Microsoft Windows 10: Managing and Maintaining Windows

IT professionals who support or configure Windows 10 devices, users, or associated network and security resources


Expected Duration
87 minutes

Once your Windows installation is complete, and the system is running smoothly, your job still isn’t done. You need to continue to maintain your Windows installation to keep everything running well for a long time. This course explains how to monitor and maintain your Windows installation, and how to keep everything secure and safe from crashes or attacks. This course is one in a series of courses for the Installing and Configuring Windows 10 learning path.


Configure Updates

  • start the course
  • configure and implement Windows Update options, including Insider Preview, Current Branch, Current Branch for Business, and Long Term Servicing Branch
  • manage update history, roll back updates, and update Windows Store apps

Monitor Windows

  • configure and analyze Event Viewer logs and event subscriptions
  • monitor performance using Task Manager, Resource Monitor, Performance Monitor, and Data Collector Sets
  • monitor system resources, printers, and indexing options
  • manage client security by using Windows Defender, and evaluating system stability using Reliability Monitor

Configure System Recovery

  • configure a recovery drive, a system restore, and restore points
  • perform a refresh, recycle, or driver rollback
  • resolve hardware and device issues, and interpret data from Device Manager
  • restore previous versions of files and folders, configure File History, and recover files from OneDrive
  • use Windows Backup and Restore, perform a backup and restore with WBAdmin, and perform recovery operations using Windows Recovery

Configure Device Security

  • configure Microsoft Passport, Windows Hello, picture passwords, and biometrics
  • configure workgroups, domain settings, and HomeGroup settings
  • configure local account, Microsoft accounts, Credential Manager, and UAC
  • configure Device Registration, Device Guard, Device Health Attestation

Configure Advanced Management Tools

  • configure Task Scheduler and services
  • configure and use the MMC

Practice: Managing and Maintaining Windows

  • review and manage a Windows maintenance plan





Multi-license discounts available for Annual and Monthly subscriptions.