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MCTS Windows 7 Configuration Study Guide


MCTS Windows 7 Configuration Study Guide

Exam 70-680
1. Aufl.

von: William Panek

36,99 €

Verlag: Sybex
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 30.03.2010
ISBN/EAN: 9780470637364
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 720

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Prepare for certification in Windows 7 configuration with this all-new study guide This comprehensive book guides readers through preparation for Microsoft's brand new MCTS: Windows 7, Configuring exam (70-680). You'll find 100% coverage of all exam objectives; practical, real-world scenarios; hands-on exercises, and challenging review questions, both in the book and on the CD included with the book. Prepares you for the new exam 70-680, the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist certification for Windows 7; Windows 7 is Microsoft's new operating system releasing in late 2009 Shows you how to install, configure, and maintain Windows 7 for the exam Covers upgrading and migrating; deploying Windows 7; configuring hardware applications, network connectivity, access to resources, and mobile computing; monitoring and maintaining; handling backup and recovery, and more This is the ideal guide to prepare you for Microsoft's new Windows 7 certification.
Introduction xxi Assessment Test xxxi Chapter 1 Installing Windows 7 1 Introducing Windows 7 2 Overview of Windows XP 2 Overview of Windows Vista 4 New Features in Windows 7 7 Windows 7 Architecture 10 32-bit versus 64-bit 11 Preparing to Install Windows 7 12 Different Versions of Windows 7 12 Hardware Requirements 17 The Hardware Compatibility List (HCL) 20 BIOS Compatibility 20 Driver Requirements 20 New Install or Upgrade 20 Disk Space Partitioning 27 Language and Locale 28 Installing Windows 7 28 Performing a Clean Install of Windows 7 29 Performing an Upgrade to Windows 7 33 Troubleshooting Installation Problems 35 Migrating Files and Settings 37 Upgrading from Windows XP to Windows 7 39 Supporting Multiple-Boot Options 42 Using Windows Activation 44 Using Windows Update 44 Installing Windows Service Packs 48 Summary 49 Exam Essentials 49 Review Questions 51 Answers to Review Questions 56 Chapter 2 Automating the Windows 7 Installation 59 Choosing Automated Deployment Options 60 An Overview of the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2010 61 An Overview of Unattended Installation 65 An Overview of Windows Deployment Services 67 An Overview of the System Preparation Tool and Disk Imaging 68 Overview of the Windows Automated Installation Kit (Windows AIK) 72 Summary of Windows 7 Deployment Options 73 Deploying Unattended Installations 75 Using the System Preparation Tool to Prepare an Installation for Imaging 77 Using ImageX to Create a Disk Image 79 Installing from a Disk Image 80 Using Windows System Image Manager to Create Answer Files 81 Using Windows Deployment Services (WDS) 85 Preparing the WDS Server 86 WDS Server Requirements 87 Network Services 87 Installing the WDS Server Components 87 Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 91 Summary 96 Exam Essentials 97 Review Questions 98 Answers to Review Questions 103 Chapter 3 Managing Disks 105 Configuring File Systems 106 File System Selection 107 File System Conversion 109 Configuring Disk Storage 110 Basic Storage 110 Dynamic Storage 111 GUID Partition Table (GPT) 113 Using the Disk Management Utility 114 Using the Microsoft Management Console 114 Understanding the Disk Management Utility 117 Managing Storage 131 Managing Dynamic Storage 131 Troubleshooting Disk Management 134 Using Disk Management Status Codes 134 Troubleshooting Disks That Fail to Initialize 135 Managing Data Compression 136 Using the Compact Command-Line Utility 137 Using Compressed (Zipped) Folders 138 Managing Data Encryption with EFS 138 Encrypting and Decrypting Folders and Files 139 Managing EFS File Sharing 140 Using the DRA to Recover Encrypted Data 141 Recovering Encrypted Files 143 Understanding RAID 145 RAID Models 145 Using Disk Maintenance Tools 146 Using the Disk Defragmenter Utility 146 Using the Disk Cleanup Utility 148 