Installing and Configuring Windows 7 Client - M6292

This four-day instructor-led course is intended for IT professionals who are interested in expanding their knowledge base and technical skills about Windows 7 Client. In this course, delegates learn how to install, upgrade, and migrate to Windows 7 client. Delegates then configure Windows 7 client for network connectivity, security, maintenance, and mobile computing.

Target Audience

This course is intended for IT professionals who are interested in:

  • Expanding their knowledge base and technical skills about Windows 7 Client.
  • Acquiring deep technical knowledge of Windows 7.
  • Learning the details of Windows 7 technologies.
  • Focusing on the 'how to' associated with Windows 7 technologies.
  • Most of these professionals use some version of Windows client at their work place and are looking at new and better ways to perform some of the current functions.

Those intending to take the 70-680: MCTS: Microsoft Windows 7, Configuring exam

Or

the 70-682: MCITP: Upgrading to Microsoft Windows 7 MCITP Enterprise Desktop Technician exam will also benefit from attendance at this course.

Outline

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 (Migrating Settings by using Windows Easy Transfer; Configuring a Reference Image of Windows 7; Deploying a Windows 7 Image)

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 (Configuring Disks; Configuring Disk Quotas; Updating a Device Driver)

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 (Creating and Configuring a Shared Folder for All Users; Configuring Shared Access to Files for Specific Users; Creating and Sharing a Printer)

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 (Configuring IPv4 Addressing; Configuring IPv6 Addressing; Troubleshooting Network Connectivity)

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 (Determining the appropriate configuration for a wireless network; Troubleshooting Wireless Connectivity)

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 (Using Action Center; Configuring Local Security Policies; Encrypting Data; Configuring AppLocker)
  • Lab : Configuring Windows Firewall, Internet Explorer 8 Security Settings, and Windows Defender (Configuring Windows Firewall; Configuring Internet Explorer 8 Security; Configuring Windows Defender)

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 (Monitoring System Performance; Backing Up and Restoring Data; Configuring System Restore Points; Configuring Windows Update)

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 (Configuring Power Options; Configuring Remote Desktop; Configuring DirectAccess; Configuring BranchCache)
  • £ 1,625

    Guide Price Per Delegate

  • Dates & Locations Available

  • London
    20/11/2017
    London
    20/11/2017
    London
    20/11/2017
    Reading
    18/12/2017
    Reading
    18/12/2017
    Reading
    18/12/2017
    London
    02/01/2018
    London
    02/01/2018
    London
    02/01/2018
    London
    26/03/2018
    London
    26/03/2018
    London
    26/03/2018

Course Information

  • 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.
  • Experience working from a command prompt.
  • Basic knowledge of the fundamentals of applications. For example, how client computer applications communicate with the server.
  • Basic understanding of security concepts such as authentication and authorization.
    An understanding of the fundamental principles of using printers.
If you have previous experience working with Windows XP Client and technologies and have attended a similar course to this on a previous Windows version, then this course may not be suitable for you, so please contact us to discuss the suitability of this course for you.
  • 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.

This course is run as an instructor led course, with the option to join via Extended Classrooms. To find dates click on the view dates/book course tab.

Using the latest technologies it allows virtual delegates to join an instructor led classroom, and interact with both the other delegates and instructors as if they were there.

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