Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows 8
Profesjonalista IT

Łatwy (100) – szkolenie wstępne, poglądowe

<Średni (200) – szkolenie rozszerza wiedzę z poziomu 100 o szczegółowe zagadnienia

Trudny (300) – szkolenie rozszerza wiedzę z poziomu 200 o zaawansowane zagadnienia

Ekspert (400) – szkolenie zakłada ekspercki poziom wiedzy i doświadczenia oraz zapewnia dogłębną analizę zagadnienia

3 dni
Zdalnie (vILT)

Get detailed instruction and hands-on practice upgrading your configuration and troubleshooting skills from Windows 7 to Windows 8.1 in this 3-day Microsoft Official Course. This course is designed for experienced IT professionals who configure and support Windows PCs and devices. You will learn the new skills you need to support Windows 8.1 in a Windows Server domain environment with managed access to the Internet and cloud services. You will learn how to install and customize Windows 8.1 operating systems and apps, as well as how to migrate user state and settings. The labs in the course incorporate Windows PowerShell and Group Policy and other Windows management tools. With the increasing BYOD trend, learn to control access for non-domain joined Windows devices through Workplace Join services and Work Folders. Additionally, you will learn how to resolve common support issues related to Windows 8.1, including troubleshooting Internet Explorer, recovering BitLocker encrypted drives, and optimizing performance. Finally, you will learn about implementing Client Hyper-V in Windows 8.1. As part of the learning experience, you will perform hands-on exercises in a virtual lab environment.

NOTE: This course is based on Windows 8.1 Enterprise Edition with domain services provided by Windows Server 2012 R2.


The primary audience for this course is IT professionals who configure and support Windows 7 or Windows 8-based PCs, devices, users, and associated network and security resources, and who wish to update their skills to Windows 8.1. The audience includes experienced IT Professionals who focus on supporting a broad range of technical issues related to Windows operating systems, devices, cloud services, applications, networking, and hardware.

A secondary audience for this course includes certification candidates who want to migrate their current credentials to the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) for Windows 8.1, and have either:

  • An existing Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) level certification for Windows 7
  • An existing Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) level certification for Windows 8


After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the solutions and features related to managing Windows 8.1 in an enterprise network environment.
  • Install Windows 8.1 and upgrade previous versions of Windows to Windows 8.1.
  • Configure and manage Windows 8.1 by using Windows PowerShell, Group Policy, and Windows Intune.
  • Implement an application strategy for Windows 8.1.
  • Manage non-domain member devices and provide resource access for these devices.
  • Secure Windows 8.1 devices by using appropriate tools and technologies.
  • Configure remote access for computers running Windows 8.1.
  • Monitor and recover Windows 8.1.
  • Implement Client Hyper-V® in Windows 8.1.

Module 1: Windows 8.1 in an Enterprise Network Environment

  • Managing Windows 8.1 in an Enterprise Environment
  • Overview of Windows 8.1

Module 2: Installing and Upgrading to Windows 8.1

  • Preparing to Install and Deploy Windows 8.1
  • Installing Windows 8.1
  • Volume Activation for Windows 8.1
  • Migrating User State and Settings
  • Lab: Installing Windows 8.1
  • Lab: Migrating User State by Using USMT

Module 3: Configuring and Managing Windows 8.1

  • Tools Used to Perform Local and Remote Management of Windows 8.1
  • Using Windows PowerShell to Configure and Manage Windows 8.1
  • Using Group Policy to Manage Windows 8.1
  • Administering Windows 8.1 by Using Windows Intune
  • Configuring User State Virtualization
  • Lab: Configure Windows 8.1 Settings by Using Management Tools
  • Lab: Configuring UE-V

Module 4: Implementing an Application Strategy for Windows 8.1

  • Application Deployment Options in Windows 8.1
  • Managing Windows Store Apps
  • Configuring Internet Explorer Settings
  • Configuring Application Restrictions in an Enterprise
  • Lab: Managing Windows Store Apps
  • Lab: Troubleshooting an Internet Explorer Issue
  • Lab: Configuring AppLocker

Module 5: Managing Devices and Resource Access

  • Options for Managing Non-Domain Member Devices
  • Configuring Workplace Join
  • Configuring Work Folders and Remote Business Data Removal
  • Lab: Configuring Resource Access for Non-Domain Member Devices

Module 6: Securing Windows 8.1 Devices

  • Authentication and Authorization in Windows 8.1
  • Securing Data by Using BitLocker
  • Configuring UAC
  • Guarding Against Malware
  • Configuring Windows Firewall
  • Lab: Securing Data by Using BitLocker
  • Lab: Configuring Inbound and Outbound Firewall Rules

Module 7: Configuring Remote Access

  • Overview of DirectAccess
  • Advanced DirectAccess Infrastructure
  • Configuring VPN Access
  • Lab: Implementing DirectAccess by Using the Getting Started Wizard

Module 8: Monitoring and Recovering Windows 8.1

  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting Performance in Windows 8.1
  • Troubleshooting Windows 8.1 Startup
  • Recovery Options in Windows 8.1
  • Lab: Identifying Performance Problems
  • Lab: Recovering Windows 8.1

Module 9: Implementing Client Hyper-V in Windows 8.1

  • Overview of Client Hyper-V
  • Creating Virtual Machines
  • Managing Virtual Hard Disks
  • Managing Checkpoints
  • Lab: Configuring Client Hyper-V

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Technical knowledge of networking fundamentals, including Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), User Datagram Protocol (UDP), and Domain Name System (DNS)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft® Active Directory® Domain Services (AD DS) principles and fundamentals of AD DS management
  • Understanding of the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) components and working knowledge of the fundamentals of Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server ® 2008 or Windows Server 2012 fundamentals
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows Client fundamentals; for example, working knowledge of Windows 7
  • Knowledge of Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (WADK) components including Windows PE, Windows System Image Manager (SIM), Volume Activation Management Tool (VAMT), ImageX, User State Migration Tool (USMT), and Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM) concepts and fundamentals