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Exam 70-210

What you need to know:

bulletThis certification exam measures your ability to implement, administer, and troubleshoot Windows 2000 Professional as a desktop operating system in any network environment. Before taking the exam, you should be proficient in the following job skills.

Installing Windows 2000 Professional

Perform an attended installation of Windows 2000 Professional.

Perform an unattended installation of Windows 2000 Professional.

bulletInstall Windows 2000 Professional by using Windows 2000 Server Remote Installation Services (RIS).
bulletInstall Windows 2000 Professional by using the System Preparation Tool.
bulletCreate unattended answer files by using Setup Manager to automate the installation of Windows 2000 Professional.
Upgrade from a previous version of Windows to Windows 2000 Professional.
bulletApply update packs to installed software applications.
bulletPrepare a computer to meet upgrade requirements.

Deploy service packs.

Troubleshoot failed installations.

Implementing and Conducting Administration of Resources

Monitor, manage, and troubleshoot access to files and folders.

bulletConfigure, manage, and troubleshoot file compression.
bulletControl access to files and folders by using permissions.
bulletOptimize access to files and folders.
Manage and troubleshoot access to shared folders.
bulletCreate and remove shared folders.
bulletControl access to shared folders by using permissions.
bulletManage and troubleshoot Web server resources.

Connect to local and network print devices.

bulletManage printers and print jobs.
bulletControl access to printers by using permissions.
bulletConnect to an Internet printer.
bulletConnect to a local print device.

Configure and manage file systems.

bulletConvert from one file system to another file system.
bulletConfigure file systems by using NTFS, FAT32, or FAT.
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MCSE Training Kit: Windows 2000 Professional
Hardback, 752 pages, Microsoft.
$59.99 normally

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This book is well written with clear, concise language. It is presented in a logical fashion and is a much better read that the NT 4 kits. I will say however that you do need some experience or already have your NT 4 MCSE to get the most out of it.

Implementing, Managing, and Troubleshooting Hardware Devices and Drivers

Implement, manage, and troubleshoot disk devices.

bulletInstall, configure, and manage DVD and CD-ROM devices.
bulletMonitor and configure disks.
bulletMonitor, configure, and troubleshoot volumes.
bulletMonitor and configure removable media, such as tape devices.
Implement, manage, and troubleshoot display devices.
bulletConfigure multiple-display support.
bulletInstall, configure, and troubleshoot a video adapter.

Implement, manage, and troubleshoot mobile computer hardware.

bulletConfigure Advanced Power Management (APM).
bulletConfigure and manage card services.

Implement, manage, and troubleshoot input and output (I/O) devices.

bulletMonitor, configure, and troubleshoot I/O devices, such as printers, scanners, multimedia devices, mouse, keyboard, and smart card reader.
bulletMonitor, configure, and troubleshoot multimedia hardware, such as cameras.
bulletInstall, configure, and manage modems.
bulletInstall, configure, and manage Infrared Data Association (IrDA) devices.
bulletInstall, configure, and manage wireless devices.
bulletInstall, configure, and manage USB devices.

Update drivers.

Monitor and configure multiple processing units.

Install, configure, and troubleshoot network adapters.


Monitoring and Optimizing System Performance and Reliability

Manage and troubleshoot driver signing.

Configure, manage, and troubleshoot the Task Scheduler.

Manage and troubleshoot the use and synchronization of offline files.

Optimize and troubleshoot performance of the Windows 2000 Professional desktop.

bulletOptimize and troubleshoot memory performance.
bulletOptimize and troubleshoot processor utilization.
bulletOptimize and troubleshoot disk performance.
bulletOptimize and troubleshoot network performance.
bulletOptimize and troubleshoot application performance.
Manage hardware profiles.

Recover systems and user data.
bulletRecover systems and user data by using Windows Backup.
bulletTroubleshoot system restoration by using Safe Mode.
bulletRecover systems and user data by using the Recovery Console.

Configuring and Troubleshooting the Desktop Environment

Configure and manage user profiles.

Configure support for multiple languages or multiple locations.

bulletEnable multiple-language support.
bulletConfigure multiple-language support for users.
bulletConfigure local settings.
bulletConfigure Windows 2000 Professional for multiple locations.
Install applications by using Windows Installer packages.

Configure and troubleshoot desktop settings.

Configure and troubleshoot fax support.

Configure and troubleshoot accessibility services.

Implementing, Managing, and Troubleshooting Network Protocols and Services

Configure and troubleshoot the TCP/IP protocol.

Connect to computers by using dial-up networking.

bulletConnect to computers by using a virtual private network (VPN) connection.
bulletCreate a dial-up connection to connect to a remote access server.
bulletConnect to the Internet by using dial-up networking.
bulletConfigure and troubleshoot Internet Connection Sharing.
Connect to shared resources on a Microsoft network.

Implementing, Monitoring, and Troubleshooting Security

Encrypt  data on a hard disk by using Encrypting File System (EFS).

Implement, configure, manage, and troubleshoot local Group Policy.

Implement, configure, manage, and troubleshoot local user accounts.

bulletImplement, configure, manage, and troubleshoot auditing.
bulletImplement, configure, manage, and troubleshoot account settings.
bulletImplement, configure, manage, and troubleshoot account policy.
bulletCreate and manage local users and groups.
bulletImplement, configure, manage, and troubleshoot user rights.
Implement, configure, manage, and troubleshoot local user authentication.
bulletConfigure and troubleshoot local user accounts.
bulletConfigure and troubleshoot domain user accounts.

Implement, configure, manage, and troubleshoot a security configuration.



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