Configuring Microsoft Windows 8.1

This course is included in the Microsoft Virtual Training Package training package.

  • 12 Month unlimited access
  • 2 Live Instructors in every class
  • Mentors available 24/7
  • Personal Success Advisers to help keep you on track
  • Certification practice exams
  • Comprehensive student resources

Overview

This course is designed to provide an in-depth understanding of the Microsoft Windows 8.1 operating system. The course covers such topics as installation, migration, Window 8 style applications, user and group accounts, security, networking, client virtualization, and advanced configuration. The course is designed to help IT professionals understand and support the technologies within Microsoft Windows 8.1.

Duration

32 Hours

Prerequisites

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

Certification

MCSA: Windows 8 Configuration

 Exam

70-687: TS: Windows 8, Configuring

Included labs

Configure Power Shell Remoting in Windows 8
Personalize Windows 8
Install, Configure, and Update Metro Application
Control How Metro Applications are Installed
Configure File History and Backup
Configure Folder Redirection Pt 1
Configure Folder Redirection Pt 2
Configuring Storage Spaces
Introduction to PowerShell
Migrate User Profiles Pt 1
Migrate User Profiles Pt 2
Working with Libraries
Configuring HomeGroups Pt 1
Configuring HomeGroups Pt 2
Configuring Internet Explorer
Setup
Restore Point
Recover to Restore Point
Recycle or Refresh Your PC
Configure Assigned Access
Move VMs Storage
Work Folders

Outline

Configuring Microsoft Windows 8.1

Module 1: Getting Started with Windows 8.1

  • Lesson 1: Introducing Windows 8.1
  • Lesson 2: Interacting with Windows 8.1

Module 2: Installing Windows 8.1

  • Lesson 1: Prepare to Install Windows 8.1
  • Lesson 2: Installing Windows 8.1
  • Lesson 3: Upgrading & Migrating to Windows 8.1
  • Lesson 4: Windows To Go

Module 3: Configuring User Accounts and Policies in Windows 8.1

  • Lesson 1: Understanding User Authentication
  • Lesson 2: Configure User Authentication
  • Lesson 3: Configure User Account Control
  • Lesson 4: Understanding Policies

Module 4: Configuring User Applications and Virtualization in Windows 8.1

  • Lesson 1: Understanding Windows Applications
  • Lesson 2: Configure Windows 8.1 Style Applications
  • Lesson 3: Configure AppLocker
  • Lesson 4: Configure Virtualization
  • Lesson 5: Configure IE 10

Module 5: Configuring User Data and Settings in Windows 8.1

  • Lesson 1: Configure User State Virtualization
  • Lesson 2: Configure User Data
  • Lesson 3: Share and Secure User Data
  • Lesson 4: Encrypt User Data

Module 6: Configuring Devices & Disks in Windows 8.1

  • Lesson 1: Configure Devices & Drivers
  • Lesson 2: Configure Disks & Storage Spaces

Module 7: Configuring Network Connections in Windows 8.1

  • Lesson 1: Configure Network Features
  • Lesson 2: Configure IP & DNS Settings
  • Lesson 3: Troubleshoot Network Connections
  • Lesson 4: Configure Network Protection

Module 8: Configuring Windows 8.1 for Mobile Computing

  • Lesson 1: Configure Power Settings
  • Lesson 2: Configure Wireless Networking
  • Lesson 3: Configure Remote Connections
  • Lesson 4: BYOD

Module 9: Monitoring & Optimizing Windows 8.1

  • Lesson 1: Monitor Windows 8.1
  • Lesson 2: Optimize Performance
  • Lesson 3: Configure Windows Updates

Module 10: Windows 8.1 System Management and Recovery

  • Lesson 1: Configure Remote Management
  • Lesson 2: Configure System Recovery
  • Lesson 3: Introducing Powershell

 

 

 

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