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70-687 Labs : Configuring Windows 8.1

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70-687-lab
Configuring Windows 8.1
ISBN : 978-1-61691-549-0

Gain hands-on expertise in Microsoft 70-687 certification exam by 70-687 - Configuring Windows 8.1 performance-based labs. Performance based labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. Microsoft 70-687- Configuring Windows 8.1 certification program validates the skills and expertise of IT professionals to configure hardware and applications, network connectivity, remote access, and mobility; monitor and maintain Windows clients.

 

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Here's what you will get

The Configuring Windows 8.1 exam is part of Microsoft's MCSE, MCSA and MCP certifications. It is a required part to the MCSA certification and further can be upgraded to MCSE certification. This certification is targeted at professionals who configure Windows 8 computers, devices, users, and associated network and security resources.

Lab
Performance based lab
83+
Video tutorials
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Minutes
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Exam FAQs
What are the prerequisites for this exam? While there are no official prerequisites to take the MCSA/MCSE certification, both Microsoft and uCertify strongly recommend that the candidate should have a good knowledge of Windows 8.1.
What is the exam registration fee? USD 150
Where do I take the exam? The 70-687 exam is administered by Pearson VUE at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.
What is the format of the exam?
  • Multiple-choice
  • Drag and drop
  • Choose and Reorder
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 40-60 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 120 minutes
What is the passing score? 700

(on a scale of 1-1000)

What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail in passing the 70-687 examination, Microsoft's retake policy is:

  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time, the candidate must wait at least 24 hours before retaking the exam.
  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait at least 14 days before retaking the exam a third time.A 14-day waiting period is also imposed for the fourth and fifth subsequent exam retakes. A candidate may not take a given exam any more than five times per year (12 months). This 12-month period starts the day of the fifth unsuccessful exam retake. The candidate is then eligible to retake the exam 12 months from that date. To take a given exam more than five times per year, a candidate must submit a request and obtain prior permission from Microsoft.
  • If a candidate achieves a passing score on an exam, the candidate cannot take the exam again.
What is the validity of the certification? The 70-687 exam has no expiration. The certification holder is certified for life unless the vendor changes its policy. Click here for more information.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the 70-687-lab, click here.
Which certification covers this exam?
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?
  • Windows Administrators
  • System Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • Help Desk Technician

Here's what you will learn

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Configuring screen resolution
  • Installing MAP Toolkit
  • Installing Application Compatibility Toolkit
  • Adding a language
  • Creating a bootable VHD using Disk Management
  • Showing hidden and system-protected files
  • Installing a device driver
  • Viewing a device driver in Device Manager
  • Rolling back a device driver
  • Updating a device driver
  • Removing a device
  • Identifying Windows installer version
  • Configuring the default program settings
  • Changing the default security level
  • Configuring an appLocker policy
  • Adding websites to compatibility view in IE
  • Configuring security settings in IE
  • Deleting browser history in IE
  • Browsing pop-up settings
  • Clearing cookies and temporary Internet files
  • Clearing the SSL State
  • Adding a website to trusted sites
  • Enabling Hyper-V
  • Creating a virtual switch
  • Creating a virtual machine
  • Running hostname resolution commands
  • Configuring IPv4 address
  • Releasing and renewing an IP address
  • Understanding the ipconfig command
  • Testing the existence of other hosts
  • Configuring DNS information
  • Analyzing domain names with nslookup
  • Configuring a wireless NIC
  • Configuring a NIC
  • Creating a metered connection
  • Verifying and diagnosing the network adapter
  • Turning on Windows Firewall
  • Enabling network discovery
  • Configuring Windows Firewall with advanced security
  • Allowing traffic protected by IPsec
  • Creating a rule that exempts hosts from authentication
  • Enabling remote assistance for public network
  • Configuring remote assistance
  • Sharing a printer
  • Uploading photos and videos to OneDrive
  • Joining a HomeGroup
  • Configuring folder sharing
  • Encrypting a folder
  • Allowing access to a group
  • Adding a permission entry for a folder
  • Enabling auditing of files, folders, and printers
  • Creating new users
  • Assigning home folders
  • Changing a standard account into an administrator account
  • Deleting a user account
  • Renaming a user account
  • Launching the command prompt with administrative privileges
  • Changing the execution policy
  • Creating a homegroup
  • Changing user properties
  • Changing a user password
  • Running PowerShell commands
  • Adding local users and groups snap-in
  • Modifying the path system variable
  • Connecting to a remote computer
  • Configuring remote desktop
  • Enabling remote assistance
  • Configuring remote desktop authentication
  • Turning off apps settings in OneDrive
  • Configuring power policies
  • Encrypting flash drive with BitLocker
  • Enabling the always offline mode
  • Rolling back to a restore point
  • Configuring and managing updates
  • Turning on automatic app updates
  • Changing a basic disk into a dynamic disk
  • Creating event subscription
  • Changing indexing option
  • Configuring disk quotas
  • Turning on system protection
  • Creating a restore point
  • Turning on file history for a drive
  • Restoring a deleted file