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Configuring Windows 10 Devices: Manage Updates and Recovery

by Mark Wilkins and Glenn Weadock

This course is part of the Configuring Windows 10 Devices series and focuses on managing updates and recovery. Topics include: using Windows update services, configuring and managing operating system recovery, and configuring file recovery services.

What you'll learn

This course deals with the configuration and management of Windows updates and recovery services for Windows 10 enterprise clients. In this course, Configuring Windows 10 Devices: Manage Updates and Recovery, you will gain the ability to configure updates for both standalone and domain-based Windows 10 systems including operating system updates, device driver updates, update rollbacks, and Windows defender. First, you'll learn about configuring system recovery including the available Windows 10 recovery options for proper system restore, including advanced startup, device driver rollback, using system restore, and restarting with a system image. Next, you'll explore the set up and management of backup and restore using file history and previous versions. Finally, you'll discover system stability, which includes monitoring events by setting up subscription services with the event viewer, troubleshooting using the reliability monitor, performance monitor data collector sets, and the use of the resource monitor, system configuration, and system information utilities. When you're finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Windows 10 devices needed to manage updates and recovery. This course also maps to the Microsoft 70-697 exam objectives.

About the authors

Mark is a former electronic design technologist turned Microsoft and IBM SoftLayer cloud geek spending many years designing deploying and supporting software and hardware technology in the corporate and small business world. As course director for Global Knowledge (GK), Mark developed and taught many technical seminars including Configuring Active Directory Services, Configuring Group Policy, and Cloud and Virtualization Essentials. Mark also developed courseware for the Microsoft Official Cur... more

Glenn E. Weadock (MDAA, MCAAA, MCT, MCSE, MCSA, MCITP, A+, Security+) is the president of Independent Software Inc., which he founded in 1982 after graduating from Stanford University's engineering school. ISI provides expert witness, consulting, and training services in the IT field with a focus on operating systems and networking technologies. Glenn is the author of 18 commercial books on topics such as Windows clients and servers, Microsoft certification, website design, troubleshooting, and ... more

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