MCTS 70-686 COURSE
Course Books with DVD
Approximate Study Time
100 Hours (Self Study)
You can spread the payments for this course
over 4 monthly payments.
Initial payment of £80.00
Followed by 3 monthly
payments of £40.00
Approximate Delivery Time
1-2 Working Days (Courier Service)
The Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) 70-686 - Windows 7 Enterprise Desktop Administrator Course is intended to validate a candidates ability to support medium to very large computing environments that use Windows 7. The course covers the Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist (MCTS) 70-686 exam syllabus.
The course includes the official Microsoft study guide, plus practice tests on DVD to help you assess your skills. It comes packed with the tools and features exam candidates want most including in-depth, self-paced training based on final exam content; rigorous, objective-by-objective reviews; exam tips from expert exam-certified authors; and customisable testing options. It also provides real-world scenarios, case study examples, and troubleshooting labs to give you the skills and expertise you can use on the job.
The course allows you to work at your own pace through the lessons and lab exercises. Topics include planning and managing a client life-cycle strategy, designing a standard image and client configurations, planning Windows 7 client deployment, managing application compatibility, and identifying and resolving issues with deployment and configuration.
PLEASE NOTE: The MCTS 70-686 Course is designed as a theory-based course but does contain all relevant information on how to complete practical exercises.
The practices is each unit have various software requirements but all software is available as free downloads from the Microsoft Download centre.
The following software is required to complete the practical elements of the course: Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit; Microsoft Windows Automated Installation Kit for Windows 7; Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010; Microsoft Internet Explorer Administration Kit; Microsoft Baseline Security 2.2; Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Express; and Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit.
This exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below:
Planning and Managing a Client Life Cycle Strategy
Designing a Standard Image
Designing Client Configurations
Designing a Windows 7 Client Deployment
Designing Application Packages for Deployment
Identifying and Resolving Deployment and Client Configuration Issues
The MCTS 70-686 Certification course consists of the following items:
MCTS 70-686 Certification Course Books
Unit 1 Preparing to Deploy Windows 7
Unit 2 Designing a Client Life Cycle
Unit 3 Creating & Managing System Images
Unit 4 Configuring Clients
Unit 5 Configuring Security and Internet Explorer
Unit 6 Designing a Windows 7 Client Deployment Strategy
Unit 7 Designing Lite-Touch and Zero-Touch Deployments
Unit 8 Planning a Windows 7 Client Update Strategy
Unit 9 Deploying Applications
Unit 10 Using Application Deployment Tools
Unit 11 Troubleshooting Internet Explorer and Group Policy Issues
Unit 12 Troubleshooting Networking and Authentication Authorisation Issues
MCTS 70-686 Configuring Windows 7 Practice Tests DVD
Assess yourself using the 200 practice questions on DVD, featuring multiple customizable testing options to meet your specific needs. Choose timed or untimed testing mode, generate random tests, or focus on discrete objectives. You get detailed explanations for right and wrong answers-including pointers back to the book for further study.
Students aiming for this exam should have experience of installing, configuring, and administering clients in a Windows networked environment and also have experience deploying operating systems and applications and should be familiar with the client administration capabilities of Windows Server and with management tools such as the System Center suite of products.
It is recommended that students have already successfully completed the MCTS 70-680 - Configuring Windows 7 Examination.
Course Duration & Support:
Students may register at any time. The courses are designed as self-study courses but if you have any problems you can email our email support. As the course is self study you can complete in as little or as long a time as you prefer, and we do not impose a cut-off date for study.
Assessment is from the Microsoft 70-686 Examination. Examinations are in a multiple choice/multiple answer format.
On Completion of the MCTS 70-686 Certification Courses, you can apply for the Microsoft 70-686 Examination.
Examinations must be sat at a registered Prometric testing centre and are currently £99.00 + VAT each.
You can locate testing centres and schedule appointments on their Website: Prometric.
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