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    Get your Microsoft Installing and Configuring Windows 10 training and certification in just 3 days and learn more than you could imagine.

    This course is part 1 of the Microsoft MCSA: Windows 10 training and certification programme.

    You’ll use Official Course materials. You’ll also use Insoft ’s unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique, which will immerse you in topics like:

    • Implementing wireless network connectivity
    • Manage storage spaces
    • Install and manage Windows Store apps

    At Insoft we know your time is valuable. That´s why we give you the opportunity to gain your Microsoft Installing and Configuring Windows 10 training and certification in just 3 days. We provide the best conditions for you to learn.

    With us by your side, encouraging and guiding you along the way, you can enjoy 3 intense, focused days of quality learning in a distraction free environment. Your expert instructor will be working with Insoft’s unique accelerated learning methods, which include our exclusive lecture/lab/review methodology with real life cases putting you in the best possible position to learn and retain knowledge.

    Sitting your Microsoft Installing and Configuring Windows 10 with Insoft, means:

    • You’ll get more hours of training per day, allowing you to get trained faster and more cost-effectively than with any other training provider.
    • You will be trained by one of the most expert instructors in the world.
    • You can focus purely on learning in our distraction free environment.
    • Dedicated onsite support and access to your classroom at all hours.
    • The price you pay is all-inclusive and covers all course materials, exams, accommodation, meals and transportation service.
    • The Certification Guarantee allows you to train again for free, if you do not pass first time. You only pay for any exams and labs, and accommodation.

    This training already retired on 30th of June 2019.


    Module 1: Overview of Windows 10
    This module introduces the Windows 10 operating system. It describes the new features in Windows 10, and the important changes since Windows 8.1. It describes the use, navigation, and customisation of the new, enhanced user interface. This module also mentions the features of Windows 10 that make it beneficial for organisations of different sizes.


    Introducing Windows 10
    Navigating the User Interface
    Lab : Navigating and Customising the User Interface
    Navigating Windows 10
    Configuring the Start Menu
    Configuring the Desktop
    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Describe the important new features of Windows 10.
    Navigate and customise the Windows 10 interface.

    Module 2: Installing Windows 10
    This module introduces the different editions of Windows 10, and the differences between them. It describes the requirements and available options for installing Windows 10 on a device. It also provides instructions on installing Windows 10 and upgrading to it. This module discusses points to consider when deciding between an upgrade or migration to Windows 10, and the supported upgrade paths from older versions of the Windows operating system.


    Preparing to Install Windows 10
    Upgrading to Windows 10
    Lab : Installing Windows 10
    Upgrading Windows 7 to Windows 10
    Migrating User Settings
    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Describe the different editions of Windows 10 and the features of each
    Install and upgrade to Windows 10.

    Module 3: Configuring Your Device
    This module explains how to configure Windows 10 by using tools such as the Settings app, Control Panel, Windows PowerShell, Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) and Group Policy Objects (GPOs). It describes the different types of user accounts, and the benefits of using a Microsoft account. This module also describes Microsoft OneDrive, and how it integrates with Windows 10.


    Overview of Tools Used to Configure Windows 10
    Common Configuration Options
    Managing User Accounts
    Using OneDrive
    Lab : Configuring Windows 10
    Using Settings
    Using Control Panel
    Using Windows PowerShell
    Using GPOs
    Lab : Synchronising Settings with OneDrive
    Connecting a Microsoft Account
    Synchronising Settings between Devices
    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Describe the use of various tools to configure Windows 10
    Explain common configuration options
    Manage user accounts
    Use OneDrive with Windows 10.

    Module 4: Configuring Network Connectivity
    This module explains the use of tools such as the Settings app, Network and Sharing Center, and Windows PowerShell to configure network settings. It describes the differences between IPv4 and IPv6 settings, and the benefits of IPv6. It also describes name resolution and provides an overview of the Domain Name System (DNS) service. This module describes the configuration of wireless connectivity in Windows 10, and explains remote access methods available in Windows 10, such as Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), DirectAccess, and Remote Desktop.


    Configuring IP Network Connectivity
    Implementing Name Resolution
    Implementing Wireless Network Connectivity
    Overview of Remote Access
    Lab : Configuring Network Connectivity
    Configuring IP Settings Manually
    Configuring Automatic IP Settings
    Configuring DNS Settings
    Testing Name Resolution
    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Describe how to configure IP network connectivity.
    Implement name resolution.
    Implement wireless network connectivity.
    Describe options for remote access in Windows 10.

    Module 5: Managing Storage
    This module provides an overview of storage options such as hard disks, server-based storage, and virtual hard disks. It describes network storage options such as Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Storage Area Network (SAN), and cloud-based storage options such as OneDrive and Azure Storage. This module describes the management and maintenance of disks, partitions, and volumes. It also describes the Storage Spaces feature, and the process of configuring it.


    Overview of Storage Options
    Managing Disks, Partitions, and Volumes
    Maintaining Disks and Volumes
    Managing Storage Spaces
    Lab : Managing Storage
    Adding a Disk
    Creating a Simple Volume
    Compressing a Folder
    Enabling Disk Quotas
    Creating a Storage Space
    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Explain the different storage options in Windows 10
    Manage disks, partitions, and volumes
    Maintain disks, partitions, and volume
    Manage Storage Spaces

    Module 6: Managing Files and Printers
    This module provides an overview of the file systems supported by Windows 10. It explains how to configure file permissions, the effect of file permissions, how explicit and inherited permissions work, and how to include user and device claims in access permissions. This module also explains how to share folders, the tools to use for sharing a folder, and the effective permissions when a user tries to access data in a shared folder that is protected by file permissions. The last lesson in the module describes how to add and share a printer, and how to manage client and server side printing.


