Microsoft Configuring Windows Devices

In the Microsoft 70-697 Virtual Lab, work hands- on with Windows 10 and learn to effectively build solid identities, protect content (data loss protection), manage mobile device policy, conduct virtualization with Hyper-V, and conduct application management using the Company Portal and the Windows Store.

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The Microsoft Configuring Windows Devices lab is a premium Cybrary lab intended for students at the intermediate level. This lab teaches students to configure Windows devices. The lab activities will help students learn to manage system components on Windows devices and configure network protection components. This is important to the work roles of Cyber Defense Forensics Analyst, Network Operations Specialist, and System Administrator. Upon completion of this lab, the student will be able to configure Windows devices, including setting up a Homegroup, managing user data and file system security, setting up BitLocker and VPN connections, and a variety of other tasks important to managing Windows devices.

Skill/Activity Breakdown

The Microsoft Configuring Windows Devices lab requires students to manage a Homegroup, manage remote access connections, and configure data storage. This develops the skill of managing Windows devices system components. This skill is important for the Cyber Defense Forensics Analyst work role.

The Microsoft Configuring Windows Devices lab also addresses system configuration including file system security and auditing, BitLocker, EFS, and disk quota, Hyper-V, and IPSec. This develops skills in administering Windows devices. These skills are important for the System Administrator work role.

The Microsoft Configuring Windows Devices lab was developed to help students prepare for the Microsoft 70-697 Configuring Windows Devices certification exam. NOTE - This specific exam has been retired. However, working through the lab will provide students with valuable hands-on experience with configuring Windows devices. The lab focuses on configuring Windows 10 desktop machines. There are several tasks related to cloud connections, such as how to manage OneDrive and managing offline files. There are also activities to address setting up and managing updates and dealing with system recovery. Having a thorough understanding of how Windows devices are configured is important for a variety of roles in cybersecurity because of how prevalent the Windows OS is in corporate environments. This lab can also be useful for assisting home users in securing their devices.

By completing the Microsoft Configuring Windows Devices lab, the student will learn how to configure a variety of options on Windows devices. Learning these skills will help students manage and configure Windows devices. These skills are particularly important for Network and Systems Administrators.


The Microsoft Configuring Windows Devices lab is presented by Cybrary and was created by Practice Labs. This lab develops skills in configuring Windows desktop machines. This lab would be beneficial for students on the Network Engineer career path. Completing the lab means the students can complete a variety of configuration tasks on Windows 10 desktop machines.

Click on the Microsoft Configuring Windows Devices lab to learn how to configure Windows 10 desktop devices.

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