Microsoft MD-100 Certification: Windows 10 - ITU Online
Get Lifetime Training At 60% Off

Future proof your IT career with our LIFETIME IT training option.  Start today with over 2,500 hours of focused IT training.  Plus, you’ll receive all new and updated content for life at no additional cost.

Lock In At Our Lowest Price Ever: $14.99/month for 2,500+ hours of IT training.
Limited time only. Enroll now, cancel anytime!

Microsoft MD-100 Certification: Windows 10

Get ready to ace the Microsoft MD-100 Certification – Windows 10 exam with this comprehensive course! It will provide you with a thorough guide on how to install, activate and troubleshoot Windows 10, as well as walk you through an in-place upgrade from 8.1. You’ll be able to confidently configure hardware devices, manage device drivers and perform post installation configs like a pro after completing this IT training session.

Included In This Course

Included In This Course

Total Hours
6  Training Hours
Microsoft MD-100 Certification: Windows 10
40 On-demand Videos
Closed Caption

Closed Captions

Course Topics
4  Topics
Prep Questions
74 Prep Questions
Microsoft MD-100 Certification: Windows 10

Certificate of Completion

Course Description

Earn your Microsoft MD-100 Certification

James Hollis will guide students through this Windows 10 MD-0100 Certification course in preparation for passing the MD-100 certification – Windows 10 exam. Learn how to install Windows 10 with a minimal amount of administrative effort. Preparation, the process, activation, and troubleshooting will be covered in this IT training session.

You will also learn how to perform an in-place upgrade from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10, configure hardware devices, manage device drivers, and perform post-install configuration. Additionally, users will obtain knowledge on how to configure additional languages plus regional settings.

The Course objectives for the MD-100 Certification Training Include:

  • Beginner-friendly learning material
  • For anyone looking to enhance their Windows 10 networking/administration skills
  • Geared towards passing the MD-100 Windows 10 examination
  • How to deploy Windows 10
  • Managing devices and data, post-install
  • Configuring connectivity
  • Maintaining Windows 10

About MD-100?

If you’re looking to achieve the Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate (MDAA) certification, the MD-100 exam is your first step. This Windows 10 test evaluates an administrator’s understanding of deploying and managing services in this popular operating system. Once complete, individuals can move on to take their MD-101 exam; a desktop administration certification program.

The MD-100 exam is geared towards assessing an administrator’s familiarity with Windows’ deployment, installation and management; however it addresses these topics at a basic level. This makes sense as the MDAA certification is tailored to junior administrators or those in their first job role due its focus on relevant job responsibilities and knowledge competencies expected of newcomers to this field.

The MD-100 exam is ideal for those new to administering Windows, as it covers a constrained yet comprehensive set of skills that are key in managing an enterprise network on Windows 10. After passing the examination you will be sufficiently confident and familiar with all necessary tools and interfaces needed to efficiently maintain multiple devices running on this platform.

What is on MD-100 Exam?

The MD-100 is a comprehensive two-hour test with 40 to 60 questions that assess one’s knowledge of deploying, configuring, securing and managing devices and applications in an enterprise environment. This examination consist of four key objectives:

  • Deploying Windows
  • Ability to efficiently manage devices and data
  • Customize your storage and connection
  • Maintaining Windows

The Microsoft Modern Desktop Administrator Associate certification is comprised of both the MD-100 and MD-101 exams. The objectives associated with the latter include deploying and upgrading operating systems, managing policies and profiles, protecting devices, as well as managing apps and data. With these two tests combined under one roof you’ll be able to confidently use your skillset in an ever changing landscape!

What prerequisites do I need to take the exam

The MD-100 is a perfect certification for those just starting their career as administrators with minimal experience. Though the exam may be daunting, you need not rely on prior job knowledge to excel in it – you simply have to prepare!

To ensure that desktop administrators embark on their career with Windows in the right way, Microsoft has developed the MD-100. This certification relies less on job experience and more on knowledge of specific procedures outlined by Windows. Therefore, if you have been using various methods to deploy and manage Windows independently for a while now, you may not be well-prepared for this exam since it focuses heavily on “by the book” regulations such as configuring mobility settings or managing users in Azure Active Directory.

