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TrainSignal Windows 7 Administration Training 70-680 MCTS

TrainSignal Windows 7 Administration Training 70-680 MCTS

All 24 lessons from the 3 DVD’s are included
WMV | 783 mb
Course Outline : Windows 7 Training Course Outline

Video 1 – Introduction

In this video you will meet your instructor, learn what will be covered in the course, and take a look at the environment that you will build throughout the course.

* About Your Instructor
* About the Course
* How to Use the Course

Video 2 – Lab Setup

In this video you will learn about the scenario that you will be working with throughout the course. Plus, you will discover Scott’s hardware and software configuration so you can follow along with the demonstrations on your system.

* Scenario Network Configuration
* Lab Overview

Video 3 – The Course Scenario

In this video you will take a look at the fictitious company you will be “working for” throughout the course and get a better idea of how you will deploy and configure Windows 7 within the real-world scenario.

* Globomantics’ Regulatory Compliance, Security and Budgetary Concerns
* Globmantics’ Office Structure, Technology Challenges and Needs
* Windows 7 Project Plan

Video 4 – Introduction to Windows 7

In this video you will learn about the specific technologies that make Windows 7 an attractive upgrade.

* User Interface Enhancements
* BranchCache
* DirectAccess
* BitLocker and BitLocker To Go
* AppLocker
* Windows XP Mode
* Improved Power Management
* 32-bit vs. 64-bit
* Editions Comparison Matrix

Video 5 – Installing Windows 7

In this video you will learn about the different requirements for installing and running Windows 7. Plus, you will work step-by-step through upgrading from Windows Vista to Windows 7.

* Identifying Windows 7 Requirements
* Running the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor Tool
* Upgrade and Migration Limitations
* Windows 7 Installation Options and Types
* Performing a Clean Installation of Windows 7
* Upgrading Windows Vista to Windows 7
* Dual Booting Windows 7
* Windows XP to Windows 7 Dual Boot Walkthrough
* Migrating User Profiles and Data to Windows 7

Video 6 – Deploying Windows 7 Machines

In this video you will learn about the different types of deployment and how Windows 7 enhances deployment. Plus, you will work hands-on to capture and deploy an image.

* Windows 7 Deployment Enhancements
* Deployment Types, Thick vs. Thin Images and Deployment Tools and Options
* Capture and Deployment Process Overview and Prerequisites
* Building and Validating the Answer File
* Building and Generalizing the Reference Installation
* Creating Bootable Windows PE Media
* Capturing the Reference Image and Saving to a Network Share
* Deploying to a Target Computer via Network Share
* User State Migration Tool and Automated Installation

Video 7 – Managing Drivers and Hardware Devices

In this video you will learn how to properly utilize the Device Manager Tool. Plus, you will learn how to manage hardware installation policies and make sure drivers are safe.

* Using Device Manager
* Using the System Information Utility
* Understanding Drivers and Installation Methods
* Managing Device and Driver Security
* Updating and Rolling Back Drivers
* The Driver Verifier Utility
* Managing Hardware Installation Policies with Group Policy
* Adding Device Drivers to the Driver Store
* Monitoring USB Devices

Video 8 – Understanding Windows 7 Storage Options

In this video you will learn the difference between the Master Boot Record and GUID Parition Disks, as well as dynamic disks. Plus, you will work hands-on to manage storage volumes on your own system.

* Deconstructing Basic Disks
* Master Boot Record vs. GUID Partition Table Disks
* Understanding Dynamic Disks
* Dynamic Disk Volume Types
* Managing Storage Volumes
* Creating Storage Volumes with the Disk Management Tool
* Checking Disks for Errors and Defragmenting Disks

Video 9 – Configuring Networking in Windows 7

In this video you will work hands-on to configure TCP/IP, network adapters, and Internet Connection Sharing. Plus, you will discover how to troubleshoot network connectivity on your own network.

