Microsoft’s doing a major refresh on its MCSA/MCSE Self-Paced Training Kits -- and if the Exam 70-290 kit is representative, the new generation is a winner.
As you’d expect, there’s accurate, clearly written coverage of every exam objective (now including Service Pack 1): installation and configuration; user, group, and computer accounts; filesystems and backup/recovery; hardware, disk storage, and printers; Update Services and licensing; monitoring, and more. The content’s been extensively revamped and more effectively focused on the exam’s objectives.
There’s also a large “Prepare for the Test” section packed with questions, answers, testing skills, and suggested practices. You’ll find more case studies, more troubleshooting scenarios, electronic practice testing in practically any form your heart desires, and (if you don’t have Windows Server handy) a 120-day evaluation version. There’s even a 15% discount coupon for your exam -- making this package an even more compelling proposition. Bill Camarda, from the June 2006 Read Only