Installing and Configuring Windows 10 - M20698 Course Outline

(5 Days) - Learning Credits Accepted

Overview

About This Course

This five-day instructor-led course provides IT professionals with the knowledge and skills required to install and configure Windows 10 desktops in a Windows Server small to medium-sized AD DS domain environment. These skills include learning how to install and customize Windows 10 operating systems and apps, configure local and remote network connectivity, and configure local and online storage. Students also will learn how to configure security in addition to how to maintain, update, and recover Windows 10.

Audience Profile

Audience Profile

This course is intended for IT professionals who administer and support Windows 10 desktops and devices in small to medium-sized networks.

The networks with which these professionals typically work are configured as AD DS domain-based environments with managed access to the Internet and cloud services.

Students who seek certification in exam 70-698: Installing and Configuring Windows 10 also will benefit from this course. In addition, this course is intended to provide skills for Enterprise Desktop/Device Support Technicians (EDSTs) who work in small to medium-sized organizations, and who provide Tier 1 or Tier 2 support to users running Windows 10 desktops and devices within a Windows domain environment.

Prerequisites

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Experience deploying and configuring Windows 8, Windows 8.1, or Windows 10.
  • Experience deploying and configuring Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016 Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).
  • Experience deploying and configuring network services, including DNS, in Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016.
  • Windows Client essentials, such as a working knowledge of Windows 8.1, Windows 8, or Windows 7.

At Course Completion

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Plan, install, and upgrade to Windows 10.
  • Perform post-installation configuration.
  • Implement networking.
  • Implement network security.
  • Manage Windows 10 with Group Policy.
  • Implement remote management.
  • Manage local storage.
  • Manage files and resources.
  • Install and manage apps.
  • Secure Windows 10.
  • Implement remote connectivity.
  • Maintain and update Windows 10.
  • Recover and troubleshoot Windows 10.

Course Outline

Course Outline

Module 1: Installing Windows 10

This module describes the features of Windows 10 and the process for installing and deploying it. The module also describes how to upgrade to Windows 10, perform post-installation maintenance tasks, and manage volume activation.

Lessons

  • Overview of Windows 10
  • Planning your Windows 10 deployment
  • Installing and deploying Windows 10
  • Upgrading to Windows 10
  • Windows 10 installation maintenance
  • Managing volume activation

Lab : Upgrading to Windows 10

  • Migrating user settings
  • Upgrading from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 (optional)

Lab : Maintaining a Windows 10 installation with Windows ICD

  • Create and configure a Windows Imaging and Configuration Designer (Windows ICD) provisioning package

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the features and editions of Windows 10.
  • Plan to deploy Windows 10.
  • Install and deploy Windows 10.
  • Upgrade to Windows 10.
  • Maintain Windows 10 installations.
  • Manage Windows 10 activation.

Module 2: Performing post-installation configuration

This module provides an overview of the management tools in Windows 10. It describes how to customize the user interface, manage devices, drivers, and services, and configure several other features. The module also provides an overview of Client Hyper-V.

Lessons

  • Overview of management tools
  • Customizing the user interface
  • Managing devices, device drivers, and services
  • Configuring features, mobility, and power options
  • Overview of Client Hyper-V

Lab : Managing devices

  • Install a device driver
  • Resolving the device driver problem

Lab : Configuring features and power options

  • Turning on Windows features with Control Panel
  • Managing installed Windows features
  • Configuring power options

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the different tools that you can use to configure Windows 10.
  • Explain how to navigate and customize the user interface.
  • Manage device drivers.
  • Configure Windows features, mobility options, and power settings.
  • Describe Client Hyper-V.

Module 3: Implementing networking

This module describes the homegroups, workgroups, and domains feature in Windows 10. It also describes how to configure IPv4 and IPv6 network connectivity, and how to implement name resolution. Additionally, the module describes how to troubleshoot network connectivity and implement wireless network connectivity.

Lessons

  • Homegroups, workgroups, and domains
  • Configuring IPv4 network connectivity
  • Configuring IPv6 network connectivity
  • Implementing name resolution
  • Troubleshooting network connectivity
  • Implementing wireless network connectivity

Lab : Implementing network connections

  • Verifying and testing network connectivity
  • Configuring automatic IPv4 addressing
  • Configuring and testing name resolution

Lab : Troubleshooting network connections

  • Resolving a network problem (1)
  • Resolving a network problem (2)

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe homegroups, workgroups, and domains.
  • Describe how to configure IPv4 network connectivity.
  • Describe how to configure IPv6 network connectivity.
  • Implement name resolution.
  • Troubleshoot network connections.
  • Implement wireless network connectivity.

Module 4: Implementing network security

This module describes how to implement network security by using the Windows 10 features such as Windows Firewall, connection security rules, and Windows Defender.

Lessons

  • Implementing Windows Firewall
  • Connection security rules
  • Implementing Windows Defender

Lab : Implementing network security

  • Creating and testing inbound rules
  • Creating and testing outbound rules
  • Creating and testing connection security rules
  • Configuring Windows Defender

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe Windows Firewall.
  • Understand rules regarding connection security.
  • Manage Windows Defender

Module 5: Managing Windows 10 with Group Policy

This module describes how to implement the Group Policy feature in Windows 10. The module also explains how you can configure Windows 10 devices by using Group Policy Objects (GPOs).

Lessons

  • Overview of Group Policy
  • Configuring Windows 10 devices with GPOs

Lab : Describe Windows Firewall.

  • Managing Windows 10 by using Group Policy

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe Group Policy processing and management.
  • Configure common settings for users and desktops by using Group Policy.

Module 6: Implementing remote management

This module describes how to implement remote management by using Windows 10 features such as Remote Desktop, Remote Assistance, and remoting with Windows PowerShell.

Lessons

  • Using Remote Desktop
  • Using Remote Assistance
  • Remoting with Windows PowerShell

Lab : Implementing remote management

  • Using Remote Desktop
  • Using Remote Assistance
  • Remoting with Windows PowerShell

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use Remote Desktop to manage remote computers.
  • Use Windows Remote Assistance to manage remote computers.
  • Use Windows PowerShell remoting to manage remote computers.

Module 7: Managing storage

This module describes how to manage storage in Windows 10 devices by using the available storage options. It also explains how to manage and maintain disks, partitions, and volumes. The modules then describes how you can use the Storage Spaces feature, Microsoft OneDrive, and virtual hard disks to manage storage.

Lessons

  • Overview of storage options
  • Managing disks, partitions, and volumes
  • Maintaining disks and volumes
  • Implementing Storage Spaces
  • Implementing and managing OneDrive
  • Working with virtual hard disks

Lab : Managing storage

  • Adding a disk
  • Creating a simple volume
  • Creati