Exam 70-623 - Pro: Microsoft Desktop Support - Consumer

Exam 70-623 - Pro: Microsoft Desktop Support - Consumer

Overview


Language(s): English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish
Audience(s): IT Professionals
Technology: Windows Vista
Type: Proctored Exam

Audience Profile

Candidates for Exam 70-623 PRO: Supporting and Troubleshooting Applications on a Windows Vista Client for Consumer Support Technicians are IT professionals who typically work as Consumer Support Technicians (CSTs).
Candidates must have experience with a wide range of desktop operating systems, desktop applications, and mobile devices, and experience with network, virus, malicious software (malware), and hardware support issues.
Candidates for this exam should have experience implementing, administering, and troubleshooting desktop operating systems in stand-alone or small home-network environments.

Credit Toward Certification

Exam 70-623 - Pro: Microsoft Desktop Support - Consumer counts as credit toward the following certification(s):

Note This preparation guide is subject to change at any time without prior notice and at the sole discretion of Microsoft. Microsoft exams might include adaptive testing technology and simulation items. Microsoft does not identify the format in which exams are presented. Please use this preparation guide to prepare for the exam, regardless of its format.

Skills Measured


Install and Upgrade Windows Vista
  • Evaluate potential upgrade environments.
  • Prepare to install Windows Vista.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve installation issues.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve post-installation issues.
Post-Installation: Customize and Configure Settings
  • Configure Sidebar.
  • Configure Windows Aero.
  • Customize and configure user accounts.
  • Evaluate user requirements and recommend, set up, and configure appropriate applications.
  • Evaluate user's system and recommend appropriate settings to optimize performance.
Configure Windows Vista Security
  • Configure Windows Security Center.
  • Configure firewalls.
  • Configure Windows updates.
  • Configure Windows Defender.
  • Configure parental controls.
  • Configure Internet Explorer 7.
  • Configure user account control.
  • Protect data.
Configure, Troubleshoot, and Repair Networking
  • Configure and troubleshoot network protocols.
  • Configure and troubleshoot network services on the client.
  • Configure and troubleshoot Windows Vista by using the Network and Sharing Center.
  • Configure and troubleshoot wireless networking.
  • Troubleshoot file and print sharing.
  • Configure Media Center.
Install, Configure, and Troubleshoot Devices
  • Connect peripherals to Windows Vista.
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot mobile devices.
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot digital cameras and camcorders.
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot media devices.
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot printers, fax machines, and copy devices.
Troubleshoot and Repair Windows Vista
  • Diagnose a specified issue.
  • Repair a corrupted operating system.
  • Remove malicious software from a client system.

Learning Materials


Learning Plans and Classroom Training Microsoft E-Learning Practice Tests Microsoft Online Resources
  • Learning Plan: Get started by creating a step-by-step study guide that is based on recommended resources for this exam.
  • Windows Vista - Learning Portal: Find special offers and information on training and certification.
  • Product information: Visit the Windows Vista Web site for detailed product information.
  • TechNet: Designed for IT Professionals, this site includes how-to instructions, best practices, downloads, technical resources, newsgroups, and chats.

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