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Windows 8 includes new technologies to backup and protect end systems. It also includes tighter integration with cloud services for secure, off-site storage. This course covers recovery methods for a whole Windows 8 system, such as PC Refresh and PC Reset; planning to recover files using file history and backups on-site and off-site, cloud based. It also covers antimalware and endpoint protection and ways that can be managed by System Center and Intune. This course is one of a series which cover the objectives for Microsoft Exam 70-688: Managing and Maintaining Windows 8. This exam is a requirement for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows 8 certification. Please note this course is based on the original Windows 8 release. Skillsoft recommends visiting the vendor website to confirm exam requirements.

Learning Objectives
  • Distinguish between recovery solutions for Windows 8 PCs
  • Choose a backup and recovery solution for Windows 8, given a scenario
  • Differentiate between the update services available for Windows 8
  • Manage client security using Windows Defender
  • Compare Intune Endpoint Protection and System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection
  • Design a backup and recovery solution with endpoint protection for Windows 8 PCs
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