Microsoft MD-100 - Windows 10

Hours: 50 / Access Length: 12 Months / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Retail Price: $995.00

Course Overview:

The Microsoft MD-100 - Windows 10 certification measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: deploy Windows; manage devices and data; configure connectivity; and maintain Windows.

This course includes FREE access for 12 months to a cloud based lab platform to assist students develop 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 MD-100 - Windows 10 certification exam.   This is the first half to achieve the Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate certification.

Course Outline:

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Windows 10 Installation
  • Understanding the Basics
  • Windows 10 Architecture
  • Preparing to Install Windows 10
  • Installing Windows 10
  • Understanding Automated Deployment Options
  • Deploying Unattended Installations
  • Windows Update
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
Chapter 3: Configuring Users
  • Understanding User Accounts
  • Working with User Accounts
  • Managing User Properties
  • Troubleshooting User Account Authentication
  • Managing and Creating Groups
  • Managing Security Using GPOs and LGPOs
  • Configuring User Account Control
  • Understanding Smart Cards
  • Configuring Remote Management
  • Using PowerShell
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
Chapter 4: Managing Data
  • Managing File and Folder Security
  • Managing Network Access
  • Understanding Hardware Security
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
Chapter 5: Managing the Windows 10 Environment
  • Managing Windows
  • Configuring Mobility Options
  • Managing Windows 10 Services
  • Configuring Internet Browsers
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
Chapter 6: Configuring Security and Devices
  • Understanding Filesystems
  • Configuring NTFS
  • Configuring Hardware
  • Managing I/O Devices
  • Configuring Windows Defender Firewall
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
Chapter 7: Configuring Network Connectivity
  • Understanding the Basics
  • Configuring NIC Devices
  • Understanding TCP/IP
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
Chapter 8: Configuring Recovery
  • Understanding Recovery
  • Knowing the Startup/Boot Options
  • Maintaining Windows 10 with Backup and Restore
  • Using System Protection
  • Monitoring Windows
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
MD-100 Windows 10 Practice Labs
  • Install Windows 10 Language Packs
  • Migrate User Data
  • Install Windows 10 with WDS
  • Upgrade to Windows 10 using MDT
  • Manage Windows Images with Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit
  • Configure Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer
  • Manage Windows Desktop
  • Manage Devices and Printers
  • Administer Users and Groups
  • Manage File System Security
  • Implement Local Policy and Domain Group Policy
  • Manage Windows Registry
  • Manage User Account Control Settings
  • Secure Windows 10 with Windows Defender Firewall
  • Configure Connection Security Rules in Windows Defender Firewall
  • Implement Encrypting File System
  • Configure Windows 10 VPN Client Part 1
  • Configure Windows 10 VPN Client Part 2
  • Configure Windows 10 VPN Client Part 3
  • Configure Windows 10 VPN Client Part 4
  • Configure Windows 10 Remote Administration
  • Implement Windows PowerShell Remoting and Remote Assistance
  • Manage Windows 10 Backup and Restore
  • Manage Windows 10 Recovery and Startup Issues
  • Manage Windows Updates
  • Configure and Analyze Windows Event Logs
  • Collect Windows 10 System Performance Metrics
  • Manage Remote Desktop Access
  • Troubleshoot Common Network Problems

All necessary course materials are included.

Certification(s):

This course prepares a student to take the Microsoft MD-100 - Windows 10 certification exam.   This is the first half to achieve the Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate certification.


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