Preparation guide for Microsoft Exam 70-688: Managing and Maintaining Windows 8

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Skills measured

This exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below.The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam.The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area on the exam.The information after “This objective may include but is not limited to” is intended to further define or scope the objective by describing the types of skills and topics that may be tested for the objective. However, it is not an exhaustive list of skills and topics that could be included on the exam for a given skill area. You may be tested on other skills and topics related to the objective that are not explicitly listed here.Skills being measured

Design an Installation and Application Strategy (25%)

Maintain Resource Access (27%)

Maintain Windows Clients and Devices (27%)

Manage Windows 8 Using Cloud Services and Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (21%)