Course Description: The MD-100: Windows 10 course is a 5-day course that is designed for students who want to learn how to install and customize Windows 10 operating systems. The course will help students learn about the new Windows servicing model and methods for keeping Windows up to date, and also cover common post-installation tasks.
Students will learn how to manage storage, files, drivers, and printers as well as how to configure network connectivity for Windows 10. The course also discusses managing and deploying applications.
Students will learn about securing a Windows 10 OS and protecting the data on the device. Students will learn common methods used for authentication and access control. The course also covers how to configure file and folder permissions and how to create security policies. Students will learn about the different types of external threats and how to leverage features like encryption and firewalls, along with tools like Windows Defender.
Finally, the course will do a deep-dive into the architecture and tools used for managing, monitoring, and troubleshooting the OS, Apps, and hardware. Students will learn about proactive and troubleshooting methodology, and identifying and mitigating common issues.
Topics covered in the course include:
Preparing to install Windows 10.
Installing Windows 10.
Configuring Updates for Windows.
Perform post-installation configuration tasks.
Configuring devices and drivers for Windows.
Configuring storage for Windows.
Configuring network settings in Windows.
Configuring remote management of Windows.
Configuring and managing applications in Windows.
Configuring Internet Explorer.
Describing the methods for securing Windows 10.
Configuring account access and authentication.
Configuring file and folder permissions.
Creating security policies.
Describing common threats and methods for mitigating against them.
Using Windows troubleshooting and monitoring tools.
Troubleshooting Windows installations.
Troubleshooting application installation issues.
Troubleshooting web browser settings.
Troubleshooting Windows authentication.
Troubleshooting hardware issues related to Windows machines.
Target Student:This course is designed for IT professionals who perform installation, configuration, general local management and maintenance of Windows 10 core services. Students may also be familiar with enterprise scenarios and cloud-integrated services.
Students should possess the following skills and experience before attending the course:
Basic understanding of computer networks and hardware concepts.
Basic understanding of OS and Application concepts.
Experience with using the Windows OS.
Section 1: Installing Windows
This section discusses installing the Windows 10 OS. Students will learn the different editions of Windows 10, requirements, and new features introduced. This section discusses how to install the OS, as well as methods for migrations and upgrading. Students will also learn about common tools used in the deployment proces
Introducing Windows 10
Requirements for Windows Features
Installation Process and Media
Upgrading to Windows 10 Lab : Installing Windows 10
Upgrading Windows 7 to Windows 10
Migrating User Settings
Section 2: Updating Windows
In this section, Students will learn about keeping Windows 10 up-to-date. Students will be introduced to the new Windows servicing model and how it applies to various scenarios. Students will learn the various different methods for updating Windows and applications, as well as managing updates using tools like group policy and Windows Update for Business.
Windows Servicing Model
Applying Applications and Windows Updates Lab : Updating Windows 10
Configuring Updates for a Single Device
Configuring Updates with GPOs
Section 3: Post-installation Configuration and Personalization
This section discusses common post-installation tasks in Windows 10. Students will learn how to customize the user interface, as well as using the control panel and settings app to configure common OS settings. This course will also introduce students to Windows PowerShell.
Customize the Windows 10 UI.
Configure device specific settings such as power plans and mobile device options.
Use the Windows control panel and setting app to configure settings.
Describe using Windows PowerShell. Lab : Configuring Windows 10
Using the Settings App
Using Control Panel Using Control Panel
Using Windows PowerShell
Section 4: Course Conclusion
Final Exam Lab : Graded Lab
MD-100T02: Configuring Windows 10
Section 1: Configuring Peripherals and Drivers
This Section will cover device configuration. Students will learn how device drivers work and how to install them. Students will also be introduced to managing and configuring hardware peripherals such as printers.
Managing Devices and Drivers
Section 2: Configuring Networking
In this section, Students will learn about networking concepts. This Section will introduce to IPv4 and IPv6, and concepts like DNS. Students will learn how to configure network settings in Windows, as well as learn about wireless network technologies. The Section will conclude with methods of managing Windows remotely.
Configure IP Network Connectivity
Implement Name Resolution
Implement Wireless Network Connectivity
Remote Access Overview
Section 3: Configuring Storage
This section discusses storage configuration and management in Windows 10. Students will be introduced to local, cloud and virtual storage options. This course will also cover configuring storage on client devices and introduce storage spaces.
