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Lectori salutem,

I'm planning on taking the Exam "70-668: PRO: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Administrator" in the near future and was wondering what study material to use. What books do you recommend to study from?

Thank you in advance

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Practising exam papers will not be enough to prepare for 70 - 668 or 667.

You need to do a lot of practice and need real life experience of SharePoint administration.

You can go through this study guide,

SharePoint 2010 70-668 Study Guide

or Microsoft's training course,

Collection 10174B: Configuring and Administering Microsoft® SharePoint® 2010

If you still looking for a book,

Professional SharePoint 2010 Administration

I am a developer and planning for it too, but I am about to buy a good server and then practice on it for months before trying 668.

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Thanks for your reply Muhammad. Do you know if the book "Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administration: Real World Skills for MCITP Certification and Beyond" by James Pyles is any good? –  TempaC Apr 10 '13 at 8:48
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Nope I didn't read this book yet, but it looks promising for SharePoint administrators who have good experience and would like to extend there knowledge (Its a personal opinion). –  Muhammad Raja Apr 10 '13 at 9:21
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