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					Windows 7, Configuring

Total Duration: 8 Days

 Configuring and Administering Windows 7
Installing and Configuring Windows 7 Client

Configuring and Administering Windows 7
Module 1: Installing Windows 7
This module explains the various editions of Windows 7 and some of the core features of the operating
system. Students will learn the hardware requirements and upgrade paths to Windows 7. The module will
also show students how to prepare an image of the operating system for deployment.
Lessons

       Introduction to Windows 7
       Installing Windows 7 Using Image-Based Installation
       Migrating User Settings

Lab : Configure a Reference Computer for Imaging

       Configure the Reference Computer
       Clean the image with sysprep
       Prepare the image for deployment

Lab : Capture an Image Using ImageX

       Capture the image and copy to a network share

Lab : Deploy a Windows 7 Image

       Prepare a virtual machine to receive the image
       Prepare the disk and image the new computer
       Configure the newly installed OS image

Lab : Migrate User Settings

       Migrate settings to a server
       Transfer user settings to new computer

After completing this module, students will be able to:

       Describe the various editions of Windows 7
       Configure and deploy a Windows 7 image
       Learn to use ImageX for image creation and deployment
       Use Diskpart to prepare disk partitions to receive a new operating system
       Migrate user settings

Module 2: Configure Hardware and Software


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This module explains how to install and configure hardware devices on Windows 7. Users will learn how to
add hardware devices, install and update drivers and configure options. It also teaches the student how to
configure application compatibility and how to lock down a Windows 7 computer using AppLocker.
Lessons

       Configure Devices
       Configure Application Compatibility

Lab : Install and Configure Devices

       Add a printer
       Configure printer properties
       Configure properties for COM1
       View device driver details
       Configure Device Manager

Lab : Configure Application Compatibility

       Configure application compatibility settings
       Configure the Application Compatibility Toolkit

Lab : Configure Application Restrictions

       Configure application execution permissions
       Configure network zone rules for applications
       Restrict application execution using AppLocker

Lab : Configure Internet Explorer

       Configure the home page and browser history settings
       Configure security settings in Internet Explorer
       Configure content ratings in Internet Explorer
       Manage Internet Explorer Add-ons
       Configure Internet Explorer using Group Policy

After completing this module, students will be able to:

       Install and configure hardware devices
       View properties on and driver information for hardware
       Configure application compatibility settings
       Configure application restrictions
       Configure Internet Explorer

Module 3: Configure the Network
This module explains how to configure the networking aspects of Windows 7. Students will be introduced to
configuration of general network settings including TCP/IP network configuration using IPv4 and IPv6
settings. They will also learn about wireless network configuration. Students will also learn how to share
resources across the network, configure the Windows Firewall for security, configure remote management
using Remote Desktop and Remote Assistance, and troubleshoot network connectivity issues.
Lessons
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       Configure General Network Settings
       Managing Wireless Networks
       Sharing Resources
       Configure TCP/IP
       Troubleshooting Network Connectivity
       Configure Windows Firewall
       Configure Remote Management

Lab : Configure Network Discovery

       Turn on and configure Network Discovery
       Create a network map

Lab : Configure TCP/IP Settings

       Configure Static IPv4 Settings
       Configure IPv4 for Dynamic IP Addressing
       Configure IPv6 Addressing
       Using PING
       Using ipconfig
       Using tracert
       Using nslookup

Lab : Configure Windows Firewall

       Configure Windows Firewall Settings for the Private Network
       Configure Windows Firewall for the Public Network
       Configure Additional Programs Access
       Configure Advanced Firewall Settings
       Configure Inbound Rules
       Configure Outbound Rules

Lab : Configure Remote Management

       Configure Remote Desktop
       Configure Remote Assistance
       Secure Remote Assistance with Group Policy

After completing this module, students will be able to:

       Configure networking on Windows 7 including network discovery
       Configure TCP/IP settings using IPV4 and IPv6
       Configure the Windows Firewall
       Configure and use Remote Desktop and Remote Assistance

Module 4: Sharing and Securing Resources
This module explains how to implement sharing of resources on the network with Windows 7
computers. Topics covered will introduce the student to share permissions and NTFS permissions. Students
will also learn how configure and implement a HomeGroup using Windows 7 computers.

