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Exam Specs:

Test Title: Implementing and Supporting Microsoft� Windows 98
Test Number: 70-098
Number of Questions: 59
Required Passing Score: 709/1000
Time Allotted to Take Exam: 90 minutes
Type of test: Adaptive

Skills measured by exam 70-098

Planning

Develop an appropriate implementation model for specific requirements in a Microsoft environment or a mixed Microsoft and NetWare environment. Considerations include:

Choosing the appropriate file system
FAT16 Vs. FAT32. FAT32 gives more hard disk space, but does not allow for any dual-booting. Cannot install Windows 3.1 or DOS onto a FAT32 drive.
Planning a workgroup

Develop a security strategy in a Microsoft environment or a mixed Microsoft and NetWare environment. Strategies include:

System policies
User profiles
File and printer sharing
Share-level access control or user-level access control
Only user-level access control on Netware file servers.

Installation and Configuration

Install Windows 98. Installation options include:

Automated Windows setup
New
Upgrade
Uninstall
Dual-boot combination with Microsoft Windows NT 4.0

Configure Windows 98 server components. Server components include:

Microsoft Personal Web Server 4.0
Dial-Up Networking server

Install and configure the network components of Windows 98 in a Microsoft environment or a mixed Microsoft and NetWare environment. Network components include:

Client for Microsoft Networks
Client for NetWare Networks
Network adapters
File and printer sharing for Microsoft Networks
File and printer sharing for NetWare Networks
Service for NetWare Directory Services (NDS)
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) components
Virtual private networking and PPTP
Browse Master

Install and configure network protocols in a Microsoft environment or a mixed Microsoft and NetWare environment (Our Networking Essentials page has good definitions on protocols). Protocols include:

NetBEUI
IPX/SPX-compatible Protocol
TCP/IP
Microsoft DLC
Fast Infrared

Install and configure hardware devices in a Microsoft environment and a mixed Microsoft and NetWare environment. Hardware devices include:

Modems
Printers
Universal Serial Bus (USB)
Multiple display support
IEEE 1394 Firewire
Infrared Data Association (IrDA)
Multilink
Power management scheme

Install and configure Microsoft Backup.

Configuring and Managing Resource Access

Assign access permissions for shared folders in a Microsoft environment or a mixed Microsoft and NetWare environment. Methods include:

Passwords
User permissions
Group permissions

Create, share, and monitor resources. Resources include:

Remote computers
Network printers

Set up user environments by using user profiles and system policies.

Back up data and the registry and restore data and the registry.

Configure hard disks. Tasks include:

Disk compression
Partitioning
Enabling large disk support
Converting to FAT32

Create hardware profiles.

Integration and Interoperability

Configure a Windows 98 computer as a client computer in a network that contains a Windows NT 4.0 domain.

Configure a Windows 98 computer as a client computer in a NetWare network.

Configure a Windows 98 computer for remote access by using various methods in a Microsoft environment or a mixed Microsoft and NetWare environment. Methods include:

Dial-Up Networking
Proxy Server

Monitoring and Optimization

Monitor system performance by using Net Watcher, System Monitor, and Resource Meter.

Tune and optimize the system in a Microsoft environment and a mixed Microsoft and NetWare environment. Tasks include:

Optimizing the hard disk by using Disk Defragmenter and ScanDisk.
Compressing data by using DriveSpace 3 and the Compression Agent.
Updating drivers and applying service packs by using Windows Update and the Signature Verification Tool.
Automating tasks by using Maintenance Wizard.
Scheduling tasks by using Task Scheduler.
Checking for corrupt files and extracting files from the installation media by using the System File Checker.

Troubleshooting

Diagnose and resolve installation failures. Tasks include:

Resolve file and driver version conflicts by using Version Conflict Manager and the Microsoft System Information utility

Diagnose and resolve boot process failures. Tasks include:

Editing configuration files by using System Configuration Utility

Diagnose and resolve connectivity problems in a Microsoft environment and a mixed Microsoft and NetWare environment. Tools include:

Winipcfg
Net Watcher
Ping
Tracert

Diagnose and resolve printing problems in a Microsoft environment or a mixed Microsoft and NetWare environment.

Diagnose and resolve file system problems.

Diagnose and resolve resource access problems in a Microsoft environment or a mixed Microsoft and NetWare environment.

Diagnose and resolve hardware device and device driver problems. Tasks include:

Checking for corrupt registry files by using ScanReg and ScanRegW

Contributions:

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Lynne
CNE quizzer was an excellent study guide.. I highly recommend it. Some of the exam questions were exactly the same as in CNE quizzer.

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