Windows 10 introduces a whole new type of application based on its Universal Windows Platform (UWP). Additionally, Windows 10 comes with changes to the Windows Store. And Microsoft Edge supports modern demands for Web access. This course examines the new universal application model and the new Windows Store. You will learn about new tools and approaches to managing Windows applications, and you will learn how to support traditional desktop applications (Win32) on Windows 10. This includes learning about the application technologies available to overcome compatibility and support costs such as App-V, Intune, Azure RemoteApp, ACT, and more. And we compare the Microsoft Edge web browser with Internet Explorer 11. This Skillsoft learning path covers the objectives for the Microsoft exam, Configuring Windows Devices (beta for Windows 10) (70-697). This exam counts toward the Configuring Windows Devices Microsoft Specialist certification.

Target Audience
This course targets IT professionals who install, configure, maintain, and support Microsoft Windows 10 client desktops, devices, and users within any size organization.


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Lesson Objectives

Install and Manage Windows 10 Applications and Universal Windows Apps


  • start the course
  • describe application delivery options
  • compare the application delivery options
  • describe desktop apps
  • describe OneGet
  • describe App-V
  • describe how App-V works
  • describe Office 365 and Intune
  • describe Azure RemoteApp
  • describe how Azure RemoteApp works
  • describe how to manage apps locally and in the enterprise
  • describe AppCompat
  • describe the common fixes in AppCompat
  • describe the Windows 10 app model
  • describe the Windows 10 application model
  • describe what is wrong with classic apps
  • describe the Windows 10 API story
  • describe the characteristics of universal apps
  • describe the new universal Windows application platform
  • describe the Windows store features
  • compare store surfaces
  • describe how Business Store works
  • describe the line-of-business apps
  • install Windows apps
  • describe sideloading
  • manage Windows apps
  • describe why a new browser is needed
  • describe IE 11 compatibility
  • enable SideLoading

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