Microsoft has recently released two new Windows 7 certification exams
for beta period.
One of these two Windows 7 exams is Exam 71-686: Pro: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator
and the other Win7 exam is 71-685: PRO: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Support Technician
Microsoft certification Exam 71-686: Pro: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator is the beta version of Exam 70-686: Pro: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator
Beta exams are free and exam takers are generally invited by an MCP newsletter. And the exam vouchers or the certification exam promotional codes are included within these invitation newsletters.
But it is easy to get these promotional codes for Beta Microsoft certification exams. And using these prommotion codes or exam vouchers you can register free for these Microsoft beta exams on the Prometric website.
If you intend to register and take the beta version of Exam 70-686: Pro: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator, please note that :
The public registration of exam 70-686 begins at September 14, 2009
and beta exam period starts at September 21, 2009 and last day of beta period for Exam 70-686 is October 16, 2009.
For free registration to certification exam 70-686 Pro: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator, you can use the promotional code "EDA7"
during the registering at Prometric web site.
70-686 exam is for validating abilities of candidates which will support Windows 7 operating systems where computing environments of Windows 7 scales from medium to large. Candidate responsibilities cover the client computer management, infrastructure support, and support of the applications.
You can find more information about Exam 70-686: Pro: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator certification exam at Microsoft Learning
If you pass in the beta exam 71-686 it will be treated as the final released exam 70-686 and counts as credit towards the Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator certification.