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Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows 7

Impress employers by updating your technical support skills. In this course, you will prepare for the Microsoft Windows 7- Configuring (70-680) and Windows 7-Enterprise Desktop Support Technician (70-685) certification exams, as you learn to configure systems and resolve desktop application, network, and security issues in a Windows 7 environment. Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows 7 includes two courses, Windows 7 Configuring and Windows 7 Enterprise Desktop Technician. These courses will train you to support Windows 7 end users and support and maintain systems and mobile devices that run Windows 7.

The lessons in this course combine in-depth information with simulated labs that give you hands-on practice that will help you develop the skills you need. You will also receive two textbooks: Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-680): Configuring Windows 7 by Microsoft Press, and Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-685): Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Support Technician (Pro - Certification) by Microsoft Press.

12 Months / 200 Course Hrs
Open enrollment

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Louisiana State University - Eunice

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Learning Method

Instructor-led

Self-Paced. Study on your own schedule

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Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows 7

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Details + Objectives

Course Code: GES836

What You Will Learn
  • Install, upgrade, migrate to, and deploy Windows 7
  • Configure hardware and applications
  • Configure network connectivity and access to resources
  • Configure mobile computing and support mobile users
  • Monitor and maintain systems
  • Configure backup and recovery options
  • Identify and resolve desktop application and networking issues
  • Identify and resolve security issues
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 12 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 200 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Prepare for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Windows 7 certification
  • Demonstrate ability to identify the cause and resolution of desktop application, network, and security issues
  • Validate your ability to support and maintain systems and mobile devices that run Windows 7

Outline

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Microsoft Windows 7 Configuring Part I

Learn how to install, upgrade, migrate, and deploy Windows 7.

Microsoft Windows 7 Configuring Part II

Configure hardware and applications, as well as network connectivity.

Microsoft Windows 7 Configuring Part III

Configure access to resources, mobile computing, monitoring, backing up, and restoring Windows.

Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise Desktop Support Technician Part I

Identify and resolve Windows 7 application issues.

Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise Desktop Support Technician Part II

Manage and maintain Windows 7 client systems, troubleshoot login and resource access issues.

Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise Desktop Support Technician Part III

Resolve Windows 7 network connectivity issues, troubleshoot IE8 and encryption issues, and protect Windows 7 against malware and vulnerabilities.

Details
  1. Microsoft Windows 7 Configuring (SSMS680)
    1. Installing, Upgrading, and Migrating to Windows 7
    2. Deploying Windows 7
    3. Configuring Hardware and Applications in Windows 7
    4. Configuring Network Connectivity in Windows 7
    5. Configuring Access to Resources in Windows 7
    6. Configuring Mobile Computing in Windows 7
    7. Monitoring, Backing Up, and Restoring Windows
  2. Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise Desktop Support Technician (SSMS685)
    1. Identifying and Resolving Windows 7 Application Issues
    2. Management and Maintenance of Windows 7 Client Systems
    3. Troubleshooting Logon and Resource Access Issues in Windows 7
    4. Resolving Windows 7 Network Connectivity Issues
    5. Troubleshooting IE8 and Encryption Issues in Windows 7
    6. Protecting Windows 7 against Malware and Vulnerabilities
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Instructors & Support

Chris Lobban

Chris Lobban has industry experience with an extensive range of hardware and software solutions. Before working as an instructor, he worked both in a help desk environment and as a quality assurance analyst. Lobban has earned CompTIA A+, Network+, Server+, and Security+ credentials, as well as Microsoft MCSE (Windows Server 2003), MCSA (Windows Server 2003), MCDST (Windows XP), and MCITP Enterprise Desktop Support Technician (Windows 7) credentials. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and a CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+).

Requirements

Prerequisites / Requirements

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to take this course.

This course is ideal for you if you have six (6) to twelve (12) months of experience supporting end users of a desktop operating system and would like to become highly proficient in providing technical support in a Windows 7 environment.

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements: 

  • This course must be taken on a PC.
  • For Windows Vista or Windows 7: Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon® dual-core processor, 3.0 GHz or higher with SSE2 technology; for Windows XP: Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon dual-core processor, 1.6 GHz or higher with SSE2 technology
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 1.8 GB free disk space for installation
  • 1,280 x 1,024 true color video display adapter 128 MB or greater, Microsoft® Direct3D®-capable workstation-class graphics card
  • 1,024 x 768 display resolution with true color

Software Requirements: 

  • PC: Windows XP or later.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge is also compatible.
  • Java. Click here to download Java.
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
Instructional Materials

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment. The following textbooks will be shipped to you approximately 7-10 business days after enrollment: 

  • Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-680): Configuring Windows 7 by Microsoft Press
  • Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-685): Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Support Technician (Pro - Certification) by Microsoft Press

FAQs

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Can I register for a course if I am an international student?

Yes, ed2go courses are completely online. However, keep in mind that not all certifying bodies or industry-specific certifications are recognized internationally. Please review your country’s regulations prior to enrolling in courses that prepare for certification.

Does this course prepare for a certification?

Yes. In this course, you will prepare for the Microsoft Windows 7- Configuring (70-680) and Windows 7-Enterprise Desktop Support Technician (70-685) certification exams, as you learn to configure systems and resolve desktop application, network, and security issues in a Windows 7 environment.

When can I start the course?

This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.

How long does it take to complete this course?

This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive six (6) months to complete the course.

What if I don't have enough time to complete my course within the time frame provided?

The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.

What kind of support will I receive?

You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.

What happens when I complete the course?

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Am I guaranteed a job?

This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

Can I get financial assistance?

ed2go courses are non-credit, so they do not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more: https://www.ed2go.com/career/financial-assistance

How can I get more information about this course?

If you have questions that are not answered on our website, representatives are available via LIVE chat. You can also call us at 1-877-221-5151 during regular business hours to have your questions promptly answered. If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please send us a question using the “Contact Us” form.

How do you do the applied labs if you don’t have equipment?

The majority of labs can be done using the online lab system. A link to schedule the lab is included with the course for each lab that can be done online.

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