Duration:
From 3 days
Study Mode:
Classroom
Next Date:
16/09/2024 (Monday)

Overview

Windows Vista is dubbed as Microsoft's most compelling operating system release in over a decade. Windows Vista offers substantial new capabilities in security, performance, reliability, and manageability. It is also the first operating system released with the .NET Framework 3.0 in mind, and the first client operating system to include the .NET Framework 3.0 as a part of its own installation.

Our 3 day accelerated Microsoft Windows Vista Configuration Firebrand Training provides information technology professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure, support, and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows Vista. This is an accelerated, residential, fully-immersed course, designed for IT professionals that require effective, real-world skill-building and timely certification. You will live, learn, and test on-site.

Course Objectives. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Install and/or upgrade older Microsoft operating systems to Windows Vista
  • Configure applications and systems used within Windows Vista
  • Understand network connectivity
  • Understand mobile computing
  • Configure security settings
  • Troubleshoot post installation system settings

Our Window Vista Configuration Program:

  • Allows you to achieve your certifications in a fraction of the time of 'traditional training' while delivering industry-leading exam passing percentages
  • Helps students grasp complex technical concepts more easily by identifying and catering to individual student learning styles through a mixed visual, auditory and kinaesthetic-tactual delivery system
  • Enhances retention by employing accelerated learning techniques focused on committing information to long-term memory

Benefits

For IT managers, certification is particularly important because it allows them to more easily identify the skills that an individual possesses. When a company has employees that possess certain skills, it can garner a competitive advantage when seeking to attract customers. Certification can also contribute to increased productivity, because studies have shown that certified individuals are generally quicker to implement and design new technologies. And of course by knowing that their employees are certified, IT managers can feel more confident about their ability to implement and support a network infrastructure.

Individuals

  • Overwhelmingly, individuals with Microsoft certifications have an advanced level of knowledge, expertise and skill, and command more professional credibility

Human Resources

  • Employer-funded training and certification programs are a key to retaining skilled IT staff. Career development and advancement opportunities are shown to significantly reduce rates of employee turnover
  • Certification Training Programs provide benchmarks for hiring and promotion decisions by accurately assessing technical skills
  • For-certification training programs maximize educational investments through immediate validation of skills

Microsoft certification affords special membership benefits

  • Technical information, product information and exclusive discounts on products and services through a secured section of the Microsoft website
  • Microsoft logos and certificate for your personal promotion to clients or potential employers
  • Invitations to Microsoft conferences and other educational opportunities
  • Access to the secure Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine Online website

Curriculum

Firebrand Training's Microsoft Windows Vista Configuration Accelerated Certification Program is the most effective, efficient way to learn how to successfully install and configure the latest Windows operating system.

The course is designed to provide delegates an understanding of installing, configuring and maintaining Windows Vista and prepare for Microsoft exam 70-620 TS: Microsoft Windows Vista, Configuring.

Daily lectures, labs, and review sessions are supplemented by a combination of:

  • Proprietary Lab Manual & Microsoft courseware - developed in conjunction with Microsoft, adapting Microsoft Official Curriculum to address the demands of accelerated learners
  • Self Test or Transcender Testing Software

Course Content

Networking & Security

  • IPv4 / IPv6 Overview
  • Networking configuration
  • Troubleshooting
  • Connecting Printers/Projectors

Installing Vista

  • Hardware requirement
  • Deployment methods
  • Overview Windows PE
  • Upgrade options

Maintaining Vista

  • Group Policy
  • Device Manager
  • Disk Management
  • Event Viewer
  • Performance

Vista Applications

  • Windows Firewall
  • Windows Defender
  • Internet Explorer 7
  • Backup and Restore Centre

Exam Track

To pass the Microsoft Windows Vista Configuration course you are required to pass the following exam:

Configuring Windows Vista Client, Exam 70-620, Client OS Core.

Prerequisites

This course is aimed at desktop administrators who should have at least one year of experience resolving issues concerning network connectivity, desktop operating systems, security, and applications. You will additionally have 1 year's experience of supporting Microsoft desktop operating systems, or alternatively have previously attended one of the following training courses:

  • CompTIA A+, Net+
  • Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician XP (MCDST)

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **

* For residential training only. Accommodation is included from the night before the course starts. This doesn't apply for online courses.
** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts.
*** Pass first time or train again free as many times as it takes, unlimited for 1 year. Just pay for accommodation, exams, and incidental costs.

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