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Microsoft MTA Windows OS Fundamentals 98-349

A recommended entry point into IT certification. Learn Windows 7, Windows 8 and 8.1
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Statistics on the Microsoft Certification website indicate that 91% of hiring managers consider certification as part of their hiring criteria

Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) is a recommended entry point into IT certification. Pass just one exam and you’ll earn a certification!

The main benefit of earning a Microsoft Certification is that it shows potential employers/hiring managers that you have the necessary requirements and skills to be the perfect candidate for the job.

In this course you will learn all you need to know to pass the exam and apply your skills in real world scenarios.

  • Overview of Windows Operating System
  • Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1
  • Real-world examples
  • Labs with step-by-step instructions
  • Detailed lectures on installation, folders and shares
  • Troubleshooting tools and tips
  • Quizzes to help you pass the exam

The course is perfect for anyone who seeks to learn the fundamentals of Windows Operating System concepts.

Contents and Overview

In over 4 hours of content including more than 30 lectures this course covers the basics of Windows Operating System Fundamentals. Each chapter closes with a quiz to make sure you can practice exam questions and test your knowledge before moving to the next section.

We start from scratch discussing managing applications, files and folders, how to install and upgrade Client Systems and manage devices. This course discusses security, malware protection, remote access and visualization.

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Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone interested in Microsoft Operating Systems
  • Students perparing for the MTA exam
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What Will I Learn?
Identify editions of Windows 7 and 8
Go through an installation process
Manage files and shares in Windows
Use basic system tools
Understand virtualization
Perform updates and back-ups
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  • Basic IT skills
  • It is recommended to download and use VirtualPC, VirtualBox or Vmware (instructions are provided in the course)
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 36 Lectures Collapse All 36 Lectures 03:49:29
1 Lecture 01:06
Overview of Microsoft Windows OS
12 Lectures 38:04
What to expect in this section?

Windows? Why?

Windows Operating System Editions

It's time to upgrade

How to use Virtual Box - create your OWN lab at home!
3 pages

How to use Virtual Box - part 2
4 pages

Installation of Windows 7 and 8 - part 2

Basic configuration

Windows 8 - what's new?

Let's summarise this section

Windows 8 - what's new - ebook
37 pages

Quiz 1
5 questions
Managing Windows
8 Lectures 36:44
What to expect in this section

Tools and applications you need to know

File systems, printers and shares

Encryption in Windows

Let’s play with libraries

Remote access and virtualization

Let's summarise this section

Quiz 2
3 questions
System Maintenance
9 Lectures 34:07
What to expect in this section

Let’s install some applications

Backup and recovery in Windows

Updates are important!

Maintenance tools

Remove malicious software

Troubleshooting Windows

Let's summarise this section

Quiz 3
5 questions

It is time to say good bye
Bonus videos
6 Lectures 01:15:28
NEW! Windows 10 - New Features

Important commands and terms

Remote Support Tools

Introduction to Microsoft Servers

An interview with a successful Infrastructure engineer

Tools to make your PC faster
About the Instructor
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IT Exam Practice, Network Engineer and Instructor

Hi, my name is Marious. I have been working in IT for 14 years (web design, networking, security, tutoring). I currently work as a Cisco Security Engineer in a support IT Company in London and I run my own training company. My courses/certifications: MCSE, MCSA, MCTS, MCP, Cisco CCNA, CCNP, CCNA Security, CCSP, Zyxel Security Professional, Postgraduate studies in networking & security. A Master's Degree in Human Resources.

12 years of experience in IT. This has included designing, troubleshooting and installing networks, Cisco routers, switches, access points and firewalls (ASA Firewalls, Aironet, VLANs, routing protocols RIP, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, spanning tree, VPNs, Cyberoam, IPS/IDS, Riverbed), Previous experience includes Microsoft systems, IT Manager, Technical Trainer (Cisco, Comptia, Microsoft) and Private Tutor.

CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate (2009)

CCNP Cisco Certified Network Professional (2010)

CCNA_SEC Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (2012)

CCNA_ASA Cisco ASA Firewalls Specialist: Security and VPNs (2013)

CCSP (CCNP Sec) – Cisco Certified Security Specialist (2013)

ZCNP ZyXEL Certified Network Professional (2012)

MCSE Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (2011)

MCP Microsoft Certified Professional (Windows Server) (2009)

MCTS Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (Vista) (2009)

MCSA Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (2010)

Training in ERP management, Cisco Networking Academy CCNA (distinction)

Microsoft Courses (Windows Server 2003, SQL, XP, ISA Server, Exchange Server)

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