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Windows Client (MD-100T00)

In this course, students will learn how to support and configure Windows Client desktops in an organizational environment. One Microsoft exam voucher included with class.

Students will develop skills that include learning how to install, customize, and update Windows Client operating systems. Students will learn how to managing storage, files, and devices as well as how to configure network connectivity for Windows Client. Students will also learn how to secure the Windows Client OS and protect the data on the device. Finally, students will learn how to manage and troubleshoot Windows Client.

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Is This The Right Course?

Learners should have the following skills:

  • Basic understanding of computer networks and hardware concepts.
  • Basic understanding of OS and Application concepts.
  • Experience with using the Windows OS.

Who Should Attend?

Candidates for this exam are IT professionals who perform installation, configuration, general local management and maintenance of Windows Client core services. Candidates may also be familiar with enterprise scenarios and cloud-integrated services

What You'll Learn

Students will learn to,

  • Install and customize Windows Client
  • Configure Updates for Windows.
  • Configure devices and drivers for Windows.
  • Configure storage for Windows.
  • Configure network and remote management settings in Windows.
  • Configure and manage browsers and applications in Windows.
  • Configure account access and authentication.
  • Configure file and folder permissions.
  • Describe methods for securing Windows Client, common threats and methods for mitigating against them.
  • Troubleshoot Windows and application installations.
  • Troubleshoot hardware and driver issues.
  • Troubleshoot file issues and perform recoveries.

Course Outline

Module 1: Installing Windows

This module covers installing the Windows Client OS. Students will learn the different editions of Windows Client, requirements, and new features introduced. This module covers how to install the OS, as well as methods for migrations and upgrading. Students will also learn about common tools used in the deployment process.

Lessons

  • Introducing Windows Client
  • Windows Client Editions and Requirements
  • Installation Methods
  • Upgrading and Migrating to Windows Client
  • Deployment Methods

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understanding the different editions and features of Windows Client.
  • Understand the Windows Client client installation options.
  • Practice installing Windows Client.
  • Migrate content using the User State Migration Tool.

 

Module 2: Configuring Authorization & Authentication

This module introduces the tools and features of Windows Client for authorizing access to Windows Client clients. Students will learn about methods for how users sign-in to Windows Client. This module also covers restricting what users can or cannot do on a device through methods like UAC and account types.

Lessons

  • Authentication
  • Managing Users and Groups
  • Configuring User Account Control
  • Implementing Device Registration

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the different methods for securing data and the Windows Client OS.
  • Describe the different types of user and service accounts.
  • Configure Windows Hello.
  • Configure user account control.
  • Register a device with a domain.


Module 3: Post-installation Configuration and Personalization

This module covers common post-installation tasks in Windows Client. Students will learn how to customize the user interface, as well as using the control panel and settings app to configure common OS settings. This course will also introduce students to Windows PowerShell. This module will cover how device drivers work and how they work. Students will also be introduced to managing and configuring hardware peripherals such as printers.

Lessons

  • Configure and Customize the Windows Start Menu
  • Common Configuration Options
  • Advanced Configuration Methods
  • Managing Drivers and Devices

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Customize the Windows Client UI
  • Configure device specific settings such as power plans and mobile device options.
  • Use the Windows control panel and setting app to configure settings.
  • Perform tasks using Windows PowerShell.
  • Describe concepts related to drivers.
  • Describe printer management concepts.
  • Configure client-side printing and managing print server properties.

 

Module 4: Updating Windows Windows Client

In this module, Students will learn about keeping Windows Client up-to-date. Students will be introduced to the new Windows servicing model and how it applies to various scenarios. Students will learn the various different methods for updating Windows and applications, as well as managing updates using tools like group policy and Windows Update for Business.

Lessons

  • Windows Servicing Model
  • Updating Windows

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the Windows servicing model.
  • Configure Windows update settings.
  • Describe updating Windows using WSUS.
  • Describe updating Windows using Windows Update for Business.
  • Configure Windows update using group policy.

 

Module 5: Configuring Networking

In this module, Students will learn about networking concepts. This module will introduce to IPv4 and IPv6, and concepts like DNS. Students will learn how to configure network settings in Windows, as well as learn about wireless network technologies. The module will conclude with methods of managing Windows remotely.

Lessons

  • Configure IP Network Connectivity
  • Implement Name Resolution
  • Implement Wireless Network Connectivity
  • Remote Access Overview
  • Remote Management

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure IP network connectivity.
  • Describe how name resolution works.
  • Describe remote access technologies like VPNs.
  • Configure Windows for remote management and access.

 

Module 6: Configuring Storage

This module covers storage configuration and management in Windows Client. Students will be introduced to local, cloud and virtual storage options. This course will also cover configuring storage on client devices and introduce storage spaces.

Lessons

  • Managing Storage
  • Maintaining Disks and Volumes
  • Managing Storage Spaces

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the options and benefits of local, cloud, and virtual storage.
  • Configure local disk partitions and volumes.
  • Describe the capabilities and benefits of Storage spaces.


Module 7: Configuring Data Access and Usage

In this module, Students will learn about permissions. This module will cover considerations for different files systems. Students will learn how to configure file and folder permissions as well as shared folders. Students will also learn configuring settings through methods such as local and group policy. The module will conclude with configuring OneDrive and Work Folders.

