Register for Beta Exam 71-686: PRO: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator

This beta is now full. Thanks to all that have registered! 


You are invited to take beta exam 71-686: PRO: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop AdministratorIf you pass the beta exam, the exam credit will be added to your transcript and you will not need to take the exam in its released form. The 71-xxx identifier is used for registering for beta versions of MCP exams, when the exam is released in its final form the 70-xxx identifier is used for registration.

By participating in beta exams, you have the opportunity to provide the Microsoft Certification program with feedback about exam content, which is integral to development of exams in their released version. We depend on the contributions of experienced IT professionals and developers as we continually improve exam content and maintain the value of Microsoft certifications.


71-686: PRO: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Support Technician counts as credit towards the following certification(s).

·          MCITP: Enterprise Desktop Administrator, Windows 7 


Public Registration begins: September 14, 2009

Beta exam period runs: September 21, 2009October 16, 2009


Receiving this invitation does not guarantee you a seat in the beta; we recommend that you register immediately. Beta exams have limited availability and are operated under a first-come-first-served basis. Once all beta slots are filled, no additional seats will be offered.

Testing is held at Prometric testing centers worldwide, although this exam may not be available in all countries (see Regional Restrictions).  All testing centers will have the capability to offer this exam in its live version.


Regional Restrictions: India, Pakistan, China

Registration Information

You must register at least 24 hours prior to taking the exam.
Please use the following promotional code when registering for the exam: EDA7
Receiving this invitation does not guarantee you a seat in the beta; we recommend that you register immediately.

To register in North America, please call:

Prometric: (800) 755-EXAM (800-755-3926)

Outside the U.S./Canada, please contact:


Test Information and Support

You are invited to take this beta exam at no charge.
You will be given four hours to complete the beta exam. Please plan accordingly.
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Comments (1)

  1. Anonymous says:

    Results are in on the prometric website! I passed!

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