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Windows 10: Configuration and Support



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4 Days

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Windows 10 is Microsoft's latest desktop operating system, which introduces new features and capabilities that make it a popular choice for Windows enterprises — large or small. This training course introduces and expands upon numerous significant Windows 10 improvements over the prior versions of Windows, as well as many more traditional Windows desktop operating system basics that remain unchanged.

You Will Learn How To

  • Install, manage, and secure Windows 10 in an enterprise environment
  • Configure system settings to balance user and corporate needs
  • Manage user accounts and data
  • Secure the operating system and user files
  • Troubleshoot Windows 10 performance and configuration issues

Course Outline

  • Interacting with Windows 10

Exploring the Windows Desktop

  • Authenticating with PIN, password and Windows Hello
  • Customizing the user interface

Navigating web pages and applications

  • Investigating the new features of Microsoft Edge
  • Annotating web pages

Introducing Windows PowerShell

  • Performing one-off tasks with cmdlets
  • Automating repetitive tasks with PowerShell scripts
  • Installing the Operating System

Planning for deployment

  • Comparing Professional and Enterprise editions
  • Contrasting user authentication options
  • Joining to Windows Server AD or Microsoft Azure AD

Deploying Windows

  • Selecting an installation or upgrade method
  • Building and installing provisioning packages
  • Activating Windows with MAK, KMS or Active Directory
  • Configuring Windows 10

Locating and defining system-wide settings

  • Exploring the Settings menu
  • Fine-tuning system settings
  • Defining network parameters

Standardizing the user environment

  • Automating configuration with group policies
  • Enforcing Start Menu customizations
  • Assessing application provisioning options
  • Managing User Accounts and Data

Distributing data and settings

  • Ensuring consistent user experience with roaming profiles
  • Centralizing personal data storage with folder redirection
  • Mapping drives to access network files

Exploiting Cloud technologies

  • Improving data access with Cloud storage
  • Maintaining consistent user settings across devices
  • Securing User and System Resources

Managing user access

  • Implementing the principle of least privilege with User Account Control
  • Restricting access with file system permissions

Protecting data with encryption

  • Encrypting volumes with BitLocker
  • Ensuring data integrity and privacy

Preventing the execution of malicious code

  • Controlling applications with AppLocker and Device Guard
  • Protecting network connections with Windows Firewall

Configuring and managing Windows updates

  • Updating Windows though various distribution points
  • Balancing stability and security with servicing branches
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting

Gathering system metrics

  • Analyzing real-time performance data
  • Reporting on system performance with data collector sets
  • Extracting and filtering information from Event Viewer

Diagnosing start-up issues

  • Booting into Advanced Startup options
  • Entering into diagnostic start-up modes
  • Running Process Monitor for detailed system analysis

Recovering from user errors and system failures

  • Restoring deleted or corrupted files with File History
  • Reverting Windows to a previous known good state
  • Resetting Windows to create a clean user environment
  • Mobilizing the Workforce

Accessing corporate resources

  • Tunneling into the network with VPN and DirectAccess
  • Maintaining access to data with offline files and folders

Securing data outside the corporate network

  • Enrolling devices with Workplace Join
  • Supporting BYOD with Mobile Device Management

Taking Windows with you

  • Creating a portable desktop with Windows To Go
  • Running applications externally with RemoteApp
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Course Schedule

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Training Hours

Standard Course Hours: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
*Informal discussion with instructor about your projects or areas of special interest: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

FREE Online Course Exam (if applicable) – Last Day: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
By successfully completing your FREE online course exam, you will:

  • Have a record of your growth and learning results.
  • Bring proof of your progress back to your organization
  • Earn credits toward industry certifications (if applicable)
  • Make progress toward one or more Learning Tree Specialist & Expert Certifications (if applicable)

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