* Managing Network Connections
* Managing Wireless Networks in Windows 7
* TCP/IP Recap
* Configuring TCP/IP Settings
* IP Addressing
* IPv6 Recap
* Managing TCP/IP Settings fromn the Command Line
* Configuring Network Adapters
* Configuring Internet Connection Sharing
* Troubleshooting Network Connectivity

Video 10 – Protecting Windows 7: Network

In this video you will learn about network profiles and network location awareness. Plus, you will work with remote desktop, remote assistance, Windows Remote Management Service and assocation to PowerShell.

* Network Profiles / Network Location Awareness
* Windows Firewall Purpose and Capabilities
* Allowing New Programs Access
* Configuring Firewall Notification Settings and Resetting Firewall Defaults
* Remote Desktop
* Remote Assistance
* Windows Remote Management Service (WinRM)
* WinRM and PowerShell

Video 11 – Protecting Windows 7: Local

In this video you will learn about the local aspects of security and how to configure User Account Control. You will also see how you can configure removable device policies to help protect information in your organization. Plus, you will learn how to create a password reset disk and how to properly understand smart card policies.

* Configuring User Account Control
* Configuring User Account Control with Group Policy and Security Policy
* Configuring Removable Device Policies
* Understanding Credential Manager
* Changing Execution Context and Raising Privilege Levels with RunAs
* Windows 7 Account Policies and User Rights
* Windows 7 Local Groups
* Creating a Password Reset Disk
* Understanding Smart Card Policies

Video 12 – Managing Mobility Options

In this video you will learn how to enable work-on-the-go for your mobile users by using offline files. Plus, you will work with transparent caching and see how to save energy by configuring local power settings.

* Using Offline Files
* Managing File Versions with Sync Center
* Transparent Caching
* Configuring Local Power Settings and Policies
* Creating, Exporting and Importing Power Plans
* Location Aware Printing

Video 13 – Protecting Client Computers with Windows Updates

In this video you will discover why you should update Windows and how to take advantage of the different types of updates. Plus, you will work hands-on with the Windows Update control panel applet to configure some important update settings.

* An Overview of Updates
* Configuring Important Update Settings
* Reviewing Update History
* Deciding Which Updates to Install
* Uninstalling Updates
* Using the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer
* Using Group Policy to Configure Updates
* WSUS and Windows Updates

Video 14 – Managing Applications

In this video you will learn about the different program compatibility options that are available to you in Windows 7, including, installing and utilizing Windows XP Mode. Plus, you will work hands-on to configure software restriction policies and learn to properly utilize the new feature AppLocker.

* Program Compatibility Assistant
* Program Compatibility Properties
* Application Compatibility Toolkit
* Using Windows XP Mode
* Installing Windows XP Mode and Running Virtual Applications
* Configuring Software Restriction Policies
* Creating Rules with Software Restriction Policies
* Using AppLocker
* Implementing AppLocker Rules

Video 15 – Managing Internet Explorer

In this video you will learn about the Internet Explorer 8 compatibility mode, how to configure IE security settings, and how to use IE protected mode. Plus, you will work to managing IE add-ons and search providers to extend the capabilities of IE.

* Compatibility Mode
* Configuring IE Security Settings
* Managing IE Add-ons and Search Providers
* Managing IE’s InPrivate Browsing and InPrivate Filtering
* About IE’s SmartScreen Filter
* IE’s Pop-Up Blocker
* Managing IE Certificates

Video 16 – Configuring File and Folder Access

In this video you will learn how to enhance security for the organization through file and folder permissions. Plus, you will work hands-on to encrypt files and folders with Encrypting File System and compare EFS with two new Windows 7 security features, BitLocker and BitLocker To Go. Also, you will work step-by-step to encrypt removable storage devices with BitLocker To Go and walk through a full disk encryption with BitLocker.

* Changing File and Folder Permissions
* Understanding NTFS Permissions
* Assigning NTFS Permissions
* Understanding Effective Permissions
* Permissions Impact: Copying and Moving Files
* Encrypting Files and Folders Using EFS
* BitLocker To Go
* Full Disk Encryption Using BitLocker
* Configuring and Managing BitLocker Drive Encryption
* Using the BitLocker PIN Option

Video 17 – Shared Access to Resources

In this video you will learn about the differences between basic and advanced sharing, the differences between Share vs. NTFS permissions and what happens when Share and NTFS permissions are combined. Plus, you will work with Windows 7 Libraries and see how to configure a HomeGroup.

