Microsoft 98-349 - Windows Operating System Fundamentals

Hours: 40 / Access Length: 12 Months / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Retail Price: $599.00

Course Overview:

The Microsoft MTA Windows Operating System Fundamentals certification exam validates the candidate's fundamental knowledge of Windows operating system concepts in a Windows 10 environment. The MTA Windows Operating System Fundamentals is a standalone certification from Microsoft with the exam code 98-349. The MTA 98-349 exam proves that the candidate has the skills required to perform a clean install, migrate from previous Windows versions, perform removable media installation, and perform a network installation.

This course includes FREE access for 12 months to a cloud based lab platform to assist students in developing the practical information technology (IT) skills necessary to succeed in high in demand IT jobs. This cloud based lab solution uses real equipment that enables our students to execute each practical task in a safe environment that is accessible from anywhere without needing to buy their own hardware or risk damage to their own system.

Along with providing the necessary hardware in a virtual environment, students gain access to high quality practical exercises that cover many of the exam topics they will encounter on their certifying exams.

This course prepares a student to take the Microsoft 98-349 - Windows Operating System Fundamentals MTA certification exam.

Course Outline:

Chapter 1: Installing and Upgrading Client Systems

  • Understanding Windows Systems
  • Understanding Installation Types
  • Skill Summary

Case Scenarios

  • Chapter 2: Understanding Operating System Configurations
  • Understanding User Accounts
  • Configuring and Optimizing User Account Control (UAC)
  • Configuring Windows 10
  • Configuring Hyper V
  • Skill Summary
  • Case Scenarios

Chapter 3: Understanding Native Applications, Tools, Mobility, and Remote Management and Assistance

  • Configuring Internet Explorer
  • Configuring Microsoft Edge
  • Configuring Cortana
  • Introducing Accessory Programs
  • Supporting Mobile Access and Data Synchronization
  • Using Windows Mobility Center
  • Accessing a Computer Remotely
  • Skill Summary
  • Case Scenarios

Chapter 4: Managing Applications, Services, and Disks

  • Configuring Applications
  • Managing Windows Store Apps
  • Understanding Services
  • Using MSConfig (System Configuration Utility)
  • Managing Processes and Applications with Task Manager
  • Understanding Storage
  • Encrypting and Compressing Files and Folders
  • Skill Summary
  • Case Scenarios

Chapter 5: Managing Devices

  • Understanding Cloud Storage
  • Understanding Printing Devices
  • Understanding System Devices and Device Drivers
  • Skill Summary
  • Case Scenarios

Chapter 6: Understanding File and Print Sharing

  • Understanding File and Printer Sharing Basics
  • Configuring HomeGroup Connections
  • Creating Public, Basic, and Advanced Shares
  • Configuring Printer Sharing
  • Skill Summary
  • Case Scenarios

Chapter 7: Maintaining, Updating, and Protecting Windows 10

  • Exploring Built-in Maintenance Tools
  • Maintaining the Windows Registry
  • Configuring and Managing Updates
  • Defending Your System from Malicious Software
  • Skill Summary
  • Case Scenarios

Chapter 8: Understanding Backup and Recovery Methods

  • Understanding Local, Network, and Automated Backup Methods
  • Restoring Previous Versions of Files and Folders
  • Configuring System Recovery
  • Skill Summary
  • Case Scenarios

All necessary course materials are included.


This course prepares a student to take the Microsoft 98-349 - Windows Operating System Fundamentals MTA certification exam.

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended.

Hardware Requirements:
  • Minimum Pentium 400 Mhz CPU or G3 Macintosh. 1 GHz or greater CPU recommended.
  • 256MB RAM minimum. 1 GB RAM recommended.
  • 800x600 video resolution minimum. 1025x768 recommended.
  • Speakers/Headphones to listen to Dialogue steaming audio sessions.
  • A microphone to speak in Dialogue streaming audio sessions.
Operating System Requirements:
  • Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 9, 10
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • OpenSUSE Linux 9.2 or higher.
Web Browser Requirements:
  • Google Chrome is recommended.
  • Firefox 13.x or greater.
  • Internet Explorer 6.x or greater.
  • Safari 3.2.2 or greater.
Software Requirements:
  • Adobe Flash Player 6 or greater.
  • Oracle Java 7 or greater.
  • Adobe Reader 7 or greater.
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  • Accept Cookies
  • Disable Pop-up Blocker.

**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**