MD-100: Windows 10

Systems engineer that takes cloud expertise further

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Summary

  • intermediate
  • m365
  • windows
  • If you passed Exam 70-698 before it expired on March 31, 2019, you only need to take MD-101 to earn the Modern Desktop certification. Candidates for this exam are Administrators who deploy, configure, secure, manage, and monitor devices and client applications in an enterprise environment. Candidates manage identity, access, policies, updates, and apps.As an Administrator, candidates typically collaborate with the Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrator to design and implement a device strategy that meets the business needs of a modern organization.Candidates must be familiar with Microsoft 365 workloads and must be proficient and experienced in deploying, configuring, and maintaining Windows 10 and non-Windows devices and technologies.

Learning paths

3 hr 17 min
Microsoft 365 helps you create a secure, always-up-to-date environment by using Windows 10 devices that run Office 365 ProPlus apps and are managed by Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security. Learn the recommended steps to upgrade your organization to Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus, including how to leverage your existing tools and processes while adopting modern management technology and approaches along the way.

Modules in this learning path

  • Get started with Microsoft 365
    3 Units
    11 min

    Discover best practices for ensuring a smooth transition to Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus by using the eight-step deployment process.

  • Analyze your device and app readiness for Windows 10
    5 Units
    18 min

    Learn about the four-step process for analyzing device and application readiness and the tools provided by Microsoft to help you get ready, from the Windows Analytics Upgrade Readiness tool to the Readiness Toolkit for Office.

  • Analyze your directory and network readiness for Microsoft 365
    4 Units
    16 min

    When it comes to preparing your network for a deployment, you need to take into consideration any and all components that have an impact on bandwidth. In this module, we’ll explore the tools and options for preparing your directory services and network for deployment to Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus.

  • Deliver Office 365 ProPlus and business apps
    6 Units
    35 min

    Learn how Click-to-Run packaging with Office 365 ProPlus provides new options to configure, deliver, and keep your Office apps up-to-date. Ensure your third-party and business apps are packaged and ready for automated installation.

  • Migrate user files and settings in Microsoft 365
    5 Units
    36 min

    When refreshing or replacing PCs, it is important to give users a like-for-like experience on their new device to minimize productivity downtime. Whether using a manual or automated process, learn about the different options for ensuring users’ files and settings have been captured and migrated.

  • Update your security and compliance configuration – Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus
    3 Units
    7 min

    Learn about changes to Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus that help you protect your data, devices, and users while quickly detecting and responding to threats. Learn about anti-malware app compatibility, policies when moving to Windows 10, and how to deal with common problems associated with disk encryption.

  • Deploy, upgrade, and migrate to Windows 10
    5 Units
    20 min

    Learn how to take advantage of familiar options, such as task sequence-based deployment, or modern options such as Windows Autopilot to help automate large scale, phased deployment for bare metal installs, PC refresh, and PC replacement. Additionally, understand how upgrading task sequences can help organizations stay current with major semi-annual updates.

  • Learn about Windows and Office 365 ProPlus servicing in Microsoft 365
    4 Units
    33 min

    Both Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus continually add new capabilities to keep bringing user experiences and security forward with the latest innovations. Learn how to stay current with semi-annual and monthly updates, how the new servicing model works, and what tools and options are available.

  • Train users on the new Windows and Office 365 ProPlus features
    5 Units
    21 min

    To ensure your workforce remains productive and secure, they need to be informed about new experiences, features, and functionalities within Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus.

Additional courses

Installing Windows 10

Summary

Length
1 day
Level
Intermediate
Language
English

About this course

In this course, students will learn how to support the installation tasks associated with Windows 10. Students will develop skills that include learning how to install and customize Windows 10 operating systems. Students will also learn about the new Windows servicing model and methods for keeping Windows up to date. The course will conclude with common post-installation tasks.

What you’ll learn

  • Prepare to install Windows 10.
  • Install Windows 10.
  • Configure Updates for Windows.
  • Perform post-installation configuration tasks.

Prerequisites

  • Basic understanding of computer networks and hardware concepts.
  • Basic understanding of OS and Application concepts.
  • Experience with using the Windows OS.

Audience

Candidates for this exam are IT professionals who perform installation, configuration, general local management and maintenance of Windows 10 core services. Candidates may also be familiar with enterprise scenarios and cloud-integrated services.

Configuring Windows 10

Summary

Length
1 day
Level
Intermediate
Language
English

About this course

In this course, students will learn how to support the configuration tasks associated with Windows 10. Students will develop skills that include managing storage, files, drivers, and printers as well as how to configure network connectivity for Windows 10. This course will also cover managing and deploying applications.

What you’ll learn

  • Configure devices and drivers for Windows.
  • Configure storage for Windows.
  • Configure network settings in Windows.
  • Configure remote management of Windows.
  • Configure and manage applications in Windows.
  • Configure Internet Explorer.

Prerequisites

  • Candidates for this exam are IT professionals who perform installation, configuration, general local management and maintenance of Windows 10 core services. Candidates may also be familiar with enterprise scenarios and cloud-integrated services.

Audience

Candidates for this exam are IT professionals who perform installation, configuration, general local management and maintenance of Windows 10 core services. Candidates may also be familiar with enterprise scenarios and cloud-integrated services.

Protecting Windows 10

Summary

Length
1 day
Level
Intermediate
Language
English

About this course

In this course, students will learn how to secure the Windows 10 OS and protect the data on the device. Students will be introduced to common methods used for authentication and access control. This course will teach how to configure file and folder permissions and creating security policies. Students will also be introduced to the different types of external threats and how to leverage features like encryption and firewalls, as well as tools like Windows Defender.

What you’ll learn

  • Describe the methods for securing Windows 10.
  • Configure account access and authentication.
  • Configure file and folder permissions.
  • Create security policies.
  • Describe common threats and methods for mitigating against them.

Prerequisites

  • Basic understanding of computer networks and hardware concepts.
  • Basic understanding of OS and Application concepts.
  • Experience with using the Windows OS.

Audience

Candidates for this exam are IT professionals who perform installation, configuration, general local management and maintenance of Windows 10 core services. Candidates may also be familiar with enterprise scenarios and cloud-integrated services.

Maintaining Windows 10

Summary

Length
1 day
Level
Intermediate
Language
English

About this course

In this course, students will learn how to manage and troubleshoot Windows 10. This course will 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 how to identify and mitigate common issues.

What you’ll learn

  • Use Windows troubleshooting and monitoring tools.
  • Troubleshoot Windows installations.
  • Troubleshoot application installation issues.
  • Troubleshoot web browser settings.
  • Troubleshoot Windows authentication.
  • Troubleshoot hardware issues related to Windows machines.

Prerequisites

  • Basic understanding of computer networks and hardware concepts.
  • Basic understanding of OS and Application concepts.
  • Experience with using the Windows OS.

Audience

Candidates for this exam are IT professionals who perform installation, configuration, general local management and maintenance of Windows 10 core services. Candidates may also be familiar with enterprise scenarios and cloud-integrated services.