* Resource Sharing Overview
* Basic vs. Advanced Sharing
* Understanding Share vs. NTFS Permissions
* Offline Folder Caching
* Sharing Folders
* Sharing Printers and Managing Print Queues
* Windows 7 Libraries
* Configuring HomeGroup

Video 18 – Using DirectAccess and VPN Connections

In this video you will learn what DirectAccess is and how it simplifies remote and mobile connectivity. Plus, you will work hands-on to configure the client side to enable DirectAccess connectivity and you will work to create and manage VPN connections with Windows 7.

* DirectAccess Features, Requirements and Connection Methods
* Configuring DirectAccess with Group Policy
* Configuring DirectAccess from the Command Line
* Enabling VPN-Based Remote Access
* VPN Authentication Mechanisms
* Windows 7 VPN Connections

Video 19 – Managing BranchCache

In this video you will learn how to manage BranchCache in Windows 7. Plus, you will work hands- using several different methods to monitor BranchCache activity on your Windows 7 clients.

* Understanding BranchCache
* BranchCache Operating Modes
* Managing BranchCache with Group Policy
* Managing BranchCache with Netsh
* Monitoring BranchCache

Video 20 – Monitoring and Maintaining Windows 7

In this you will learn about the various tools that help you monitor Windows 7 to make sure your systems are performing at a peak level. You will also take a look at the Performance Information and Tools utility and see what information it presents, show how event logs and data collector sets can help you pinpoint specific issues plaguing your systems and monitor long term performance. Plus, you will work hands-on to manage your systems with Task Manager and work with two relatively new Windows tools, the Resource Monitor and Reliability Monitor.

* Performing Information and Tools
* Configuring Event Logging
* Saving and Exporting Log Files
* Centralizing Event Logs
* Using Performance Monitor
* Data Collector Sets
* Customizing Built-In Data Collector Sets to Troubleshoot Specific Issues
* Creating a New Data Collector Set
* Task Manager
* Resource Monitor
* Reliability Monitor
* A Sample WMI Script

Video 21 – Configuring Performance Settings

In this video you will work hands-on to optimize Windows 7 systems for peak performance by changing display settings, configuring virtual memory, optimizing processes using Task Manager, and managing and assigning processors and resources to specific tasks and programs.

* Changing Graphics Settings
* Configuring Virtual Memory
* Understanding Write Caching
* Optimizing Processes with Task Manager
* Managing Processor Scheduling Settings
* Optimizing Services
* Using Msconfig to Boost Performance

Video 22 – Configuring Backup and Recovery

In this video you will work hands-on to configure backups, restore files from a backup, create and restore system images, create system repair disks and create and use system restore points. Plus, you will see how to utilize advanced boot options in Windows 7 to troubleshoot system issues, including the Last Known Good Configuration option.

* Windows 7’s Backup and Restore Utility
* Configuring Windows Backup
* Restoring Files from a Backup
* Creating and Restoring System Images
* Creating a System Repair Disk
* Creating and Using System Restore Points
* Understanding Advanced Boot Options
* Understanding Last Known Good Configuration

Video 23 – Preparing for TS: Windows 7, Configuring (70-680)

In this video you will learn Scott’s inside tips and pointers on the exam certification process and other things you should consider before taking the exam.

* The Candidate Profile
* Skills Being Measured
* Objective to Lesson Mapping
* Study Recommendations and Exam Prep Tips
* Credit Toward Certification

Video 24 – Next Steps

Reaching the end of the course does not mean the learning has to end! In this video you will discover the “next steps” for continuing your growth and mastery of Windows 7 administration.

* Where You Started
* What You’ve Accomplished
* My Favorite Suporting Resources
* We Value Your Opinion

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