Overview of storage options
Managing Disks, Partitions, and Volumes
Maintaining Disks and Volumes
Managing Storage Spaces Lab : Practice Lab: Managing Storage
Adding a Disk
Creating a Simple Volume
Compressing a Folder
Enabling Disk Quotas
Creating a Storage Space
Section 4: Managing Apps in Windows 10
In this section, Students will be introduced to App management in Windows 10. This Section will cover the different types of apps and supported installation methods. Students will learn how to install apps using manual and automated methods, as well as manage app delivery using the Windows Store. Finally, this Section will cover the differences between Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge.
Providing Apps to Users
Managing Universal Windows Apps
The Windows Store
Web browsers in Windows 10
Section 5: Course Conclusion
Final Exam Lab : Graded Lab
MD-100T03: Protecting Windows 10
Section 1: Configuring Authorization & Authentication
This Section introduces the tools and features of Windows 10 for authorizing access to Windows 10 clients. Students will learn about methods for how users sign-in to Windows 10. This Section also covers restricting what users can or cannot do on a device through methods like UAC and account types.
Using Security Settings to Mitigate Threats
Configuring User Account Control
Implementing Device Registration
Section 2: Configuring Data Access and Usage
In this section, Students will learn about permissions. This Section will cover considerations for different files systems. Students will learn how to configure file and folder permissions as well as shared folders. The Section will conclude with configuring settings through methods such as local and group policy.
Overview of File Systems
Configuring and Managing File Access
Configuring and Managing Shared Folders
Managing Security with Policies Lab : Configuring and Managing Permissions and Shares
Creating, Managing, and Sharing a Folder
Using Conditions to Control Access and Effective Permissions
Section 3: Configuring Advanced Management Tools
This Section introduces students to protecting devices from external threats. Students will learn about the different types of common threats. This Section will teach students about using encryption, firewalls, and IPSec to help protect against threats. The Section will conclude with how to configure and use Windows Defender and AppLocker.
Configuring Tenant Roles
Managing Tenant Health and Services Lab : Practice Lab: Managing Network Security
Creating and Testing Inbound Rules
Creating and Testing Outbound Rules
Creating and Testing Connection Security Rules
Configuring Windows Defender
Section 4: Hands-On Lab
Final Exam Lab : Graded Lab
MD-100T04: Maintaining Windows 10
Section 1: Supporting the Windows 10 Environment
This Section will cover the Windows 10 architecture and common environments. Students will be introduced to the various tools used in maintaining Windows. This Section will also discuss methodologies for effectively troubleshooting issues and how to proactively manage and optimize Windows 10.
Troubleshooting Tools Lab : Practice Lab: Monitoring Windows 10
Monitoring Reliability and Performance
Section 2: Troubleshooting the Windows OS
In this section, Students will learn how to troubleshoot startup and service issues related to the operating system. This Section will teach the different startup and recovery options, and how to troubleshoot different Windows services.
Troubleshooting Windows Startup
Troubleshooting Operating System Service Issues
Troubleshooting Sign-In Issues
Section 3: Troubleshooting Files & Applications
This Section helps students plan for file backup and recovery. Students will learn how to plan and configure data protection strategies and how to perform various file and system recovery methods. This Section also includes common methods for troubleshooting application installation issues, compatibility issues, and resolving browser issues.
File Recovery in Windows 10
Application Troubleshooting Lab : Troubleshooting Desktop Apps
Troubleshooting AppLocker Policy Applications
Troubleshooting Application Compatibility Issues
Troubleshooting Microsoft Internet Explorer Issues
Troubleshooting Microsoft Edge Issues
Section 4: Troubleshooting Hardware and Drivers
This Section introduces hardware troubleshooting. Students will learn about driver management and how to troubleshoot devices. Students will also learn steps for troubleshooting system hardware and external peripherals such as USB drives and printers, including diagnostic methods and remediation.
Troubleshooting Device Driver Failures
Overview of Hardware Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting Physical Failures Lab : Troubleshooting Device Driver Issues
Troubleshooting a Missing Device Driver
Resolving Hardware Problems
Resolving device driver problem
Configuring Group Policy Settings to Control Device Installation