Fully updated for Windows 8.1! Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-687 - and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of configuring Windows 8.1 in the enterprise. Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSA or MCSE level.
Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives:
Install and upgrade to Windows 8.1
Configure hardware and applications
Configure network connectivity
Configure access to resources
Configure remote access and mobility
Monitor and maintain Windows clients
Configure backup and recovery options
This Microsoft Exam Ref:
Organizes its coverage by objectives for Exam 70-687.
Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you.
Designed for IT professionals who have real-world experience configuring or supporting Windows 8.1 computers, devices, users, and associated network and security resources.
Note: Exam 70-687 counts as credit toward MCSA and MCSE certifications
Chapter 1 Install and upgrade to Windows 8.1
Objective 1.1: Evaluate hardware readiness and compatibility
Objective 1.2: Install Windows 8.1
Objective 1.3: Migrate and configure user data
Chapter 2 Configure hardware and applications
Objective 2.1: Configure devices and device drivers
Objective 2.2: Install and configure desktop apps and Windows Store apps
Objective 2.3: Control access to local hardware and applications
Objective 2.4: Configure Internet Explorer 11 and Internet Explorer for the desktop
Objective 2.5: Configure Hyper-V
Chapter 3 Configure network connectivity
Objective 3.1: Configure IP settings
Objective 3.2: Configure networking settings
Objective 3.3: Configure and maintain network security
Objective 3.4: Configure remote management
Chapter 4 Configure access to resources
Objective 4.1: Configure shared resources
Objective 4.2: Configure file and folder access
Objective 4.3: Configure authentication and authorization
Chapter 5 Configure remote access and mobility
Objective 5.1: Configure remote connections
Objective 5.2: Configure mobility options
Objective 5.3: Configure security for mobile devices
Joli Ballew is a Microsoft MVP for Windows Expert-Consumer. She is a Microsoft Certified Trainer who teaches certification curriculum and she's written more than 50 books, including Windows 8.1 Step by Step.