Microsoft® Windows 7 In Depth Beyond the Basics…Beneath the Surface…In Depth Microsoft Windows 7 In Depth is the comprehensive guide to Microsoft's Windows 7 for everyone who's no longer a Windows beginner: corporate, small office/home office, and personal users alike. Top Windows authors Robert Cowart and Brian Knittel have packed this 1,100-page book with intensely useful and practical information that can't be found elsewhere. You can turn here for expert guidance on... " Migrating to Windows 7 as an individual - or rolling it out throughout a business " Making the most of Windows 7's powerhouse media tools " Installing, configuring, and managing Windows 7 networks more quickly and efficiently " Securing Windows 7 PCs against spam, spyware, viruses and other "Net Nasties" " Using the updated Windows 7 interface more efficiently " Troubleshooting and solving Windows 7 problems more rapidly " And much more..
Windows 10 In Depth is just the guide you need. It will get you through the learning curve to become a Windows 10 expert. The authors of Windows 10 In Depth have scaled the steepest part of the learning curve for you, and give you great guidance from the first page to the last, from your first hour with Windows 10 to long-term management and maintenance tasks. In addition, this book is part of Que’s exciting new Content Update Program. As Microsoft updates features of Windows 10, sections of this book will be updated or new sections will be added to match the updates to the software. The updates will be delivered to you via a FREE Web Edition of this book, which can be accessed with any Internet connection. To learn more, visit www.quepublishing.com/CUP. This massive book includes detailed step-by-step procedures, which you through even the most complex configuration and management tasks. Whether you have a traditional PC or a souped-up tablet with a touchscreen, Windows 10 In Depth is just the guide you need. It will get you through the learning curve to become a Windows 10 expert. The authors have scaled the steepest part of the learning curve for you. From the first page to the last, and from your first hour with Windows 10, Brian Knittel and Paul McFedries share their 50+ years of combined Windows, networking, and security experience with you.
Office 2010 In Depth is the beyond-the-basics, beneath-the-surface guide for everyone who wants to streamline their work with Office 2010, and get more done in less time. Best selling technology expert Joe Habraken provides specific, tested, proven solutions to the problems Office users run into every day: challenges other books ignore or oversimplify. Habraken thoroughly covers all facets of working with Office 2010's core features and techniques, and powerful new enhancements such as: " The updated customizable Ribbon and new Backstage full-screen options menu " Vastly improved image and illustration tools " Live Preview for tasks like Paste, Insert, or Theme change " Improved integration with SharePoint services, Windows Live, and Office Web Apps " And much more Simply put, no other book offers Office 2010 users this much simplicity, usable content, flexibility, and value. As with all In Depth books, Office 2010 In Depth presents comprehensive coverage, breakthrough techniques, exclusive shortcuts, quick access to information, troubleshooting help for tough problems, and real-world examples with nothing glossed over or left out. This book is both a reference and a desk-side resource, providing in depth coverage of important Office 2010 applications features and tools. By Joe Habraken, an Office expert and best selling author Covers the hottest new features in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, and Publisher For everyone who wants to get the most out of Office 2010, from hobbyists to power users to corporate developers
SEE IT DONE. DO IT YOURSELF. It’s that Easy! Easy Microsoft Windows 7 teaches you the fundamentals of working with Microsoft’s latest operating system. Fully illustrated steps with simple instructions guide you through every task, building the skills you need to master Windows 7 with ease. No need to feel intimidated–we’ll hold your hand every step of the way. Learn how to… • Instantly find what you’re looking for: files, programs, anything • Manage your music and video with Windows Media Player • See it all, do it all, get it all on the Web • Have more fun with Windows 7’s built-in games • Protect yourself from viruses, intrusions, and phishing • Download free Windows Live Essentials bonus software • Set up your computer just the way you want it • Keep your computer running reliable and fast • Build a home network the easy way with HomeGroup • Put live and Internet TV on your PC with Windows Media Center
Windows® 8.1 IN DEPTH Do more in less time! Experienced with Windows? Don’t let Windows 8.1 make you feel like a beginner again! This book is packed with intensely useful knowledge you won’t find anywhere else. Full of new tips and shortcuts, it’s the fastest, best way to master Windows 8.1’s full power, get comfortable with its radically different interface, and leverage its new tools for everything from business to video, security to social networking! • Take a quick guided tour of everything that’s new in Windows 8.1 • Survive without the Start menu • Navigate the Windows 8.1 interface (and customize it to make yourself more comfortable) • Learn hidden shortcuts you’d never find on your own • Quickly locate and use files, media, apps, websites and management tools • Set up your Web connection, and discover Internet Explorer 11’s latest improvements • Get comfortable with Windows 8.1’s built-in apps, from Calendar and Finance to Weather and Windows Store • Save time by monitoring Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn through one unified app • Make the most of Windows’ supercharged media and imaging tools • Profit from Windows’ built-in support for business presentations • Maximize the performance and efficiency of hardware, storage, and software • Protect yourself from viruses, spyware, data theft, fraud, spam, hackers, and snoops • Use SkyDrive to access your data from anywhere—and use Remote Desktop to access your computer, too • Get even more power with Windows 8.1’s command-line interface • Use Hyper-V to run other operating systems alongside Windows • Troubleshoot the most common Windows 8.1’s problems—and the toughest ones In Depth offers: • Comprehensive coverage, with detailed solutions • Breakthrough techniques and shortcuts that are unavailable elsewhere • Practical, real-world examples with nothing glossed over or left out • Troubleshooting help for tough problems you can’t fix on your own • Outstanding authors recognized worldwide for their expertise and teaching styles • Quick information via sidebars, tips, reminders, notes, and warnings In Depth is the only tool you need to get more done in less time! CATEGORY: Windows Operating System COVERS: Microsoft® Windows 8.1
Presents a tutorial covering the features and functions of Windows 7, with information on such topics as organizing files and folders, using Internet Explorer, watching TV and movies, adding and viewing photographs, personalizing Windows, and networking.
