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MS-6292 - Installing and Configuring Windows 7 Client

This three-day instructor-led course is intended for IT professionals who are interested in expanding their knowledge base and technical skills about Windows 7 Client. In this course, students learn how to install, upgrade, and migrate to Windows 7 client. Students then configure Windows 7 client for network connectivity, security, maintenance, and mobile computing.

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Prerequisites


Before attending this course, students must have:
  • Experience installing PC hardware and devices.
  • Basic understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts.
  • Basic Windows and Active Directory knowledge.
  • The skills to map network file shares.
  • Experience working from a command prompt.
  • Basic knowledge of the fundamentals of applications. For example, how client computer applications communicate with the server.
  • Basic understanding of security concepts such as authentication and authorization.
  • An understanding of the fundamental principles of using printers.

Detailed Class Syllabus


Module 1: Installing, Upgrading, and Migrating to Windows 7


Preparing to Install Windows 7
Performing a Clean Installation of Windows 7
Upgrading and Migrating to Windows 7
Performing Image-based Installation of Windows 7
Configuring Application Compatibility

Module 2: Configuring Disks and Device Drivers


Partitioning Disks in Windows 7
Managing Disk Volumes
Maintaining Disks in Windows 7
Installing and Configuring Device Drivers

Module 3: Configuring File Access and Printers on Windows 7 Client Computer


Overview of Authentication and Authorization
Managing File Access in Windows 7
Managing Shared Folders
Configuring File Compression
Managing Printing

Module 4: Configuring Network Connectivity


Configuring IPv4 Network Connectivity
Configuring IPv6 Network Connectivity
Implementing Automatic IP Address Allocation
Troubleshooting Network Issues

Module 5: Configuring Wireless Network Connections


Overview of Wireless Networks
Configuring a Wireless Network

Module 6: Securing Windows 7 Desktops


Overview of Security Management in Windows 7
Securing a Windows 7 Client Computer by Using Local Security Policy Settings
Securing Data by Using EFS and BitLocker
Configuring Application Restrictions
Configuring User Account Control
Configuring Windows Firewall
Configuring Security Settings in Internet Explorer 8
Configuring Windows Defender

Module 7: Optimizing and Maintaining Windows 7 Client Computers


Maintaining Performance by Using the Windows 7 Performance Tools
Maintaining Reliability by Using the Windows 7 Diagnostic Tools
Backing Up and Restoring Data by Using Windows Backup
Restoring a Windows 7 System by Using System Restore Points
Configuring Windows Update

Module 8: Configuring Mobile Computing and Remote Access in Windows 7


Configuring Mobile Computer and Device Settings
Configuring Remote Desktop and Remote Assistance for Remote Access
Configuring DirectAccess for Remote Access
Configuring BranchCache for Remote Access