    Overview of File Systems
    Configuring and Managing File Access
    Configuring and Managing Shared Folders
    Work Folders
    Managing Printers
    Lab : Creating, Securing, and Sharing a Folder
    Creating and Securing a Data Folder
    Sharing the Data Folder
    Lab : Enabling Work Folders
    Configuring Work Folders
    Lab : Installing and Sharing a Printer
    Installing and Sharing a Printer
    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Describe and create file systems that are supported by Windows 10.
    Configure file permissions and limit access to files and folders.
    Configure and manage shared folders.
    Create and use Work Folders.
    Configure and manage printers.

    Module 7: Managing Apps in Windows 10
    This module describes how to install and configure both desktop apps and Windows Store apps in Windows 10. It explains how to install apps manually and automatically, and how to use Microsoft Systems Center Configuration Manager and Microsoft Intune to deploy apps. It describes the Windows Store, and how to manage access to it. This module also describes the Internet Explorer 11 and Edge browsers, and explains how to configure and manage both.


    Overview of Methods Used to Provide Apps to Users
    The Windows Store
    Web Browsers
    Lab : Installing and Updating Apps from the Windows Store
    Installing Apps from the Windows Store
    Updating Windows Store Apps
    Controlling Access to the Windows Store
    Sideloading an App
    Lab : Configuring Windows 10 Web Browsers
    Configuring Web Browsers
    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Describe app deployment options in Windows 10.
    Install and manage Windows Store apps.
    Configure Windows 10 web browsers.

    Module 8: Managing Data Security
    This module explains how the technologies available with Windows 10 work together to protect against data-related security threats. It provides an overview of these threats, and discusses possible mitigations and best practices for dealing with them. It describes defense-in-depth and Encrypting File System (EFS), and their usage in countering security threats. This module also describes how to configure, administer, and monitor BitLocker.


    Overview of Data-Related Security Threats
    Securing Data with EFS
    Implementing and Managing BitLocker
    Lab : Managing Data Security
    Using EFS
    Using BitLocker
    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Explain data-related security threats.
    Secure data with EFS.
    Implement and manage BitLocker.

    Module 9: Managing Device Security
    This module explains how to mitigate security threats with the use of Security Compliance Manager, Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit, and security settings in GPOs. It also describes User Account Control (UAC), and how to configure it.


    Using Security Settings to Mitigate Threats
    Configuring User Account Control
    Lab : Managing Device Security
    Creating Security Policies
    Testing Security Policies
    Configuring UAC Prompts
    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Use security settings to mitigate threats.
    Configure user account control.

    Module 10: Managing Network Security
    This module describes common network-related security threats, and describes options to mitigate them. It describes Windows Firewall, IPsec connection security rules, and Windows Defender, and how to configure these tools to manage network security.


    Overview of Network-Related Security Threats
    Windows Firewall
    Connection Security Rules
    Windows Defender
    Lab : Managing Network Security
    Creating and Testing Inbound Rules
    Creating and Testing Outbound Rules
    Creating and Testing Connection Security Rules
    Configuring Windows Defender
    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Describe network-related security threats and options for mitigating them.
    Use Windows Firewall to mitigate security threats.
    Configure IPsec connection security rules.
    Use Windows Defender to protect devices from network-related threats.

    Module 11: Maintaining Windows 10
    This module describes Windows Update, and Windows Update for Business, and how to configure settings for updates. It describes how to use Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), Configuration Manager, or Intune to distribute updates within organisations. This module also explains how to use the Action Center, Event Viewer, and Performance Monitor in Windows 10.


    Updating Windows 10
    Monitoring Windows 10
    Optimising Performance
    Lab : Maintaining Windows 10
    Configuring Updates for a Single Device
    Configuring Updates with GPOs
    Using the Action Center
    Monitoring Events
    Monitoring Reliability and Performance
    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Explain how to update Windows 10.
    Monitor Windows 10.
    Optimise Windows 10 performance.

    Module 12: Troubleshooting and Recovery
    This module describes device drivers, and how to use the Device Manager to view, configure, update, and roll back device drivers. It explains file recovery methods in Windows 10, such as Backup and Restore, File History, and Previous Versions. This module also explains features such as System Restore, Startup Recovery, and System Image Recovery, and describes how to use restore points to roll back device configuration.


    Managing Devices and Drivers
    Recovering Files
    Recovering Devices
    Lab : Troubleshooting and Recovery
    Installing an Updated Device Driver
    Rolling Back the Device Driver
    Using File History to Recover Files
    Using Previous Versions to Recover Files
    Recovering a Device with a Restore Point
    Using the Advanced Start-up Options to Recover a Device
    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Describe and manage device drivers.
    Configure file recovery and revert to previous versions of files.
    Use device recovery features in Windows 10.


    Before attending this course, it is also recommended students have:

    • At least two years of experience in the IT field.
    • Knowledge of networking fundamentals, including Transmission Control Protocol /Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), User Datagram Protocol (UDP), and Domain Name System (DNS).
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) principles and fundamentals of AD DS management.
    • Understanding of Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012 fundamentals.
    • Understanding of Microsoft Windows Client essentials; for example, working knowledge of Windows 7, Windows 8 and/or Windows 10.
    • Basic understanding of Windows PowerShell syntax.

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