Get detailed instruction and hands-on practice upgrading your configuration and troubleshooting skills from Windows 7 to Windows 8.1 in this 3-day Microsoft Official training course. This training course is designed for experienced IT professionals who configure and support Windows PCs and devices. You will learn the new skills you need to support Windows 8.1 in a Windows Server domain environment with managed access to the Internet and cloud services. You will learn how to install and customise Windows 8.1 operating systems and apps, as well as how to migrate user state and settings. The labs in the training course incorporate Windows PowerShell and Group Policy and other Windows management tools. With the increasing BYOD trend, learn to control access for non-domain joined Windows devices through Workplace Join services and Work Folders. Additionally, you will learn how to resolve common support issues related to Windows 8.1, including troubleshooting Internet Explorer, recovering BitLocker encrypted drives, and optimising performance. Finally, you will learn about implementing Client Hyper-V in Windows 8.1. As part of the learning experience, you will perform hands-on exercises in a virtual lab environment. This training course also helps candidates prepare for Exam 70-689, MCSA: Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows 8. NOTE: This training course is based on Windows 8.1 Enterprise Edition with domain services provided by Windows Server 2012 R2.
The primary audience for this training course is IT professionals who configure and support Windows 7 or Windows 8-based PCs, devices, users, and associated network and security resources, and who wish to update their skills to Windows 8.1. The audience includes experienced IT Professionals who focus on supporting a broad range of technical issues related to Windows operating systems, devices, cloud services, applications, networking, and hardware.
A secondary audience for this training course includes certification candidates who want to migrate their current credentials to the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) for Windows 8.1, and have either:
Before attending this training course, students should have:
Module 1: Windows 8.1 in an Enterprise Network EnvironmentThis module explains how the features and related solutions in Windows 8.1 are used to support intranet, Internet, and non-domain joined Windows 8.1 clients. It also explains the changes to the Windows 8.1 user interface and how to perform customizations of the desktop and Start screen.Lessons
Module 2: Installing and Upgrading to Windows 8.1
Lab : Installing Windows 8.1Lab : Migrating User State by Using USMT
Module 3: Configuring and Managing Windows 8.1
Lab : Configure Windows 8.1 Settings by Using Management ToolsLab : Configuring UE-V
Module 4: Implementing an Application Strategy for Windows 8.1
Lab : Managing Windows Store AppsLab : Troubleshooting an Internet Explorer IssueLab : Configuring AppLocker
Module 5: Managing Devices and Resource Access
Lab : Configuring Resource Access for Non-Domain Member Devices
Module 6: Securing Windows 8.1 Devices
Lab : Securing Data by Using BitLockerLab : Configuring Inbound and Outbound Firewall Rules
Module 7: Configuring Remote Access
Lab : Implementing DirectAccess by Using the Getting Started Wizard
Module 8: Monitoring and Recovering Windows 8.1This module explains how to monitor and troubleshoot performance in Windows 8.1. It describes the Windows 8.1 startup process and how to troubleshoot Windows 8.1 startup. It then explains the recovery options in Windows 8.1 and how to recover Windows 8.1.Lessons
Lab : Identifying Performance ProblemsLab : Recovering Windows 8.1
Module 9: Implementing Client Hyper-V in Windows 8.1
Lab : Configuring Client Hyper-V
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Supporting Windows 8.1 (M20689)
Price Starting From
£2,524.00 + VAT
This course can be run in-company anywhere in the world & we can tailor the content to focus on your requirements.
Before attending this course, students must have:
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