MD-100: Windows 10

Systems engineer that takes cloud expertise further

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Summary

  • intermediate
  • windows
  • m365
  • The content of this exam will be updated on March 8, 2021. Please download the skills measured document below to see what will be changing.If you passed Exam 70-698 before it expired on March 31, 2019, you only need to take MD-101 to earn the Modern Desktop certification. Candidates for this exam are Administrators who deploy, configure, secure, manage, and monitor devices and client applications in an enterprise environment. Candidates manage identity, access, policies, updates, and apps.As an Administrator, candidates typically collaborate with the Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrator to design and implement a device strategy that meets the business needs of a modern organization.Candidates must be familiar with Microsoft 365 workloads and must be proficient and experienced in deploying, configuring, and maintaining Windows 10 and non-Windows devices and technologies.You may be eligible for ACE college credit if you pass this certification exam. See ACE college credit for certification exams for details.

Learning paths

3 hr 17 min
Microsoft 365 helps you create a secure, always-up-to-date environment by using Windows 10 devices that run Office 365 ProPlus apps and are managed by Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security. Learn the recommended steps to upgrade your organization to Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus, including how to leverage your existing tools and processes while adopting modern management technology and approaches along the way.

Additional courses

Installing Windows 10

Summary

Length
1 day
Level
Intermediate
Language
English

About this course

In this course, students will learn how to support the installation tasks associated with Windows 10. Students will develop skills that include learning how to install and customize Windows 10 operating systems. Students will also learn about the new Windows servicing model and methods for keeping Windows up to date. The course will conclude with common post-installation tasks.

What you’ll learn

  • Prepare to install Windows 10.
  • Install Windows 10.
  • Configure Updates for Windows.
  • Perform post-installation configuration tasks.

Prerequisites

  • Basic understanding of computer networks and hardware concepts.
  • Basic understanding of OS and Application concepts.
  • Experience with using the Windows OS.

Audience

Candidates for this exam are IT professionals who perform installation, configuration, general local management and maintenance of Windows 10 core services. Candidates may also be familiar with enterprise scenarios and cloud-integrated services.

Configuring Windows 10

Summary

Length
1 day
Level
Intermediate
Language
English

About this course

In this course, students will learn how to support the configuration tasks associated with Windows 10. Students will develop skills that include managing storage, files, drivers, and printers as well as how to configure network connectivity for Windows 10. This course will also cover managing and deploying applications.

What you’ll learn

  • 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.

Prerequisites

  • Candidates for this exam are IT professionals who perform installation, configuration, general local management and maintenance of Windows 10 core services. Candidates may also be familiar with enterprise scenarios and cloud-integrated services.

Audience

Candidates for this exam are IT professionals who perform installation, configuration, general local management and maintenance of Windows 10 core services. Candidates may also be familiar with enterprise scenarios and cloud-integrated services.

Protecting Windows 10

Summary

Length
1 day
Level
Intermediate
Language
English

About this course

In this course, students will learn how to secure the Windows 10 OS and protect the data on the device. Students will be introduced to common methods used for authentication and access control. This course will teach how to configure file and folder permissions and creating security policies. Students will also be introduced to the different types of external threats and how to leverage features like encryption and firewalls, as well as tools like Windows Defender.

What you’ll learn

  • 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.

Prerequisites

  • Basic understanding of computer networks and hardware concepts.
  • Basic understanding of OS and Application concepts.
  • Experience with using the Windows OS.

Audience

Candidates for this exam are IT professionals who perform installation, configuration, general local management and maintenance of Windows 10 core services. Candidates may also be familiar with enterprise scenarios and cloud-integrated services.

Maintaining Windows 10

Summary

Length
1 day
Level
Intermediate
Language
English

About this course

In this course, students will learn how to manage and troubleshoot Windows 10. This course will deep-dive into the architecture and tools used for managing, monitoring, and troubleshooting the OS, Apps, and hardware. Students will learn about proactive and troubleshooting methodology, and how to identify and mitigate common issues.

What you’ll learn

  • 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.

Prerequisites

  • Basic understanding of computer networks and hardware concepts.
  • Basic understanding of OS and Application concepts.
  • Experience with using the Windows OS.

Audience

Candidates for this exam are IT professionals who perform installation, configuration, general local management and maintenance of Windows 10 core services. Candidates may also be familiar with enterprise scenarios and cloud-integrated services.