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EXAM PREP GUIDE

Ace your preparation for the skills measured by MCTS Exam 70-620—and on the job. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam objective. Then, reinforce what you’ve learned by applying your knowledge to real-world case scenarios and practice exercises. This official Microsoft study guide is designed to help you make ...

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Overview

EXAM PREP GUIDE

Ace your preparation for the skills measured by MCTS Exam 70-620—and on the job. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam objective. Then, reinforce what you’ve learned by applying your knowledge to real-world case scenarios and practice exercises. This official Microsoft study guide is designed to help you make the most of your study time.

Maximize your performance on the exam by learning to:

  • Install and configure the operating system and device drivers
  • Configure User Access Control and security settings
  • Set up and troubleshoot network connections, Windows Firewall, and remote access
  • Configure Windows Media Center, Windows Sidebar, and other built-in applications
  • Set up mobile devices and Tablet PCs
  • Troubleshoot and optimize system performance and reliability

PRACTICE TESTS

Assess your skills with practice tests on CD. 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.

Your training kit includes:

  • 15% exam discount from Microsoft. (Limited time offer). Details inside.
  • Official self-paced study guide.
  • Practice tests with multiple, customizable testing options and a learning plan based on your results.
  • 425+ practice and review questions.
  • Case scenarios, practice exercises, and best practices.
  • Fully searchable eBook of this guide.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735623903
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • Publication date: 5/9/2007
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 848
  • Product dimensions: 7.51 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 2.29 (d)

Meet the Author

Ian McLean, MCITP, MCSE, MCT, has 40 years’ experience as an author, consultant, and instructor. Ian has written 21 books, including several Microsoft Press® SELF-PACED TRAINING KITS for Windows Server, Windows Vista®, Microsoft® Exchange Server, and SQL Server®.

Ian McLean, MCITP, MCDBA, MCT, has 40 years' experience in the education and IT industries. He has coauthored numerous SELF-PACED TRAINING KITs covering Windows Server®, Windows® client, Microsoft Exchange Server, and SQL Server®; technologies.

Ian McLean, MCITP, MCTS, MCSE, has 40 years of commercial and academic experience and runs an IT consulting firm.

Orin Thomas is a consultant, writer, and Microsoft MVP whose books include the Microsoft Press Training Kits for Exams 70-646, 70-647, 70-662, and 70-680. He is also a contributing editor for Windows IT Pro magazine.

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Table of Contents

Dedication

About the Authors

Introduction

Chapter 1: Installing Windows Vista Client

Chapter 2: Windows Vista Upgrades and Migrations

Chapter 3: Troubleshooting Post-Installation System Settings

Chapter 4: Configuring and Troubleshooting Internet Access

Chapter 5: User Account Control

Chapter 6: Configuring Internet Explorer Security

Chapter 7: Configuring Network Connectivity

Chapter 8: Configuring Firewall and Remote Support Settings

Chapter 9: Configuring Communications Applications Included with Windows Vista

Chapter 10: Configuring Faxes, Media Applications, and the Windows Sidebar

Chapter 11: Maintaining and Optimizing Windows Vista

Chapter 12: Configuring Updates and Protecting Data

Chapter 13: Configuring Mobile Devices

Chapter 14: Working with a Tablet PC

Answers

Glossary

System Requirements

Exam 70-620: Configuring Windows Vista Client

Additional Resources for IT Professionals

More Great Resources for IT Professionals

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  • Posted December 31, 2008

    Passed the test reading only half the book

    Just like any good slacker I scheduled my test, but didn't make it through the whole book. I just grabbed the practice questions on the CD for the last few hours I had to study and crammed. This book is packed with the writers views on crap, which luckily are well labeled and easy to skip. For brevity sake I would skip his endless rambling about his grandmothers computer if I were you. As far as certification goes, the books is comprehensive, although filled with fluff and needs to be much more concise. For the exam, don't focus on features that were included in Windows XP. It is almost exclusively covering only new features such as Windows Meeting Space, ReadyBoost, Installation procedures, RSS feeds, Windows Firewall, and UAC.

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  • Posted June 6, 2012

    Do not waste you money!!!!

    Horrible book that will not be of any help passing 70-680 exam. Majority of the questions presented on the exam were regarding things this book never touched upon. This book would do well to hold open a door or window but is no other value.

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    Posted December 6, 2011

    Helped me pass the Windows 7 exam!

    I got this book to help me pass the Windows 7 exam. After reading the book and doing all the exercises and practice test questions I got above 900 when I took the test. This is the first time I have taken a Microsoft exam since Windows XP so I am pretty happy with the result.

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