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  • Has anyone taken or preparing to take the 70-681 certification test? If so, what study tools did you or are you using? There are none listed on Microsoft's site. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks

    Tuesday, December 21, 2010 3:34 PM

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  • This is just to help for exam 70-681, I am making my exam preparations from the Microsoft windows 7 Resource kit, Technet Library, and also microsoft provides lot of help along with the help files or step by step guide when you download the various tools like WAIK, MAP, ACT, KMS, VAM, etc. remember to learn the commands and tools for deployments, thus presently we the self learners has to make our own way. I just cant understand why microsoft havent clearly stated the exam objectives? and microsoft or any of the representative are just numb on this exam!!!

    I learned one thing that : "When we Technical Person likes something its just famouse in market, but when we technical person hates something then that thing is failed" ( microsoft : its just a advice think on it)

    thanks, (working on microsoft technologies form last 9 years)

     

    • Marked as answer by Rubel Khan Monday, January 10, 2011 5:11 PM
    Monday, January 3, 2011 7:06 PM

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  • This is just to help for exam 70-681, I am making my exam preparations from the Microsoft windows 7 Resource kit, Technet Library, and also microsoft provides lot of help along with the help files or step by step guide when you download the various tools like WAIK, MAP, ACT, KMS, VAM, etc. remember to learn the commands and tools for deployments, thus presently we the self learners has to make our own way. I just cant understand why microsoft havent clearly stated the exam objectives? and microsoft or any of the representative are just numb on this exam!!!

    I learned one thing that : "When we Technical Person likes something its just famouse in market, but when we technical person hates something then that thing is failed" ( microsoft : its just a advice think on it)

    thanks, (working on microsoft technologies form last 9 years)

     

    • Marked as answer by Rubel Khan Monday, January 10, 2011 5:11 PM
    Monday, January 3, 2011 7:06 PM
  • i also want to do this exam in an urent basis ,can u suggest wheather it contains any simulation .have anyone done this exam.please tell what type questions it contains

    • Proposed as answer by jeeba Sunday, February 20, 2011 8:13 AM
    • Unproposed as answer by jeeba Sunday, February 20, 2011 8:14 AM
    Tuesday, January 4, 2011 9:16 AM
  • I've just uploaded a massive list of free videos on my blog.

    There's a video link for each exam objective: http://scriptimus.wordpress.com/2011/04/21/mcts-70-681/

    • Proposed as answer by Umapathyxp Wednesday, August 10, 2011 12:19 PM
    Thursday, April 21, 2011 9:13 AM
  • Skills Being MeasuredThis exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below.The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam.
    Configuring a Deployment Infrastructure (24%)
    • Configure the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) environment.
      • This objective may include but is not limited to: deployment database, deployment share, task sequences, create deployment points
    • Configure networking for deployment.
      • This objective may include but is not limited to: Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), IP Helper, Windows Deployment Services, PXE boot, multicast
    • Configure activation.
      • This objective may include but is not limited to: Windows 7, Office 2010, Key Management Service (KMS), Multiple Activation Key (MAK), Volume Activation Management Tool (VAMT)
    • Configure the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager Operating System Deployment (OSD) environment.
      • This objective may include but is not limited to: System Center Configuration Manager and MDT integration; build an operating system installation, a boot image, and driver packages
    Creating and Configuring Images (25%)
    • Create and capture an image.
      • This objective may include but is not limited to: modify a WIM file, modify a Windows PE boot image, build a base image
    • Create automated installation scripts.
      • This objective may include but is not limited to: silent install scripts, unattended answer files, join a domain, customize user settings, configure auto-naming
    • Create and customize task sequences.
      • This objective may include but is not limited to: installation tasks for Office 2010 and additional applications
    • Customize default operating system settings.
      • This objective may include but is not limited to: environment settings, user settings, configure local Group Policy, Windows Internet Explorer settings
    • Add applications to an image.
      • This objective may include but is not limited to: modify or install on a base image
    • Configure application compatibility.
      • This objective may include but is not limited to: configure applications for User Access Control (UAC), create and deploy shims
    Deploying Windows 7 (27%)
    • Perform a Lite Touch Installation of Windows 7.
      • This objective may include but is not limited to: staggered deployment, permissions
    • Perform a Zero Touch Installation of Windows 7.
      • This objective may include but is not limited to: permissions, configure a task sequence, configure scheduling
    • Migrate user settings and data.
      • This objective may include but is not limited to: Windows Vista, Windows XP, local store vs. remote store
    • Configure post–operating system deployment tasks.
      • This objective may include but is not limited to: configure run-once scripts, identify appropriate log files, deploy language packs and security updates
    • Customize hardware settings.
      • This objective may include but is not limited to: inject drivers, install hardware-specific applications, configure Windows BitLocker Drive Encryption
    Configuring and Deploying Office 2010 (24%)
    • Configure Office 2010 user-specific settings.
      • This objective may include but is not limited to: configure Microsoft Outlook settings, configure Microsoft Office Communicator settings, set display languages, set editing languages, set default file locations
    • Configure Office 2010 application-specific settings.
      • This objective may include but is not limited to: configure compatibility settings, add or remove applications, add language packs, configure application add-ins, security settings, updates, and KMS
    • Deploy Office 2010.
      • This objective may include but is not limited to: clean install, Group Policy Startup script, installation package in System Center Configuration Manager, upgrade from Office 2003, upgrade from Office 2007; migrate user settings, 32 or 64 bit.

     

    http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/exam.aspx?id=70-681#tab2

    Tuesday, August 9, 2011 11:23 PM