Troubleshooting Windows 7 Client Configuration

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


Microsoft Windows 7 provides features and tools to help troubleshoot and resolve issues that may occasionally arise on the client machines. Some problems may arise for Group Policy settings, authorization and authentication, networking, and Internet Explorer. Windows 7 provides specific tools to help resolve issues with these features. This course demonstrates how to troubleshoot and resolve issues with Group Policy settings by using the Group Policy Results Wizard; authentication and authorization, such as logon issues and permissions; networking issues for wired and wireless networks and VPNs; and Internet Explorer. This course is one of a series in the SkillSoft learning path that covers the objectives for the Microsoft exam: 70-686 Pro: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator. Passing this exam will earn the learner Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator certification.

Target Audience

Individuals undertaking high level Windows desktop administration certification, and possibly Windows Server Enterprise Support certification. The customer base will also include companies using Microsoft Windows desktop and server systems that need their IT staff certified to a high level.


Individuals should have at least 3 years experience installing, configuring, and administering clients in a Windows networked environment; Familiarity with client administration in Windows Server; Experience with deployment of operating systems and applications; Familiarity with Windows Server management tools such System Center suite.

Expected Duration

120 min.

Course Objectives

Resolve Group Policy Issues in Windows 7

  • identify the settings that affect how Group Policies are processed
  • use tools to determine which Group Policy settings have been applied
  • recognize how to resolve Group Policy issues in a given scenario
  • recognize where to troubleshoot Group Policy settings that affect processing
  • Resolve Security Setting Issues in Windows 7

  • recognize how to troubleshoot Kerberos problems
  • recognize how to troubleshoot permission problems
  • recognize how to enable auditing for Privileged Elevation
  • Resolving Group Policy and Security Issues in Windows 7

  • using Group Policy Result wizard to determine the GPO settings applied to a specific user and computer
  • Resolve Network Issues in Windows 7

  • recognize how to troubleshoot network issues in a given scenario
  • Resolve Internet Explorer Issues in Windows 7

  • use tools to troubleshoot Internet Explorer issues in Windows 7
  • recognize steps to take when some web pages do not display correctly
  • troubleshoot Group Policy issues in Internet Explorer
  • Resolving Networking and Internet Explorer Issues in Windows 7