Passing 98-349, Windows Operating System Fundamentals

This exam targets Home PC users, those in academic, data workers, IT professionals and developers.
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Exam Outline
This exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below.
Understanding operating system configurations
Windows Operating Systems Overview
* Discovering the Reconstruct of Windows
* Understanding the OS Architecture
* Identifying Windows Interfaces
Installing Windows
* Exploring OS Editions
* Planning Clean Installs vs. Upgrades
* Understanding Installation Types
* Using Virtualized Installations
Managing the Desktop
* Understanding Desktop Features
* Working along Gadgets
* Changing Display Settings
* Creating Shortcuts
* Configuring the Aero Interface
Using Native Applications
* Using the Traditional Tools
* Working with Internet Explorer
* Creating Screenshots
* Using Media Applications
* Viewing Configuration Settings
Managing with the Control Panel
* Understanding Applets
* Configuring Administrative Tools
* Configuring Accessibility
* Using Important Applets
Mobility and Remote Management
* Understanding Mobility
* Using Remote Desktop
* Using Remote Assistance
* Understanding the MMC
* Working with Windows PowerShell
Managing Applications
* Planning for Local and Network Applications
* Installing, Configuring, and Removing Applications
* Using Group Policy for Application Control
* Understanding Application Virtualization
* The Squabble between Services including Standard Applications
Controlling Malware
* Understanding Malware Types
* Planning for Malware Protection
* Understanding Microsoft Protection Methods

File Management
* Understanding Filesystems
* Working with Encryption
* Using Libraries
Network Shares
* Planning for File Sharing
* Creating File Shares
* Understanding NTFS and Share Permissions
* Sharing Printers
Device Management
* Understanding Device Drivers
* Exploring Plug-and-Play Operations
* Connecting and Managing Devices
* Printers
* System Devices
Storage Management
* Data Storage Concepts
* Understanding RAID
* Identifying Storage Technologies
* Understanding Disk Types
* Using Online Storage
Windows Troubleshooting
* Troubleshooting Processes
* Using Disk Defragmenter
* Performing a Disk Cleanup
* Scheduling Tasks
* Accessing Additional Troubleshooting Tools
Backup and Recovery
* Planning for Backups
* Testing Recovery Processes
* Working with System Restore
* Selecting Third-Party Backup Software
* Using Recovery Boot Options

Windows Update
* Understanding Hotfixes and Service Packs
* Planning for Windows Update und so weiter Microsoft Update

Recommended Prerequisites et alii Exam Preparation
It is recommended that candidates be familiar including the concept in a Windows 7 environment.

Candidates can prepare for the exam by attending instructor-led training courses, which are:

 40033A: Windows Operating System and Windows Server Fundamentals
 40349A: Windows Operating Operation Fundamentals
Or they can take practice test which are available at MeasureUp.

Exam Details
The exam published in April 2011 is available in one language, English. The charge of the exam is US $ 80. There are approximately 40 to 50 multiple choice questions in the exam. The ephemeral score required is 70%. Candidates can programme their exam at Certiport or Prometric website.