When you pass the 70-271 exam, you'll achieve Microsoft \nCertified Professional (MCP) status. You will get a MCP \nWelcome Pack. If you were already MCP certified then you \nwon't receive anything.\n\nYou'll also need to pass the 70-272 exam. You'll then \nbecome a certified Microsoft Certified Desktop Support \nTechnician (MCDST) on Microsoft Windows XP certification. \nYou will then get a MCDST Welcome Pack.