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70-680 R3 Installing and Configuring Windows 7

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70-680 R3 Installing and Configuring Windows 7


Would you like to learn installation and configuration of Windows 7, and advance in your career as an IT professional?

In the 70-680 R3 Installing and Configuring Windows 7 course, you will learn about configuring Windows 7, configuring the network and operating system. Whether you are an IT assistant interested in expanding your knowledge or a technical assistant who wants to learn how to install and upgrade to Windows 7, this is the course for you.

The course will enhance your IT skills and improve your knowledge. It will provide you with the best opportunity to get hands-on experience that you will be able to use in a corporate IT environment.

Course Content

The course content covers a wide range of topics like how to perform clean installation, upgrade to Windows 7 from previous versions, and migrate user profiles, configuring hardware application, network connectivity and monitoring and maintaining systems that operate on Windows 7.

We offer hundreds of practice questions, simulated certification exams and extensive study material. Our latest practice exam online can be your first step to gain Microsoft certification and help you pass the exam 100%.

We recommend that learners review the exam preparation tutorial and become familiar with the resources before scheduling the exam. In addition, extra time will be given so that you can enjoy the flexibility of training and studying at your own convenience.

The course is internationally recognised and accredited to a training organisation and you will be issued an internationally recognised qualification following full completion of 70-680 R3 Installing and Configuring Windows 7 course.

Why consider 1Training?

As improvements and advancements are made in technology, online courses are no longer just conventional means of studying at affordable costs. In many aspects online training offers superiority to traditional learning. There is an effectiveness and convenience that traditional learning cannot provide. The overall convenience and flexibility makes it a superior learning method.

1Training offers the most convenient path to gain an internationally recognised qualification that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your skill and expertise in an enterprise or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at 1Training and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor and multiple free resources which include Free CV writing pack, Nus Discounted Card, Free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more rewarding.

What are the entry requirements?

  • Have 1 year experience in the IT field
  • Experience implementing and administering any Windows client operating system in a networked environment

Key points of the course

  • Learners can enjoy in-depth training by a Microsoft qualified instructor
  • Repeat or rewind all your lectures
  • This gives you all the benefit of hands-on training with the flexibility of doing it at your convenience 24/7

This Course is intended for?

  • IT assistants who want to expand their skill and knowledge
  • Students who want to acquire deep technical knowledge
  • Learners with a background in IT
  • Technical assistants looking to use Windows 7 in their workplace and find more effective ways to perform current functions
  • Anyone who is interested in expanding their knowledge of Microsoft Windows

Learning Outcomes?

  • By the end of the course you will be an expert in Windows 7. Learners will be able to perform clean installation and upgrade and migrate to Windows 7 from an earlier version.
  • Configure printers and file access
  • Configure volumes, partitions, disks and device drivers
  • Optimize and maintain Windows 7 computer to the highest performance and reliability
  • An understanding of securing Windows, and configuring backup and recovery options

Course Curriculum

  • Module 01: Basic Windows 7 Installation
  • Module 02: Advanced Windows 7 Installation
  • Module 03: Understanding Disk Types And File Systems
  • Module 04: Network Configuration
  • Module 05: Sharing Files, Folders, And Printers
  • Module 06: Working With Windows 7 Client Performance
  • Module 07: Basic Desktop Security
  • Module 08: Advanced Desktop Security
  • Module 09: Disaster Recovery And Prevention
  • Module 10: Remote Access Options
  • Module 11: Introducing Windows Powershell 2.0

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you will have unlimited access 24/7. You have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course, and you can do it from anywhere, anytime.


This exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed under Learning Outcomes. Microsoft has written out these categories and assigned a percentage to each one. The percentage represents the weight they carry within the exam.

At the end of the course learners will be assessed by an official exam. Please note that we do not provide the official exam, which you will need to purchase separately. You can purchase the exam here:


Those who successfully complete the exam will be awarded the 70-680 R3 Installing and Configuring Windows 7 certificate.

