Microsoft - MCTS Windows 7 Install & Configuration



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Next date:

27/3/2023 (Monday)


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During the week, you’ll take the following Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) exam on-site:

  • Exam 70-680: TS: Windows 7, Configuring


Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified fast. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams**, accommodation* and meals*. No hidden extras.
  4. Pass first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified over 100,000 professionals
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts


Firebrand Training's Microsoft Windows 7 Install & Configuration course is the most effective, efficient way to learn both how to successfully install and configure the latest Windows operating system.

We’ve designed our curriculum to prepare you for 1 Microsoft TS exam sat during the program.

You’ll cover the following content:

  • Design Goals and New Features In Windows 7
  • Installing, Upgrading, and Migrating to Windows 7
  • Performing a clean installation
  • Upgrading to Windows 7
  • Migrating to Windows 7
  • Deploying Windows 7
  • Capturing a System Image
  • Preparing a System Image for Deployment
  • Deploying a System Image
  • Configuring a VHD
  • Configuring Hardware
  • Configuring Devices
  • Configuring Printing
  • Configuring Applications
  • Application Compatability
  • Application Restrictions
  • Internet Explorer
  • Configuring Access to Resources
  • Configuring Shared Resources
  • File and Folder Access and NTFS
  • User Account Control
  • Authentication and Authorization
  • Branche Cache
  • Mobile Computing
  • Bitlocker and Bitlocker To Go
  • Direct Access
  • Configuring Mobility Options
  • Creating Remote Connections
  • Monitoring and Maintaining Windows 7
  • Configuring Updates
  • Managing Disks
  • Monitoring Systems
  • Configuring Performance settings
  • Configuring Backup and Recovery Options
  • Configuring Backups
  • System Recovery Options
  • File Recovery Options
  • Review and Exam Prep

Exam Track

We’ll prepare you for, and test you in the following exam:

  • Exam 70-680: TS: Windows 7, Configuring

What's Included


  • MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-680): Configuring Microsoft® Windows 7 ISBN: 9780735627086

Microsoft Official Curriculum

  • MOC 6292 - Installing and Configuring Windows® 7 Client

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.


Students attending this course should have some experience of working with Microsoft Windows XP or Windows Vista. They should also possess a basic understanding of networking concepts and computer hardware.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.


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