Microsoft 6292 – Installing and Configuring Windows 7 Client

In this course you will learn how to install, upgrade and migrate to Windows 7 client as well as how to configure Windows 7 client for network connectivity, security, maintenance and mobile computing.

Who needs to attend

Who needs to attend?
This course is aimed at IT professionals interested in expanding their knowledge, acquire deeper technical knowledge of Windows 7 and learning the details of Windows 7 technologies.

what you will learn

What you will learn

Upon completion you will know how to:

  • Perform a clean installation of Windows 7, upgrade to Windows 7, and migrate user-related data and settings from an earlier version of Windows
  • Configure disks, partitions, volumes, and device drivers to enable a Windows 7 client computer
  • Configure file access and printers on a Windows 7 client computer
  • Configure network connectivity on a Windows 7 client computer
  • Configure wireless network connectivity on a Windows 7 client computer
  • Secure Windows 7 client desktop computers
  • Optimize and maintain the performance and reliability of a Windows 7 client computer
  • Configure mobile computing and remote access settings for a Windows 7 client computer


Students need to have:

  • Experience installing PC hardware and devices
  • Basic understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts
  • Basic Windows and Active Directory knowledge
  • Skills to map network file shares
  • Experience working from a command prompt
  • Basic knowledge of the fundamentals of applications, such as how client computer applications communicate with the server
  • Basic understanding of security concepts such as authentication and authorization
  • An understanding of the fundamental principles of using printers
Course outline

Course Outline

1. Installing, Upgrading, and Migrating to Windows 7
Preparing to Install Windows 7
Performing a Clean Installation of Windows 7
Upgrading and Migrating to Windows 7
Performing Image-Based Installation of Windows 7
Configuring Application Compatibility
2. Configuring Disks and Device Drivers
Partitioning Disks in Windows 7
Managing Disk Volumes
Maintaining Disks in Windows 7
Installing and Configuring Device Drivers
3. Configuring File Access and Printers on Windows 7 Client Computers
Overview of Authentication and Authorization
Managing File Access in Windows 7
Managing Shared Folders
Configuring File Compression
Managing Printing
4. Configuring Network Connectivity
Configuring IPv4 Network Connectivity
Configuring IPv6 Network Connectivity
Implementing Automatic IP Address Allocation
Overview of Name Resolution
Troubleshooting Network Issues
5. Configuring Wireless Network Connections
Overview of Wireless Networks
Configuring a Wireless Network
6. Securing Windows 7 Desktops
Overview of Security Management in Windows 7
Securing a Windows 7 Client Computer by Using Local Security Policy Settings
Securing Data by Using EFS and BitLocker
Configuring Application Restrictions
Configuring User Account Control
Configuring Windows Firewall
Configuring Security Settings in Internet Explorer 8
Configuring Windows Defender
7. Optimizing and Maintaining Windows 7 Client Computers
Maintaining Performance by Using the Windows 7 Performance Tools
Maintaining Reliability by Using the Windows 7 Diagnostic Tools
Backing Up and Restoring Data by Using Windows Backup
Restoring a Windows 7 System by Using System Restore Points
Configuring Windows Update
8. Configuring Mobile Computing and Remote Access in Windows 7
Configuring Mobile Computer and Device Settings
Configuring Remote Desktop and Remote Assistance for Remote Access
Configuring DirectAccess for Remote Access
Configuring BranchCache for Remote Access

Certification programs
Microsoft Specialist: Windows 7