Microsoft Windows 8 – Managing and Maintaining: Installation and Applications

IT professionals who configure or support Windows 8 in domain-based or peer-to-peer environments. This includes support personnel, consultants and IT generalists.


Expected Duration
120 minutes

Windows 8 includes a number of new technologies relating to deployment including Windows To Go and the ability to natively boot from a virtual hard disk file. Windows 8 also includes new technologies for managing applications, such as Client Hyper-V, and a plethora of new group policy settings for IE 10. This course covers installation and migration strategies for Windows 8, and also covers application installation, management and compatibility management for Windows 8 systems. This course is one of a series which cover the objectives for Microsoft Exam 70-688: Managing and Maintaining Windows 8. This exam is a requirement for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows 8 certification.

Please note this course is based on the original Windows 8 release. Skillsoft recommends visiting the vendor website to confirm exam requirements.


Cloud Application Strategy

  • recognize design considerations for Office 365 use
  • manage Windows Store apps in a given scenario
  • manage applications on a domain with Applocker
  • User Settings Strategy

  • describe Windows 8 user profile types
  • identify the requirements for integrating Windows Live with Windows 8
  • recognize the User Experience Virtualization components used in Windows 8




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