Windows 10 Exam MD-100
This exam is for the Modern Desktop Administrator role and the Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate certification. Candidates for this exam are Administrators who deploy, configure, secure, manage, and monitor devices and client applications in an enterprise environment. Candidates manage identity, access, policies, updates, and apps. As an Administrator, candidates typically collaborate with a Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrator to design and implement a device strategy that meets the business needs of a modern organization. Candidates must be familiar with Microsoft 365 workloads and must be proficient and experienced in deploying, configuring, and maintaining Windows 10 and non-Windows devices and technologies.
About this course
At course completion
After completing this course, learners should be able to:
- Install and customize Windows 10
- Configure Updates for Windows.
- Configure devices and drivers for Windows.
- Configure storage for Windows.
- Configure network and remote management settings in Windows.
- Configure and manage browsers and applications in Windows.
- Configure account access and authentication.
- Configure file and folder permissions.
- Describe methods for securing Windows 10, common threats and methods for mitigating against them.
- Troubleshoot Windows and application installations.
- Troubleshoot hardware and driver issues.
- Troubleshoot file issues and perform recoveries.
Basic understanding of computer networks and hardware concepts.
Basic understanding of OS and Application concepts.
Experience with using the Windows OS.
Exam MD-100: Windows 10
Deploy Windows (15-20%)
Deploy Windows 10
configure language packs
migrate user data
perform a clean installation
perform an in-place upgrade (using tools such as MDT, WDS, ADK, etc.)
select the appropriate windows edition
troubleshoot activation issues
Perform post-installation configuration
configure Edge and Internet Explorer
configure mobility settings
configure sign-in options
customize the Windows desktop
Manage devices and data (35-40%)
Manage local users, local groups, and devices
manage devices in directories
manage local groups
manage local users
Configure data access and protection
configure NTFS permissions
configure shared permissions
Configure devices by using local policies
configure local registry
implement local policy
troubleshoot group policies on devices
Manage Windows security
configure user account control (UAC)
configure Windows Defender Firewall
Configure connectivity (15-20%)
configure client IP settings
configure mobile networking
configure VPN client
configure Wi-Fi profiles
Configure remote connectivity
configure remote management
enable PowerShell Remoting
configure remote desktop access
Maintain Windows (25-30%)
Configure system and data recovery
perform file recovery (including OneDrive)
recover Windows 10
troubleshoot startup/boot process
check for updates
validate and test updates
select the appropriate servicing channel
configure Windows update options
Monitor and manage Windows
configure and analyze event logs
manage Windows 10 environment