Windows 10 Modern Desktop Administrator Associate Bootcamp

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5 Days

30 CPD hours

This course is intended for

Candidates for this exam are IT professionals who perform installation, configuration, general local management and maintenance of Windows 10 core services. The Modern Desktop Administrator deploys, configures, secures, manages, and monitors devices and client applications in an enterprise environment.


After completing this course, learners should be able to:
Prepare to install Windows 10.
Install Windows 10.
Configure Updates for Windows.
Perform post-installation configuration tasks.
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.
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.
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.
Develop an Operating System deployment and upgrade strategy.
Understand the different methods of deployment.
Understand on-premise and cloud-based solutions.
Deploy and migrate desktops to Windows 10.
Plan and configure Windows Update policies.
Describe the benefits and capabilities of Azure AD.
Manage users using Azure AD with Active Directory DS.
Implement Windows Hello for Business.
Configure conditional access rules based on compliance policies.
Describe the various tools used to secure devices and data.
Implement Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection.


This five day accelerated course will cover topics necessary to prepare attendees with the baseline knowledge to take the MD-100 and MD-101 exams for the Modern Desktop Administrator Associate certification.

Installing Windows
  • Introducing Windows 10
  • Installation Options
  • Requirements for Windows Features
  • Installation Process and Media
  • Upgrading to Windows 10
Updating Windows
  • Windows Servicing Model
  • Updating Windows
  • Applying Applications and Windows Updates
Post-Instalation Configuration and Personalization
  • Customize the Windows 10 UI
  • Configure device specific settings such as power plans and mobile device options
  • Use the Windows control panel and setting app to configure settings
  • Describe using Windows PowerShell
Configuring Peripherals and Drivers
  • Managing Devices and Drivers
  • Managing Printers
Configuring Networking
  • Configure IP Network Connectivity
  • Implement Name Resolution
  • Implement Wireless Network Connectivity
  • Remote Access Overview
  • Remote Management
Configuring Storage
  • Overview of storage options
  • Using OneDrive
  • Managing Disks, Partitions, and Volumes
  • Maintaining Disks and Volumes
  • Managing Storage Spaces
Managing Apps in Windows 10
  • Providing Apps to Users
  • Managing Universal Windows Apps
  • The Windows Store
  • Web browsers in Windows 10
Configuring Authorization and Authentication
  • Using Security Settings to Mitigate Threats
  • Configuring User Account Control
  • Implementing Device Registration
  • Authentication
Configuring Data Access and Usage
  • Overview of File Systems
  • Configuring and Managing File Access
  • Configuring and Managing Shared Folders
  • Managing Security with Policies
Configuring Advanced Management Tools
  • Configuring Tenant Roles
  • Managing Tenant Health and Services
Supporting the Windows 10 Environment
  • Troubleshooting Windows
  • Troubleshooting Tools
Troubleshooting the Windows OS
  • Troubleshooting Windows Startup
  • Troubleshooting Operating System Service Issues
  • Troubleshooting Sign-In Issues
Troubleshooting Files and Applications
  • File Recovery in Windows 10
  • Application Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting Hardware and Drivers
  • Troubleshooting Device Driver Failures
  • Overview of Hardware Troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting Physical Failures
Planning an Operating System Deployment Strategy
  • Overview of Windows as a service
  • Windows 10 Deployment options
  • Considerations for Windows 10 deployment
Implementing Windows 10
  • Implementing Windows 10 by using dynamic deployment
  • Implementing Windows 10 by using Windows Autopilot
  • Upgrading devices to Windows 10
Managing Updates for Windows 10
  • Implementing Windows 10 by using dynamic deployment
  • Implementing Windows 10 by using Windows Autopilot
  • Upgrading devices to Windows 10
Device Enrollment
  • Device management options
  • Manage Intune device enrollment and inventory
Configuring Profiles
  • Configuring device profiles
  • Managing user profiles
  • Monitoring devices
Application Management
  • Implement Mobile Application Management (MAM)
  • Deploying and updating applications
  • Administering applications
Managing Authentication in Azure Ad
Managing Devices and Device Policies
  • Microsoft Intune Overview
  • Managing devices with Intune
  • Implement device compliance policies
Managing Security
  • Implement device data protection
  • Managing Windows Defender ATP
  • Managing Windows Defender in Windows 10
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When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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