Configuring Network Connectivity 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

The ability to have two computers, or 2 million computers interoperating and communicating with each other is the foundation of the Internet and of networking environments in general. This course examines the protocols and settings used to accomplish this, along with the technologies and configurations that are used to protect and control computers that exist in these networked environments. This course will examine IP configurations, network settings, firewall configurations, and remote management and control using various tools such as Remote Assistance, group policies, and PowerShell scripts. This course maps to exam 70-680: TS: Windows 7 Configuring. This exam is required for the certification MSCA: Windows 7, Configuration.


IP and Network Settings

  • configure APIPA for IPv4 in Windows 7
  • set up a network connection in Windows 7
  • manage devices and printers
  • identify the functions of Windows 7 network technologies
  • configure IPv4 and network settings in Windows 7

Windows Firewall

  • configure firewall notifications
  • rank firewall rules in the order of priority
  • create an authenticated exception
  • configure the profile and settings of Windows 7 Firewall

Remote Assistance and Remote Management

  • set up a Remote Assistance session to help a user
  • recognize the ways in which solicited and unsolicited Remote Assistance works
  • identify the features of PowerShell 2.0
  • recognize the functions of remote shell and remote management policies
  • recognize the benefits of Problem Steps Recorder





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