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Once the student understands how to share resources and make them available on the network, they will be
introduced to securing the computer through the use of the User Account Control (UAC) features of Windows
7. They will also learn how to work with authentication and authorization to the computer and the use of
digital certificates. Finally, the students will learn about the BranchCache feature of Windows 7 and Windows
Server 2008 R2.
Lessons

       Configure Shared Resources
       Configuring HomeGroup Settings
       Configure User Account Control (UAC)
       Configure Authentication and Authorization
       Configure BranchCache

Lab : Configure Shared Resources

       Configure Shared Folders in Computer Management
       Configure Shares Using Windows Explorer
       Configure properties for COM1
       Share a printer

Lab : Configure HomeGroup Settings

       Configure HomeGroup

Lab : Configure User Account Control (UAC)

       Configure UAC Prompt Behaviors
       Configure UAC Group Policy Settings
       Configure Account Policies

Lab : Configure Authentication and Authorization

       Configure Generic Credentials using Credential Manager
       Configure a Certificate-Based Credential
       Backup the Credential Manager Vault
       Restore the Vault from a Backup
       Configure NTFS Permissions and View Effective Permissions

Lab : Configure BranchCache

       Configure BranchCache with Active Directory for Hosted Cache Mode
       Configure BranchCache Using netsh for Client-Side Distributed Cache Mode

After completing this module, students will be able to:

       Configure Shared Resources
       Configuring HomeGroup Settings
       Configure User Account Control (UAC)
       Configure Authentication and Authorization
       Configure BranchCache
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Module 5: Windows 7 and Mobile Computing
This module will teach the student how to work with the features in Windows 7 for mobile users. Students
will learn how to configure and implement BitLocker and BitLockerToGo for securing files on hard drives and
removable storage devices. Mobile users often make use of offline files and this module will introduce
students to offline files in Windows and how to configure for offline use and resolve synchronization
issues. Students will also learn how to configure other mobility options such as power settings and remote
connections such as dial-up and VPN.
Finally students will learn about a new feature in Windows 7 for remote users known as DirectAccess. This
new technology eliminates the need to create and configure VPN connections over Remote Access
Services. Instead DirectAccess allows secure connections directly from the client computer over the Internet.
DirectAccess requires careful configuration and specific components to be implemented. Students will learn
how to configure a complete DirectAccess implementation with the final lab allowing them the opportunity to
perform all the setup and configuration necessary to make DirectAccess work including a simulated Internet
environment.
Lessons

       Configure BitLocker and BitLocker ToGo
       Configuring DirectAccess
       Configure Mobility Options
       Configure Offline Files
       Configure Remote Connections

Lab : Working with BitLocker

       Encrypt a disk drive
       Remove BitLocker encryption from a drive
       Configure a data recovery agent

Lab : Working with Offline Files

       Configure Offline Files
       Manage Offline File Settings

Lab : Manage Offline File Settings

       This lab includes 36 total exercise and takes the student through the installation and configuration of
        DirectAccess using all the necessary servers and client computers.
       Some configuration is already in place such as a Domain Controller and an Internet server
       Students will configure a certification authority, a DirectAccess server, and internal application
        server and a client computer in a scenario similar to what they will configure in an office
        environment.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

       Configure BitLocker and BitLocker ToGo
       Configuring DirectAccess
       Configure Mobility Options
       Configure Offline Files
       Configure Remote Connections

Module 6: Monitoring and Maintaining Windows 7
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This module will teach the student how to configure updates in Windows 7 to ensure their computers are
getting the necessary updates to keep them secure and performing at peak efficiency. Students will also learn
how to monitor the system through the use of various tools to determine where performance issues exist and
then how to configure performance settings to increase responsiveness.
The module also discusses how to manage the disks on a computer including how to create and manage
partitions using Disk Management and how to create virtual hard drives (VHDs).
Lessons

       Configure Updates
       Manage Disks
       Monitor Systems
       Configure Performance Settings

Lab : Configure Windows Updates

       Schedule Automatic Updates
       View Installed Updates
       Configure Windows Update using Group Policy

