MD-100: Windows Client Competency (Intermediate Level)

  • 24m
  • 24 questions
The MD-100: Windows Client Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your working understanding of Windows administration concepts and tools. A learner who scores high on this benchmark can work on Windows clients with some supervision and direction from a superior. They have a competent understanding of Windows 10 administration concepts and can participate in and lead informed conversations on the subject.

Topics covered

  • access and configure Windows 10 network settings
  • compare and contrast Windows editions and features that will help you determine which edition to select
  • describe how to configure Windows 10 and 11 interface settings using Personalization and Display settings
  • describe how to manage devices using Group Policy in Windows 10
  • describe the features and purpose of Privacy Settings in Windows 10
  • discuss the features and purpose of Account Settings in Windows 10
  • identify how to connect and configure mobile device networking in Windows 10
  • install a basic and clean version of Windows 10
  • install and configure device drivers in Windows 10
  • list feature-specific requirements for installing Windows 10
  • list minimal and recommended hardware requirements for installing Windows 10
  • outline the purpose of Windows Services, and how to view and modify services
  • outline the purpose of Windows Task Manager, how to access it, and its various features
  • outline various methods for configuring how Windows 10 should start up, including methods for controlling startup applications
  • outline Windows services, their purpose, and how to view services and modify the way they run
  • prepare a system for first use after installing Windows 10
  • provide an overview of how to configure regional settings in Windows 10
  • provide an overview of power settings in Windows 10 and how to configure them
  • provide an overview of Windows 10 system settings using the Settings app
  • recognize basic features of the Windows 10 interface, including the Start Menu, Cortana, taskbar, system tray, tablet mode, and keyboard navigation features
  • recognize the pros and cons of a clean install vs. an upgrade
  • upgrade to Windows 10 on a system with a previous version of Windows
  • use Windows Device Manager and identify the various elements of a working Windows system
  • work with network drives in Windows 10