Planning and Managing Windows 7 Desktop Deployments and Environments

This five-day instructor-led course is intended for desktop administrators who want to specialise in desktop deployment, configuration and management. In this course, students will learn how to plan and deploy Windows 7 desktops in large organisations. They will also learn how to design, configure and manage the Windows 7 client environment. This course helps students prepare for the exam 70-686: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Prepare to deploy Windows 7 business desktops
  • Assess and resolve application compatibility issues with Windows 7
  • Determine the most appropriate method to deploy Windows 7 based upon specific business requirements
  • Design a standard Windows 7 image by assessing and evaluating the business requirements
  • Deploy Windows 7 by using Windows Automated Installation Toolkit (WAIK)
  • Deploy Windows 7 by using Windows Deployment Services (WDS)
  • Deploy Windows 7 by using Lite Touch Installation
  • Deploy Windows 7 by using Zero Touch Installation
  • Migrate user state by using Windows Easy Transfer and User State Migration Tool 4.0
  • Design, configure and manage the Windows 7 client environment
  • Plan and deploy applications and updates to Windows 7 client computers
  • Plan and deploy Windows 7 by using LTI (Lab-Only Module)

This course is intended for IT Professionals who are interested in specialising in Windows 7 desktop and application deployments and managing the desktop environments for large organisations. People attending this training could be support technicians or currently in deployment roles and are looking at taking the next step in their career or enhancing their skills in the areas of planning and deploying Windows 7 desktops.

Before attending this course, students must have a working knowledge of:

  • A solid understanding of Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and networking concepts
  • A solid Windows and Active Directory background. For example, domain user accounts, domain vs. local user accounts, user profiles and group membership
  • A good understanding of scripts and batch files
  • A solid understanding of security concepts such as authentication and authorisation
  • Performed a clean installation of Windows 7, Upgrade to Windows 7 and migrate user-related data and settings from Windows XP
  • Configured disks, partitions, volumes and device drivers to enable Windows 7 to function as desired
  • Experience configuring and troubleshooting permissions and other settings to allow access to resources and applications on Windows 7 Systems
  • Experience configuring settings to enable network connectivity
  • Experience configuring and troubleshooting a wireless network connection
  • Experience configuring and troubleshooting Windows 7 security
  • Configure mobile computers and devices
  • Familiarity with the client administration capabilities of Windows Server and familiar with management tools such as the System Center suite of products
  • Familiarity with deployment, packaging and imaging tools
  • The ability to work in a team/virtual team
  • Trained and mentored others

All our public scheduled training courses offer delegates the following facilities which are all included at no extra cost: 

  • Mini Continental Breakfast, with a choice of Croissants, Pastries, Cereals, Juices, and of course Tea and Coffee
  • Buffet Lunch
  • A Selection of Soft Beverages are available throughout the Training Day
  • Full Course Manual (Official Curriculum Courseware for Technical Courses where Designated)
  • Course Exercise Files on CD\DVD or Online
  • Course Stationery Pack (Pen, Pencil and Paper)
  • Course Certificate (Vendor Accredited where Designated)
  • FREE Internet Access during your visit (Wi-Fi as Available)

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Course Details:

Duration: 5 Days
Delivery: Instructor led
Type: Course
Setting: Classroom
Language: English
Audience: IT Professionals
Code: MS6294
Exam: 70-686
Level: 300

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