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Planning & Managing Windows 7 Desktop Deployments & Environments
 Planning & Managing Windows 7 Desktop Deployments & Environments
 

6294: WINDOWS 7 DESKTOP DEPLOYMENTS

The best source of Windows 7 Certification

A hands-on five-day course with free pre-course online skills testing
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COURSE OUTLINE

Full details of modules and topics covered in this five-day course

VERSIONS COVERED

This course covers Windows 7 & 8 versions

DURATION

This is a five-day training course structured into 37 modules

COURSE AIMS

This 5-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 organizations . They will also learn how to design, configure, and manage the Windows 7 client environment.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This course is intended for IT Professionals who are interested in specializing in Windows 7 desktop and application deployments and managing the desktop environments for large organizations. 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. Delegates must have:

  • A solid understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts
  • A solid Windows and Active Directory background
  • 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 in configuring and troubleshooting permissions and other settings to allow access to resources and applications on

  • Windows 7 Systems
  • Experience in configuring settings to enable network connectivity
  • Experience in configuring and troubleshooting a wireless network connection
  • Experience in configuring and troubleshooting Windows 7 security
  • Configured 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

AUTHORISED MICROSOFT TRAINING COURSE

This is an authorised Microsoft training course, delivered by certified Microsoft trainers at fully equipped centres using the latest equipment, software and course materials. There is no better way to undertake your training, to maximise your learning and ensure the highest marks possible in your certification exams.


COURSE OBJECTIVES

After completing this course, delegates 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 WAIK
  • Deploy Windows 7 by using 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)


CERTIFICATION

This course (6294) helps students to prepare for the Exam 70-686, Pro: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator.


