M6292: Installing and Configuring Windows 7 Client

4 Day Course
Hands On
Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M6292

This course has been retired. Please view currently available Microsoft Windows 7 Training Courses.


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Installing, Upgrading, and Migrating to Windows 7 (5 topics)

  • 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

Configuring Disks and Device Drivers (4 topics)

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

Configuring File Access and Printers on Windows 7 Client Computers (5 topics)

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

Configuring Network Connectivity (4 topics)

  • Configuring IPv4 Network Connectivity
  • Configuring IPv6 Network Connectivity
  • Implementing Automatic IP Address Allocation
  • Troubleshooting Network Issues

Configuring Wireless Network Connections (2 topics)

  • Overview of Wireless Networks
  • Configuring a Wireless Network

Securing Windows 7 Desktops (8 topics)

  • 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

Optimizing and Maintaining Windows 7 Client Computers (5 topics)

  • 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

Configuring Mobile Computing and Remote Access in Windows 7 (4 topics)

  • 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


* Experience installing PC hardware and devices. * Basic understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts. * Basic Windows and Active Directory knowledge. * The skills to map network file shares. * Experience working from a command prompt. * Basic knowledge of the fundamentals of applications. For example, how client computer applications communicate with the server. * Basic understanding of security concepts such as authentication and authorization. * An understanding of the fundamental principles of using printers.

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