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MCSA: Windows 8, Configuring
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MCSA: Windows 8, Configuring
  • This course is designed to provide an in-depth understanding of the Microsoft Windows 8 operating system. The course covers such topics as installation, migration, Window 8 style applications, user and group accounts, security, networking, client virtualization, and advanced configuration. The course is designed to help IT professionals understand and support the technologies within Microsoft Windows 8. Certification MCSA: Windows 8, Configuration Exams 70-687: TS: Windows 8, Configuring. Instructor-led. From Certified and Experienced Trainers. This is a dynamic, virtual classroom experience delivered directly to your desktop or laptop through the Internet. It features an expert team of certified, experienced instructors and mentors that deliver compelling learning on the schedule that works best for each learner. Target AudienceThis course targets IT professionals who install, configure, maintain and support Microsoft Windows 8 client desktops, devices, and users within any size organization. It is also designed for individuals who seek professional distinction through the 70-687 Windows 8 Configuring exam. TechFetch and Skillsoft TechFetch Academy partnered with Skillsoft to bring finest quality training content, known for in-depth treatment of concepts. This course is modular, designed with finest navigation controls, allowing you the flexibility to pace your learning. Courseware includes instructor-led demonstrations and visual presentations that allow students to develop their skills based on real world scenarios explained by the instructor. You will encounter several feedback loops to help you assess where you are strong and where you need additional review.
    More value at less cost. This course gives you all of the benefits of a live class at just a fraction of the cost.
Course Details
1. Getting Started with Windows 8
  • Lesson 1: Introducing Windows 8
  • Lesson 2: Interacting with Windows 8
2. Installing Windows 8
  • Lesson 1: Prepare to Install Windows 8
  • Lesson 2: Installing Windows 8
  • Lesson 3: Upgrading & Migrating to Windows 8
  • Lesson 4: Windows To Go
3. Configuring User Accounts and Policies in Windows 8
  • Lesson 1: Understanding User Authentication
  • Lesson 2: Configure User Authentication
  • Lesson 3: Configure User Account Control
  • Lesson 4: Understanding Policies
4. Configuring User Applications and Virtualization in Windows 8
  • Lesson 1: Understanding Windows Applications
  • Lesson 2: Configure Windows 8 Style Applications
  • Lesson 3: Configure AppLocker
  • Lesson 4: Configure Virtualization
  • Lesson 5: Configure IE 10
5. Configuring User Data and Settings in Windows 8
  • Lesson 1: Configure User State Virtualization
  • Lesson 2: Configure User Data
  • Lesson 3: Share and Secure User Data
  • Lesson 4: Encrypt User Data
6. Configuring Devices & Disks in Windows 8
  • Lesson 1: Configure Devices & Drivers
  • Lesson 2: Configure Disks & Storage Spaces
7. Configuring Network Connections in Windows 8
  • Lesson 1: Configure Network Features
  • Lesson 2: Configure IP & DNS Settings
  • Lesson 3: Troubleshoot Network Connections
  • Lesson 4: Configure Network Protection
8. Configuring Windows 8 for Mobile Computing
  • Lesson 1: Configure Power Settings
  • Lesson 2: Configure Wireless Networking
  • Lesson 3: Configure Remote Connections
9. Monitoring & Optimizing Windows 8
  • Lesson 1: Monitor Windows 8
  • Lesson 2: Optimize Performance
  • Lesson 3: Configure Windows Updates
10. Windows 8 System Management and Recovery
  • Lesson 1: Configure Remote Management
  • Lesson 2: Configure System Recovery
  • Lesson 3: Introducing Powershell
Included Labs
  • Configure Power Shell Remoting in Windows 8
  • Personalize Windows 8
  • Install, Configure, and Update Metro Application
  • Control How Metro Applications are Installed
  • Configure File History and Backup
  • Configure Folder Redirection Pt 1
  • Configure Folder Redirection Pt 2
  • Configuring Storage Spaces
  • Introduction to PowerShell
  • Migrate User Profiles Pt 1
  • Migrate User Profiles Pt 2
  • Working with Libraries
  • Configuring HomeGroups Pt 1
  • Configuring HomeGroups Pt 2
  • Configuring Internet Explorer
Pre-Requisites To benefit fully from this course, students should have the following prerequisite courses/skills and knowledge:
  • Six months to one year of IT experience
  • Working knowledge of Windows clients
  • Familiarity with installing client desktop operating systems
  • Familiarity with basic networking and security concepts
  • Familiarity with basic Active Directory concepts
  • Technical Knowledge of PKI, DNS, and WAIK is also helpful
Class Schedule
Scheduled Batches Time
Eastern Time (New York)*
Class Schedule
June 2014
6 classes
11 AM - 2 PM (all days)
Jun 2
Jun 4
Jun 9
Jun 11
Jun 16
Jun 18
October 2014
6 classes
11 AM - 2 PM (all days)
Oct 6
Oct 8
Oct 15
Oct 17
Oct 20
Oct 23
Course Fee
90 days 180 days
$479 $719
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
1. How long do I have access to the course materials?

