So, I passed the MTA: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals exam today. I added the book to my collection back in November to round out my studies with Windows 7, and thought since I had the book, and had studied it I might as well take the exam to verify my knowledge.
Microsoft has released a new certification offer called Booster Packs.
Feels good to have a Microsoft Cert finally! After the holidays and a little break, I’ve now passed the MCTS: Windows 7, Configuration exam. The exam was a lot more difficult than I expected, with more than a few simulations, multi-part questions with multiple available answers, etc. All in all, this was a real eye-opener for how Microsoft certifies compared to CompTIA. I highly suggest to anyone currently studying for a Microsoft exam to ensure to lab, lab, lab, know the “Microsoft way” to complete tasks where there are multiple options, and to know their software tabs names. Sometimes, I…
My studies continue in pursuit of the Windows 7, Configuring (70-680) certification and I have added a couple more books to my arsenal. Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-680) Configuring Windows 7 (MCTS) (Microsoft Press Training Kit) by Ian McLean et al. Link: http://amzn.com/0735627088
Started studying for my next exam, Windows 7, Configuring (70-680) to earn MCITP: Windows 7 and eventually MCSA: Windows 7 once I pass the 70-680 and the 70-686. Here are my study materials: MCTS 70-680 Cert Guide: Microsoft Windows 7, Configuring (Certification Guide) by Don Poulton Link: http://amzn.com/0789747073