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Configuring Windows 8 (M20687)

Learn how to install and manage the Windows 8.1 desktop for enterprise organizations.

Vendor# M20687

GK# 6410

Course Overview

In this course, you will gain the skills needed administer and configure Windows 8.1in a Windows Server domain environment and also provide secure, managed access to users from their non-domain joined Windows devices. You will learn to install and customize Windows 8.1 operating systems and apps, integrate and control access to domains and cloud services, and migrate and synchronize settings across multiple devices. You will work with mobile security and customize configurations using Windows management tools including Group Policy and Windows PowerShell.

You will also cover how to configure user settings and profiles, local and remote network connectivity, Client Hyper-V, virtual apps, and Internet Explorer 11. Finally, you will learn how to optimize security and provide controlled access from Windows 8.1 PCs and devices to specified resources through Workplace Join services and Work Folders.

This course incorporates material from Configuring Windows 8 (M20687) and it can assist you in your preparation for Exam 70-687: Configuring Windows 8.1.

NOTE: This course is based on Windows 8.1 Enterprise Edition with domain services provided by Windows Server 2012 R2.

Delivery Format Options

  • Classroom Live

    Classroom Live

    Receive face-to-face instruction at one of our training center locations.

    From

    $2995 CAD

    5 day

  • Virtual Classroom Live

    Virtual Classroom Live

    Experience expert-led online training from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere with an Internet connection.

    From

    $2995 CAD

    5 day

  • Virtual Classroom Fit

    Virtual Classroom Fit

    Attend live, online training sessions for a total of 24 hours spread over four weeks.

    From

    $2995 CAD

    5 day

  • Private Group Training

    Private Group Training

    Train your entire team in a private, coordinated professional development session at the location of your choice.

    Receive private training for teams online and in-person.

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What You'll Learn

  • Determine requirements and perform the tasks for installing and deploying Windows 8.1
  • Manage profiles and user state between Windows devices
  • Configure disks, partitions, volumes, and device drivers in a Windows 8.1 system
  • Configure network connectivity
  • Configure resource connectivity for both domain-joined and non-domain joined PCs and devices
  • Implement Windows 8.1 technologies to secure network connections
  • Configure file, folder, and printer access
  • Implement tools and technologies that can help secure Windows 8.1 PCs and devices
  • Configure and control desktop apps, Windows Store apps, and virtual apps
  • Optimize and maintain Windows 8.1 PCs and devices
  • Configure mobile computer settings and to enable remote access
  • Determine how to recover Windows 8.1 from various failures
  • Describe and configure Client Hyper-V

Follow-On Courses

Who Needs To Attend

IT professionals who configure and support Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 computers, devices, users and associated network and security resources

Course Outline

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Training Exclusives

This course comes with 12 months access to the following benefits:

  • Practice Labs
  • 24x7 Mentoring
  • Indexed Class Recordings
  • Unlimited Retakes
  • Digital Courseware
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