Before attempting the MD-100, you should have substantial experience working with and configuring the Windows operating system. To give yourself the best chance of success however, you can also complete an MD-100 course that will assist in understanding what kind of answers Microsoft expects from its applicants and equip you with essential knowledge to pass it.

Frequently Asked Questions About Microsoft MD-100 Certification: Windows 10

What will I learn in the Microsoft MD-100 Certification: Windows 10 course?

In the Microsoft MD-100 Certification: Windows 10 course, you’ll get a comprehensive guide on how to install, activate, and troubleshoot Windows 10. The course also covers an in-place upgrade from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. You’ll gain confidence in configuring hardware devices, managing device drivers, and performing post-installation configurations. Essentially, it’s designed to enhance your Windows 10 networking / administration skills, preparing you for the MD-100 Windows 10 exam.

Who is the instructor for this course?

The course is led by James Hollis. He guides students through the Windows 10 MD-100 Certification course, preparing them for the MD-100 certification – Windows 10 exam. You’ll learn how to install Windows 10 with minimal administrative effort and gain knowledge on how to configure additional languages plus regional settings.

How can I access this training?

The training can be accessed through an All Access Monthly Subscription. This subscription not only gives you access to the MD-100 Certification course but also to over 2,500 hours of on-demand content. You can start today with 7 free days of access with no obligation, and you can cancel anytime.

Who is this course designed for?

The course is geared towards IT professionals who are responsible for installing, configuring, and maintaining Microsoft Windows clients within a domain infrastructure. This includes managing and protecting Windows devices and the data stored on them. If you’re an IT professional who administers Windows clients in a Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) environment or works with the Microsoft 365 enterprise administrator, the Microsoft 365 security administrator, and Windows Server administrators, this course will be highly beneficial.

What’s the future of the Microsoft MD-100 Certification?

The Microsoft MD-100 Certification will be retired on July 31, 2023, and will be replaced by the Exam MD-102: Endpoint Administrator, which became available on May 2, 2023. Moreover, on July 1, 2023, the Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate certification will be renamed to Microsoft 365 Certified: Endpoint Administrator Associate.

What is the passing score for the MD-100 Certification exam?

The passing score for the MD-100 Certification exam is 700. The exam measures your ability to install and configure Windows, configure and manage connectivity and storage, maintain Windows, and protect devices and data. All these topics are covered in-depth in the course, so you’ll be prepared for any question on the exam.

Proudly Display
Your Achievement

Upon completion of your training, you’ll receive a personalized certificate of completion to help validate to others your new skills.
Example Certificate

