Prepare for the updated version of Microsoft Exam MD-100 and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of skills and knowledge required to deploy, configure, and maintain Windows 10 devices and technologies in an enterprise environment. Designed for Windows Administrators, Exam Ref focuses on the critical thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the Microsoft Certified Associate level.

Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives:

Deploy Windows

Manage devices and data

Configure storage and connectivity

Maintain Windows

This Microsoft Exam Ref:

Organizes its coverage by exam objectives

Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you

Assumes you have experience administering Windows 10 and non-Windows devices and technologies

About the Exam

Exam MD-100 focuses on knowledge needed to install Windows 10; perform post-installation configuration; manage users, groups, and devices; configure devices with local policies; manage Windows security; configure networking; configure data access and protection; configure system and data recovery; manage updates; monitor and manage Windows; and configure remote connectivity.

About Microsoft Certification Passing this exam and Exam MD-101: Managing Modern Desktops fulfills your requirements for the Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate certification credential, demonstrating your ability to deploy, configure, secure, manage, and monitor devices and client applications in an enterprise environment.

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Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Contents at a glance
  5. Contents
  6. Acknowledgments
  7. About the authors
  8. Introduction
    1. Organization of this book
    2. Preparing for the exam
    3. Microsoft certifications
    4. Errata, updates, & book support
    5. Stay in touch
  9. Chapter 1. Deploy Windows
    1. Skill 1.1: Deploy Windows 10
    2. Skill 1.2: Perform post-installation configuration
    3. Chapter summary
    4. Thought experiment
    5. Thought experiment answers
  10. Chapter 2. Manage devices and data
    1. Skill 2.1: Manage local users, local groups, and devices
    2. Skill 2.2: Configure devices by using local policies
    3. Skill 2.3: Manage Windows Security
    4. Chapter summary
    5. Thought experiment
    6. Thought experiment answers
  11. Chapter 3. Configure storage and connectivity
    1. Skill 3.1: Configure networking
    2. Skill 3.2: Configure data access and protection
    3. Chapter summary
    4. Thought experiment
    5. Thought experiment answers
  12. Chapter 4. Maintain Windows
    1. Skill 4.1: Configure system and data recovery
    2. Skill 4.2: Manage updates
    3. Skill 4.3: Monitor and manage Windows
    4. Skill 4.4: Configure remote connectivity
    5. Chapter summary
    6. Thought experiment
    7. Thought experiment answers
  13. Index
  14. Code Snippets