Exam Ref 70-687: Configuring Windows 8.1

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Fully updated for Windows 8.1! Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-687 - and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of configuring Windows 8.1 in the enterprise. Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed ...

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Exam Ref 70-687 Configuring Windows 8.1 (MCSA)

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Overview

Fully updated for Windows 8.1! Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-687 - and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of configuring Windows 8.1 in the enterprise. Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSA or MCSE level.

Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives:

  • Install and upgrade to Windows 8.1
  • Configure hardware and applications
  • Configure network connectivity
  • Configure access to resources
  • Configure remote access and mobility
  • Monitor and maintain Windows clients
  • Configure backup and recovery options

This Microsoft Exam Ref:

  • Organizes its coverage by objectives for Exam 70-688.
  • Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you.
  • Designed for IT professionals who have real-world experience configuring or supporting Windows 8.1 computers, devices, users, and associated network and security resources.

Note: Exam 70-688 counts as credit toward MCSA and MCSE certifications

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735684775
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • Publication date: 3/28/2014
  • Series: Exam Ref Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 175,103
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Joli Ballew is a Microsoft MVP for Windows Expert-Consumer. She is a Microsoft Certified Trainer who teaches certification curriculum and she's written more than 50 books, including Windows 8.1 Step by Step.
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Table of Contents

Introduction;
Microsoft certifications;
Acknowledgments;
Errata & book support;
We want to hear from you;
Stay in touch;
Preparing for the exam;
Chapter 1: Install and upgrade to Windows 8.1;
1.1 Objective 1.1: Evaluate hardware readiness and compatibility;
1.2 Objective 1.2: Install Windows 8.1;
1.3 Objective 1.3: Migrate and configure user data;
1.4 Chapter summary;
1.5 Answers;
Chapter 2: Configure hardware and applications;
2.1 Objective 2.1: Configure devices and device drivers;
2.2 Objective 2.2: Install and configure desktop apps and Windows Store apps;
2.3 Objective 2.3: Control access to local hardware and applications;
2.4 Objective 2.4: Configure Internet Explorer 11 and Internet Explorer for the desktop;
2.5 Objective 2.5: Configure Hyper-V;
2.6 Chapter summary;
2.7 Answers;
Chapter 3: Configure network connectivity;
3.1 Objective 3.1: Configure IP settings;
3.2 Objective 3.2: Configure networking settings;
3.3 Objective 3.3: Configure and maintain network security;
3.4 Objective 3.4: Configure remote management;
3.5 Chapter summary;
3.6 Answers;
Chapter 4: Configure access to resources;
4.1 Objective 4.1: Configure shared resources;
4.2 Objective 4.2: Configure file and folder access;
4.3 Objective 4.3: Configure authentication and authorization;
4.4 Chapter summary;
4.5 Answers;
Chapter 5: Configure remote access and mobility;
5.1 Objective 5.1: Configure remote connections;
5.2 Objective 5.2: Configure mobility options;
5.3 Objective 5.3: Configure security for mobile devices;
5.4 Chapter summary;
5.5 Answers;
Chapter 6: Monitor and maintain Windows clients;
6.1 Objective 6.1: Configure and manage updates;
6.2 Objective 6.2: Manage local storage;
6.3 Objective 6.3: Monitor system performance;
6.4 Chapter summary;
6.5 Answers;
Chapter 7: Configure system and data options;
7.1 Objective 7.1: Configure system recovery;
7.2 Objective 7.2: Configure file recovery;
7.3 Chapter summary;
7.4 Answers;
About the author;

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