First Look: Windows 7 for IT Professionals Hands-on Lab

Code: 6290
Course duration: 1 days

6290A: First Look: Windows 7 for IT Professionals Hands-on Lab (1 Day)

About This Hands-On Lab

This three hour lab is a companion to the 6289 course and provides hands-on practice with the main technical areas of Windows 7: User Productivity, Improved Security and Control, Streamlined PC Management, and Desktop Optimization.

Audience Profile

The audience for this hands on lab includes IT Professionals who generally perform desktop support for Microsoft Windows computers. Duties for this IT Professional are user support, desktop configuration, and desktop troubleshooting. They will be particularly interested in new features in Windows 7 and how the changes affect Windows security, networking, reliability, performance, productivity, and manageability. Additional audience for this clinic includes technical decision makers who can gain an overview of Windows 7 features and benefits.

At Hands-On Lab Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Configure User Account Control.
  • Utilize the User Account Type and Elevation Prompt.
  • Configure Local Security Policy.
  • Configure Windows Firewall.
  • Create AppLocker Rules and configure enforcement.
  • Configure Windows Defender.
  • Set indexing locations and modify advanced options.
  • Execute searches form multiple locations.
  • Create a library and set security permissions.
  • Create and deploy a search connector.
  • Use the built-in diagnostics tools to diagnose and resolve system problems.
  • Use Performance Monitor to collect system performance information.
  • Configure the Action Center and view messages.
  • Examine events in Event Viewer and create a custom view.
  • Configure Device Manager and control device installation.
  • Run Windows PowerShell commands.
  • Configure Backup and Restore option.
  • Configure the Sync Center.

Hands-On Lab Outline

Exercise 1: Security and Control

After completing this hands-on lab, students will be able to:

  • Configure User Account Control.
  • Utilize the User Account Type and Elevation Prompt.
  • Configure Local Security Policy.
  • Configure Windows Firewall.
  • Create AppLocker Rules and configure enforcement.
  • Configure Windows Defender.

Exercise 2: Networking and SharingAfter completing this hands-on lab, students will be able to:

  • Set indexing locations and modify advanced options.
  • Execute searches form multiple locations.
  • Create a library and set security permissions.
  • Create and deploy a search connector.

Exercise 3: Troubleshooting and SupportAfter completing this hands-on lab, students will be able to:

  • Use the built-in diagnostics tools to diagnose and resolve system problems.
  • Use Performance Monitor to collect system performance information.
  • Configure the Action Center and view messages.
  • Examine events in Event Viewer and create a custom view.
  • Configure Device Manager and control device installation.
  • Run Windows PowerShell commands.
  • Configure Backup and Restore option.
  • Configure the Sync Center.

Guaranteed to Run

2018-03-07 09:00 to 2018-03-09 17:00
Fort Lauderdale, Florida (Virtual Instructor-Led)
2017-12-11 09:00 to 2017-12-15 17:00
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2017-12-04 09:00 to 2017-12-08 17:00
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2017-12-04 09:00 to 2017-12-08 17:00
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2017-11-27 09:00 to 2017-12-01 17:00
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