December 10,2018: Installing and Configuring Windows 10

$2,795.00 $1,285.00

December 10, 2018

11 am EST 

Course length: 5 days 

About this Course

This five-day instructor-led course provides IT professionals with the knowledge and skills required to install and configure Windows 10 desktops in a Windows Server small to medium-sized AD DS domain environment. These skills include learning how to install and customize Windows 10 operating systems and apps, configure local and remote network connectivity, and configure local and online storage.  Students also will learn how to configure security in addition to how to maintain, update, and recover Windows 10.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for IT professionals who administer and support Windows 10 desktops and devices in small to medium-sized networks.

The networks with which these professionals typically work are configured as AD DS domain-based environments with managed access to the Internet and cloud services.

Students who seek certification in exam 70-698: Installing and Configuring Windows 10 also will benefit from this course. In addition, this course is intended to provide skills for Enterprise Desktop/Device Support Technicians (EDSTs) who work in small to medium-sized organizations, and who provide Tier 1 or Tier 2 support to users running Windows 10 desktops and devices within a Windows domain environment.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

Plan, install, and upgrade to Windows 10.

Perform post-installation configuration.

Implement networking.

Implement network security.

Manage Windows 10 with Group Policy.

Implement remote management.

Manage local storage.

Manage files and resources.

Install and manage apps.

Secure Windows 10.

Implement remote connectivity.

Maintain and update Windows 10.

Recover and troubleshoot Windows 10.


Module 1: Installing Windows 10This module describes the features of Windows 10 and the process for installing and deploying it. The module also describes how to upgrade to Windows 10, perform post-installation maintenance tasks, and manage volume activation.Lessons 

Overview of Windows 10

Planning your Windows 10 deployment

Installing and deploying Windows 10

Upgrading to Windows 10

Windows 10 installation maintenance

Managing volume activation

Module 2: Performing post-installation configurationThis module provides an overview of the management tools in Windows 10. It describes how to customize the user interface, manage devices, drivers, and services, and configure several other features. The module also provides an overview of Client Hyper-V.Lessons 

Overview of management tools

Customizing the user interface

Managing devices, device drivers, and services

Configuring features, mobility, and power options

Overview of Client Hyper-V

Module 3: Implementing networkingThis module describes the homegroups, workgroups, and domains feature in Windows 10. It also describes how to configure IPv4 and IPv6 network connectivity, and how to implement name resolution. Additionally, the module describes how to troubleshoot network connectivity and implement wireless network connectivity.Lessons 

Homegroups, workgroups, and domains

Configuring IPv4 network connectivity

Configuring IPv6 network connectivity

Implementing name resolution

Troubleshooting network connectivity

Implementing wireless network connectivity

Module 4: Implementing network securityThis module describes how to implement network security by using the Windows 10 features such as Windows Firewall, connection security rules, and Windows Defender.Lessons 

Implementing Windows Firewall

Connection security rules

Implementing Windows Defender

Module 5: Managing Windows 10 with Group PolicyThis module describes how to implement the Group Policy feature in Windows 10. The module also explains how you can configure Windows 10 devices by using Group Policy Objects (GPOs). Lessons 

Overview of Group Policy

Configuring Windows 10 devices with GPOs

Module 6: Implementing remote managementThis module describes how to implement remote management by using Windows 10 features such as Remote Desktop, Remote Assistance, and remoting with Windows PowerShell.Lessons 

Using Remote Desktop

Using Remote Assistance

Remoting with Windows PowerShell

Module 7: Managing storageThis module describes how to manage storage in Windows 10 devices by using the available storage options. It also explains how to manage and maintain disks, partitions, and volumes. The modules then describes how you can use the Storage Spaces feature, Microsoft OneDrive, and virtual hard disks to manage storage. Lessons 

Overview of storage options

Managing disks, partitions, and volumes

Maintaining disks and volumes

Implementing Storage Spaces

Implementing and managing OneDrive

Working with virtual hard disks

Module 8: Managing files and resourcesThis module describes how to manage files and resources in Windows 10. The module starts by providing an overview of file systems and how file access works. The module then describes shared folders and Work Folders features. Finally, it describes how to manage printers.Lessons 

Overview of file systems

Configuring and managing file access

Managing shared folders

Implementing Work Folders

Managing printers

Module 9: Deploying and managing appsThis module describes the various methods available to deploy and manage apps in Windows 10. The module provides an overview of the Windows Store and Windows Store for Business, and describes other options such as desktop apps and web browsers. Lessons 

Overview of apps in Windows 10

The Windows Store and Windows Store for Business

Automating app deployment

Configure web browsers

Module 10: Securing Windows 10This module describes how to implement security in Windows 10 devices. It also describes how to manage user accounts and their permissions by using the User Account Control (UAC) feature. Additionally, the module explains how to implement and manage BitLocker Drive Encryption. Lessons 

Managing user accounts

Configuring UAC

Implementing and Managing BitLocker

Module 11: Implementing remote connectivityThis module describes how to implement remote connectivity by using the available options, including virtual private networks (VPNs) and DirectAccess. Lessons 

Overview of remote connectivity options

Implementing VPNs

Implementing DirectAccess

Module 12: Maintaining Windows 10This module describes how maintain a Windows 10 environment by updating and monitoring the Windows 10 operating system. The module describes the Windows Update settings and how to use the Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager, and Microsoft Intune to regularly update Windows 10. The module then explains how to monitor Windows 10 by using tools such as the Notifications & actions settings, Event Viewer, and Windows Performance Monitor.Lessons 

Updating Windows 10

Monitoring Windows 10

Module 13: Recovering Windows 10This module describes the recovery options for Windows 10. It also explains how to recover lost files, manage devices and device drives, and perform system recovery.Lessons 

Recovering files

Performing system recovery



Before attending this course, students must have:

Experience deploying and configuring Windows 8, Windows 8.1, or Windows 10.

Experience deploying and configuring Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016 Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).

Experience deploying and configuring network services, including DNS, in Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016.

Windows Client essentials, such as a working knowledge of Windows 8.1, Windows 8, or Windows 7.