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Overview

Prepare for Exam 70-687—and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of Windows 8 setup and support. 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 level.

Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives:

  • Install and upgrade to Windows 8
  • 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

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735673922
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • Publication date: 5/3/2013
  • Pages: 480
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Mike Halsey is a Microsoft MVP for Windows Expert - Consumer and the author of many Windows books including Troubleshoot and Optimize Windows 8 Inside Out. He also makes tutorial videos as well as provides extensive help for computer users of all abilities.

Andrew Bettany is a Windows Expert - IT Pro MVP, Microsoft Springboard Technical Expert Panel member and Microsoft Certified Trainer with the IT Academy at the University of York, UK.

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Table of Contents

Introduction;
Microsoft certifications;
Who should read this book;
Who should not read this book;
Organization of this book;
Conventions and features in this book;
System requirements;
Errata & book support;
We want to hear from you;
Stay in touch;
Preparing for the exam;
Chapter 1: Install and upgrade Windows 8;
1.1 Objective 1.1: Evaluate hardware readiness and compatibility;
1.2 Objective 1.2: Install Windows 8;
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 applications;
2.3 Objective 2.3: Install and configure Windows Store applications;
2.4 Objective 2.4: Control access to local hardware and applications;
2.5 Objective 2.5: Configure Internet Explorer;
2.6 Objective 2.6: Configure Hyper-V;
2.7 Chapter summary;
2.8 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 local security settings;
4.4 Objective 4.4: Configure authentication and authorization;
4.5 Chapter summary;
4.6 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 Answers;
Chapter 6: Monitor and maintain Windows clients;
6.1 Objective 6.1: Configure and manage Windows updates;
6.2 Objective 6.2: Manage local storage;
6.3 Objective 6.3: Monitor system performance;
6.4 Answers;
Chapter 7: Configure backup and recovery options;
7.1 Objective 7.1: Configure backup;
7.2 Objective 7.2: Configure system recovery options;
7.3 Objective 7.3: Configure file recovery options;
7.4 Chapter summary;
7.5 Answers;
About the authors;

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