Awarding Body

The certificate will be awarded by Microsoft. You can make your CV standout with an internationally recognised qualification and employers will be encouraged to see how you have expanded your skills in your preferred field.

Career Path and Salary

Once you successfully complete the exam you will be qualified to become a Network Administrator, IT Administrator and System Administrator and can work for a number of IT companies. The qualification will also put you in line to ask for a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary for an IT Administrator is £24,631 per annum according to


Key Features

Gain an accredited UK qualification

Access to excellent quality study materials

Learners will be eligible for TOTUM Discount Card

Personalized learning experience

One year’s access to the course

Support by phone, live chat, and email

Course Curriculum Total Units : 194
➤ Module 01: Basic Windows 7 Installation
Lesson 1: Installation Options
1.1 New Features of Windows 7
1.2 Minimum Hardware Requirements
1.3 Why Use 64-bit Windows 7
1.4 Installation Options
1.5 Windows 7 Offerings
Lesson 2: Choosing To Do the Clean Install
2.1 Discussion: Considerations for a Clean Installation
2.2 Discussion: Common Installation Errors
2.3 Ways To Do A Clean Installation
2.4 Demo – Configuring the Computer Name and Domain/Workgroup Settings
2.5 Chapter 01 Review
➤ Module 02: Advanced Windows 7 Installation
Lesson 1: Performing an Image Installation
1.1 What is Windows Imaging File Format?
1.2 Which Tools You Can Use
1.3 The Process for Image-Based Installation
1.4 Using SysPrep
1.5 Capturing and Applying the Installation Image by Using ImageX
1.6 Migrating User Data and Settings by Using USMT 4.0
1.7 Configuring VHDs
Lesson 2: Doing an Upgrade or Migration to Windows 7
2.1 How to Choose Migration or Upgrade
2.2 Upgrade Paths
2.3 Determining the Feasibility of an Upgrade Using Windows Upgrade Advisor
2.4 Steps to Upgrade to Windows 7
2.5 Ways to Migrate User Data and Settings
2.6 Steps to Migrate to Windows 7
2.7 Migrating User Settings and Data by Using WET
Lesson 3: Planning for Application Compatibility
3.1 Common Compatibility Problems
3.2 Common Mitigation Methods
3.3 Updating Shims
3.4 Chapter 02 Review
➤ Module 03: Understanding Disk Types and File Systems
Lesson 1: Windows 7 Disk Types and Formats
1.1 The MBR Disk
1.2 The GPT Disk
1.3 Tools for Disk Management
1.4 Demo – Converting an MBR Partition to a GPT Partition
Lesson 2: Managing Hard Drives with Volumes
2.1 A Simple Volume
2.2 Demo – Creating a Simple Volume
2.3 What are Spanned and Striped Volumes?
2.4 Demo – Creating Spanned Volumes
2.5 Demo – Creating Striped Volumes
2.6 Why Would you Resize a Volume?
2.7 Demo – Resizing a Volume
Lesson 3: Hard Drive Maintenance
3.1 Disk Fragmentation
3.2 How to Defragment a Disk
3.3 Disk Quotas
3.4 Demo – Configuring Disk Quotas
3.5 Chapter 03 Review
➤ Module 04: Network Configuration
Lesson 1: IP Addressing
1.1 Understanding the IPv4 Address
1.2 Understanding the Subnet Mask
1.3 Public and Private Address Space
1.4 Why the Default Gateway?
1.5 Demo – Configuring an IPv4 Address
1.6 Types of Computer Names
1.7 Methods for Resolving Computer Names
1.8 Why IPv6
1.9 Windows 7 Support for IPv6
1.10 Understanding the IPv6 Address Space
1.11 Types of IPv6 Address Scopes
1.12 Demo – Configuring an IPv6 Address
Lesson 2: Auto IP Configuration
2.1 Auto Configuration of IPv4 Settings
