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Configuring Microsoft Windows 10 Expert Live with Encore

Configuring Microsoft Windows 10 Expert Live with Encore

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This course provides an in-depth understanding of the Microsoft Windows 10 operating system – from installation and migration to utilizing apps and virtualization to managing user and group accounts to implementing advanced configuration. The five key areas of focus are productivity, deployment, management, networking, and security. This course is designed to help IT professionals understand and support the technologies within Microsoft Windows 10.
To benefit fully from this course, students should have the following prerequisite courses/skills and knowledge:
Six months to one year of IT experience
Working knowledge of Windows clients
Familiarity with installing client desktop operating systems
Familiarity with basic networking and security concepts
Familiarity with basic Active Directory concepts
Technical knowledge of PKI, DNS, and WAIK is also helpful
Microsoft Specialist
70-697: Configuring Windows Devices
Included Labs
Add Microsoft Account
Configuring Microsoft Windows 10
Module 1: Intro to Windows 10
Lesson 1: Windows 10 Story
More Personal Computing
One Windows
Windows 10 Editions and Windows as a Service (WaaS)
Lesson 2: Interact with Windows 10
Start Menu and Personalization
Module 2: Upgrade or Provision Devices to Windows 10
Lesson 1: Get Ready
Deployment Considerations
Deployment Options
Lesson 2: Do an In-Place Upgrade
How Upgrade Works
How to Do an Upgrade
Lesson 3: Provision a New Device
Windows 10 Provisioning Overview
Provisioning Packages
Module 3: Deploy Windows 10 with Traditional Tools
Lesson 1: Understand Windows Installation and Boot Components
Install Components
Windows Boot Environment
Lesson 2: Understand and Use Windows ADK
Windows ADK
Answer File
Lesson 3: Create a Custom Windows Image
Create Custom Image
Service Custom Image
Lesson 4: Deploy Windows Image
Deploy Custom Image
Windows To Go
Module 4: Manage Windows 10 Devices
Lesson 1: Management Overview
Manage Windows 10
Overview of Management Products
Lesson 2: Windows Client Management
Built-In Management Features
Lesson 3: Windows Update
How Windows Stays Up-to-Date
Lesson 4: Microsoft Intune Management
Microsoft Intune
Module 5: Configure Devices and Disks in Windows 10
Lesson 1: Supported Hardware Technologies
Form Factors in Windows 10
Display Technologies
Configure Device Settings
Lesson 2: Configure Device Drivers
Windows Device Driver
Driver Signing
Universal Drivers
Install Device Drivers
Lesson 3: Configure Print Devices
Print Devices
Lesson 4: Manage Disks and Volumes
Disk Overview
Storage Spaces
Module 6: Configure Networking in Windows 10
Lesson 1: Network Components
Network Overview
Lesson 2: Wired and Wireless Access
Configure Ethernet Adapter
Configure Wi-Fi
Configure Mobile Broadband
Lesson 3: IP Addressing
Overview of IP
IPv4 Addressing
IPv6 Addressing
Lesson 4: Name Resolution
Name Resolution Explained
Configure Name Resolution
Module 7: Configure Remote Connections in Windows 10
Lesson 1: Configure Remote Desktop
Remote Connections
Remote Desktop Protocol
Lesson 2: Configure VPN and DirectAccess
Lesson 3: Configure Workplace Join
Workplace Join
Module 8: Introduction to Windows 10 Security
Lesson 1: Security Overview
Today’s Threats
Windows 10 Security
Lesson 2: Windows Authentication Overview
How Login Works
User Accounts and Devices
Microsoft Passport and VSM
How Access Tokens Work
Module 9: Configure Secure Identities in Windows 10
Lesson 1: Configure Windows Authentication
Configure Accounts
Configure Domain Accounts
Configure Cloud Join
Lesson 2: Configure Windows Sign-in Options
Configure Sign-In Options
Configure Windows Hello
Configure Virtual Smart Cards
Lesson 3: Configure Local Security Policies
Policy Overview
Lesson 4: Configure User Account Control
UAC Overview
Configure UAC
Module 10: Configure User Data in Windows 10
Lesson 1: Mobile Data Access
Mobile Data Access
Work Folders
Lesson 2: Desktop Data Access
User Profiles and Libraries
Folder Redirection
Other Data Techs
Lesson 3: Sharing User Data
Shared Folders
Lesson 4: Protecting User Data
File History
Module 11: Data Protection in Windows 10
Lesson 1: Overview of Data Protection
Data Protection in Windows 10
Overview of Enterprise Data Protection
Lesson 2: Configure File System Permission
Standard Permissions
Advanced Permissions
Permission Precedence and Inheritance
Troubleshoot NTFS Permissions
Lesson 3: Configure File System Encryption
Encrypted File System (EFS)
Lesson 4: Configure BitLocker and Device Encryption
BitLocker Overview
Configure BitLocker
Recovery and Maintenance
Module 12: Support Windows Apps and the Windows Store in Windows 10
Lesson 1: Understand Universal Applications
Windows 10 App Model
Characteristics of Universal Apps
New Built-In Apps
Lesson 2: Understand the Windows Store
Windows Store Features
Windows Store Surfaces
How Business Store Works
Lesson 3: Install Windows Apps
Install Universal Windows Apps
Lesson 4: Manage Windows Apps
Manage Universal Windows Apps in the Enterprise
Module 13: Install and Manage Windows 10 Desktop Applications
Lesson 1: Install Applications
Application Delivery Options
Desktop Apps
Office 365
Deploy Apps Using Intune
Lesson 2: Configure Azure RemoteApp
Azure RemoteApp Overview
Azure RemoteApp Configuration Options
Lesson 3: Manage Applications and Services
Manage Apps Locally
Manage Apps in the Enterprise
Application Compatibility
Module 14: Threat Resistance Technologies in Windows 10
Lesson 1: Secure Boot and Device Guard
Boot Time Threats
Device Guard
Lesson 2: AppLocker
AppLocker Overview
Configure AppLocker Lesson 3: Windows Advanced Firewall
Features of Windows Advanced Firewall
Firewall Rules
Lesson 4: Windows Defender
Windows Defender Overview
Manage Windows Defender
Lesson 5: Other Internal Protections
Additional Windows Protections
Module 15: Web Browsers in Windows 10
Lesson 1: Browse with Microsoft Edge
Why a New Browser
Lesson 2: Browse with Internet Explorer 11
IE11 Compatibility
Module 16: Configure Virtualization Technologies in Windows 10 Lesson 1: Configure Hyper-V
New Features
Lesson 2: Configure Virtual Machines
VM Components
Create and Manage a VM
Lesson 3: Configure Virtual Storage and Networking
Configure Virtual Storage
Configure Virtual Networking
Module 17: Monitor, Optimize, and Recover Windows 10
Lesson 1: Optimize Windows 10
Improve Performance
Monitoring Tools
Optimizing Tools
Lesson 2: Power Management
Power Management Features
Power Management Configuration
Lesson 3: Recover and Repair
File History and Backup
vRepair Tools
Windows Recovery Tools