Lab : Manage Disks

       Create Disk Volumes
       Extend a Volume, Shrink, and Delete Volumes
       Extend Partitions Across Disks (Spanned Volumes)
       Convert a Disk to Dynamic
       Create a VHD
       Initialize Disks
       Using diskpart
       Defragment a Drive

Lab : Monitor Systems

       Configure the Event Log Settings
       Clear and Archive Logs
       Filter Event Logs and Create Custom Views
       Create Subscriptions
       Configure Performance Monitor
       Create Data Collector Sets
       Generate a System Diagnostics Report

Lab : Configure Performance Settings

       Configure Page File settings
       Configure Drive Caching
       Configure Power Settings
       Adjust Performance Settings

After completing this module, students will be able to:

       Configure Updates
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       Manage Disks
       Monitor Systems
       Configure Performance Settings

Module 7: Backup and Recovery
This module will teach the student how configure backup and restore for data files on the computer. Students
will also learn about System Restore points and System Recovery options. The labs reinforce the use of
system recovery options and restore points by demonstrating the use of each to protect data and other files.
Lessons

       Configure Backup
       Configuring System Recovery Options

Lab : Configure Backup

       Backup the computer
       Modify a backup schedule
       Restore a backup

Lab : Configure System Recovery

       Configure System Restore Points
       Restore the Computer to a Previous State

Lab : Configure File Recovery

       Configure File Recovery Options
       Create a File and Restore Point
       Restore a Previous Version of a File




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Installing and Configuring Windows 7 Client

Module 1: Installing, Upgrading, and Migrating to Windows 7This module explains how to install, upgrade
and migrate to Windows 7. It also describes the key features, editions, and hardware requirements of
Windows 7.Lessons

       Preparing to Install Windows 7
       Performing a Clean Installation of Windows 7
       Upgrading and Migrating to Windows 7
       Performing Image-based Installation of Windows 7
       Configuring Application Compatibility

Lab : Installing and Configuring Windows 7

       Migrating Settings by using Windows Easy Transfer
       Configuring a Reference Image of Windows 7
       Configuring a Reference Image

After completing this module, students will be able to:

       Describe the key features, editions, and hardware requirements of Windows 7.
       Perform a clean installation of Windows 7
       Upgrade and Migrate to Windows 7 from an earlier version of Windows.
       Perform an image-based installation of Windows 7
       Resolve common application compatibility issues.

Module 2: Configuring Disks and Device DriversThis module examines how to configure disks, partitions,
volumes, and device drivers to enable Windows 7 to function as desired.Lessons

       Partitioning Disks in Windows 7
       Managing Disk Volumes
       Maintaining Disks in Windows 7
       Installing and Configuring Device Drivers

Lab : Configuring Disks and Device Drivers

       Configuring Disks
       Configuring Disk Quotas (Optional)
       Updating a Device Driver

After completing this module, students will be able to:

       Configure disk partitions on a Windows 7 client computer
       Create and manage disk volumes
       Manage file system fragmentation and disk quotas
       Install and configure device drivers

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Module 3: Configuring File Access and Printers on Windows 7 Client ComputersThis module explains how to
manage access to shared folders and printers on a computer running Windows 7. Specifically, it describes
how to share and secure folders, configure folder compression, and how to install, configure, and administer
printing.Lessons

       Overview of Authentication and Authorization
       Managing File Access in Windows 7
       Managing Shared Folders
       Configuring File Compression
       Managing Printing

Lab : Configuring File Access and Printers on Windows 7 Client Computers

       Create and Configure a Public Shared Folder for all Users
       Configuring Shared Access to Files for Specific Users
       Creating and Sharing a Printer

After completing this module, students will be able to:

       Describe authentication and authorization
       Manage file access on a Windows 7 client computer
       Create and manage shared folders
       Configure file compression
       Install, configure, and administer printers

Module 4: Configuring Network ConnectivityThis module explains both IPv4 and IPv6 network connectivity.
It also describes how to implement automatic IP Address Allocation and troubleshoot network
connectivity.Lessons

       Configuring IPv4 Network Connectivity
       Configuring IPv6 Network Connectivity
       Implementing Automatic IP Address Allocation
       Overview of Name Resolution
       Troubleshooting Network Issues

Lab : Configuring Network Connectivity

       Configuring IPv4 Addressing
       Configuring IPv6 Addressing
       Troubleshooting Network Connectivity

After completing this module, students will be able to:

       Configure IPv4 network connectivity.
       Configure IPv6 network connectivity.
       Implement automatic IP address allocation.
       Troubleshoot common network related issues by using the tools available in Windows 7.

