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Windows 10: Manage and Maintain Windows 10

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Extend the life of your PCs—and review key topics measured on Exam MD-100: Windows 10—by learning how to perform basic management and maintenance of Windows 10.

Extend the life of the Windows machines in your organization by learning how to perform basic management and maintenance of Windows 10. In this course, Joli Ballew shows how to configure updates, monitor events and performance, back up and restore files, recover the entire system, and secure Windows 10 by configuring different authorization and authentication options. She touches on Reliability Monitor, System Restore, Resource Monitor, and more obscure servicing options that can give you maximum control over your system. Plus, for power users, she introduces some easy-to-use PowerShell commands for automating administration tasks.This course covers key skills measured on Exam MD-100: Windows 10, a required exam for the Modern Desktop Administrator Associate certification.


  • The benefits of managing and maintaining Windows 10
1. Configure Updates
  • Configure Windows Update
  • Explore servicing options
  • Manage update history
  • Update Microsoft Store apps
2. Monitor Windows
  • Event Viewer logs
  • Configure event subscriptions
  • Monitor performance with Task Manager
  • Explore Resource Monitor
  • Use Performance Monitor
  • Monitor and manage printers
  • Configure indexing options
  • Manage security
  • Implement encryption
  • Use Reliability Monitor
3. Manage Local Users, Local Groups, and Devices
  • Create user accounts
  • Manage local groups
  • Manage local users
  • Manage devices in directories
4. Configure System and Data Recovery
  • Configure a recovery drive
  • Configure system restore
  • Perform a refresh or recycle
  • Troubleshoot the startup and boot process
  • Restore with file history
  • Recover files from OneDrive
  • Use Backup and Restore
  • Explore WBAdmin
  • Recover the OS with Windows Recovery
5. Configure Authorization and Authentication
  • Secure with passwords
  • Create a workgroup or join a domain
  • Configure Credential Manager
  • Explore device registration
  • Configure Windows Hello
  • Understand Device Guard
  • Configure Credential Guard
  • Explore Device Health Attestation
  • Configure UAC behavior
6. Configure Advanced Management Tools
  • Configure services
  • Create and use the MMC
  • Configure Task Scheduler
  • Automate tasks with PowerShell
  • Next steps

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Joli Ballew

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