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...Home ... Certifications ... Certification Database ..Certification Details Thursday: April 17, 2014

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Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician

 
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News: Microsoft Picks Prometric for Exam Delivery Into 2008, Microsoft Extends Exam Discounts for Partners

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MCDST
VENDOR:      Microsoft

CERTIFICATION TYPE
     Help Desk, Technician

DESCRIPTION:      Certifies ability to support end users and troubleshoot Windows desktop environments.

YEAR ESTABLISHED:      2003

LAST UPGRADE:      2004: Exams released

# CERTIFIED:      +8,000 (source: CertCities.com, Aug. 2005)

REQUIRED
PREREQUISITES:
     None

REC. LEVEL OF
 EXPERIENCE:
     6 months or less

# OF EXAMS:      2

NOTES REGARDING
EXAMS:
     Two exams: 70-271 and 70-272.

AVERAGE
EXAM PRICE:
     $ 125

FAIL/RETAKE
INFORMATION:
     If an exam is failed twice, must wait 14 days before next attempt.

TRAINING/
CLASSES REQUIRED?
     No

MUST RENEW?      n/a

LANGUAGES:      English

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