Microsoft Windows 8

Microsoft Windows 8 Training

Develop desktop skills and validate your expertise in desktop support with the MCSA Windows 8. This associate-level course content focuses on advanced-level skills and is an ideal learning path for IT practitioners interested in advancing from a support role to an administration position.

Although this certification has been retired, desktop practitioners can still develop skills needed to maintain Windows 8 at an associate level and utilize the learning content as needed in the management of older systems.

Course Content

Windows 8.1 Configuring

  • Prepare to install Windows 8.1
  • Install Windows 8.1 using setup and Windows ADK
  • Upgrade + migrate to Windows 8.1
  • Configure Windows to go
  • Configure user authentication + user account control
  • Configure local policies
  • Configure Windows 8.1 style applications + Internet Explorer 10
  • Configure AppLocker
  • Configure virtualisation technologies
  • Configure offline files, roaming profiles + folder redirection
  • Configure user data including libraries, file history and disk quotas
  • Share, secure + encrypt user data with NTFS, EFS and BitLocker
  • Configure devices + drivers
  • Configure disks + storage spaces
  • Configure IPv4, IPv6 + DNS settings
  • Troubleshoot network connections
  • Configure network protection
  • Configure power settings
  • Configure wireless + remote connections
  • Monitor + optimize Window 8.1 performance
  • Configure Windows updates
  • Configure remote management
  • Configure system recovery
  • Use basic powershell Cmdlets

70 – 688: Supporting Windows 8.1

  • Design an installation and application strategy
  • Design an operating system installation strategy
  • Windows to go
  • Operating system virtualisation
  • Native VHD boot
  • Multi boot
  • Upgrade vs migration
  • Design an application strategy for desktop applications
  • Application compatibility using
  • Client hyper-V
  • Remote desktop protocol – RDP
  • Application compatibility toolkit – ACT
  • AppV
  • Application updates
  • Application coexistence
  • Application reputation
  • Internet Explorer 10 management
  • Design an application strategy for cloud applications
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Windows store applications
  • Restricting Windows store content
  • AppLocker
  • Internal content
  • Design a solution for user settings
  • User profiles
  • USMT 5.0/WET
  • Windows Live integration
  • Folder redirection
  • User experience virtualisation
  • Maintain Windows clients and devices
  • Manage hardware and printers
  • Resolve hardware and device issues
  • Sync devices and resolve sync issues
  • Monitor and manage print servers
  • Manage mobile devices
  • Resolve mobility issues
  • Manage mobile device policies including security policies
  • NFC
  • Secure SIM and remote access
  • Manage mobile access
  • Manage Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync in mobile devices
  • Design a recovery solution
  • PC refresh/reset
  • Windows 7 file recovery
  • Recovery drive
  • System restore
  • User files including local files
  • SkyDrive
  • File history
  • User profile settings
  • Application settings
  • Manage endpoint security
  • Resolve endpoint security issues
  • Manage updates using Windows update
  • Manage client security using Windows defender
  • Manage client security using the Microsoft system center 2012 endpoint protection client
  • Configure application reputation
  • Manage Windows 8.1 using cloud services and Microsoft desktop optimisation pack
  • Manage clients by using Windows Intune
  • Manage updates and update groups
  • Configure the company portal
  • Monitor on network and off network machines
  • Manage asset inventory
  • Manage public cloud services
  • Manage Windows Live services including trusted PC, storage, SkyDrive/Live mesh apps, and groups
  • Implement Office 365 using the Office 365 desktop setup
  • Manage Office 365
  • Monitor and maintain clients by using MDOP
  • Remediate startup issues using the Diagnostics and Recovery Toolkit – DaRT
  • Monitor clients using system center desktop error monitoring
  • Manage the App-V client
  • Manage BitLocker and BitLocker To Go using Microsoft BitLocker administration and Monitoring – MBAM

Why Linux Training

  1. High Demand: Open source tools are cost efficient and flexible, which means they can be adapted to the needs of almost any organization.
  2. Great Opportunity: Linux is frequently used in virtualization and cloud-based applications because the platform is low-cost, open-source, and flexible. As a result, many organizations are making the switch to Linux. 
  3. Global Recognition: Linux is global and we have shortage of Linux professional


Linux is the #1 operating system for web servers, cloud computing, smart phones and consumer electronics. Linux is frequently used in virtualization and cloud-based applications because the platform is low-cost, open-source, and flexible. As a result, many organizations are making the switch to Linux. Due to its rapid adoption, there’s a shortage of Linux system administrators. This course will teach you the skills and processes you need to work as a professional Linux Systems Administrator. 

Our instructor will guides you through an in-depth review of the Linux System from a very practical, hands-on perspective. This course provides step-by-step demonstrations of the different commands, utilities, and configuration options you really need to know.  The course covers all domains and objectives required for the exam, including installation, hardware configuration, package management, and file management.

This course will teach you the concepts and skills you need to be prepared for the Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator exam. You’ll learn how to administer, configure and upgrade Linux systems running one of the three major Linux distribution families (Red Hat, SUSE, Debian/Ubuntu). You’ll also learn all the tools and concepts you need to efficiently build and manage a production Linux infrastructure.

Upon Completion of this Course, you will accomplish following:

• Comprehend about SUSE Linux Products
• Comprehend Debian
• Comprehend Ubuntu
• Manage Hardware
• Configure Remote Access
• Monitor SLE 11
• Automate Tasks
• Comprehend Red Hat Linux Products
• Produce File Statistics
• Display Binary Files
• Search the File system
• Configure a VNC Server


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