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Installing and Configuring Windows 7 Client
(Microsoft Training Course: 6292) - 3 days - £1425 exc VAT

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> Target Audience
This course teaches students how to install, upgrade, and migrate to Windows 7 client. Students then configure Windows 7 client for network connectivity, security, maintenance, and mobile computing. It is intended for IT professionals who are interested in expanding their knowledge base and technical skills about Windows 7 client.
> Course outline
  1. Installing, Upgrading, and Migrating to Windows 7
  2. Configuring Disks and Device Drivers
  3. Configuring File Access and Printers on Windows 7 Client Computers
  4. Configuring Network Connectivity
  5. Configuring Wireless Network Connections
  6. Securing Windows 7 Desktops
  7. Optimizing and Maintaining Windows 7 Client Computers
  8. Configuring Mobile Computing and Remote Access in Windows 7


Module 1: Installing, Upgrading, and Migrating to Windows 7
  • This module explains how to install, upgrade and migrate to Windows 7. It also describes the key features, editions, and hardware requirements of Windows 7.
  • Preparing to Install Windows 7
  • Performing a Clean Installation of Windows 7
  • Upgrading and Migrating to Windows 7
  • Performing Image-based Installation of Windows 7
  • Configuring Application Compatibility
  • Lab: Installing and Configuring Windows 7
Skills
  • Describe the key features, editions, and hardware requirements of Windows 7.
  • Perform a clean installation of Windows 7.
  • Upgrade and Migrate to Windows 7 from an earlier version of Windows.
  • Perform an image-based installation of Windows 7.
  • Resolve common application compatibility issues.
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Module 2: Configuring Disks and Device Drivers
  • This module examines how to configure disks, partitions, volumes, and device drivers to enable Windows 7 to function as desired.
  • Partitioning Disks in Windows 7
  • Managing Disk Volumes
  • Maintaining Disks in Windows 7
  • Installing and Configuring Device Drivers
  • Lab: Configuring Disks and Device Drivers
Skills
  • Configure disk partitions on a Windows 7 client computer.
  • Create and manage disk volumes.
  • Manage file system fragmentation and disk quotas.
  • Install and configure device drivers.
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Module 3: Configuring File Access and Printers on Windows 7 Client Computers
  • This module explains how to manage access to shared folders and printers on a computer running Windows 7. Specifically, it describes how to share and secure folders, configure folder compression, and how to install, configure, and administer printing.
  • Overview of Authentication and Authorization
  • Managing File Access in Windows 7
  • Managing Shared Folders
  • Configuring File Compression
  • Managing Printing
  • Lab: Configuring File Access and Printers on Windows 7 Client Computers
Skills
  • Describe authentication and authorization.
  • Manage file access on a Windows 7 client computer.
  • Create and manage shared folders.
  • Configure file compression.
  • Install, configure, and administer printers.
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Module 4: Configuring Network Connectivity
  • This module explains both IPv4 and IPv6 network connectivity. It also describes how to implement automatic IP Address Allocation and troubleshoot network connectivity.
  • Configuring IPv4 Network Connectivity
  • Configuring IPv6 Network Connectivity
  • Implementing Automatic IP Address Allocation
  • Troubleshooting Network Issues
  • Lab: Configuring Network Connectivity
Skills
  • Configure IPv4 network connectivity.
  • Configure IPv6 network connectivity.
  • Implement automatic IP address allocation.
  • Troubleshoot common network related issues by using the tools available in Windows 7.
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Module 5: Configuring Wireless Network Connections
  • This module describes key wireless network technologies and how to configure wireless network components and the Windows 7 elements that are necessary to access wireless networks.
  • Overview of Wireless Networks
  • Configuring a Wireless Network
  • Lab: Configuring Wireless Network Connections
Skills
  • Describe the standards and technologies related to wireless network connections.
  • Configure a wireless network connection.
