Exam 70-734 OEM Preinstallation for Windows 10 (Beta)


For those of you looking to prove your skills in Windows 10 deployments in an OEM environment, you should consider sitting the beta of Exam 70-734 OEM Preinstallation for Windows 10 which is available now.

What's in the exam? Take a look at the details below, even if you aren't planning on doing the exam but are deploying Windows 10, you might see references to a few tools and technologies that you may not be aware of that might be worth investigating.

Prepare deployments

  • Prepare the environment
    • Prepare Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK), prepare USB, design an answer file, create a default user profile, preserve preinstalled OEM drivers
  • Identify a business strategy for deploying operating system images
    • Identify a build-to-order or build-to-plan approach, select a deployment method, implement end-user upgrade paths
  • Determine hardware configurations
    • Determine Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) requirements, configure network and storage drivers, configure a boot device
  • Build a Windows Preinstallation Environment (Windows PE or WinPE)
    • Troubleshoot a problematic installation in WinPE, customize a WinPE installation, create a 32-bit or 64-bit WinPE environment, manage Windows PE packages

Create, capture, and deploy images

  • Create a reference installation
    • Set up and capture a reference PC, preinstall Microsoft and third-party desktop applications, set up a Push-Button Restore, evaluate deployment logs, prepare and test Out-of-Box Experience (OOBE)
  • Determine redistribution licensing requirements
    • Determine redistribution rights and technical requirements, select licensed recovery types, determine OEM preinstallation requirements

Manage deployments

  • Manage images
    • Upgrade a Windows edition, perform online or offline servicing, activate a grace period timer, manage nested images within Windows Imaging File Format (WIMS), add and remove packages, add and remove drivers, set the multilingual deployment of an operating system, manage application updates
  • Apply a reference installation
    • Perform drive partitioning, deploy reference and recovery images, set up Push-Button Recovery with REAgentC and BCD commands
  • Validate an image
    • Validate an image in audit mode, validate Push-Button Reset, sysprep images to OOBE, identify causes of driver failure, finalize installation, validate licensing requirements and components
Comments (5)
  1. med_win says:

    hello;
    good news thankx;
    what about the refigitration page , showing this message """"The exam registration system is undergoing maintenance. Please try again later.""""

    1. Not sure, this may have been temporary, I didn't have any problem when I registered.

  2. med_win says:

    hello;
    is there any voucher code ??

    1. Not that I am aware of.

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