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MODULE 1:  Module 1: Preparing to Deploy Windows 7 Business Desktops
Topics covered:
  • Overview of the Desktop Lifecycle
  • Desktop Deployment: Challenges and Considerations
  • Tools and Technologies Used in the Desktop Deployment Lifecycle
  • Assessing the Current Computing Environment for Deploying Windows 7
  • Designing Windows Activation
MODULE 2:  Lab : Assessing the Computing Environment by Using the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit
Topics covered:
  • Assessing the Computing Environment by Using Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit
MODULE 3:  Lab : Recommending an Activation Strategy
Topics covered:
  • Review the Activation Scenario
MODULE 4:  Module 2: Assessing Application Compatibility in Windows 7
Topics covered:
  • Overview of Application Compatibility
  • Assessing and Resolving Application Compatibility Issues by Using ACT 5.5
MODULE 5:  Lab : Evaluating Application Compatibility Using the Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit
Topics covered:
  • Installing and Configuring ACT
  • Collecting Application Inventory
  • Organizing the Application Inventory
  • Analyzing Application Inventory Results
MODULE 6:  Lab : Creating Application Compatibility Fixes
Topics covered:
  • Identifying Application Compatibility Issues
  • Mitigating Application Issues
MODULE 7:  Module 3: Evaluating Windows 7 Deployment Methods
Topics covered:
  • Evaluating In-Place Deployment
  • Evaluating Side-by-Side Deployment
  • Evaluating Lite-Touch Deployment Method
  • Evaluating Zero-Touch Deployment Method
MODULE 8:  Lab : Determining the Windows 7 Deployment Method
Topics covered:
  • Determining Windows 7 Deployment Methods
MODULE 9:  Module 4: Designing Standard Windows 7 Images
Topics covered:
  • Overview of Windows 7 Installation Architecture
  • Overview of the Imaging Process
  • Determining the Image Strategy
  • Selecting the Image Servicing Methods
MODULE 10:  Lab : Determining the Windows 7 Imaging Strategy
Topics covered:
  • Determining the Windows 7 Image Strategy
MODULE 11:  Module 5: Deploying Windows 7 by Using WAIK
Topics covered:
  • Overview of WAIK 2.0
  • Building a Reference Windows 7 Image by Using Windows SIM and Sysprep
  • Managing the Windows Preinstallation Environment
  • Capturing, Applying, and Servicing a Windows 7 Image
MODULE 12:  Lab : Installing WAIK
Topics covered:
  • Install the Windows Automated Installation Kit
  • Identify Resources and Tools included with the Windows Automated Installation Kit
MODULE 13:  Lab : Building a Reference Image Using Windows SIM and Sysprep
Topics covered:
  • Building a Custom Answer File by Using Windows SIM
  • Installing a Reference Computer using a Custom Answer File
  • Generalizing a Reference Computer by Using Sysprep
MODULE 14:  Lab : Creating Windows PE Boot Media
Topics covered:
  • Adding Packages and Drivers to Windows PE
  • Creating a Bootable Windows PE ISO Image
  • Starting the Windows PE Operating System Environment
MODULE 15:  Lab : Capturing and Applying a Windows 7 Image Using ImageX
Topics covered:
  • Capturing an Image Using ImageX
  • Apply an Image Using ImageX
MODULE 16:  Lab : Servicing Images by Using DISM
Topics covered:
  • Servicing a Reference image using DISM
MODULE 17:  Module 6: Deploying Windows 7 by Using Windows Deployment Services
Topics covered:
  • Overview of WDS
  • Designing and Configuring WDS for Windows 7 Deployment
MODULE 18:  Lab : Deploying Windows 7 by Using Windows Deployment Services
Topics covered:
  • Designing the WDS Environment
  • Installing and Configuring the WDS Server Role
  • Adding Boot and Install Images to WDS
  • Provisioning Drivers by Using WDS
  • Deploying a Desktop Operating System Using WDS
MODULE 19:  Module 7: Deploying Windows 7 by Using Lite Touch Installation
Topics covered:
  • Designing the Lite Touch Installation Environment
  • Implementing MDT 2010 for Deploying Windows 7
MODULE 20:  Lab : Planning and Configuring MDT 2010
Topics covered:
  • Planning the MDT Lite Touch Environment
  • Installing MDT 2010 and Additional Component Files
  • Configuring the Deployment Share
  • Creating a Task Sequence
MODULE 21:  Lab : Deploying Windows 7 by Using Lite Touch Installation
Topics covered:
  • Updating the Deployment Share to Generate Windows PE Media
  • Installing Windows 7 Using Lite Touch Installation
MODULE 22:  Module 8: Deploying Windows 7 by Using Zero Touch Installation
Topics covered:
  • Designing the Zero Touch Installation Environment
  • Performing Zero-touch Installation of Windows 7 by using MDT 2010 and Configuration Manager 2007
MODULE 23:  Lab : Deploying Windows 7 by Using Zero Touch Installation
Topics covered:
  • Planning the Zero Touch Installation Environment
  • Preparing the Zero Touch Installation Environment
  • Configuring Deployment Packages and System Images
  • Configuring and Advertising a Client Task Sequence
MODULE 24:  Module 9: Migrating User State by Using WET and USMT 4.0
Topics covered:
  • Overview of User State Migration
  • Overview of USMT 4.0
  • Planning User State Migration (USMT 4.0)
  • Migrating User State by Using USMT 4.0
MODULE 25:  Lab : Migrating User State by Using Windows Easy Transfer
Topics covered:
  • Preparing the Window Easy Transfer Source Files
  • Capturing User State Information from a Source Computer
  • Loading User State Information to a Target Computer
MODULE 26:  Lab : Migrating User State by Using the User State Migration Tool 4.0
Topics covered:
  • Planning for the User State Migration
  • Creating USMT Migration Scripts
  • Capturing and Restoring User State by Using USMT
  • Performing a Hard-Link Migration
MODULE 27:  Lab : Migrating User State by Using State using Hard Link Migration
Topics covered:
  • Performing a Hard-Link Migration
MODULE 28:  Module 10: Designing, Configuring, and Managing the Client Environment
Topics covered:
  • Overview of Planning Client Configuration
  • Designing and Configuring Standard System Settings
  • Designing and Configuring Internet Explorer Settings
  • Designing and Configuring Security Settings
  • Designing and Implementing Group Policy
  • Troubleshooting Group Policy
MODULE 29:  Lab : Designing and Configuring the Client Environment
Topics covered:
  • Designing a Client Environment
  • Implementing a Client Configuration
MODULE 30:  Lab : Troubleshooting GPO Issues
Topics covered:
  • Resolving a GPO Application Problem
MODULE 31:  Module 11: Planning and Deploying Applications and Updates to Windows 7 Clients
Topics covered:
  • Determining the Application Deployment Method
  • Deploying the 2007 Microsoft Office System
  • Planning and Configuring Desktop Updates by Using WSUS
MODULE 32:  Lab : Determining the Application Deployment Method
Topics covered:
  • Determining the Application Deployment Method
MODULE 33:  Lab : Customizing the Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2007 Installation
Topics covered:
  • Configuring the Setup Category
  • Configuring the Features Category
  • Installing Microsoft Office Professional Plus By Using the Setup Customization File
MODULE 34:  Lab : Planning and Managing Updates by Using WSUS
Topics covered:
  • Planning Automatic Updates Settings
  • Configuring Automatic Updates Settings by Using Group Policy
  • Approving and Deploying an Update by Using WSUS
MODULE 35:  Module 12: Planning and Deploying Windows 7 by Using LTI
Topics covered:
  • Deploying Windows 7 – Challenge Scenario
MODULE 36:  Lab : Planning an End-to-End Windows 7 LTI Deployment
Topics covered:
  • Planning the MDT Lite Touch Environment
MODULE 37:  Lab : Deploying Windows 7 using the LTI Deployment Plan
Topics covered:
  • Performing a Network Assessment
  • Configuring MDT 2010 for an LTI Deployment
  • Configuring WDS for a PXE and Multicast Deployment
  • Configuring an MDT 2010 Deployment Share
  • Creating the Reference Computer
  • Preparing the Deployment Task Sequences
  • Performing an Upgrade on Target Computers