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Module 6: Securing Windows 7 Desktops
  • This module describes how to make a Windows 7 computer more secure while ensuring usability is not sacrificed in the process. Specifically, it describes Windows Firewall, User Account Control, Windows Defender, and Security in Internet Explorer 8.
  • Overview of Security Management in Windows 7
  • Securing a Windows 7 Client Computer by Using Local Security Policy Settings
  • Securing Data by Using EFS and BitLocker
  • Configuring Application Restrictions
  • Configuring User Account Control
  • Configuring Windows Firewall
  • Configuring Security Settings in Internet Explorer 8
  • Configuring Windows Defender
  • Lab: Configuring UAC, BitLocker, and AppLocker
  • Lab: Configuring Windows Firewall, Internet Explorer 8 Security Settings, and Windows Defender
Skills
  • Explain the security management features of Windows 7.
  • Configure local security policy settings on a Windows 7 client computer.
  • Secure data by using EFS and BitLocker.
  • Configure application restrictions by using AppLocker.
  • Configure user account control settings.
  • Configure Windows Firewall on a Windows 7 client computer.
  • Configure security-related settings in Internet Explorer to help protect a Windows 7 client computer that is connected to the Internet.
  • Configure Windows Defender to help protect a Windows 7 client computer against malicious software.
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Module 7: Optimizing and Maintaining Windows 7 Client Computers
  • This module describes how to use the monitoring and configuration tools to obtain information about Windows 7 performance and how to troubleshoot performance and reliability problems.
  • Maintaining Performance by Using the Windows 7 Performance Tools
  • Maintaining Reliability by Using the Windows 7 Diagnostic Tools
  • Backing Up and Restoring Data by Using Windows Backup
  • Restoring a Windows 7 System by Using System Restore Points
  • Configuring Windows Update
  • Lab: Optimizing and Maintaining Windows 7 Client Computers
Skills
  • Maintain the performance of a Windows 7 client computer by using performance management tools.
  • Maintain reliability of a Windows 7 client computer by using the diagnostic tools.
  • Back up and restore data on a Windows 7 client computer by using Windows Backup.
  • Restore a Windows 7 system by using system restore points.
  • Configure Windows Update on a Windows 7 client computer.
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Module 8: Configuring Mobile Computing and Remote Access in Windows 7
  • This module explains how to configure mobile devices and remote access. It also discusses DirectAccess and BranchCache which are new for Windows 7.
  • Configuring Mobile Computer and Device Settings
  • Configuring Remote Desktop and Remote Assistance for Remote Access
  • Configuring DirectAccess for Remote Access
  • Configuring BranchCache for Remote Access
  • Lab: Configuring Mobile Computing and Remote Access in Windows 7
Skills
  • Configure mobile computer and device settings on a Windows 7 client computer.
  • Configure Remote Desktop and Remote Assistance on a Windows 7 client computer.
  • Configure DirectAccess on a Windows 7 client computer for remote access.
  • Configure BranchCache on a branch office Windows 7 client computer.
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> Pre-Requisites
Before attending this course, students must have the following pre-requisites:
  • Experience installing PC hardware and devices.
  • Basic understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts.
  • Basic Windows and Active Directory knowledge.
  • The skills to map network file shares.
  • Basic knowledge of the fundamentals of applications.
  • Basic understanding of security concepts such as authentication and authorization.
  • An understanding of the fundamental principles of using printers.
> Purpose
After completing the course, students will be able to perform a clean installation of Windows 7, upgrade to Windows 7, and migrate user-related data and settings from an earlier version of Windows; configure disks, partitions, volumes, and device drivers to enable a Windows 7 client computer; configure file access and printers on a Windows 7 client computer; configure network connectivity on a Windows 7 client computer; configure wireless network connectivity on a Windows 7 client computer; secure Windows 7 client desktop computers; optimize and maintain the performance and reliability of a Windows 7 client computer; configure mobile computing and remote access settings for a Windows 7 client computer.