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McItp Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-686): Windows 7 Desktop Administrator

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Publisher Comments:

EXAM PREP GUIDE

Ace your preparation for the skills measured by MCTS Exam 70-620—and on the job. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam objective. Then, reinforce what youve learned by applying your knowledge to real-world case scenarios and practice exercises. This official Microsoft study guide is designed to help you make the most of your study time.

Maximize your performance on the exam by learning to:

  • Install and configure the operating system and device drivers
  • Configure User Access Control and security settings
  • Set up and troubleshoot network connections, Windows Firewall, and remote access
  • Configure Windows Media Center, Windows Sidebar, and other built-in applications
  • Set up mobile devices and Tablet PCs
  • Troubleshoot and optimize system performance and reliability

PRACTICE TESTS

Assess your skills with practice tests on CD. You can work through hundreds of questions using multiple testing modes to meet your specific learning needs. You get detailed explanations for right and wrong answers, including a customized learning path that describes how and where to focus your studies.

Your training kit includes:

  • 15% exam discount from Microsoft. Offer expires 12/31/11. Details inside.
  • Official self-paced study guide.
  • Practice tests with multiple, customizable testing options and a learning plan based on your results.
  • 425+ practice and review questions.
  • Case scenarios, practice exercises, and best practices.
  • Fully searchable eBook of this guide.

A Note Regarding the CD or DVD

The print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via OReilly Medias Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit OReillys web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to booktech@oreilly.com.

Book News Annotation:

This study guide for the desktop administrator upgrade to the Microsoft Certified IT Professional certification provides step-by-step instructions, reference material and exercises for exam preparation. Intended for administrators with a minimum of three year's experience in managing medium to large scale enterprise Windows 7 client networks, this volume covers exam topics such as designing a client life cycle, custom image creation, client installation and configuration, security, application deployment and network troubleshooting. Chapters contain numerous illustrations, screen shots and exercises and sample test and other additional materials are included on an companion CD-ROM. Exercises in this volume require specific hardware and software configurations and access to test clients and a test server running Windows Server 2008 R2 is required. Zacker is a contributor to numerous Windows computer books and Thomas is a consultant with several Microsoft certifications. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Announcing an all-new SELF-PACED TRAINING KIT designed to help maximize your performance on 70-686, the required exam for the MCITP: Windows 7, Desktop Administrator certification. This 2-in-1 kit includes the official Microsoft® study guide, plus practice tests on CD to help you assess your skills. It comes packed with the tools and features exam candidates want most-including in-depth, self-paced training based on final exam content; rigorous, objective-by-objective review; exam tips from expert, exam-certified authors; and customizable testing options. It also provides real-world scenarios, case study examples, and labs to build the skills and expertise you can use on the job. Topics include planning and managing a client life-cycle strategy, designing a standard image and client configurations, planning Windows 7 client deployment, managing application compatibility, and identifying and resolving issues with deployment and configuration. Work at your own pace through the lessons and lab exercises. Then assess yourself using the 200 practice questions on CD, featuring multiple customizable testing options to meet your specific needs. Choose timed or untimed testing mode, generate random tests, or focus on discrete objectives. You get detailed explanations for right and wrong answers-including pointers back to the book for further study. -making this kit an exceptional value and a great career investment.

A Note Regarding Practice Tests

Assess your skills with practice tests. You can work through hundreds of questions using multiple testing modes to meet your specific learning needs. You get detailed explanations for right and wrong answers—including a customized learning path that describes how and where to focus your studies.

For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.

About the Author

Craig Zacker is a writer, editor, and network administrator who has written or contributed to dozens of books on operating systems, networking, and PC hardware, along with several college texts and online training courses.

Table of Contents

DedicationAbout the AuthorsIntroductionChapter 1: Installing Windows Vista ClientChapter 2: Windows Vista Upgrades and MigrationsChapter 3: Troubleshooting Post-Installation System SettingsChapter 4: Configuring and Troubleshooting Internet AccessChapter 5: User Account ControlChapter 6: Configuring Internet Explorer SecurityChapter 7: Configuring Network ConnectivityChapter 8: Configuring Firewall and Remote Support SettingsChapter 9: Configuring Communications Applications Included with Windows VistaChapter 10: Configuring Faxes, Media Applications, and the Windows SidebarChapter 11: Maintaining and Optimizing Windows VistaChapter 12: Configuring Updates and Protecting DataChapter 13: Configuring Mobile DevicesChapter 14: Working with a Tablet PCAnswersGlossarySystem RequirementsExam 70-620: Configuring Windows Vista ClientAdditional Resources for IT ProfessionalsMore Great Resources for IT Professionals

Product Details

ISBN:
9780735627178
Subtitle:
Windows 7 Enterprise Desktop Administrator
Publisher:
Microsoft Press
Author:
Zacker, L. J.
Author:
Thomas, Orin
Author:
Zacker, Craig
Author:
McLean, Ian
Subject:
Certification Guides - General
Subject:
Operating Systems - Windows
Subject:
Technical Skills
Subject:
Computers-Reference - General
Subject:
MCITP;administrator;certification;desktop;exam;kit;management;microsoft;security;self-paced;study guide;training;windows
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Microsoft Press Training Kit
Publication Date:
20101011
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
592
Dimensions:
9.00 x 7.38 in

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Computer Certification » Microsoft » Windows 7 Enterprise Desktop » Administration
Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » General
Computers and Internet » Operating Systems » General

McItp Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-686): Windows 7 Desktop Administrator
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"Synopsis" by , Announcing an all-new SELF-PACED TRAINING KIT designed to help maximize your performance on 70-686, the required exam for the MCITP: Windows 7, Desktop Administrator certification. This 2-in-1 kit includes the official Microsoft® study guide, plus practice tests on CD to help you assess your skills. It comes packed with the tools and features exam candidates want most-including in-depth, self-paced training based on final exam content; rigorous, objective-by-objective review; exam tips from expert, exam-certified authors; and customizable testing options. It also provides real-world scenarios, case study examples, and labs to build the skills and expertise you can use on the job. Topics include planning and managing a client life-cycle strategy, designing a standard image and client configurations, planning Windows 7 client deployment, managing application compatibility, and identifying and resolving issues with deployment and configuration. Work at your own pace through the lessons and lab exercises. Then assess yourself using the 200 practice questions on CD, featuring multiple customizable testing options to meet your specific needs. Choose timed or untimed testing mode, generate random tests, or focus on discrete objectives. You get detailed explanations for right and wrong answers-including pointers back to the book for further study. -making this kit an exceptional value and a great career investment.

A Note Regarding Practice Tests

Assess your skills with practice tests. You can work through hundreds of questions using multiple testing modes to meet your specific learning needs. You get detailed explanations for right and wrong answers—including a customized learning path that describes how and where to focus your studies.

For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.
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