Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Aug 16, 2017
Duration
3h 18m
Description

Windows 10 doesn't manage itself. You'll need to discover how to configure servicing branches and updates using the new Windows-as-a-Service model. You'll need to learn to troubleshoot performance problems with both real time and extended monitoring. You'll also have to keep tabs on printers and on anti-malware protection, too. This course, Managing and Maintaining Windows 10, covers recovering damaged systems, from files and drivers through the Registry and the whole operating system. You'll also learn new features like Windows Hello and Credential Guard to keep Windows 10 accounts secure in the domain and in the cloud. Finally, you'll set up services, scheduled tasks, and PowerShell scripts to make maintenance as automatic as possible. After you're done with deployment, implementation, and configuring core services, managing and maintaining Windows 10 keeps your Microsoft network spinning reliably on its axis.

About the author
About the author

Glenn is President of Independent Software Inc., a Denver IT consultancy. He has been teaching advanced computer seminars around the world since 1988. He developed official Server 2008 courseware for Microsoft. Glenn has written 18 commercial books for McGraw-Hill, Wiley, IDG and Sybex. He is also a sought-after expert witness.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone, my name is Glenn Weadock, and welcome to my course, Managing and Maintaining Windows 10. I'm a consultant and seminar leader at Independent Software Inc in Colorado, and an author of over a dozen books on Windows, networking, and certification. Windows 10 is deployed, your hardware is in place, and core services have been configured. Now it's time to make sure Windows can run securely, speedily, and reliably over the long haul. In this course, we'll explore all aspects of ongoing management and maintenance, updates, monitoring, recovery, account security, and automation. Some of the major topics that we'll cover include how to keep Windows 10 updated over time, track events and performance with built-in utilities, recover files, drivers, apps, the registry, and even Windows itself, beef up account security with Windows Hello and passport, and optimize Windows services. By the end of this course, you'll know how to set up current branch for business, how to filter event logs, monitor real-time performance statistics, track network printer problems, set up file history and previous versions, restore deleted apps, reset Windows, set up credential guard, tune up service startup types, and create PowerShell maintenance scripts. Now, before beginning this course, you should be familiar with Windows and Active Directory fundamentals, but no advanced knowledge is required. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn about keeping Windows 10 running fast and strong with the Managing and Maintaining Windows 10 course at Pluralsight.