MTA 98-349: Windows Operating System Fundamentals

NR Computer Learning Center (NRCLC) offers hands-on training to help students gain the fundamental knowledge and skills required to manage Windows Operating System. Students will learn to install, configure and upgrade the Windows operating system, install and manage applications, the networking system, files system, devices and maintenance of Operating System. This course will also help students prepare for MTA 98-349 exams.


Windows 7, 8, 10


Operating system configurations

  • Configuring control panel
  • Using administrative tools
  • Configuring desktop
  • windows internet explorer
  • the snipping tool
  • windows media player
  • windows media center
  • msconfig
  • Mobility including sync center
  • windows mobility center
  • remote desktop
  • Remote management
  • assistance including mmc
  • windows Powershell
  • Installing and upgrading client systems
  • Identifying windows operating system editions
  • system requirements
  • using pc upgrade advisor
  • Identifying upgrade path
  • identifying application compatibility
  • Installation removable media installations (DVD and USB)
  • cloud and network installations
  • product identification keys
  • Virtualized clients
  • Managing applications
  • Application installations local vs. Network applications
  • group policy
  • application removal
  • User account control (UAC)
  • standard user vs. Administrative user
  • Types of UAC prompts and levels
  • Windows defender
  • action center
  • the malicious software removal tool
  • windows registry
  • Microsoft forefront endpoint protection
  • Service start-up types
  • service accounts
  • service dependencies
  • Application virtualization. (med-v and VDI)
  • Managing files and folders
  • File systems: fat, fat32, NTFS, and 32 bit vs. 64 bit
  • File and print sharing
  • share permissions, HOMEGROUP,
  • print drivers, and effective permissions
  • creating public, basic, and advanced shares
  • mapping drives
  • Bitlocker, encrypting file systems (EFS), and compression
  • Offline files
  • adding multiple local locations to a library
  • adding networked locations
  • Managing devices
  • Storage devices
  • disk types (NTFS, fat, etc.)
  • security (encryption),
  • storage device types (ESATA, USB, USB 2.0, IEEE 1394, iscsi)
  • storage drive types (basic, primary, extended, logical, dynamic disk, vhds)
  • cloud storage (windows live Skydrive, Onenote to Skydrive, live mesh)
  • Printing devices, local printers, network printers
  • print queues, print-to-file, and internet printing
  • System devices, video, audio, and infrared input devices
  • ¬†device manager
  • Operating system maintenance
  • Backup and recovery methods: local, online, and automated backup
  • System restore, recovery boot options
  • disk defragmenter
  • disk cleanup
  • task scheduler
  • action center
  • system information
  • Windows updates
  • Microsoft updates
  • hotfixes

Target Audience

  • Students who are interested in building their career as help desk, technician, System Administrator, Network Administrator or Security Specialist.
  • Students preparing for MTA Exam

The Training Includes

  • Classroom instruction
  • Hands-on workshops
  • Training Material
  • Quick Reference Guide

For more information

call 714-505-3475