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70-687 Configuring Windows 8.1



70-687 Configuring Windows 8.1

Microsoft Official Academic Course

ISBN: 978-1-118-88258-0 June 2014 576 Pages

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This 70-687 Configuring Windows 8.1 textbook prepares students for the first of two required exams for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows 8 certification. Students master configuration or support for Windows 8 computers, devices, users and associated network and security resources. Those in this IT Professional career field are prepared to work with networks configured as a domain-based or peer-to-peer environment with access to the Internet and cloud services. In addition, these IT Professionals will have mastered the skills required to be a consultant, full-time desktop support technician, or IT generalist who administers Windows 8-based computers and devices as a portion of their broader technical responsibilities. Additional skills addressed, including the recent 8.1 objectives, in this textbook:
  • Install and Upgrade to Windows 8
  • Configure Hardware and Applications
  • Configure Network Connectivity
  • Configure Access to Resources
  • Configure Remote Access and Mobility
  • Monitor and Maintain Windows Clients
  • Configure Backup and Recovery Options

Additionally, MOAC Labs Online can be purchased separately or with select sets for an additional charge. MOAC Labs Online enable anytime, anywhere real software on hosted servers. MOAC Labs Online provides students with the ability to work on the actual software simply by connecting through their Internet Explorer web browser.

The MOAC IT Professional series is the Official from Microsoft, turn-key Workforce training program that leads to professional certification and was authored for college instructors and college students. MOAC gets instructors ready to teach and students ready for work by delivering essential resources in 5 key areas: Instructor readiness, student software, student assessment, instruction resources, and learning validation. With the Microsoft Official Academic course program, you are getting instructional support from Microsoft; materials that are accurate and make course delivery easy.

Related Resources

1 Evaluating Hardware Readiness and Capability 1

2 Installing Windows 8.1 26

3 Migrating and Configuring User Data 54

4 Working with Disks and Devices 70

5 Installing and Configuring Desktop Apps and Windows Store Apps 88

6 Controlling Access to Local Hardware and Applications 109

7 Configuring Internet Explorer 11 and Internet Explorer for the Desktop 125

8 Configuring Hyper-V 151

9 Configuring IP Settings 173

10 Configuring Network Settings 209

11 Configuring and Maintaining Network Security 231

12 Configuring Remote Management 249

13 Configuring Shared Resources 266

14 Configuring File and Folder Access 299

15 Configuring Authentication and Authorization 326

16 Configuring Remote Connections 373

17 Configuring Mobility Options 393

18 Configuring Security for Mobile Devices 420

19 Configuring and Managing Updates 433

20 Managing Local Storage 452

21 Monitoring System Performance 481

22 Configuring System Recovery 518

23 Configuring File Recovery 534

Appendix A 542

Index 543