MCITP Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-686): Windows 7 Desktop Administrator

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Announcing an all-new SELF-PACED TRAINING KIT designed to help maximize your performance on 70-686, the required exam for the MCITP: Windows 7, Desktop Administrator certification. This 2-in-1 kit includes the official Microsoft® study guide, plus practice tests on CD to help you assess your skills. It comes packed with the tools and features exam candidates want most-including in-depth, self-paced training based on final exam content; rigorous, objective-by-objective review; exam tips from expert, exam-certified...

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Overview

Announcing an all-new SELF-PACED TRAINING KIT designed to help maximize your performance on 70-686, the required exam for the MCITP: Windows 7, Desktop Administrator certification. This 2-in-1 kit includes the official Microsoft® study guide, plus practice tests on CD to help you assess your skills. It comes packed with the tools and features exam candidates want most-including in-depth, self-paced training based on final exam content; rigorous, objective-by-objective review; exam tips from expert, exam-certified authors; and customizable testing options. It also provides real-world scenarios, case study examples, and labs to build the skills and expertise you can use on the job. Topics include planning and managing a client life-cycle strategy, designing a standard image and client configurations, planning Windows 7 client deployment, managing application compatibility, and identifying and resolving issues with deployment and configuration. Work at your own pace through the lessons and lab exercises. Then assess yourself using the 200 practice questions on CD, featuring multiple customizable testing options to meet your specific needs. Choose timed or untimed testing mode, generate random tests, or focus on discrete objectives. You get detailed explanations for right and wrong answers-including pointers back to the book for further study. You also get an exam discount voucher-making this kit an exceptional value and a great career investment.

A Note Regarding Practice Tests

Assess your skills with practice tests. You can work through hundreds of questions using multiple testing modes to meet your specific learning needs. You get detailed explanations for right and wrong answers—including a customized learning path that describes how and where to focus your studies.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735627178
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • Publication date: 10/20/2010
  • Pages: 592
  • Sales rank: 136,984
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Craig Zacker is a writer, editor, and network administrator who has written or contributed to dozens of books on operating systems, networking, and PC hardware, along with several college texts and online training courses.

Orin Thomas, MCITP, MCSE, Microsoft MVP, is a writer, teacher, and consultant whose books include the SELF-PACED TRAINING KITs for Windows 7 Exam 70-680 and Windows Server® 2008 Exams 70-646 and 70-647.

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Table of Contents

Exam 70-686: Pro: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator; Introduction; Hardware Requirements; Software Requirements; Using the Companion Media; Microsoft Certified Professional Program; Errata and Book Support; We Want to Hear from You; Stay in Touch; Chapter 1: Preparing to Deploy Windows 7; 1.1 Before You Begin; 1.2 Lesson 1: Understanding the Windows 7 Deployment Life Cycle; 1.3 Lesson 2: Gathering Upgrade Information; 1.4 Chapter Review; Chapter 2: Designing a Client Life Cycle; 2.1 Before You Begin; 2.2 Lesson 1: Designing and Managing a Licensing Strategy; 2.3 Lesson 2: Designing a Client Hardware Platform; 2.4 Lesson 3: Migrating User Profiles; 2.5 Chapter Review; Chapter 3: Creating and Managing System Images; 3.1 Before You Begin; 3.2 Lesson 1: Designing an Image Creation Strategy; 3.3 Lesson 2: Customizing and Updating Images; 3.4 Chapter Review; Chapter 4: Configuring Clients; 4.1 Before You Begin; 4.2 Lesson 1: Designing a Client Configuration Strategy; 4.3 Lesson 2: Creating a Client Baseline Configuration; 4.4 Chapter Review; Chapter 5: Configuring Security and Internet Explorer; 5.1 Before You Begin; 5.2 Lesson 1: Configuring Client Security; 5.3 Lesson 2: Configuring Windows Internet Explorer; 5.4 Chapter Review; Chapter 6: Designing a Windows 7 Client Deployment Strategy; 6.1 Before You Begin; 6.2 Lesson 1: Understanding the Windows 7 Deployment Process; 6.3 Lesson 2: Choosing a Deployment Method; 6.4 Chapter Review; Chapter 7: Designing Lite-Touch and Zero-Touch Deployments; 7.1 Before You Begin; 7.2 Lesson 1: Designing a Lite-Touch Deployment; 7.3 Lesson 2: Designing a Zero-Touch Deployment; 7.4 Chapter Review; Chapter 8: Planning a Windows 7 Client Update Strategy; 8.1 Before You Begin; 8.2 Lesson 1: Designing an Update Management Strategy; 8.3 Lesson 2: Deploying Updates to Clients; 8.4 Chapter Review; Chapter 9: Deploying Applications; 9.1 Before You Begin; 9.2 Lesson 1: Designing an Application Deployment Strategy; 9.3 Lesson 2: Managing Application Compatibility; 9.4 Chapter Review; Chapter 10: Using Application Deployment Tools; 10.1 Before You Begin; 10.2 Lesson 1: Deploying Applications Using Group Policy and SCCM 2007; 10.3 Lesson 2: Deploying Applications Using RDS; 10.4 Chapter Review; Chapter 11: Troubleshooting Internet Explorer and Group Policy Issues; 11.1 Before You Begin; 11.2 Lesson 1: Troubleshooting Internet Explorer Issues; 11.3 Lesson 2: Troubleshooting Group Policy Issues; 11.4 Chapter Review; Chapter 12: Troubleshooting Networking and Authentication-Authorization Issues; 12.1 Before You Begin; 12.2 Lesson 1: Troubleshooting Network Issues; 12.3 Lesson 2: Troubleshooting Authentication and Authorization Issues; 12.4 Chapter Review; Answers; Chapter 1: Lesson Review Answers; Chapter 1: Case Scenario Answers; Chapter 2: Lesson Review Answers; Chapter 2: Case Scenario Answers; Chapter 3: Lesson Review Answers; Chapter 3: Case Scenario Answers; Chapter 4: Lesson Review Answers; Chapter 4: Case Scenario Answers; Chapter 5: Lesson Review Answers; Chapter 5: Case Scenario Answers; Chapter 6: Lesson Review Answers; Chapter 6: Case Scenario Answers; Chapter 7: Lesson Review Answers; Chapter 7: Case Scenario Answers; Chapter 8: Lesson Review Answers; Chapter 8: Case Scenario Answers; Chapter 9: Lesson Review Answers; Chapter 9: Case Scenario Answers; Chapter 10: Lesson Review Answers; Chapter 10: Case Scenario Answers; Chapter 11: Lesson Review Answers; Chapter 11: Case Scenario Answers; Chapter 12: Lesson Review Answers; Chapter 12: Case Scenario Answers; Glossary; About the Authors; System Requirements;

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