You have unlimited access to the materials, for the duration of your purchase period, viz 3 months, 6 months, 12 months etc. If no purchase period is mentioned, you will have 12-months access.

2. What is the refund policy on the course?

Our standard policy is that purchases are considered final, and no refunds are possible.

3. Do I have to download any software to view material?

No. If you have an internet connection, you should be able to access courses from Windows and Mac OS devices, with the following environments:

  • Windows 7 or above, with Internet Explorer v8.0 JRE 1.6.0_17 (or above)
  • Mac 10.6 with Safari 4.0.3 and JRE 1.6.0_17 (or above)
4. Can I take my courses with me wherever I go?

Definitely! If you have an internet connection, you should be able to access courses from Windows and Mac OS devices, with the following environments:

  • Windows 7 or above, with Internet Explorer v8.0 JRE 1.6.0_17 (or above)
  • Mac 10.6 with Safari 4.0.3 and JRE 1.6.0_17 (or above)

We are currently working to bring some courses that can be downloaded on your local devices as well. Please stay tuned.

5. Do I have to be registered user of TechFetch.com to subscribe to TechFetch Academy?

No. You are welcome to be member of TechFetch Academy even if you are not a registered user TechFetch.com. We recommend that you post your resume on TechFetch.com though. It is free. Who knows what pleasant surprises await you there!

6. Will I get a certificate after completing this course?

Not now. However, very soon, you will have the option to export learning credits to TechFetch.com job board, which will be displayed as a configurable badge.

7. How do I pay for the courses?

You can purchase courses, securely, using any of the major credit cards (Visa / Mastercard / Discover).

8. Do you offer testing for certification exams?

No. we offer certification-prep only. You will need to register with one of the authorized testing centers for actual exams.

9. How long will a course take to complete?

It varies from student to student, and from course to course. However, on average, it is prudent to budget around 50-hours per single exam.

10. Who do I contact for any clarifications?

Our helpdesk team is available on all working days from 8AM – 6PM New York Time (Eastern Standard Time).

Helpdesk Phone : +1-703–544-2058; Helpdesk Email: Academy@techfetch.com

Trainer
  • Skillsoft is a pioneer in the field of learning with a long history of innovation. Skillsoft provides cloud-based learning solutions for our customers worldwide, who range from global enterprises, government and education customers to mid-sized and small businesses.
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    Over 5,000 corporate clients and more than 13,000,000 learners worldwide benefit from Skillsoft’s high-value training content and hands-on support to assist them, in maximizing their ongoing learning success.
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    • Brandon Hall Research Bronze Medal in Best Advance in Social Learning Technology.
    • LearnX Asia Pacific Platinum Winner, Best Training Provider.
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    • Military Training Technology magazine's Top Training & Simulation Companies.
    2009
    • LearnX Asia Pacific Gold Winner, Best Training Provider.
    • Brandon Hall Research Gold Medal for Best Advance in Technology for Virtual-Classroom Training or Conferencing.
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