Using the Check Disk Utility 149 Summary 150 Exam Essentials 151 Review Questions 152 Answers to Review Questions 157 Chapter 4 Managing the Windows 7 Environment 159 Configuring the Windows 7 Operating System 160 Configuring the Desktop Environment 160 Configuring Windows Aero 166 Using Control Panel 169 Understanding the System Icon 185 Using the Registry Editor 191 Configuring Remote Connections 193 Remote Assistance 193 Remote Desktop 197 Configuring a VPN Connection 202 Configuring Mobile Computing 205 Recognizing the Improvements to Power Management 205 Managing Power States 206 Managing Power Options 207 Configuring the Power Button 209 Configuring Advanced Power Settings 209 Configuring Hibernation 210 Managing Power Consumption Using the Battery Meter 211 Using Windows ReadyBoost and Windows 7 211 Using ReadyDrive and Windows 7 212 Managing Windows 7 Services 212 Summary 215 Exam Essentials 216 Review Questions 217 Answers to Review Questions 222 Chapter 5 Configuring Hardware and Applications 225 Configuring Hardware 227 New/Updated Features—Device Stage 227 Using Device Manager 229 Installing and Updating Device Drivers 234 Driver Signing 244 Managing I/O Devices 246 Configuring Removable Storage Devices 246 Managing Printers 248 Installing Printers 249 Managing Applications 259 Configuring Applications 259 Overview of Internet Explorer 8 263 Using New User Features of IE8 264 Defining IE8 Accelerators 264 Defining IE8 Web Slices 268 Using IE8 Compatibility View 271 Using New Security and Safety Features of IE8 272 Installing Add-Ons to IE8 279 Using Protected Mode for IE8 280 Configuring Windows Internet Explorer 8 Options 280 Summary 284 Exam Essentials 284 Review Questions 285 Answers to Review Questions 289 Chapter 6 Managing Users, Groups, and Security 291 Overview of Windows 7 User Accounts 292 Account Types 293 Built-in Accounts 294 Local and Domain User Accounts 295 Logging On and Logging Off 296 Using Local User Logon Authentication 296 Logging Off Windows 7 297 Working with User Accounts 297 Using the Local Users And Groups Utility 298 Using the User Accounts Option in Control Panel 300 Creating New Users 301 Disabling User Accounts 304 Deleting User Accounts 305 Renaming User Accounts 307 Changing a User’s Password 308 Managing User Properties 309 Managing User Group Membership 309 Setting Up User Profiles, Logon Scripts, and Home Folders 310 Troubleshooting User Account Authentication 315 Troubleshooting Local User Account Authentication 316 Creating and Managing Groups 316 Using Built-in Groups 317 Using Special Groups 320 Managing Security 325 Managing Security Configurations 325 Using the Group Policy Result Tool 326 Managing and Applying LGPOs 328 Configuring Local Security Policies 330 Using Account Policies 332 Using Local Policies 338 Configuring User Account Control 345 Managing Privilege Elevation 346 Registry and File Virtualization 348 Using Advanced Security Options 348 Configuring the Action Center 349 Performing a Manual Scan 351 Configuring Windows Defender 352 Using BitLocker Drive Encryption 356 Managing File and Folder Security 357 Folder Options 357 Securing Access to Files and Folders 362 Determining Effective Permissions 366 Viewing Effective Permissions 368 Determining NTFS Permissions for Copied or Moved Files 369 Managing Network Access 369 Creating Shared Folders 369 Configuring Share Permissions 371 Summary 372 Exam Essentials 372 Review Questions 374 Answers to Review Questions 380 Chapter 7 Configuring Network Connectivity 383 Understanding Networking 385 Windows Peer-to-Peer Network 385 Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Network 387 Microsoft Networking Terms and Roles 389 Configuring Windows 7 NIC Devices 392 Configuring a Network Adapter 392 Troubleshooting a Network Adapter 397 Configuring Wireless NIC Devices 398 Understanding TCP/IP 410 Benefits of Using TCP/IP 410 Features of TCP/IP 411 Basics of IP Addressing and Configuration 412 Configuring TCP/IP on Windows 7 418 Testing IP Configuration 421 TCP/IP Troubleshooting 422 Configuring Windows 7 on a Network 422 Adding Windows 7 to the Domain 422 Joining and Sharing HomeGroups in Windows 7 424 Configuring Windows Firewall 430 