Exam 98-349: Windows Operating System Fundamentals

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Candidates for this exam should have knowledge of fundamental Windows operating system concepts in a Windows 10 environment.


As of August 31, 2016, this exam includes updates for Windows 10, including the removal of any tools not supported on Windows 10. To learn more about these changes and how they affect the skills measured, please download and review the exam 98-349 change document.

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  • 98-349: Windows Operating System Fundamentals

    Languages: English, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Spanish, Spanish (Mexico)

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    Candidates for this exam should have knowledge of fundamental Windows operating system concepts in a Windows 10 environment.

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Skills measured

  • Understanding operating system configurations (15–20%)
  • Installing and upgrading client systems (15–20%)
  • Managing applications (15–20%)
  • Managing files and folders (15–20%)
  • Managing devices (15–20%)
  • Understanding operating system maintenance (15–20%)

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  • MTA: Windows Operating System Fundamentals

    MTA certifications are a great place to start if you would like to get into the technology field. MTA certifications address a wide spectrum of fundamental technical concepts, assess and validate core technical knowledge, and enhance technical credibility. Note: MTA exams do not qualify for MCP certification, nor are they a prerequisite for MCSA or MCSD certification.

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