MD-100 Exam Study Guide (Windows 10)

MD-100: Windows 10 (Microsoft 365 Certification) Certificate Exam Study Guide

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.

MD-100 Windows 10 Course (Online Training)

Pluralsight [Learning Path]MS Desktop Administrator: Windows 10 (Free trial)
LinkedIn Learning [Free Trial]Microsoft MD-100 Certificate Exam

MD-100 Windows 10 Practice Test & Lab

MD-100 Windows 10 Reference E-book (PDF)

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Deploy Windows (15-20%)

Deploy Windows 10

Configure language packs

Migrate user data

Perform a clean installation

Perform an in-place upgrade (using tools such as MDT, WDS, ADK, etc.)

Select the appropriate windows edition

Choose a Windows 10 edition (Check with a free trial)

Troubleshoot activation issues


Perform Post-installation Configuration

Configure Edge and Internet Explorer

Configure mobility settings

Configure Mobility Settings (Free trial)

Configure sign-in options

PS Module: Configure Sign-in options (Check with a free trial)

Customize the Windows desktop

PS Module: Customize Windows Desktop (Free trial)


Manage Devices and Data (35-40%)

Manage Local Users, Local Groups, and Devices

Manage devices in directories

Manage local groups

Manage local users


Configure Data Access and Protection

Configure NTFS permissions

YouTube video: Configure NTFS permissions

Configure shared permissions


Configure Devices by Using Local Policies

Configure local registry

Implement local policy

Troubleshoot group policies on devices

YouTuve video: Troubleshoot Group Policy in Windows 10


Manage Windows Security

Configure user account control (UAC)

PS clip: User Account Control Implementation

Configure Windows Defender Firewall

Implement encryption


Configure Connectivity (15-20%)

Configure Networking

Configure client IP settings

Configure mobile networking

LinkedIn Learning video: Mobile Networking (Check with a free trial)

Configure VPN client

Troubleshoot networking

Configure Wi-Fi profiles


Configure Remote Connectivity

Configure remote management

Enable PowerShell Remoting

Configure remote desktop access


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This brings us to the end of the MD-100 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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