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    Default This is what persistence looks like, gentlemen.

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    I love it! Those Microsoft exams are INTENSE! I had to retake 70-640 once, but I only passed the 70-642 on the 4th try. Awesome job!

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    Congrats and hats off to you. I would've quit at the second fail. Respect.
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    Thanks guys,

    PcTechLinc. I paid for all of my Server 2008 exams. My company paid for 70-680, and the first attempt at 685. I was too embarrassed after failing to ask for them to pay for resits. Haha

    With the server 2008 exams I bought a booster pack for each one, so it wasn't too bad though
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    For anyone wondering, even though it's not listed on the Microsoft website, this still counts towards an MCITP.

    Just unexpectedly came up on my transcript! Made a good day even better.
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    Well done. I hate Microsoft exams the most.
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    Congrats! I passed my 70-680 after failing it first time, and currently working on my 686. Not looking forward to it!
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    Wow that's inspiring! You are a hard worker!! Congrats!!
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    Nice! Those desktop exams are not any easier than the server exams. I failed that one too, luckily I had a second shot. The booster packs and second shot are good to take a little edge off the pressure!
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    Awesome job! I failed that one and passed with minimal scores on my second attempt. If I had failed I am certain I wouldn't have taken the exam again. Too much stress.
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    This reminds me of exam 70-697, a pretty tough nut to crack. Congrats!
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    Very nice job! I have had exam days like that. A really great feeling when you overcome your self doubts.
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    Congrats! 70-686 was tough, I failed that the first time. For anyone doing that to get their MSCA Windows 7, go find the video online called "deployment acronym soup" (or something like that). If I find it, I'll post. You need to have terms like DISM, WAIK, MAP, ACT, MDT, ImageX, APP-V, MED-V, WDS, SCCM all down solid. Its tough!
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    Congrats, that really is persistence!

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    Very well done indeed. Shows real dedication.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dragonsden View Post
    Congrats! 70-686 was tough, I failed that the first time. For anyone doing that to get their MSCA Windows 7, go find the video online called "deployment acronym soup" (or something like that). If I find it, I'll post. You need to have terms like DISM, WAIK, MAP, ACT, MDT, ImageX, APP-V, MED-V, WDS, SCCM all down solid. Its tough!
    I'll keep a look out for this, thanks. Although I'm already pretty familiar with all of this terminology from doing other MS exams. Besides MAP.. No idea what that is.
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