This is an accelerated class which combines course MS6292: Installing and Configuring Windows 7 Client and MS6293: Troubleshooting and Supporting Windows 7 in the Enterprise into one five day offering. This course is intended for IT professionals who are interested in expanding their knowledge base and technical skills about Windows 7 Client and enable these individuals to support the Windows 7 operating system and solve technical troubleshooting problems in a Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 networking environment. 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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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
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
Module 9: Implementing a Troubleshooting Methodology
Lesson 1: Introduction to the EDST Job Role
Lesson 2: Overview of Troubleshooting Steps
Module 10: Troubleshooting Startup Issues
Lesson 1: Overview of the Windows 7 Recovery Environment
Lesson 2: Configuring and Troubleshooting Startup Settings
Lesson 3: Troubleshooting Operating System Services Issues
Module 11: Using Group Policy to Centralize Configuration
Lesson 1: Overview of Group Policy Application
Lesson 2: Resolving Client Configuration Failures and GPO Application Issues
Module 12: Troubleshooting Hardware Device, Device Driver, and Performance Issues
Lesson 1: Overview of Hardware Troubleshooting
Lesson 2: Troubleshooting Physical Failures
Lesson 3: Monitoring Reliability and Performance
Lesson 4: Configuring Performance Options in Windows 7
Lesson 5: Troubleshooting Device Driver Failures
Module 13: Troubleshooting Network Connectivity Issues
Lesson 1: Determining Network Settings
Lesson 2: Troubleshooting Network Connectivity Issues
Module 14: Troubleshooting Remote Connectivity Issues
Lesson 1: Troubleshooting VPN Connectivity Issues
Lesson 2: Using Remote Desktop
Lesson 3: Troubleshooting User Issues by Using Remote Assistance
Lesson 4: Troubleshooting NAP Issues
Lesson 5: Troubleshooting DirectAccess Issues
Module 15: Troubleshooting Logon and Resource Access Issues
Lesson 1: Troubleshooting User Logon Issues
Lesson 2: Troubleshooting User Profile Issues
Lesson 3: Troubleshooting File Access Issues
Lesson 4: Troubleshooting File Permissions Issues
Lesson 5: Troubleshooting Printer Access Issues
Module 16: Troubleshooting Security Issues
Lesson 1: Recovering Files Encrypted by EFS
Lesson 2: Recovering BitLocker-Protected Drives
Lesson 3: Troubleshooting Internet Explorer and Content Access Issues
Module 17: Troubleshooting Operating System and Application Issues
Lesson 1: Troubleshooting Application Installation Issues
Lesson 2: Troubleshooting Application Operations Issues
Lesson 3: Applying Application and Windows Updates