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. It is also designed for individuals who seek professional distinction through the 70-697 Configuring Windows Devices exam.

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Lesson Objectives

Configuring Microsoft Windows 10 Expert Live with Encore

  • Interact with Windows 10 and understand Windows as a Service (WaaS)
  • Prepare to install Windows 10 and provision devices
  • Upgrade and migrate to Windows 10
  • Install Windows 10 using Setup, Windows ADK, and MDT
  • Configure Windows To Go
  • Compare no join, Azure AD joined, and AD DS domain joined management models
  • Use PowerShell to manage devices
  • Configure remote management
  • Configure Intune
  • Understand new hardware support such as AllJoyn, USB 3.1 / Type C, and NFC
  • Utilize display technologies such as multi-monitor support and Miracast
  • Configure devices and drivers, including v4 print drivers
  • Configure devices and drivers, including v4 print drivers
  • Configure disks and Storage Spaces
  • Configure wireless access and Wi-Fi Direct
  • Configure IPv4, IPv6 and DNS settings
  • Configure remote access including RDP, VPNs, DirectAccess, Workplace Join
  • Utilize Azure AD and Microsoft Passport and VSM
  • Configure secure identities
  • Configure Windows Hello
  • Configure local policies and User Account Controls
  • Configure offline files, roaming profiles, and folder redirection
  • Share protected user data with Homegroups, OneDrive, Shared Folders, and File History
  • Configure user data including libraries, File History and disk quotas
  • Share, secure, and encrypt user data
  • Install and support Windows apps
  • Configure AppLocker
  • Configure network protection via Windows Advanced Firewall, Windows Defender, and font block
  • Browse the Internet with IE11 and Microsoft Edge
  • Configure client Hyper-V
  • Troubleshoot network connections
  • Monitor and optimize Windows 10 performance
  • Configure power settings
  • Deploy Windows updates
  • Configure system recovery
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