2.2 Auto Configuration of IPv6 Settings
2.3 Demo – Configuring a Computer to Obtain an IPv4 Address Dynamically
2.4 Troubleshooting Client-Side DHCP Issues
Lesson 3: Troubleshooting Networking
3.1 Troubleshooting Tools
3.2 Troubleshooting Methodology
3.3 Demo – How to Troubleshoot Network-Related Problems
Lesson 4: Introducing Wireless Networks
4.1 Describing a Wireless Network
4.2 Technologies Used in WiFi
4.3 How Do You Secure WiFi?
Lesson 5: Connecting Windows 7 to the Wireless Network
5.1 Configuring the Hardware
5.2 Wireless Network Settings
5.3 How to Improve WiFi Signal Strength
5.4 Troubleshooting WiFi Connections
5.5 Chapter 04 Review
➤ Module 05: Sharing Files, Folders, and Printers
Lesson 1: Planning for Authentication and Authorization
1.1 Understanding Authentication and Authorization
1.2 The Process of Authentication and Authorization
1.3 New Authentication Features
Lesson 2: Securing File Access
2.1 NTFS Permission
2.2 Permission Inheritance
2.3 Demo – Configuring NTFS Permissions for Files and Folders
2.4 How Permissions May Change with File Copy or Moving
2.5 What are Effective Permissions?
2.6 Discussion: Determining Effective Permissions
Lesson 3: Compressing Files
3.1 What is NTFS File Compression?
3.2 How Compression Settings are Affected with File Move or Copy
3.3 Zipped Folders
3.4 Demo – Compressing Files and Folders
Lesson 4: Sharing Folders and Printers
4.1 What are Shared Folders?
4.2 Ways to Share Folders
4.3 Discussion: Combining NTFS and Share Permissions
4.4 Using the Network and Sharing Center
4.5 Managing Printing
4.6 Printing Components in Windows 7
4.7 Demo – Installing and Sharing a Printer
4.8 Location-Aware Printing
4.9 Client-Side Printing
4.10 Chapter 05 Review
➤ Module 06: Working with Windows 7 Client Performance
Lesson 1: Installing and Configuring Device Drivers
1.1 Overview of Device Drivers
1.2 How to Install Devices and Drivers
1.3 Tools for Device Driver Management
1.4 Methods for Updating Drivers
1.5 Managing Signed Drivers
1.6 Discussion: Options for Recovering from a Driver Problem
1.7 Demo – Managing Drivers by Using Device Manager
Lesson 2: Windows 7 Performance Monitoring Tools
2.1 Discussion: What Are Performance and Reliability Problems?
2.2 Tools to Gather Performance Information
2.3 Monitoring Performance and Using Data Collector Sets
2.4 Demo – Using the Resource Monitor
2.5 Demo – Analyzing System Performance by Using Data Collector Sets and Performance Monitor
2.6 How Performance Monitor Can Help You
Lesson 3: Monitoring Reliability of Windows 7
3.1 How WDT Can Help You Solve Problems
3.2 Windows Network Diagnostics Tools
3.3 Windows Startup and Recovery
3.4 Introducing the Windows Memory Diagnostics Tool
3.5 Looking at the Reliability Monitor and Problems Reports and Solutions Tool
3.6 Chapter 06 Review
➤ Module 07: Basic Desktop Security
Lesson 1: Discussion of Security Management in Windows 7
1.1 New Security Features in Windows 7
1.2 Introducing the New Action Center
1.3 Demo – Configuring Action Center Settings
Lesson 2: Using Windows Defender
2.1 Lesson: Using Windows Defender
2.2 Watch Out for Malware
2.3 What is Windows Defender?
2.4 How Windows Defender Can Help You
2.5 Demo – Configuring Windows Defender Settings
Lesson 3: How does UAC Work?
3.1 Revisiting UAC
3.2 Improvements to How UAC Works
3.3 Demo – Configuring Group Policy
3.4 Getting Your Notifications
Lesson 4: Using Windows Firewall
4.1 Discussion: What is a Firewall?
