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Exam Ref 70-698 Installing and Configuring Windows 10


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  • Authoritative and complete Exam 70-698 preparation content, straight from Microsoft
  • Covers key skills associated with implementing Windows 10, configuring core services, and managing and maintaining Windows 10 devices in the enterprise
  • Organized by exam objectives for efficient study
  • Strategic, what-if scenarios challenge you as an exam candidate, helping you master the big-picture thinking the exam demands
  • Contains up-to-date exam preparation tips from Microsoft certified trainers and subject matter experts


  • Copyright 2017
  • Dimensions: 7-3/8" x 9"
  • Pages: 512
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 1-5093-0295-6
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-5093-0295-6

Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-698–and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of Windows 10 installation and configuration. Designed for experienced IT pros ready to advance their status, this Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSA level.

Focus on the skills measured on the exam:

• Prepare for and perform Windows 10 installation

• Configure devices and device drivers

• Perform post-installation configuration

• Implement Windows in the enterprise

• Configure and support networking, storage, data access, and usage

• Implement apps

• Configure remote management

• Configure updates, recovery, authorization, authentication, and management tools

• Monitor Windows

This Microsoft Exam Ref:

• Organizes its coverage by the “Skills measured” posted on the exam webpage

• Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you

• Provides exam preparation tips written by top trainers

• Points to in-depth material by topic for exam candidates needing additional review

• Assumes you are an IT pro looking to validate your skills in and knowledge of installing and configuring Windows 10

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Prepare for installation requirements                                                             

Skill: Determine hardware requirements and compatibility

Skill: Choose an upgrade or a clean installation

Skill: Determine editions by device type

Skill: Determine requirements for particular features

Skill: Identify a strategy and prepare the installation media

Chapter 2 Install Windows 10                                                                                                        

Skill: Perform clean installations

Skill: Upgrade by using Windows Update

Skill: Upgrade using installation media

Skill: Configure native boot scenarios

Skill: Migrate from previous versions of Windows

Skill: Install Windows 10 to a VHD

Skill: Boot Windows 10 from VHD

Skill: Install on bootable USB

Skill: Install additional Windows features

Skill: Configure Windows for additional regional and language support

Chapter 3 Configure devices and -device drivers                                                              

Skill: Install devices

Skill: Update, disable, and roll back drivers

Skill: Resolve driver issues

Skill: Configure driver settings

Skill: Driver signing

Skill: Manage driver packages

Skill: Download and import driver packages

Skill: Use Deployment Image Servicing And Management tool to add packages

Chapter 4 Post-installation configuration                                                                              

Skill: Configure and customize the user interface per device type      

Skill: Configure accessibility options

Skill: Configure Cortana

Skill: Configure Microsoft Edge

Skill: Configure Internet Explorer

Skill: Configure Hyper-V

Skill: Configure power settings

Chapter 5  Implement Windows in an enterprise environment                              

Skill: Provision with Windows Imaging and Configuration Designer tool

Skill: Implement activation

Skill: Configure and optimize User Account Control

Skill: Configure Active Directory, including Group Policy

Chapter 6 Configure networking                                                                                                 

Skill: Configure and support IPv4 and IPv6 network settings

Skill: Configure name resolution

Skill: Connect to a network

Skill: Configure network locations

Skill: Configure Windows Firewall, including Advanced Security and -network discovery

Skill: Configure Wi-Fi settings and Wi-Fi Direct

Skill: Troubleshoot network issues

Chapter 7 Configure storage                                                                                                           

Skill: Configure disks, volumes, and file systems

Skill: Create and configure virtual hard disks

Skill: Create and configure Storage Spaces

Skill: Configure removable devices

Skill: Troubleshoot storage issues and removable devices

Chapter 8  Configure data access and usage                                                                           

Skill: Configure file and printer sharing

Skill: Configure HomeGroup connections

Skill: Configure folder shares Configure public folders

Skill: Configure OneDrive

Skill: Configure File System permissions

Skill: Configure OneDrive usage

Skill: Troubleshoot data access and usage

Chapter 9 Implement Apps                                                                                                             

Skill: Configure desktop apps

Skill: Configure app startup options

Skill: Configure Windows features

Skill: Implement Windows Store Apps

Skill: Create and deploy provisioning packages

Chapter 10 Configure remote management                                                                           

Skill: Choose the appropriate remote management tools

Skill: Configure remote management settings

Skill: Configure Remote Assistance

Skill: Configure Remote Desktop

Skill: Configure Windows PowerShell remoting

Skill: Modify settings, using Microsoft Management Console or Windows PowerShell

Chapter 11  Configure updates                                                                                                         

Skill: Configure Windows Update options

Skill: Implement Insider Preview

Skill: Current Branch and Current Branch for Business

Skill: Long-Term Servicing Branch scenarios

Skill: Manage update history

Skill: Roll back updates

Skill: Update Windows Store apps

Chapter 12 Monitor Windows                                                                                                         

Skill: Configure and analyze Event Viewer logs

Skill: Configure event subscriptions

Skill: Monitor performance using Task Manager

Skill: Monitor performance using Resource Monitor

Skill: Monitor performance using Performance Monitor and Data Collector Sets

Skill: Monitor system resources

Skill: Monitor and manage printers

Skill: Configure indexing options

Skill: Manage client security by using Windows Defender

Skill: Evaluate system stability by using Reliability Monitor

Skill: Troubleshoot performance issues

Chapter 13 Configure system and -data recovery                                                                

Skill: Configure a recovery drive

Skill: Configure system restore

Skill: Perform a refresh or recycle

Skill: Perform recovery operations using Windows Recovery

Skill: Configure restore points

Skill: Use Windows Backup And Restore

Skill: Perform a backup and restore with WBAdmin

Skill: Configure File History

Skill: Restore previous versions of files and folders

Skill: Recover files from OneDrive

Chapter 14 Configure authorization and authentication                                                

Skill: Configure user accounts

Skill: Configure Microsoft Passport and Windows Hello

Skill: Manage credential security

Skill: Manage device security

Skill: Configure HomeGroup, workgroup, and domain settings

Chapter 15 Configure advanced management tools                                                          

Skill: Configure services

Skill: Configure Device Manager

Skill: Configure and use the MMC

Skill: Configure Task Scheduler

Skill: Configure automation of management tasks with Windows PowerShell


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