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· Download VMware Player, Virtual Box, or use Hyper-V to build a Windows 10 virtual machine. These free applications can be placed on your personal computer:
· Oracle Virtual Box (free)
· VMware Player (free)
· Hyper-V (available on Windows 8.1 and 10)
· You can also get an 
evaluation copy of Windows 10
· Download the 
Windows Upgrade Proof of Concept Template
 and follow the instructions in the document.
In this project, you will practice installing and configuring Windows 10 on a virtual machine and document the process with screenshots and written explanations. You will need to take screenshots from the virtual machine (VM) from this project for the Project 3 presentation, so do not delete the VM.
Follow the 
Windows Installation Instructions
 to create the proof of concept. Once you have completed these tasks, write a report that documents the steps you followed in installing Windows 10, detailing which version you installed as well as the steps you completed after the installation.

How Will My Work Be Evaluated?

For this assignment, you are asked to provide your supervisor with a proof-of-concept document demonstrating your knowledge and ability to install, configure, and secure Windows 10. By summarizing your results in a short memorandum, you are showing how you use your technical knowledge to convey your ideas to others in a professional setting. Your ability to express your findings using the right mix of technical detail is an important workplace skill.
The following evaluation criteria aligned to the competencies will be used to grade your assignment:
· 1.4.3: Write concise and logical sentences in standard academic English that clarify relationships among concepts and ideas.
· 2.3.5: Articulate the implications, consequences, and potential limitations of proposed conclusions and solutions.
· 10.1.4: Determine the appropriate IT deployment methodology with achievable milestones.
· 11.1.3: Install software.
· 11.2.1: Configure technology according to stakeholder specifications and requirements.
· 12.6.1: Identify the controls needed for confidentiality.
· 13.1.1: Create documentation appropriate to the stakeholder.

When you are finished delete the instructional text from the template, click “add a file” to upload your work, and then click the Submit button.

Assignment Instructions

You have been selected by your supervisor to perform the upgrade to Windows 10 for the Tetra Shillings Accounting Group. You have been tasked to produce a proof-of-concept document that demonstrates your ability to install Windows 10 as well as providing an overview of configuring and securing Windows 10.
The recommended format is to provide screenshots within a written narrative. No sources are required for this phase of the project; however, the screenshots must be your own. Screenshots from external sources are not permitted.

Don’t forget to delete this text and the other instructional text in the template before submitting your work to the assignment folder.

Windows 10 Install Proof of Concept for Tetra Shillings Accounting LLC

Prepared by:

[insert your name]

[Describe the purpose of the document]

Part 1: Windows Installation
[Follow the instructions in the Proof-of-Concept Step-by-Step Instruction and insert your screenshots here.]
License acceptance screenshot

OS version screenshot

Disk configuration screenshot

Custom installation vs. upgrade installation
· Installing Windows setup screen screenshot

Region/keyboard screenshot

Host machine up and running screenshot (include annotated screenshot with date and time)
NOTE: Failure to include this screenshot will result in rejection of your assignment.

Part 2: Windows Configuration

[Follow the instructions in the Proof-of-Concept Step-by-Step Instruction and insert your screenshots here.]

Step 1: Computer name screenshot

Step 2: Desktop theme screenshot

Step 3: Local user account screenshot

Step 4: Local group account screenshot

Step 5: Add user to local group screenshot

Step 6: Local group policy screenshot

Step 7: Folder creation screenshot

Step 8: Folder permissions screenshot

Step 9: Firewall configuration screenshot

Part 3: Windows 10 Upgrade Project Risk Factors
From the list below, select the two most relevant/important issues to consider for this project and explain your reasoning. Then write a few paragraphs for each of your selected issues describing the associated risks and how they could be addressed.
· hardware
· licensing
· application compatibility
· upgrade vs. clean install

Sources / References

5/24/22, 1:36 PM Windows Installation Instructions 1/2

Windows Installation Instructions

Step-by-Step Installation and Configuration Instructions

Follow the instructions below to install and configure Windows 10, taking screenshots to

document your work as you go. Once you have completed these tasks, follow the

instructions in the template to complete your report.

Part 1: Install Windows 10

Use any hypervisor to install Windows 10. Many hypervisors are available, including

Oracle’s VirtualBox, an open-source (free) virtualization product. In addition, as part of

UMGC’s agreement with VMware, you can download VMware Workstation for free. Ask

your instructor for access to VMware.

Note: It is not necessary to include screenshots of installing the hypervisor software.

You can get an evaluation copy of Windows 10 here:


Take these screenshots to include in your report:

Accept license screenshot

OS version screenshot

Disk configuration screenshot

Custom installation vs. upgrade installation

Installing Windows setup screen screenshot

Region/keyboard screenshot

Course Resource

5/24/22, 1:36 PM Windows Installation Instructions 2/2

Host machine up and running screenshot (include annotated screenshot with date

and time)

Part 2: Configuration

You must take screenshots of each of the following activities (more than one screenshot

many be needed to demonstrate some of the commands).

You should include a screenshot for each step in your proof-of-concept document.

1. Change the name of the computer to yourfirstInitialLastName-PC (i.e., jsmith-PC)

2. Change the desktop theme and take a screenshot. Include the current date and time

in the taskbar.

3. Use PowerShell to create a local user account called yourFirstInitialLastName (i.e.,


4. Use PowerShell to create a local group account called Tetraaccounting

5. Use PowerShell to add the user created in Step 3 to the Tetra Shillings Accounting

local group.

6. Use Local Group Policy to create a password policy. The policy should be based on

best practices.

7. Create a folder called Tetra on the root of the C Drive. Assign the Tetra Shillings

Accounting read/write access to the folder.

8. Using the Tetra folder that you created in step 7, show that the members in the

Tetra Shillings Accounting group have read/write permissions to the folder over the


9. Configure Windows Firewall to block inbound ICMPv4. This may require research.

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