Windows Firewall with Advanced Security 432 Configuring Remote Management 437 Windows Remote Management 437 Windows PowerShell 438 Understanding BranchCache 440 Distributed Cache Mode Requirements 440 Hosted Mode Requirements 442 Configuring DirectAccess 443 DirectAccess vs. VPNs 443 Understanding How DirectAccess Works 444 Knowing the DirectAccess Infrastructure Requirements 444 Understanding Virtualization 446 Understanding Microsoft Hyper-V 447 Creating a Hyper-V Windows 7 Virtual Machine 448 Understanding Windows Virtual PC 449 Summary 450 Exam Essentials 451 Review Questions 452 Answers to Review Questions 458 Chapter 8 Monitoring and Maintaining Windows 7 461 Understanding Windows 7 Performance Optimization 462 Creating Baselines 462 Testing Configuration Changes or Tuning Efforts 464 Using Alerts for Problem Notification 464 Optimizing Windows 7 with Performance Monitor 464 Using Resource Monitor 466 Utilizing Customized Counters in Performance Monitor 472 Managing Performance Monitor Data with Collector Sets 479 Managing System Performance 481 Managing Processor Performance 482 Managing the Disk Subsystem 484 Optimizing the Network Subsystem 485 Using Reliability Monitor 485 Using Windows 7 Tools to Discover System Information 487 System Information 487 Task Manager 488 Performance Information and Tools 494 Using System Configuration 496 Setting Up Task Scheduler 499 Creating a Scheduled Task 500 Managing Scheduled Task Properties 502 Troubleshooting Scheduled Tasks 503 Using Event Viewer 504 Summary 508 Exam Essentials 509 Review Questions 510 Answers to Review Questions 514 Chapter 9 Configuring Backups and Recovery 515 Safeguarding Your Computer and Recovering from Disaster 516 Using Advanced Boot Options 518 Starting in Safe Mode 518 Enabling Boot Logging 520 Using Other Advanced Boot Options Menu Modes 522 Using the Startup Repair Tool 523 Maintaining Windows 7 with Backup and Restore 524 Creating a Backup 524 Restoring Files from a Backup 528 Using Advanced Backup Options 530 Using System Protection 533 Troubleshooting System Restore 537 Summary 538 Exam Essentials 538 Review Questions 539 Answers to Review Questions 544 Appendix About the Companion CD 547 What You’ll Find on the CD 548 Sybex Test Engine 548 PDF of Glossary of Terms 548 Adobe Reader 548 Electronic Flashcards 548 System Requirements 549 Using the CD 549 Troubleshooting 549 Customer Care 550 Glossary 551 Index 557
William Panek, MCTS, MCITP, MCT, CCNA, CHFI, is founder of Stellacon Corporation, a Microsoft Certified Gold Partner and a Certified Learning Solutions Provider and leading training provider in the U.S. He is the author of MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration Study Guide, MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Configuration Study Guide, and MCTS: Windows Server Virtualization Configuration Study Guide, all by Sybex.
Prepare for certification as a technology specialist in Windows 7 Prepare for your certification as a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) in Windows 7 with this in-depth study tool. You'll find full coverage of all exam objectives for Exam 70-680, Windows 7, Configuring. Topics include how to install and deploy Windows 7, upgrade to Windows 7, configure hardware and software, improve network connectivity, enable mobile computing and remote access, troubleshoot and secure your Windows 7 environment, perform backup and recovery, and much more. Inside, find: Full coverage of all exam objectives in a systematic approach, so you can be confident you're getting the instruction you need for the exam Practical hands-on exercises to reinforce critical skills Real-world scenarios that put what you've learned in the context of actual job roles Challenging review questions in each chapter to prepare you for exam day Exam Essentials, a key feature in each chapter that identifies critical areas you must become proficient in before taking the exam A handy tear card that maps every official exam objective to the corresponding chapter in the book, so you can track your exam prep objective by objective Look inside for complete coverage of all exam objectives.

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