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Windows 7 Administration
 

Course Description
You will gain the knowledge to administer, monitor, maintain and troubleshoot Windows 7 Computers. IT professionals who focus on a broad range of desktop operating system, desktop application, mobile device, networking, and hardware support issues, who have experience with Windows server operating system can attend this training.

Goals
From this training you will gain certification of Enterprise Administrator, Windows 7, Configuration, Enterprise Desktop Administrator 7 and Enterprise Desktop Support Technician 7

Prerequisites

  • Experience with Windows operating systems 
  • Knowledge of basic networking concepts

Duration:  5 days Course

Contents

Module 1: Introduction to Windows 7

  • Evolution of the Windows Desktop Operating System
  • Windows 7 Products and Features
  • Windows 7 Hardware and Software Compatibility
  • New Features of Windows 7 SP1

Module 2: Installing, Upgrading and Migrating to Windows 7

  • Preparing to Install Windows 7
  • Windows 7 New Installations
  • Upgrading to Windows 7
  • Migrating to Windows 7
  • Configuring Application Compatibility
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Deployment Technologies for Windows 7
  • The Windows 7 Boot Process

Module 3: Configuring Disks and Device Drivers

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

Module 4: Configuring and Managing Windows 7 Settings

  • System Properties
  • Using the Windows 7 Control Panel
  • Managing Accounts and User Profiles
  • Configuring Searching and Indexing

Module 5: Configuring File Access and Printers on Windows 7 Client Computers

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

Module 6: Customizing the Windows 7 User Interface

  • The New Windows Display Driver Model
  • Start Menu and Taskbar Settings
  • Desktop Personalization
  • The Windows 7 Aero Experience

Module 7: Windows 7 in the Workgroup

  • Workgroups vs. Active Directory Domains
  • Joining a Windows 7 Workgroup
  • Windows 7 HomeGroups
  • Windows 7 Libraries
  • Sharing Resources

Module 8: Integrating Windows 7 with Active Directory

  • DNS Overview
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory
  • Joining an Active Directory Domain
  • Using Active Directory Tools Remotely
  • Implementing Group Policy

Module 9: Windows 7 Networking

  • TCP/IP Fundamentals
  • The Next Generation TCP/IP Stack
  • DHCP
  • The Network and Sharing Center
  • BranchCache

Module 10: Configuring Wireless Network Connections

  • Describe the standards and technologies related to wireless network connections.
  • Configure a wireless network connection.

Module 11: Windows 7 Remote Capabilities and Utilities

  • Windows 7 Virtual Private Networking
  • Windows 7 DirectAccess
  • Remote Desktop
  • Power Management Options
  • Offline Files and Folders

Module 12: Working with File Systems

  • Mounting VHD Files
  • NTFS Version 6.x Features
  • File System Security
  • Using EFS to Secure Files

Module 13: Securing Windows 7

  • User Account Control Settings
  • Configuring the Windows 7 Firewall
  • Microsoft Security Essentials
  • Windows Update
  • Using Bitlocker to Secure the Disk
  • Implementing Network Access Protection

Module 14:  Windows 7 Backup and Recovery

  • Windows 7 System Protection
  • Restoring Previous Versions of Files
  • Backup and Restore
  • Windows 7 System Image Backup
  • Building a System Repair Disc
  • Building a Custom WinRE Disk

Module 15: Troubleshooting and Monitoring Windows 7

  • Analyzing System Performance
  • Monitoring Tools
  • Troubleshooting Tools
  • Optimizing Windows 7 Performance

Module 16: Running and Troubleshooting Applications on Windows 7

  • Application Compatibility Tools for Windows 7
  • Windows 7 File and Registry Virtualization
  • Microsoft Virtual PC and XP Mode

Module 17: Identify and Resolve New Software Installation Issues

  • Planning New Software Deployment
  • Multilingual Deployment
  • Using Group Policy to install software
  • Using Software Restriction Policies
  • Digitally Signing Software
  • Using WMI
  • Using Applocker
  • Using Virtualization for Testing
  • Resolve Software Installation Issues

Module 18: Resolve Software Configuration Issues

  • Change Default Settings on the Image
  • Enable and Disable Features
  • Pointing to a Network Resource
  • Configuring Updates
  • Resolve Configuration Issues with Group Policy
  • Driver Updates
  • Problem Steps Recorder

Module 19: Resolve Software Failure

  • Event Viewer
  • Event Forwarding
  • Application Compatibility Toolkit
  • Windows Troubleshooting Platform
  • Windows Experience Index
  • Testing Compatibility with Safe Mode
  • System Restore

Module 20: Identify and Resolve Logon Issues

  • Authentication Process
  • Machine Accounts
  • Trust Relationships
  • Network Services
  • User Account Properties
  • User Profiles
  • Resolve Logon Issues

Module 21: Identify and Resolve Network Connectivity Issues

  • Scope of the Problem
  • Hardware Issues
  • TCP/IP Configuration
  • Network Routing
  • IPSec Configuration
  • Network Connectivity Tools
  • Branch Cache
  • Resolve Network Connectivity Issues

Module 22: Identify and Resolve Name Resolution Issues

  • DNS Name Resolution
  • Using a Hosts files
  • WINS Configuration
  • Using LMHOSTS files
  • Name Resolution Order
  • Manual vs DHCP Configuration
  • Resolve Name Resolution Issues

Module 23: Identify and Resolve Network Printer Issues

  • Connecting to a Network Printer
  • Managing the Print Spooler
  • Setting Printer Priorities
  • Creating Printer Pools
  • Configuring Drivers
  • Printer Schedules
  • Printer Permissions
  • Manage Printers with Group Policy Settings
  • Resolve Network Printer Issues

Module 24: Identify and Resolve Performance Issues

  • Analyzing Event Logs
  • Setting Power Management
  • Optimize Processor Usage
  • Optimizing Memory Usage
  • Optimize Hard Drive Usage
  • Optimize Network Usage
  • Performance Tools
  • Resolve Performance Issues

Module 25: Identify and Resolve Wireless Connectivity Issues

  • Signal Strength
  • Wireless Security
  • Wireless Profiles
  • Management Options for Wireless Devices
  • Resolve Wireless Connectivity Issues

 

 
 
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