How to Prepare for the MD-100 Exam?
Preparing for the MD-100 Windows 10 exam, to achieve Microsoft 365 Certification for Modern Desktop Administrator Associate? Don’t know where to start? This post is the MD-100 Certificate Study Guide (with links to each exam objective).
I have curated a list of articles from Microsoft documentation for each objective of the MD-100 exam. Please share the post within your circles so it helps them to prepare for the exam.
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MD-100 Modern Windows 10 Online Course
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Deploy Windows (15-20%)
Install Windows 10
Perform a clean installation
Perform an in-place upgrade (using tools such as WDS, ADK, etc.)
Select the appropriate windows edition
Perform Post-installation Configuration
Configure Edge and Internet Explorer
Configure mobility settings
Customize the Windows desktop
Troubleshoot activation issues
Configure printers and external devices
Configure Windows 10 by using provisioning packages
Configure Microsoft Store settings
Configure application settings
Configure and manage services
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Manage Devices and Data (25-30%)
Manage Users, Groups, and Devices
Manage local groups
Manage local users
Manage users, groups, and devices in Active Directory Domain Services
Manage users, groups, and devices in Azure Active Directory
Configure sign-in options
Configure Devices by Using Local Policies
Implement local policy
Troubleshoot group policies on devices
Configure Windows 10 settings by using group policy
Manage Windows Security
Configure user account control (UAC)
Configure Windows Defender Firewall
Configure Windows Defender Antivirus
Configure Storage and Connectivity (15-20%)
Configure client IP settings
Configure mobile networking
Configure Data Access and Protection
Configure NTFS permissions
Configure shared permissions
Configure local storage
Manage and optimize storage
Configure file and folder permissions
Configure OneDrive/OneDrive for Business
Maintain Windows (30-35%)
Configure System and Data Recovery
Perform file recovery
Recover Windows 10
Troubleshoot startup/boot process
Create and manage system restore points
Select the appropriate servicing channel
Configure Windows update options
Plan for Windows updates
Configure updates by using Windows Update for Business
Monitor and Manage Windows
Configure and analyze event logs
Manage Windows 10 environment
Configure local registry
Configure Remote Connectivity
Manage Windows 10 remotely by using Windows Admin Center
Configure remote assistance tools including Remote Assist and Quick Assist
Manage Windows remotely by using Windows Remote Management and PS remoting
Configure remote desktop access
This brings us to the end of the MD-100 (Windows 10) Study Guide.
What do you think? Let me know in the comments section if I have missed out on anything. Also, I love to hear from you about how your preparation is going on!
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