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[edit section] Free Microsoft MCSE Exam 70-270 Study

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[edit section] Microsoft Exam 70-270: Windows XP

The Microsoft MCSE 70-270 Windows XP exam is a universally-recognized certification exam that tests you in your knowledge of installing, configuring, and administering Windows XP client. According to Microsoft, typical candidates for this certification have already had some experience with Windows XP and have worked in a mid-to-large size computing environment before. In practice, many candidates for this exam have neither worked in a large computing environment or have had extensive practice with Windows XP before. The exam does not test you on your ability to use XP, per se, but rather on your ability to install, configure, and administer the software.

It is important for you to understand that this exam does not cover the actual use of Windows XP, but rather, the configuration of XP for business and enterprise purposes. That being said, a power user would have only a slight advantage over a typical user of XP as the exam does not cover the gimmicks and special features of XP.

[edit section] MCSE 70-270 Exam Specifics

70-270 Exam Costs: $125 each attempt. You can buy exam vouchers of VUE or Prometric to get a discount. Many online vendors also offer discounts for specific exams; read more in the “vouchers” section to learn more about exam discounts through vouchers.

70-270 Exam Location: You can register for the exam at any Thompson Prometric center. Pearson VUE no longer offers Mcrosoft certifications.


Time Allocated: 120 minutes per exam

Total marks: Graded from 100-1000 marks

Minimum Pass Marks: 700

Number Of Questions: 45 questions per exam

Exam Code: 70-270

Pre-requisites: None. Experience and training on a Windows XP system is recommended heavily

70-270 Exam format: Linear format; computer-based test (CBT) Validation Period: Certification expires after around four to five years (when new and more relevant Microsoft products are released)

Score Report: Delivered immediate on test completion.

[edit section] 70-270 Exam Pattern

The question types found on the Microsoft Windows XP exam are:

  • Multiple Choice with Single answer: Student is required to select a single answer from a range of options (generally 4-5) by clicking on a radio button.
  • Exhibit Based: Some questions from the above types will have special exhibits or evidence that you must use to answer the questions

[edit section] MCSE 70-270 Exam Objectives:

Windows XP Exam Objectives

20% Installing Windows XP

15% Administering Resource

20% Hardware and Drives

10% Performance and Reliability

10% The Desktop Environment

15% Networking

10% Security



This is only meant as quick overview of the basics of the exam and what it covers. If you are 100% committed to following through with your entry into the happy world of Microsoft certification, we would highly suggest that you visit the Microsoft website at http://www.microsoft.com/learning/exams/70-270.asp. Note that these numbers are our own and do not necessarily reflect the percentages of content that Microsoft uses in the examination.

[edit section] ProProfs FREE Windows XP Study Guide

ProProfs FREE Windows XP study guide will help you ace the 70-270 Windows XP exam. While the exam can test concepts and facts that seem foreign to you, our guide hits onall of the key tested points while sticking to the basics and providing a real-world approach to many tested areas. The guide is packed full of exam-tested items in an easy-to-read, “article-a-day” format. Of course, you can work at the pace you require, but the articles are designed to be concise and are generally quick reads, with comprehension (exam) questions at the end of each of the articles. Using this guide on a regular basis and completing the study questions will certainly help you on your path to certification. And just like all resources at ProProfs, the Windows XP study guide is completely free to all students and built on the latest version of the exam.

Visit the FREE Windows XP study guide

[edit section] Windows XP Exam Cram Sheet

In addition to our study guide, we also offer the 70-270 Cram Sheet, which is a condensed and terse review of the most commonly tested points of the exam. In particular, the Cram Sheet will cover specialty questions that are not specifically covered through the study guide. In addition, the Cram Sheet should provide you with most of the general points that are found in the Study Guide.

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[edit section] Windows XP Practice Tests and Questions

Experience the “real thing” before you enter the room of no return by taking our useful 70-270 certification practice tests. While the exam costs around $125.00 per attempt, you can attempt our practice exams as many times as you’d like and for no cost to you!

WinXP Sample Questions

[edit section] MCSE 70-270 Exam Discussion Forums

We also have an active Windows XP discussion forum where you can ask questions, discuss the exam, share notes, tips & more. Join thousands of students from around the world, along with trainers, professionals & professors, in your Windows XP 70-270 certification study.

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