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Configure Devices and Disks in Windows 10

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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.


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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
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