Synopses & Reviews
Assess your readiness for MCTS Exam 70-680—and quickly identify where you need to focus and practice. This practical, streamlined guide walks you through each exam objective, providing "need to know" checklists, review questions, tips, and links to further study—all designed to help bolster your preparation.
Reinforce your exam prep with a Rapid Review of these objectives:
- Installing, Upgrading, and Migrating to Windows 7
- Deploying Windows 7
- Configuring Hardware and Applications
- Configuring Network Connectivity
- Configuring Access to Resources
- Configuring Mobile Computing
- Monitoring and Maintaining Systems That Run Windows 7
- Configuring Backup and Recovery Options
About the Author
Orin Thomas is a consultant, writer, and Microsoft MVP for Consumer Security. He has written numerous Microsoft Press Training Kits focusing on Windows and Windows Server, and he serves as series editor for Rapid Review. He is also a contributing editor for Windows IT Pro magazine.
Table of Contents
Introduction; Microsoft Certified Professional Program; Acknowledgments; Support & Feedback; Errata; We Want to Hear from You; Stay in Touch; Chapter 1: Installing, Upgrading, and Migrating to Windows 7; 1.1 Objective 1.1: Perform a clean installation; 1.2 Objective 1.2: Upgrade to Windows 7 from previous versions of Windows; 1.3 Objective 1.3: Migrate user profiles; 1.4 Answers; Chapter 2: Deploying Windows 7; 2.1 Objective 2.1: Capture a system image; 2.2 Objective 2.2: Prepare a system image for deployment; 2.3 Objective 2.3: Deploy a system image; 2.4 Objective 2.4: Configure a VHD; 2.5 Answers; Chapter 3: Configuring Hardware and Applications; 3.1 Objective 3.1: Configure devices; 3.2 Objective 3.2: Configure application compatibility; 3.3 Objective 3.3: Configure application restrictions; 3.4 Objective 3.4: Configure Internet Explorer; 3.5 Answers; Chapter 4: Configuring Network Connectivity; 4.1 Objective 4.1: Configure IPv4 network settings; 4.2 Objective 4.2: Configure IPv6 network settings; 4.3 Objective 4.3: Configure network settings; 4.4 Objective 4.4: Configure Windows Firewall; 4.5 Objective 4.5: Configure remote management; 4.6 Answers; Chapter 5: Configuring Access to Resources; 5.1 Objective 5.1: Configure shared resources; 5.2 Objective 5.2: Configure file and folder access; 5.3 Objective 5.3: Configure User Account Control (UAC); 5.4 Objective 5.4: Configure authentication and authorization; 5.5 Objective 5.5: Configure BranchCache; 5.6 Answers; Chapter 6: Configuring Mobile Computing; 6.1 Objective 6.1: Configure BitLocker and BitLocker To Go; 6.2 Objective 6.2: Configure DirectAccess; 6.3 Objective 6.3: Configure mobility options; 6.4 Objective 6.4: Configure remote connections; 6.5 Answers; Chapter 7: Monitoring and Maintaining Systems that Run Windows 7; 7.1 Objective 7.1: Configure updates to Windows 7; 7.2 Objective 7.2: Manage disks; 7.3 Objective 7.3: Monitor systems; 7.4 Objective 7.4: Configure performance settings; 7.5 Answers; Chapter 8: Configuring Backup and Recovery Options; 8.1 Objective 8.1: Configure backup; 8.2 Objective 8.2: Configure system recovery options; 8.3 Objective 8.3: Configure file recovery options; 8.4 Answers; About the Author;