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  • Module 2: Resolve Software Configuration Issues
  • Lab : Resolve Software Configuration Issues
  • Module 3: Resolve Software Failure
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  • Module 5: Identify and Resolve Network Connectivity Issues
  • Lab : Identify and Resolve Network Connectivity Issues
  • Module 6: Identify and Resolve Name Resolution Issues
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  • Module 8: Identify and Resolve Performance Issues
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  • Lab : Identify and Resolve Wireless Connectivity Issues
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  • Module 13: Identify and Resolve Internet Explorer Security Issues
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  • Module 14: Identify and Resolve Firewall Issues
  • Lab : Identify and Resolve Firewall Issues
  • Module 15: Identify and Resolve Issues Due To Malicious Software
  • Lab : Identify and Resolve Issues Due To Malicious Software
  • Module 16: Identify and Resolve Encryption Issues
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  • Module 17: Identify and Resolve Software Update Issues
  • Lab : Identify and Resolve Software Update Issues

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COURSE OUTLINE
[Duration: three day]

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  • Implementing a Troubleshooting Methodology
  • Troubleshooting Startup Issues
  • Lab : Troubleshooting Startup Issues
  • Using Group Policy to Centralize Configuration
  • Lab : Using Group Policy to Centralize Configuration
  • Troubleshooting Hardware Device, Device Driver, and Performance Issues
  • Lab : Lab A: Resolving Hardware Device and Device Driver Issues
  • Lab : Lab B: Troubleshooting Performance-Related Issues
  • Troubleshooting Network Connectivity Issues
  • Lab : Troubleshooting Network Connectivity Issues
  • Troubleshooting Remote Connectivity Issues
  • Lab : Resolving Remote Connectivity Issues
  • Troubleshooting Logon and Resource Access Issues
  • Lab : Troubleshooting Logon and Resource Access Issues
  • Troubleshooting Security Issues
  • Lab : Troubleshooting Security Issues
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PLANNING & MANAGING WINDOWS 7 DESKTOP DEPLOYMENTS & ENVIRONMENTS

General Information

All Windows Desktop Infrastructure training courses use the latest content, qualified and experienced trainers, and provide delegates with the best learning experience. Training is interactive and classroom-based, and the ability to ask questions reinforces knowledge acquisition during the class.

Class Sizes

Maximum class sizes vary, but there is always adequate time for delegates to ask questions of the instructor.

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The confirmation process
Course places allocated
Your place is allocated, along with the trainer, workbooks and exercise files if appropriate
Booking confirmation
You receive an official confirmation, with joining instructions (and directions if it's at our centre)
Training invoice
You receive a VAT invoice

Note: Please allow 1 - 2 working days for your confirmation and invoice.

What happens on the day

If you are coming to our centre, dress code is smart casual.   The timetable is as follows:

9:15

ARRIVAL TIME

9:30

TRAINING STARTS

11:00

MID-MORNING BREAK



1:00

ONE HOUR LUNCH BREAK

3:15

MID-AFTERNOON BREAK

4:30

WRAP UP

Note: break times can vary according to the needs of the training, and course duration for smaller class sizes are usually shorter because fewer delegates have fewer questions !

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With your Windows Desktop Infrastructure training course from Activia, you get a free workbook, so you can review and revise afterwards to reinforce your knowledge.



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