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LabSim Online Labs Released for Microsoft Windows 7

TestOut Corporation, the leader in online labs for IT certification training, today released its LabSim Configuring Windows 7 training course including active learning activities designed to prepare students to pass Microsoft’s Exam 70-680: TS: Windows 7, Configuring certification.

In addition to active, hands-on labs, the new LabSim Configuring Windows 7 training suite includes teaching tools and assessment materials thoroughly covering Windows 7 essentials, including how to install, deploy and troubleshoot while ensuring compatibility, security, performance and reliability.

“Students using LabSim Configuring Windows 7 actively participate in learning IT skills through practice with feedback, which leads to increased knowledge retention and improved performance on certification exams,” said Noel Vallejo, CEO of TestOut Corporation. “LabSim is a complete training solution offering the most realistic learning experiences with the latest technologies.”

New scenarios created for LabSim Configuring Windows 7 guide students through the creation of a virtual hard drive, configuring default printers according to network locations, resizing the volume to create a dual-boot system, and managing application compatibility.

LabSim Configuring Windows 7 includes:

  • 35 individual hands-on labs exercises engaging students in real-life scenarios while building knowledge and skills essential to passing Microsoft’s certification exam. As students complete tasks in the scenarios, they receive immediate feedback and further instruction based on their actions.
  • 74 videos featuring step-by-step instructions from technology experts demonstrating concepts and skills students need to master for certification
  • 68 video demonstrations illustrating the proper way to utilize computer components and operating systems, and providing an in-depth visual understanding of the material
  • 98 printable study guides and fact sheets reviewing and reinforcing training received in lab exercises and instructional videos
  • 404 quiz and exam questions evaluating students’ understanding and readiness for actual certification exams.

In addition, LabSim includes valuable built-in reporting tools and assessment units to help for instructors monitor student progress, evaluate learning, and identify and focus on areas of individual need. Instructors also have access to LabSim comprehensive course outlines and lesson plans to help facilitate lesson planning.

For more information on LabSim Windows 7, visit or call 1-800-877-4889.

About TestOut & LabSim

TestOut, the leader in online labs for IT certification training, provides individuals and academic institutions worldwide with practical, hands-on IT experience through its LabSim online labs. Since its founding in 1991, TestOut has helped hundreds of thousands achieve professional IT certifications issued by Microsoft, Cisco, Novell, CompTIA and others. Academic institutions using LabSim include DeVry University, ITT Tech and University of Phoenix. Penton Media’s Windows IT Pro® magazine named TestOut’s LabSim courses a Gold Medal Winner of the 2009 “Editors’ Best Awards” and a Silver Medal Winner of the “2009 Community Choice Awards” in the Best Training & Certification Product or Service category. For more information, visit,, or call 1-800-877-4889.