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Microsoft Exam MD-100 Windows 10 Certification Guide
Microsoft Exam MD-100 Windows 10 Certification Guide

Microsoft Exam MD-100 Windows 10 Certification Guide: Learn the skills required to become a Microsoft Certified Modern Desktop Administrator Associate

By Jeroen Burgerhout
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Microsoft Exam MD-100 Windows 10 Certification Guide

Chapter 1: Deploying Windows 10

Windows 10 is Microsoft's latest version of its Operating System (OS) and the most widely adopted version in use today. Unlike previous Windows OS versions, Windows 10 is continuously updated with new features and capabilities, and offers new methods of deployment, management, and integration with today's cloud technologies.

The first chapter of this book will introduce the first objective, which is deploying Windows 10. This chapter will begin to prepare you for the MD-100 (Windows 10) exam, which is part the Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate certification.

The following topics will be covered in this chapter:

  • Understanding Windows 10 editions and capabilities
  • Performing a clean installation

In this chapter, we will focus on the different Windows 10 editions and their capabilities. This chapter will also provide you with the necessary skills to perform a clean installation of Windows 10...

Technical requirements

In this chapter, you will learn step-by-step how a clean installation of Windows 10 works. These steps that you will follow have also been recorded. You can find these videos at https://bit.ly/2LsQDqD.

Understanding Windows 10 editions and capabilities

Microsoft has different Windows 10 editions available for home users, enterprise users, and education users.

Before you deploy Windows 10 in your environment, you must select the most suitable edition for your environment. The different Windows 10 editions address the needs of your environment and your end users. In this section, we will look at the different features of each edition, as well as the difference between the 32-bit and 64-bit versions. Let's start by looking at what Windows 10 editions are available.

Learning about Windows 10 editions

In this section, we will learn about the different Windows 10 editions that you can install in your organization. In the following screenshot, you can see the different Windows 10 editions that are available when you are installing from an installation media, such as Digital Video Disc (DVD) or Universal Serial Bus (USB):

Figure 1.1 - Overview of the Windows...

Performing a clean installation

There are different methods for carrying out a Windows 10 installation. In this section, we will focus on a clean installation.

Making a new deployment of any kind of Windows 10 edition consists of nothing more than carrying out a clean installation of your hardware. For example, imagine a situation in which you buy yourself a self-customized gaming PC with different hardware components because you want the best of the best. However, this gaming PC is then delivered without an operating system. In cases like this, you would carry out a clean installation.

However, there a few different approaches to carrying out a clean installation of Windows 10. Some examples are as follows:

  • Installation media: When you buy a self-customized gaming PC with different hardware components, you will use a DVD or USB with a Windows 10 ISO file on it and boot the computer from your installation media.
  • System image: A system image also refers to a golden...

Summary

In this chapter, we learned about the various aspects and troubleshooting methods of Windows 10. You learned about the different Windows 10 editions and their capabilities, as well as how to perform a clean installation of Windows 10.

After completing this chapter, you have the skills to install and boot the Windows 10 OS successfully.

In the next chapter, you are going to learn how to do an in-place upgrade from, for example, Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. You will also learn how to troubleshoot activation issues and how to migrate user data.

Questions

  1. You want to deploy Applocker and Windows Defender Credential Guard on your school's network. Can you install the Windows 10 Education version?
  2. Can you buy Windows 10 Enterprise in a computer store?
  3. You have a 32-bit version of Windows 10. Is it possible to install the Hyper-V feature?
  4. Is it possible to boot and install Windows 10 from a DVD?

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Key benefits

  • Equip yourself to earn the Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate certification
  • Develop the skills needed to pass the Exam MD-100 and advance in your organization
  • Learn to install Windows 10 operating systems and deploy and manage modern desktops and devices

Description

Microsoft Exam MD-100 Windows 10 Certification Guide offers complete, up-to-date coverage of the MD-100 exam, helping you take the exam with confidence, fully equipped to pass on the first attempt. Complete with a clear, succinct explanation of key concepts, self-assessment questions, tips, and mock exams with detailed answers, this MD-100 study guide covers different facets of upgrading and deploying Windows 10. You’ll learn how to manage devices and data, configure connectivity, troubleshoot OS and app problems, and secure and maintain Windows 10 with updates and recovery. You’ll also explore different Windows 10 editions and learn how to choose the best fit for your organization. This book will guide you in installing and configuring Windows 10 using different approaches. As you advance, you’ll get to grips with managing local users and groups in Windows 10 and learn how to establish connections via different networks, such as a LAN and WLAN/Wi-Fi. By the end of this book, you'll have covered everything you need to pass the MD-100 certification exam and become a Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate.

What you will learn

Deploy Windows 10 in a variety of ways Manage local users, groups, and devices Configure networking and remote connectivity Gain insights into Windows 10 maintenance Customize different Windows 10 features Become an expert at troubleshooting and recovery Get to grips with managing log files Monitor and manage Windows security

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Publication date : May 22, 2020
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Publication date : May 22, 2020
Length 442 pages
Edition : 1st Edition
Language : English
ISBN-13 : 9781838822187
Vendor :
Microsoft
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Table of Contents

20 Chapters
Preface Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
1. Section 1 : Deploying Windows Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
2. Chapter 1: Deploying Windows 10 Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
3. Chapter 2: Upgrading Windows 10 Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
4. Chapter 3: Customizing and Configuring Windows 10 Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
5. Section 2 : Managing Devices and Data Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
6. Chapter 4: Managing Local Users, Groups, and Devices Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
7. Chapter 5: Configuring Permissions and File Access Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
8. Chapter 6: Configuring and Implementing Local Policies Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
9. Chapter 7: Securing Data and Applications Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
10. Section 3: Configuring Connectivity Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
11. Chapter 8: Configuring Various Networks Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
12. Chapter 9: Configuring Remote Connectivity Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
13. Section 4: Maintaining Windows Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
14. Chapter 10: Understanding Troubleshooting and Recovery Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
15. Chapter 11: Managing Updates Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
16. Chapter 12: Managing Log Files Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
17. Chapter 13: Mock Exam (A and B) Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
18. Assessments Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
19. Other Books You May Enjoy Chevron down icon Chevron up icon

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