Installing and Configuring Windows 10 (M20698)



In this course, you will learn how to install and configure Windows 10 desktops in a Windows Server small to medium-sized AD DS domain environment. These skills include learning how to install and customize apps, configure local and remote network connectivity, and configure local and online storage.� You also will learn how to configure security in addition to how to maintain, update, and recover Windows 10.

This course incorporates material from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 20698: and it can assist you in your preparation for Exam 70-698: Installing and Configuring Windows 10.�

This course is also available in the On-Demand delivery format with digital Microsoft Official Courseware (dMOC). Click here to purchase.


  • IT professionals who administer and support Windows 10 desktops and devices in small to medium-sized networks
  • IT Professional who manage networks configured as AD DS domain-based environments with managed access to the Internet and cloud services


  • Experience deploying and configuring Windows 8, Windows 8.1, or Windows 10.
  • Experience deploying and configuring Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016 Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).
  • Experience deploying and configuring network services, including DNS, in Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016.
  • Windows Client essentials, such as a working knowledge of Windows 8.1, Windows 8, or Windows 7.

Learning Objectives

  • Plan, install, and upgrade to Windows 10
  • Perform post-installation configuration
  • Implement networking
  • Implement network security
  • Manage Windows 10 with Group Policy
  • Implement remote management
  • Manage local storage
  • Manage files and resources
  • Install and manage apps
  • Secure Windows 10
  • Implement remote connectivity
  • Maintain and update Windows 10
  • Recover and troubleshoot Windows 10

1. Installing Windows 10

  • Overview of Windows 10
  • Planning your Windows 10 deployment
  • Installing and deploying Windows 10
  • Upgrading to Windows 10
  • Windows 10 installation maintenance
  • Managing volume activation

2. Performing Post-Installation Configuration

  • Overview of management tools
  • Customizing the user interface
  • Managing devices, device drivers, and services
  • Configuring features, mobility, and power options
  • Overview of Client Hyper-V

3. Implementing Networking

  • Homegroups, workgroups, and domains
  • Configuring IPv4 network connectivity
  • Configuring IPv6 network connectivity
  • Implementing name resolution
  • Troubleshooting network connectivity
  • Implementing wireless network connectivity

4. Implementing Network Security

  • Implementing Windows Firewall
  • Connection security rules
  • Implementing Windows Defender

5. Managing Windows 10 with Group Policy

  • Overview of Group Policy
  • Configuring Windows 10 devices with GPOs

6. Implementing remote management Using Remote Desktop

  • Using Remote Assistance
  • Remoting with Windows PowerShell

7. Managing Storage

  • Overview of storage options
  • Managing disks, partitions, and volumes
  • Maintaining disks and volumes
  • Implementing Storage Spaces
  • Implementing and managing OneDrive
  • Working with virtual hard disks

8. Managing Files and Resources

  • Overview of file systems
  • Configuring and managing file access
  • Managing shared folders
  • Implementing Work Folders
  • Managing printers

9. Deploying and Managing Apps

  • Overview of apps in Windows 10
  • The Windows Store and Windows Store for Business
  • Automating app deployment
  • Configure web browsers

10. Securing Windows 10

  • Managing user accounts
  • Configuring UAC
  • Implementing and Managing BitLocker

11. Implementing Remote Connectivity

  • Overview of remote connectivity options
  • Implementing VPNs
  • Implementing DirectAccess

12. Maintaining Windows 10

  • Updating Windows 10
  • Monitoring Windows 10

13. Recovering Windows 10

  • Recovering files
  • Performing system recovery