Module 5: Configuring Wireless Network ConnectionsThis module describes key wireless network
technologies and how to configure wireless network components and the Windows 7 elements that are
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necessary to access wireless networks.
Lessons

       Overview of Wireless Networks
       Configuring a Wireless Network

Lab : Configuring Wireless Network Connections

       Determining the appropriate configuration for a wireless network
       Troubleshooting Wireless Connectivity

After completing this module, students will be able to:

       Describe the standards and technologies related to wireless network connections.
       Configure a wireless network connection.

Module 6: Securing Windows 7 DesktopsThis module describes how to make a Windows 7 computer more
secure while ensuring usability is not sacrificed in the process. Specifically, it describes Windows Firewall,
User Account Control, Windows Defender, and Security in Internet Explorer 8.Lessons

       Overview of Security Management in Windows 7
       Securing a Windows 7 Client Computer by Using Local Security Policy Settings
       Securing Data by Using EFS and BitLocker
       Configuring Application Restrictions
       Configuring User Account Control
       Configuring Windows Firewall
       Configuring Security Settings in Internet Explorer 8
       Configuring Windows Defender

Lab : Configuring UAC, Local Security Policies, EFS, and AppLocker

       Using Action Center
       Configuring Local Security Policies
       Encrypting Data
       Configuring AppLocker

Lab : Configuring Windows Firewall, Internet Explorer 8 Security Settings, and Windows Defender

       Configuring Windows Firewall
       Configuring Internet Explorer 8 Security
       Configuring Windows Defender

After completing this module, students will be able to:

       Explain the security management features of Windows 7.
       Configure local security policy settings on a Windows 7 client computer.
       Secure data by using EFS and BitLocker.
       Configure application restrictions by using AppLocker.
       Configure user account control settings.
       Configure Windows Firewall on a Windows 7 client computer.
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       Configure security-related settings in Internet Explorer to help protect a Windows 7 client computer
        that is connected to the Internet.
       Configure Windows Defender to help protect a Windows 7 client computer against malicious
        software.

Module 7: Optimizing and Maintaining Windows 7 Client ComputersThis module describes how to use the
monitoring and configuration tools to obtain information about Windows 7 performance and how to
troubleshoot performance and reliability problems.Lessons

       Maintaining Performance by Using the Windows 7 Performance Tools
       Maintaining Reliability by Using the Windows 7 Diagnostic Tools
       Backing Up and Restoring Data by Using Windows Backup
       Restoring a Windows 7 System by Using System Restore Points
       Configuring Windows Update

Lab : Optimizing and Maintaining Windows 7 Client Computers

       Monitoring System Performance
       Backing Up and Restoring Data
       Configuring System Restore Points
       Configuring Windows Update

After completing this module, students will be able to:

       Maintain the performance of a Windows 7 client computer by using performance management tools.
       Maintain reliability of a Windows 7 client computer by using the diagnostic tools.
       Back up and restore data on a Windows 7 client computer by using Windows Backup.
       Restore a Windows 7 system by using system restore points.
       Configure Windows Update on a Windows 7 client computer.

Module 8: Configuring Mobile Computing and Remote Access in Windows 7This module explains how to
configure mobile devices and remote access. It also discusses DirectAccess and BranchCache which are new
for Windows 7.Lessons

       Configuring Mobile Computer and Device Settings
       Configuring Remote Desktop and Remote Assistance for Remote Access
       Configuring DirectAccess for Remote Access
       Configuring BranchCache for Remote Access

Lab : Configuring Mobile Computing and Remote Access in Windows 7

       Creating a Sync Partnership
       Configuring Power Options
       Enabling Remote Desktop
       Enabling BranchCache




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