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Microsoft 365 Modern Desktop Administrator Guide to Exam MD-100: Windows 10,
1st Edition

Byron Wright, Leon Plesniarski

ISBN-13: 9780357501757 | ISBN-10: 0357501756

Copyright 2022

| Published 2021

| 592 pages

List Price USD $149.95

Overview

Wright/Plesniarski's MICROSOFT® SPECIALIST GUIDE TO MICROSOFT EXAM MD-100: WINDOWS 10 ensures you are well prepared for the Microsoft® exam as well as a successful career in system administration. Completely up to date, this student-friendly guide walks you step by step through all aspects of installing, configuring and maintaining Windows 10 as a client operating system. Engaging exercises throughout enable you to experience the processes involved in Windows 10 configuration and management -- with plenty of troubleshooting tips that offer solutions to common problems. Review Questions help you prepare for the Microsoft® certification exam, while Case Projects provide practice in situations that must be managed in a live networking environment. Giving you added flexibility, labs can be completed on physical or virtual machines. Also available: MindTap digital learning solution.

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Meet the Authors

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Byron Wright (@ByronWrightGeek) is a consultant, author and instructor with a focus on Microsoft technologies. He has a broad range of knowledge about Microsoft® operating systems, Active Directory, Office 365, Azure AD, Windows PowerShell, networking and security. In recognition of his community contributions, he received the Microsoft MVP award for Exchange Server from 2012-2015. His longtime experience as a Microsoft® Certified Trainer (MCT) and consultant enables Mr. Wright to provide practical advice and relevant content to a wide variety of organizations. Most of his current projects are implementations of Microsoft cloud services that include identity management and email migration. In addition he occasionally teaches management information systems courses for the Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba.

Leon Plesniarski is an information technology architect who has been building with Microsoft® products for many decades. While his formal training was in computer and electrical engineering, he has since applied his skills primarily to aligning Microsoft-based technology with business needs. Through his work as a technical instructor, Mr. Plesniarski has extensive experience equipping IT leaders, professionals and end-users with the skills needed to move to newer or unfamiliar technology. He currently works as a consultant for Broadview Networks to analyze client requirements, coach customers on adoption strategies and implement practical solutions for their needs. In recent years he has focused on Microsoft® cloud services, such as Windows Azure, Office 365 and Microsoft® 365. Mr. Plesniarski effectively leverages his teaching skills and experience as a Microsoft® Certified Trainer (MCT) to create learning materials that are technically accurate and easy to understand. His other leading Cengage books detail both Windows Vista and Windows.

  • THOROUGHLY UP TO DATE, THE TEXT FOCUSES ON THE NEW MICROSOFT MD-100: WINDOWS 10 EXAM. It makes an excellent starting point for learners interested in pursuing a network/systems admin role. Content is mapped out for each Microsoft exam objective, ensuring learners are well prepared.
  • Networking for Life activities within MindTap feature podcasts, videos, websites, RSS feeds and other resources that enable learners to explore industry-related news and events. Each activity includes a graded assignment. Learners can read articles, listen to podcasts or watch videos to keep up with the latest happenings in the field of information technology. Instructors can use these activities to spark student interest in the networking field as well as help them develop lifelong learning habits.
  • Each MindTap module includes a discussion prompt that encourages self-reflection and open sharing among classmates. Research in cognitive psychology shows that reflective discussion of content and of the learning process itself improves retention and understanding significantly, especially in the context of sharing with peers. These rich "Reflection" prompts invite deeper consideration of key concepts and provide a platform for sharing insights and debating controversial topics.
  • FLEXIBLE LABS CAN BE COMPLETED ON A PHYSICAL OR VIRTUAL MACHINES. The labs in this book were designed to minimize hardware requirements while still emphasizing the necessary concepts. The labs can be completed using physical or virtual machines. Students can even use their own Windows 10 computer with sufficient memory to run virtual machines and perform the labs.
  • COMPLEX CONCEPTS ARE EXPLAINED IN STRAIGHTFORWARD TERMS. The book offers an uncomplicated, reader-friendly approach to concepts to ensure a smooth transition to Windows 10.
  • Live Virtual Machine Labs within MindTap give learners hands-on practice troubleshooting, exploring and trying different solutions in a safe, sandbox environment using real Cisco hardware and virtualized Windows, Linux and UNIX operating systems.
  • REVIEW QUESTIONS TEST READERS’ UNDERSTANDING OF CRITICAL INFORMATION. Learning features help ensure your students have mastered the concepts and skills they need for success in IT today.
  • REVIEW QUESTIONS TEST READERS' UNDERSTANDING OF CRITICAL INFORMATION. Learning features help ensure your students have mastered the concepts and skills they need for on-the-job success in IT today.
  • EACH CHAPTER INCORPORATES HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES THAT CAN BE COMPLETED ON A PHYSICAL OR VIRTUAL MACHINE. Offering ultimate flexibility, these engaging exercises were designed to minimize hardware requirements while still emphasizing key concepts. They can be completed using physical or virtual machines, or students can even use their own Windows 10 computer with sufficient memory to run virtual machines and perform the activities.
  • FLEXIBLE LABS CAN BE COMPLETED ON A PHYSICAL OR VIRTUAL MACHINES. The labs in this book were designed to minimize hardware requirements while still emphasizing the necessary concepts. The labs can be completed using physical or virtual machines. Students can even use their own Windows 10 computer with sufficient memory to run virtual machines and perform the labs.
  • COMPLEX CONCEPTS ARE EXPLAINED IN STRAIGHTFORWARD TERMS. The authors' uncomplicated, reader-friendly approach to concepts ensures a smooth transition to Windows 10.
  • PRACTICAL CASE PROJECTS INCORPORATE REAL-WORLD EXPERIENCES. Enabling students to put what they learn into practice, intriguing challenges and situations from contemporary IT professionals ensure the book's coverage is realistic, meaningful and applicable beyond the technical features.

Table of Contents

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1. Introduction to Windows 10.
2. Configuring Windows 10.
3. User Management.
4. Networking.
5. Managing Disks and File Systems.
6. Windows 10 Security Features.
7. User Productivity Tools.
8. Application Support.
9. Performance Tuning and System Recovery.
10. Enterprise Computing.
11. Managing Enterprise Clients.
12. Automating Windows 10 Deployment.
Appendix: Exam MD-100.
Appendix: Preparing for Exams.
Appendix: Client Hyper-V.

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