Course Outline

Microsoft MD-100: Windows 10 Course Content

Module 1: Introduction and Deploy Windows

  •    1.1 Instructor and Course Introduction

  •    1.2 Exam Overview

  •    1.3 Deploy Windows Intro

  •    1.4 Deploy Windows 10

  •    1.5 Deploy Windows 10 Pt 2

  •    1.6 Preparing Virtual Lab Setup for the Client 1

  •    1.7 Installation of Windows 10 Enterprise

  •    1.8 Troubleshooting Failed Installations with Setup Logs

  •    1.9 Configuring Locales

  •    1.10 Perform Post-Installation Configuration

  •    1.11 Navigating Microsoft Edge

  •    1.12 Modifying Microsoft Edge Settings

  •    1.13 Customizing Your Computer Setting

Module 2: Manage Devices and Data

  •    2.1 Manage devices and data intro

  •    2.2 Manage local users, groups, and devices

  •    2.3 Configure data access and protection

  •    2.4 Adding and accessing local users and groups

  •    2.5 Managing NTFS permissions in Windows 10

  •    2.6 Configure devices by using local policies

  •    2.7 Configuring Audit Policies on Windows 10

  •    2.8 Manage Windows security

  •    2.9 How to change user account settings

Module 3: Configure Connectivity

  •    3.1 Configure connectivity intro

  •    3.2 Configure networking

  •    3.3 Configuring network adapter advanced properties

  •    3.4 Configuring a static TCP/IP address

  •    3.5 Viewing the networking connection details

  •    3.6 Setting up a VPN connection

  •    3.7 Configure remote connectivity

  •    3.8 Configure remote management

Module 4: Maintain Windows

  •    4.1 Maintain Windows intro

  •    4.2 Configure system and data recovery

  •    4.3 Backing up files in Windows 10

  •    4.4 Using the recycle bin

  •    4.5 Manage updates

  •    4.6 Check for updates in Windows 10

  •    4.7 Configuring hardware in Windows 10

  •    4.8 Monitor and manage Windows

  •    4.9 Configuring Windows 20 desktop options

  •    4.10 Installing new features

Add a review
Microsoft MD-100 Certification: Windows 10 Microsoft MD-100 Certification: Windows 10
* Rating is required
Your review
* Review is required
* Name is required
Based on 56 reviews
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
1-5 of 56 reviews
  1. So far all is good

  2. I have signed up for a lot of your courses so it will take me time to get through them all but I am so pleased with what I have already started with. THANK YOU!

  3. Great Assistance. Thank you

Your Training Instructor

Jim Hollis

Jim Hollis

Independent Trainer | Consultant | Author

James is a confident, qualified independent trainer, consultant, and author with 26+ years of extensive managerial and leadership experience in the following areas: Risk Management, IT Security, Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Security Manager (CISSM), CompTIA Cloud Admin Professional – CCAP, CompTIA IT Operations Specialist – CIOS, CompTIA Secure Cloud Professional – CSCP, CompTIA Secure Infrastructure Specialist – CSIS, Information Systems Management & Cyber Security, Cyber Security Law and Policy, Cybersecurity Regulatory Compliance, and Computer Networking. He sees teaching as a reciprocal relationship between instructors and students and believes that it is his responsibility as a trainer to provide students with an environment conducive to learning, knowledge that will be impactful in achieving life goals, materials that will assist in learning, and assistance with developing and maintaining motivation to be successful academically and in life.

Microsoft MD-100 Certification: Windows 10



Subscribe To All-Access

Gain access to this training and all our other courses, offering over 2,500 hours of content, with our cost-effective monthly subscription. No obligations. Cancel anytime.

$49.00 $14.99 Monthly

Microsoft MD-100 Certification: Windows 10

Microsoft MD-100
Microsoft MD-100 Certification: Windows 10
Additional Options to Access This Training
This training is also part of our extensive training library containing over 225 courses, 12,000+ videos and over 19,000 practice test questions.

Monthly All-Access Subscription
7 Days Free - $39.00 / month

A great option at an affordable monthly price.

Annual All-Access Subscription
$229 / year

A discounted price when paying for your All Access library on an annual basis.

Lifetime All-Access Library
$379 One time payment

Exceptional Value. Pay once, never have to buy IT training again.

Related Courses

Microsoft Powerpoint 2016


Learn how to create dynamic and engaging presentations with our Microsoft Powerpoint Online Course. Master the software and impress your audience.

In this course you will learn how to use Miicrosoft Powerpont 2016, the presentation software included in the Office 2016 Suite of applications. Learn to navigate the interface effectively, insert a range of objects and how to create engaging presentations that will wow viewers. Topics will include design, customization and presentation of information using Microsoft PowerPoint 2016. This Microsoft Powerpoint 2016 training course covers basic, intermediate and advanced competency levels.

CompTIA Stackable (CSSS)


Looking to become a CompTIA Systems Support Specialist? Our CSSS course has got you covered! Gain the skills you need to excel in IT support. Enroll now.

CompTIA CSSS is the ideal certification for IT professionals with zero to two years of experience. Through this stackable credential, you can achieve specialized knowledge and proficiency by completing the CompTIA A+ and CompTIA Linux+ exams that are part of its Certification Path. 

Microsoft 70-467 - Designing Business Intelligence Solutions with SQL Server


Gain expertise in designing BI solutions with SQL Server with our Microsoft 70-467 training course. Become an expert in BI solutions design today!

In this online training course you will learn how to plan and design a business intelligence (BI) infrastructure by designing a reporting solution, designing BI data models and designing an ETL solution. This course will teach business intelligence (BI) architects the overall design of a BI infrastructure and how it relates to other data systems in use.