As of today! W2K MCSA! Woo-Hoo! But what should I do about XP?

Discussion in 'MCSA' started by Karl, Oct 6, 2004.

  1. Karl

    Karl Guest

    Just passed 70-218 and am now a MCSA but with 70-210. Would really
    like some advice on what to do about XP. Should I go for the single
    70-270 exam, or should I focus on becoming a MCDST in which is two
    exams. They both seem to focus on XP, but which one is more valuable?
    What's the differece between the two? (70-270 versus MCSDT exams? )
    Maybe since I'm a guy with no pratical experience in the IT, the MCDST
    would be better? Any/all advice or recommendations would be greatly
    Karl, Oct 6, 2004
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    nerd32768 Guest

    If i were you, i would upgrade from 2000 to 2003 and still keep your MCSA
    the only test you have to take is the 70-292. I am currently in about the
    same situation, but i don't have time to study for tests during the
    schoolyear. The MCDST exams are entry level certs, and would not expose you
    to the level of difficulty necessary to keep a job
    nerd32768, Oct 7, 2004
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    Lee Umney Guest

    I have a few friends doing the MCDST, they say it mainly supporting Office,
    Outlook and Internet Explorer on a XP system, 70-270 is more indepth with XP,
    Installing, Configuring and maintaining XP Pro, i.e. more Admin side then
    techie/support side.
    As said above I would do the upgrade exam to MCSA 2003.
    Lee Umney, Oct 15, 2004
  4. Karl

    Guest Guest

    Congrats. I take my 70-218 next week. That will give me
    my MCSA. Hope to join you in the ranks of the MCSA
    bretheren! LOL
    Guest, Nov 1, 2004
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