Installing & Configuring Windows 10

Learn how to install, configure and maintain Windows 10

Windows 10 is designed for Cloud Computing and running Apps on a variety of hardware devices. This presents new and ever changing support challenges. You will learn how to manage Windows day-to-day including, Apps, and Internet Explorer 11. The course covers installing, configuring, managing, and maintaining Windows client computers on desktop hardware. This course is similar to MOC course 20697-1A and may require out of house reading of some content.

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Purpose of this course

This course will give you the skills you need to install and manage a Microsoft Windows 10 environment. As well as teaching you how to troubleshoot, give support to end users and configure and maintain Windows 10 as part of a corporate network.

Who is this course for

You will gain up to date knowledge and understanding of latest Windows operating system. You will receive hands on skills and experience installing, and configuring Windows 10, which will update your existing Windows skills.

Please note the course is suitable for people familiar with Windows 7 and older versions.

You will learn how to
  • Install and Configure Windows 10 operating systems
  • Connect Windows clients with a corporate network
  • Secure account  “sign on” using Microsoft and Windows Accounts
  • Secure local data storage
  • Use administration tools such as Windows PowerShell and scripts
  • Troubleshoot errors and performance
  • Use and trouble shoot Group Policy
  • Manage Apps and Applications
  • Use client Hyper-V to manage virtual machines
Benefits for your organisation

Windows 10 is the operating system of choice, and your existing staff will benefit from this condensed training on a system that will run and run. This comprehensive course will bring your support staff right up to date and broaden their knowledge in areas that also apply to other systems such as Windows Server 2008.

Benefits for you as an individual

You will gain up to date knowledge and understanding of the latest Windows operating system. Receiving hands-on skills and experience installing, and configuring Windows 10, that will update your existing Windows skills.

Introducing and Installing Windows

Introducing the New Windows Clients
Different Editions of Windows Clients 
Deployment Overview 
Installing and Activating Windows  
The Desktop and Modern UI 
Upgrading and Migrating Windows
Windows to Go

Configuring Windows

Configuring PC Settings and Windows Control Panel
Installing and Configuring Device Drivers
Devices and Printers

Networking Windows Clients

Network and Sharing Centre and Windows Firewall
Mobile and Bluetooth Connections
Configuring and Testing Connections using Ipv4 and Ipv6
IPv6 Transition and Co-existence Technologies
Wi-Fi and Tethering
VPN and Direct Access Overview 
IPSec Overview and Connection Security Rules 

Securing Windows Sign In

Authentication and Authorisation 
Local and Domain Accounts
Microsoft Accounts 
options
Work Access
Multifactor Authentication
Windows Hello
Offline Domain Join
Configuring User Account Control
Credential Manager

Management Tools and Commands

Remote Server Administration
Microsoft Management Consoles
Using Windows PowerShell
Introducing the ISE and Scripting
Windows PowerShell Remoting
Remote Desktop

Managing Data

Disk Management
Attaching Virtual Drives to Virtual Machines
Storage Spaces
File Management and File Systems
File Security and Permissions
Introducing Dynamic Access Control
Sharing Folders and Accessing Shared Folders
Work  Folders

Maintaining and Trouble Shooting

Windows Backup and File History
The Windows Boot Process
The Recovery Environment 
Trouble Shooting Tools
Monitoring and Performance Tools
Event Viewer Custom Views and Subscriptions
Problem Steps Recorder

Managing Applications

Modern Apps and Desktop Applications
Managing Internet Explorer
Program Compatibility
Introduction to the Application Compatibility Toolkit
The Microsoft App Store
Managing Apps
Sideloading Apps
Application Control Policies (AppLocker)

Additional Security

BitLocker To Go 
Introducing Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring (MBAM)
Securing Data with File Encryption
Encrypted File System EFS
Introducing Active Directory Rights Management
Windows Updates
Windows Defender

Virtualising Windows

Introducing Hyper-V
Configuring Virtual Storage and VHDs
Configuring Virtual Networks
Virtual Memory and Processors
Managing SnapShots

Introducing Policies

Local and Domain Policies
Creating a sample policy
Applying Group Policy
Troubleshooting Group Policy


Delegates should have good familiarity with previous versions of Windows in an organisations network environment.  For delegates new to IT support, we recommend a CompTIA A+ course.

About the Lead Trainer

Martin is a Systems trainer specialising mostly in Microsoft products, with over 20 years’ experience in training, contracting and managing networks. He currently delivers courses on Windows Server and client operating systems, Virtualisation, Active Directory, IIS web server, Network security, System Center products and automated deployments.