4.2 Basic Firewall Settings
4.3 Advanced Security Options
4.4 Know Your “Well-Known” Ports
4.5 Demo – Configuring Inbound, Outbound, and Connection Security Rules
4.6 Chapter 07 Review
➤ Module 08: Advanced Desktop Security
Lesson 1: Using Local Policies to Secure Windows 7
1.1 Introducing Group Policies
1.2 How GPOs are Applied
1.3 Order of Operations for Multiple Policies
1.4 Demo – Creating Multiple Local Group Policies
1.5 Demo – Configuring Local Security Policy Settings
Lesson 2: How EFS and BitLocker Secure Your Data
2.1 EFS
2.2 Demo – Encrypting and Decrypting Files and Folders by Using EFS
2.3 Introducing BitLocker
2.4 BitLocker Requirements
2.5 BitLocker Modes
2.6 Setting BitLocker Options with Group Policies
2.7 Configuring BitLocker
2.8 Configuring BitLocker to Go
2.9 Recovering BitLocker Encrypted Drives
Lesson 3: Security with Application Restrictions
3.1 Introducing AppLocker
3.2 AppLocker Rules
3.3 Demo – Configuring AppLocker
3.4 What are Software Restriction Policies?
Lesson 4: IE Version 8 Privacy Features
4.1 Discussion: Compatibility Features in Internet Explorer 8
4.2 Internet Explorer 8’s Enhanced Privacy Features
4.3 Using the SmartScreen Feature in Internet Explorer 8
4.4 Other Security Features in Internet Explorer 8
4.5 Demo – Configuring Security in Internet Explorer 8
4.6 Chapter 08 Review
➤ Module 09: Disaster Recovery and Prevention
Lesson 1: Backing Up and Restore Options with Windows 7
1.1 Discussion: Why Do Backups?
1.2 Introducing the Backup and Restore Tool
1.3 Demo – Perform a Backup
Lesson 2: How System Restore Works
2.2 Configuring System Protection Settings
2.2 Configuring System Protection Settings
2.3 Demo – Restore a System
Lesson 3: Using the Windows Update
3.1 What is Windows Update?
3.2 Using Windows Update Settings
3.3 Windows Updates with GPOs
3.4 Chapter 09 Review
➤ Module 10: Remote Access Options
Lesson 1: Configuring Windows 7 for Mobility
1.1 Discussion: What Devices Would be Considered Mobile?
1.2 Settings to Configure on Mobile Computers
1.3 What is a Sync Partnerships?
1.4 Managing Power Options in Windows 7
1.5 Demo – How to Configure a Power Plan
Lesson 2: Remote Access Solutions
2.1 Introducing Remote Desktop and Remote Assistance
2.2 Setting Up Remote Desktop
Lesson 3: Understanding VPN Connections
3.1 How to Make a VPN
3.2 What is DirectAccess?
3.3 How DirectAccess Works
3.4 Requirements for Setting Up DirectAccess
Lesson 4: What is BranchCache?
4.1 How BranchCache Works
4.2 Requirements for Setting Up BranchCache
4.3 Demo – Configuring BranchCache on a Windows 7 Client Computer
4.4 Chapter 10 Review
➤ Module 11: Introducing Windows PowerShell 2.0
Lesson 1: What is Windows PowerShell 2.0?
1.1 Overview of Windows PowerShell
1.2 Improvements in Windows PowerShell 2.0
1.3 Using cmdlets in Windows PowerShell 2.0
1.4 Understanding Windows PowerShell Eventing
1.5 Introducing the Windows PowerShell 2.0 Integrated Scripting Environment (ISE)
1.6 Operating the Windows PowerShell ISE Editor
Lesson 2: Remoting With Windows PowerShell 2.0
2.1 Overview of Windows PowerShell Remoting
2.2 How to Connect to a Remote Computer
2.3 Processing of Remote Commands
2.4 Issuing Remote Commands
Lesson 3: Configuring Group Policy with PowerShell 2.0
3.1 PowerShell 2.0 Has New cmdlets for Group Policy Administration
3.2 Requirements for Group Policy
3.3 Chapter 11 Review
3.4 Course Closure
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