Windows 7 Desktop Support and Administration: Real World Skills for MCITP Certification and Beyond (Exams 70-685 and 70-686)

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Take Your Career to the Next Level with This Practical Reference

Here's the information you need to not only prepare for the MCITP certification exams as a Windows 7 desktop support technician or administrator, but also to excel in your job. From successfully troubleshooting individual desktops to planning and configuring Windows 7 desktop infrastructures on a broad scale, this reference explores the real-world tasks and scenarios you'll face ...

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Overview

Take Your Career to the Next Level with This Practical Reference

Here's the information you need to not only prepare for the MCITP certification exams as a Windows 7 desktop support technician or administrator, but also to excel in your job. From successfully troubleshooting individual desktops to planning and configuring Windows 7 desktop infrastructures on a broad scale, this reference explores the real-world tasks and scenarios you'll face on the job and shows you step by step how to handle them.

  • Plan a Windows 7 installation, including user migration, virtualization, and client licensing
  • Review command line and PowerShell basics, and deploy service packs and updates
  • Monitor, maintain, and troubleshoot performance, settings, memory, and hardware
  • Set up networking with Windows 7, understand permissions, and access file shares
  • Manage Windows in a domain or with Group Policy
  • Define, establish, and manage security
  • Support Windows 7 mobile device users

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VIDEO DEMONSTRATIONS

See video walk-throughs for some of the more challenging tasks you'll face on the job.

PRACTICE EXAMS

Test your knowledge with practice exams that help you prepare for certification.

ELECTRONIC FLASHCARDS

Take advantage of electronic flashcards to reinforce your understanding of key concepts.

Covers the exam objectives for these Microsoft Windows 7 exams:

MCITP: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Support Technician (Exam 70-685)

MCITP: Windows 7, Desktop Administrator (Exam 70-686)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470597095
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 7/20/2010
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 672
  • Sales rank: 244,467
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Darril Gibson, MCT, MCITP: Vista, MCITP: Server 2008, MCITP: Windows 7, is the CEO of Security Consulting and Training, LLC, and an adjunct professor at EPCI College of Technology. He teaches, writes, and consults on a wide variety of security and IT topics to private and government clients. Darril has authored or coauthored numerous books on a number of technologies, including Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, and SQL Server 2005 and 2008. He holds many IT certifications in addition to those listed above.


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Table of Contents

1 Planning for the Installation of Windows 7.


2 Automating the Deployment of Windows 7.


3 Using the Command Prompt and PowerShell.


4 Managing the Life Cycle - Keeping Windows 7 Up-To-Date.


5 Maintaining and Troubleshooting Windows 7.


6 Configuring and Troubleshooting Application Issues.


7 Networking with Windows 7.


8 Accessing Resources on a Network.


9 Managing Windows 7 in a Domain.


10 Managing Window 7 with Group Policy.


11 Managing Security in Windows 7.


12 Supporting Mobile Windows 7 Users.


13 Administering Internet Explorer.

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