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Exam Ref 70-687: Configuring Windows 8.1 by Joli Ballew

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Chapter 2. Configure hardware and applications

It is fitting that what follows Objective 1, Install and upgrade to Windows 8.1, is Objective 2, Configure hardware and applications. That’s most likely what you’ll do immediately after an installation of Windows 8.1, no matter how large or small the deployment.

In this chapter, you’ll learn the various methods you can use to install and manage devices and their device drivers and control access to them. You’ll also learn how to manage users’ access to the Windows Store. While doing these things, you’ll explore a bit of Group Policy, including new options and settings created specifically for Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. You’ll discover ways to manage, control, and secure Internet Explorer 11, too, again ...

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