Microsoft 70-680: 4.5 – Configuring Windows Firewall

The Windows Firewall is a powerful security feature that’s integrated into the Windows 7 operating system. In this video, you’ll learn the differences between the Windows Firewall and the Windows Firewall with Advanced Security, configuring rules for multiple profiles, and creating custom firewall rules.

Microsoft 70-680: 4.3 – Configuring IPv6

IPv6 is quickly becoming the new standard for Internet communication. In this video, you’ll learn about IPv6 connectivity and how to configure your Windows 7 operating system from the GUI and the command line.

Microsoft 70-680: 4.4 – Configuring Networking Settings

Wireless networks are everywhere, both in the office and outside of the workplace. In this video, you’ll learn about networking settings with an emphasis in wireless connectivity. You’ll also learn about the different 802.11 network technologies, an overview of securing wireless networks, how to connect to a wireless network in the GUI and at the command line, and how to take advantage of location-aware printing.

Microsoft 70-680: 4.2 – Configuring IPv4

If you’re managing a Windows 7 network, then you’ll certainly be asked to configure IPv4 settings. In this video, you’ll learn how to connect to a network, configure name resolution, the use of network locations, how to leverage APIPA, and how to resolve basic connectivity issues.

Microsoft 70-680: 3.5 – Internet Explorer Configuration

Internet Explorer is one of the most popular browsers in the world, and there are a number of management and configuration options available for IE. In this video, you’ll learn about compatibility view, security settings, search providers, add-ons, InPrivate modes, and certificates.

Microsoft 70-680: 3.4 – Understanding AppLocker

AppLocker is a new application management and control mechanism that is specific to Windows 7 Ultimate and Windows 7 Enterprise. In this video, you’ll learn how AppLocker differs from software restriction policies and how to configure and implement AppLocker policies on your network.

Microsoft 70-680: 3.3 – Software Restriction Policies

If you need to manage and control application use on Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7, then you need software restriction policies. In this video, you’ll learn how to use Group Policies to restrict application use and how to build hash rules, certificate rules, path rules, network zone rules, and default rules.

Microsoft 70-680: 3.2 – Configuring Application Compatibility

Although Windows 7 is compatible with the vast majority of legacy applications, there are always operating system changes that might cause older applications to have problems. In this video, you’ll learn how to use the Windows 7 built-in compatibility tools to ensure that your applications run optimally. You’ll watch us demonstrate the Application Compatibility Toolkit, the Internet Explorer Compatibility Test Tool, and the Application Compatibility Group Policies.

Microsoft 70-680: 3.1 – Configuring Devices

An important aspect of installing hardware on your Windows 7 computer is the management of device drivers. In this video, you’ll learn how to install and update drivers, administratively stage device drivers, manage conflicts between drivers, configure driver settings, and resolve problematic device drivers.