices, and users within any size organization.

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