Configuring Access to Resources in Windows 7

Individuals taking the first of the Windows 7 exams – 70-680: TS: Windows 7 Configuring, which is required for the certification MSCA: Windows 7, Configuration.

At least one year of experience in the IT field, as well as experience implementing and administering any Windows client operating system in a networked environment

Expected Duration
120 minutes

Computer and network access configuration is a major part of a computer administrator’s job role. They make sure authentication and authorization schemes, user control, and file access are properly configured on computers in their networks. This course examines authentication and authorization, User Account Control, file access and shared resource management, and HomeGroup and BranchCache configurations. This course maps to exam 70-680: TS: Windows 7 Configuring. This exam is required for the certification MSCA: Windows 7, Configuration.


User Account Control and Resource Access

  • recognize the features of various authentication types
  • recognize the features of credential roaming and certificate path validation in Windows 7
  • autoenroll for a certificate and renew a certificate
  • recognize how the UAC architecture works
  • recognize the differences and similarities between logging on as an administrator and as a standard user
  • use Group Policy to configure UAC behavior
  • share a printer between Windows 7 and Windows XP machines
  • back up an EFS certificate
  • configure NTFS permissions for a file or folder
  • configure UAC behavior
  • configure file, folder, and shared resources

Configuring HomeGroup and BranchCache

  • recognize ways in which you can configure HomeGroup
  • use the netsh command to configure a BranchCache client
  • configure a computer to be a Hosted Cache server
  • configure BranchCache





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