Hands On Lab: Windows 8 for IT Professionals 1 Day

Code: 40031
Course duration: 1 days

40031Hands On Lab: Windows 8 for IT Professionals 1 Day

About This Hands-On Lab

This is a Hands On Lab (HOL) for Windows 8. This HOL covers the high points of what’s new in Windows 8 for IT Pros, as well as the Windows 8 ecosystem including management tools. This HOL is supported by the FLC Windows 8 content.

Audience Profile

This Hands On Lab (HOL) is intended for IT Professionals who are interested in learning about the new features and functionality in Windows 8. It is technical content for technical people and provides a good overview of some of the key technologies and features in Windows 8.

People who are key influencers and technology decision makers in an IT organization will also be interested in attending this HOL and will benefit from gaining early insight into some of the latest technologies included in Windows 8.
In general, early adopters of new technology or people looking to gain early insight into new functionality in Windows 8 will benefit from attending this HOL.

At Hands-On Lab Completion

After completing this lab, students will be able to:

  • Navigate the Windows 8 interface including signing in and out, searching, shortcut keys, Start screen customization, and using Task Manager.
  • Administer Windows 8 with WindowsPowerShell including file recovery, accessing Windows RE tools, and performing a Refresh PC.
  • Configure Windows 8 security-related features including Windows Defender, Windows Store, and BitLocker.
  • Create and manage virtual machines in Windows 8 by using Hyper-V.

Hands-On Lab Outline

Exercise 1: Navigating the New User Interface

This module is a lab in which students explore navigating the Windows 8 interface, including signing in and out, searching, using shortcut keys, customizing the Start screen, and using Task Manager.

Lab : Navigating the New User Interface

  • Using the Windows 8 Interface

After completing this lab, you will be able to:
  • Sign in and sign out.
  • Search for programs and files.
  • Use shortcut keys.
  • Customize the Start screen.
  • Use Task Manager.
Exercise 2: Administering Windows 8

This module is a lab in which students administer Windows 8 with Windows PowerShell, recover files, access Windows RE tools, and perform a Refresh PC.
Lab : Administering Windows 8
  • Introducing Windows PowerShell ISE with Windows 8
  • Recovering Files in Windows 8
  • Accessing Recovery Tools in Windows 8

After completing this lab, you will be able to:
  • Administer Windows 8 with Windows PowerShell.
  • Recover files.
  • Access Windows RE tools and perform a Refresh PC.
Exercise 3: Securing Windows 8

This module is a lab in which students explore and configure Windows 8 security-related features including using Windows Defender to detect malware, restricting access to the Windows Store, and implementing BitLocker.

Lab : Securing Windows 8

  • Using Windows Defender
  • Configuring Application Restrictions
  • Implementing BitLocker

After completing this lab, you will be able to:
  • Use Windows Defender to detect malware.
  • Restrict Access to the Windows Store.
  • Implement BitLocker.


Exercise 4: Implementing Hyper-V

This module is a lab in which students create and manage virtual machines using Hyper-V in Windows 8.

Lab : Implementing Hyper-V

  • Installing the Hyper-V Feature
  • Creating and Configuring Virtual Machines
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Boot the host from Windows 8 VHD and deploy the Hyper-V feature.
  • Create a virtual network and a virtual machine in Hyper-V.

Guaranteed to Run

2018-03-20 09:00 to 2018-03-23 17:00
Palm Beach County Florida (Instructor-Led)
2018-03-19 09:00 to 2018-03-23 17:00
Secaucus, New Jersey (Virtual Instructor-Led)
2018-03-01 09:00 to 2018-03-02 17:00
Palm Beach County Florida (Instructor-Led)

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