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MCSA Microsoft Windows 10 Study Guide

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Master 100 percent of Microsoft Windows 10 exam with real-world hands-on practice

MCSA: Microsoft Windows 10 Complete Study Guide is your ultimate preparation resource for the new Windows 10 certification. Fully updated to align with the latest version of the exam, this new edition digs deeper into the intricacies of the Windows OS and provides the most up-to-date information on new Windows 10 technologies. With complete coverage of all exam topics, this invaluable guide walks you through device planning, deployment, and management; network and storage configuration; access, data, app, and recovery management, and much more to help you master the exam material. You also get access to the Sybex interactive online learning environment, featuring electronic flashcards, a searchable glossary, an assessment test, and bonus practice exams designed to give you a preview of exam day.

MCSA: Microsoft Windows 10 is the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate certification for Windows 10, testing your abilities in a broad variety of associate-level tasks. This book rounds them up into a comprehensive knowledge base to help you clarify, memorize, and deepen your understanding so you can approach exam day with confidence.

  • Master 100 percent of exam 70-697, Configuring Windows Devices, objectives
  • Get more hands-on practice in real-world scenarios
  • Test your knowledge with challenging review questions
  • Access digital study aids and practice tests for comprehensive prep

Windows is the world's leading operating system, with an estimated 90 percent share of the desktop OS market. There are currently over 110 million Windows 10 users, and that number is expected to rise—putting Windows 10 Specialists in high demand in the job market. If you're ready to fill the growing need for trained Windows 10 associates, Microsoft Configuring Windows Devices Study Guide Exam 70-697 has you covered for complete and detailed exam preparation.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. The Microsoft Certification Program
    2. Who Should Read This Book?
    3. What’s Inside?
    4. What’s Included with the Book
    5. Recommended Home Lab Setup
    6. How to Contact Sybex or the Author
    7. MCSA Microsoft Windows 10: Exam 70-697 Objectives Map
  2. Assessment Test
  3. Answers to Assessment Test
  4. Chapter 1 Installing Windows 10
    1. Introducing Windows 10
    2. Windows 10 Architecture
    3. Preparing to Install Windows 10
    4. Installing Windows 10
    5. Summary
    6. Video Resources
    7. Exam Essentials
    8. Review Questions
  5. Chapter 2 Automated Windows 10 Deployments
    1. Understanding Automated Deployment Options
    2. Deploying Unattended Installations
    3. Understanding Hyper-V
    4. Summary
    5. Video Resources
    6. Exam Essentials
    7. Review Questions
  6. Chapter 3 Configuring Storage and Security
    1. Understanding File Systems
    2. Configuring NTFS
    3. Configuring Disk Storage
    4. Using the Disk Management Utility
    5. Managing Storage
    6. Troubleshooting Disk Management
    7. Managing Data Compression
    8. Understanding Distributed File System
    9. Managing Data Encryption with EFS
    10. Understanding RAID
    11. Using Disk-Maintenance Tools
    12. Summary
    13. Video Resources
    14. Exam Essentials
    15. Review Questions
  7. Chapter 4 Managing Data Access
    1. Managing File and Folder Security
    2. Managing Network Access
    3. Understanding Hardware Security
    4. Summary
    5. Video Resources
    6. Exam Essentials
    7. Review Questions
  8. Chapter 5 Managing the Windows 10 Environment
    1. Configuring the Windows 10 Operating System
    2. Understanding Mobility Options
    3. Using the Registry Editor
    4. Configuring Remote Connections
    5. Managing Windows 10 Services
    6. Summary
    7. Video Resources
    8. Exam Essentials
    9. Review Questions
  9. Chapter 6 Planning and Managing Microsoft Intune
    1. Managing Devices with Microsoft Intune
    2. Supporting Applications
    3. Understanding Updates
    4. Summary
    5. Video Resources
    6. Exam Essentials
    7. Review Questions
  10. Chapter 7 Configuring Applications
    1. Supporting Desktop Applications
    2. Understanding Azure
    3. Supporting the Windows Store
    4. Understanding Web Browsers
    5. Summary
    6. Video Resources
    7. Exam Essentials
    8. Review Questions
  11. Chapter 8 Managing Identity and Authorization
    1. Overview of Windows 10 User Accounts
    2. Working with User Accounts
    3. Managing User Properties
    4. Troubleshooting User Account Authentication
    5. Managing and Creating Groups
    6. Managing Security Using GPOs and LGPOs
    7. Configuring User Account Control
    8. Understanding Smart Cards
    9. Summary
    10. Video Resources
    11. Exam Essentials
    12. Review Questions
  12. Chapter 9 Configuring Network Connectivity
    1. Understanding Networking
    2. Configuring Windows 10 NIC Devices
    3. Understanding TCP/IP
    4. Summary
    5. Video Resources
    6. Exam Essentials
    7. Review Questions
  13. Chapter 10 Configuring Recovery
    1. Safeguarding and Recovery Basics
    2. Using Advanced Boot Options
    3. Maintaining Windows 10 with Backup and Restore
    4. Using System Protection
    5. Summary
    6. Video Resources
    7. Exam Essentials
    8. Review Questions
  14. Appendix Answers to the Review Questions
    1. Chapter 1: Installing Windows 10
    2. Chapter 2: Automated Windows 10 Deployments
    3. Chapter 3: Configuring Storage and Security
    4. Chapter 4: Managing Data Access
    5. Chapter 5: Managing the Windows 10 Environment
    6. Chapter 6: Planning and Managing Microsoft Intune
    7. Chapter 7: Configuring Applications
    8. Chapter 8: Managing Identity and Authorization
    9. Chapter 9: Configuring Network Connectivity
    10. Chapter 10: Configuring Recovery
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