Updating your Technology Skills from Microsoft Windows XP to Windows 7 (Beta)

3 Day Course
Hands On
Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M6291

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


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Introduction to User Productivity Enhancements (6 topics)

  • Controlling Your Desktop
  • Overview of Desktop Search Enhancements
  • Introduction to Search Federation
  • Create and Configure a Library
  • Configure Search Indexes
  • Create and Pin a Search Connector

Managing Desktop Configurations (5 topics)

  • Automating Group Policy Enhancements
  • Introduction to Windows PowerShell 2.0
  • Using Windows PowerShell 2.0
  • Applying Group Policy Enhancements
  • Using Windows PowerShell 2.0

Introduction to Remote Access (5 topics)

  • Introduction to DirectAccess
  • Designing a DirectAccess Solution
  • Install and Configure DirectAccess
  • Overview of VPN Reconnect
  • Introduction to BranchCache

Introduction to Windows 7 Beta Security Components (10 topics)

  • Implementing User Account Control
  • Introduction to Windows BitLocker
  • Introduction to Windows AppLocker
  • Configuring Windows Defender
  • Introduction to Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
  • Configure User Account Control
  • Create AppLocker Rules and Configure Enforcement
  • Configure Scans for Windows Defender
  • Adjust Windows Firewall Configuration
  • Lab Shutdown

Deploying Windows 7 Beta Images (3 topics)

  • Preparing to Deploy a Windows 7 Beta Image
  • Deploying a Windows 7 Beta Image
  • Servicing a Windows 7 Beta Image

Troubleshooting in Windows 7 Beta (10 topics)

  • Troubleshooting with Problem Steps Recorder
  • Using the Windows Troubleshooting Platform
  • Diagnosing Issues with Unified Tracing
  • Analyzing Performance with Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
  • Managing Devices
  • Create and Analyze a Report by using Problem Steps Recorder
  • Analyze Troubleshooting Results Generated from the Windows Troubleshooting Wizard
  • Use Netsh Commands to Capture Network Trace Information
  • Create a Data Set Collector in Performance Monitor and Analyze Results
  • Restrict Installation of a Device by using Group Policy


One year experience installing, configuring, and supporting Windows XP desktop operating systems.

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