Lessons

  • Overview of File Systems
  • Configuring and Managing File Access
  • Configuring and Managing Shared Folders
  • Managing User Files

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the differences and benefits of supported file systems.
  • Configure file and folder permissions.
  • Configure shared folders.
  • Secure Windows through local policy settings.

 

Module 8: Managing Apps in Windows Client

In this module, Students will be introduced to App management in Windows Client. This module will cover the different types of apps and supported installation methods. Students will learn how to install apps using manual and automated methods, as well as manage app delivery using the Windows Store. Finally, this module will cover the differences between Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge.

Lessons

  • Providing Apps to Users
  • Managing Universal Windows Apps
  • Web Browsers in Windows Client

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the different types of applications.
  • Install applications manually and using automated methods.
  • Manage application deployment using the Windows Store.
  • Learn about web browser features in Windows Client.

 

Module 9: Configuring Threat Protection and Advanced Security

This module introduces students to protecting devices from external threats. Students will learn about the different types of common threats. This module will teach students about using encryption, firewalls, and IPSec to help protect against threats. The module will conclude with how to configure and use Windows Defender and AppLocker.

Lessons

  • Malware and Threat Protection
  • Windows Defender
  • Connection Security Rules
  • Advanced Protection Methods

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Identify common security threats .
  • Describe the methods by which you can mitigate these common security threats.
  • Describe the different methods of encryption.
  • Describe how Windows firewall can secure the device.
  • Describe the benefits of using IPSec.
  • Describe the different features of Windows Defender.
  • Describe the benefits of using AppLocker.

 

Module 10: Supporting the Windows Client Environment

This module will cover the Windows Client architecture and common environments. Students will be introduced to the various tools used in maintaining Windows. This module will also discuss methodologies for effectively troubleshooting issues and how to proactively manage and optimize Windows Client.

Lessons

  • Windows Architecture
  • Support and Diagnostic Tools
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting Computer Performance

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the Windows architecture.
  • Describe key stages in troubleshooting.
  • Describe the purpose and benefits of the various tools in Windows.
  • Use monitoring tools to establish a performance baseline
  • Optimize performance on Windows Client clients.

 

Module 11: Troubleshooting Files & Applications

This module helps students plan for file backup and recovery. Students will learn how to plan and configure data protection strategies and how to perform various file and system recovery methods. This module also includes common methods for troubleshooting application installation issues, compatibility issues, and resolving browser issues.

Lessons

  • File Recovery in Windows Client
  • Application Troubleshooting

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the different methods of file recovery.
  • Configure Windows Client to support individual file and system recovery.
  • Recover a device using the Reset This PC function.
  • Solve application compatibility issues with the Application Compatibility Toolkit.
  • Troubleshoot common browser issues.

 

Module 12: Troubleshooting the OS

In this module, Students will learn how to troubleshoot startup and service issues related to the operating system. This module will teach the different startup and recovery options, and how to troubleshoot different Windows services.

Lessons

  • Troubleshooting Windows Startup
  • Troubleshooting Operating System Service Issues

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the various methods identifying and recovering from startup issues.
  • Describe when to use the various advanced startup options.
  • Identify and disable a failed service.
  • Identify and mitigate common locked account scenarios.

 

Module 13: Troubleshooting Hardware and Drivers

This module introduces hardware troubleshooting. Students will learn about driver management and how to troubleshoot devices. Students will also learn steps for troubleshooting system hardware and external peripherals such as USB drives and printers, including diagnostic methods and remediation.

Lessons

  • Troubleshooting Device Driver Failures
  • Overview of Hardware Troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting Physical Failures

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Troubleshoot and remediate driver issues.
  • Troubleshoot Peripherals
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Labs Outline

  • Lab : Deploying Windows using Windows ADK tools
  • Lab : Managing Domain Authentication
  • Lab : Managing Local User and Microsoft Account Authentication
  • Lab : Managing password and account options
  • Lab : Managing Azure AD Authentication
  • Lab : Managing local and network printers
  • Windows Client Lab : Managing Windows Client Settings
  • Lab : Synchronizing settings between devices
  • Lab : Managing Windows Update Settings
  • Lab : Configuring Network Connectivity
  • Lab : Configuring and Testing Name Resolution
  • Lab : Administering Windows Client Using Remote Management
  • Lab : Creating a Storage Space
  • Lab : Managing Storage
  • Lab : Configuring and Managing Permissions and Shares
  • Lab : Using Conditions to Control Access and Effective Permissions
  • Lab : Work Folders
  • Lab : Synchronizing files with OneDrive
  • Lab : Configuring Microsoft Edge to support Internet Explorer Enterprise Mode
  • Lab : Installing Apps in Windows Client
  • Lab : Configuring Microsoft Defender Antivirus and Windows Security
  • Lab : Configuring Firewall and Connection Security
  • Lab : Configuring BitLocker
  • Lab : Monitoring Events
  • Lab : Monitoring Reliability and Performance
  • Lab : Using File History to Recover Files
  • Lab : Using Advanced Startup and Windows RE to recover from Boot Failures
  • Lab : Recovering Windows using Reset This PC
  • Lab : Troubleshooting Hardware by Using Windows Memory Diagnostics
  • Lab : Recovering Windows by using a Restore Point
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Prerequisites

Learners should have the following skills:

  • Basic understanding of computer networks and hardware concepts.
  • Basic understanding of OS and Application concepts.
  • Experience with using the Windows OS.

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