<font size="3">Beta Testing of Desktop OS Exam 70-271 Nov. 3</font>
New exam for MCDST gets beta tested from Nov. 3 through Nov. 10.
Just announced weeks ago, Exam 70-271: Supporting Users and Troubleshooting a Windows XP Operating System, is expected to be beta tested from November 3 to November 10; Exam 70-272, Supporting Users and Troubleshooting Desktop Applications on a Windows XP Operating System, will be beta tested from November 14 to November 20. Both exams are listed online on the VUE registration site.
Exam 70-271, numbered 71-271 while in beta, is aimed at those who offer on-site, phone, or remote support to users of Microsoft's Windows XP Home and Professional Editions. According to the exam objective guide, candidates should also have working knowledge of workgroup computing or Active Directory domains. The exam is one of two core offerings that must be passed to obtain the new Microsoft Certified Desktop Technician Certification, which Microsoft announced in mid-October.
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