In-depth and comprehensive, this official RESOURCE KIT delivers the information you need to administer Windows 7 in the enterprise. You get authoritative technical guidance from those who know the technology best—Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs) and the Windows 7 Team—along with hundreds of scripts and other essential resources on CD. Get expert guidance on how to: Apply best practices for using Microsoft Deployment Toolk Plan user-state migration; test application compatibility; manage update Manage Group Policy Objects using Windows PowerShell Administer Windows Firewall and Windows BitLocker Implement Ipsec, IPv6, wireless, and VPN connectivity Install and configure printers, devices, and services Manage disks, file systems, storage, and data security Administer search and indexing with Group Policy Diagnose and resolve startup, hardware, and networking issue CD FEATURES: Nearly 200 Windows PowerShell scripts created specifically for this book—customize to administer your environment Windows 7 Resource Kit PowerShell Pack—700 cmdlets and functions to extend Windows in-box functionality Links to author Web sites Sample chapters from Microsoft Press books Fully searchable eBook For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.
THE ONLY HANDS-ON, UP-TO-DATE GUIDE TO VBSCRIPT, THE WINDOWS COMMAND LINE, AND WINDOWS POWERSHELL Windows 7 and Vista contain state-of-the-art tools for streamlining or automating virtually any system management task. If you’re a power user, administrator, or developer, these tools can help you eliminate repetitive work and manage your systems far more reliably and effectively. Renowned Windows expert Brian Knittel brings together the practical knowledge you need to use all these tools, including VBScript and Windows Scripting Host (WSH), traditional batch files, the advanced PowerShell command console, and more. Using plenty of examples, Knittel explains how each tool works, and how to solve real-world problems with them. You’ll master techniques ranging from accessing files to manipulating the Registry, sending automated emails to configuring new users. Knittel also provides concise, handy references to Windows 7/Vista’s command line, GUI scripting, and object-based management tools. The only single-source guide to all leading methods of Windows scripting and automation, this book will help you get far more done–in far less time! Understand Windows Scripting Host (WSH) and the modern Windows scripting environment Script objects with VBScript, JScript, ActivePerl, and ActivePython Read and write files, including XML and HTML files Manipulate programs and shortcuts Manage network, printer, and fax connections Make the most of PowerShell under Windows 7 and Vista Monitor and administer Windows systems with Windows Management Interface (WMI) Use ADSI to control Active Directory and Microsoft Exchange, and manage users more efficiently Avoid mistakes that can compromise script security Use Windows’ debugging tools to test and troubleshoot scripts Develop batch files that take full advantage of the command line Send faxes and email messages from scripts with Windows Fax and Collaboration Data Objects (CDO) Deploy your scripts throughout your organization Brian Knittel has been a software developer for more than 30 years. He has coauthored five titles in Que’s Special Edition Using series, covering Microsoft Windows Vista, XP, and 2000. He is also author of Windows XP Under the Hood, and coauthor of Upgrading and Repairing Windows (with Scott Mueller).
*** This USING Microsoft Windows 7 book is enhanced with 3 hours of FREE step-by-step VIDEO TUTORIALS and AUDIO SIDEBARS! *** Microsoft Windows 7 is Microsoft’s newest operating system. It retains the Windows Aero user interface introduced in Windows Vista, though there are hundreds of new features including 30-second booting, Desktop Slideshow, Windows Libraries, Aero Peek, Font Management, and numerous security, networking, and management features. USING Microsoft Windows 7 is a media-rich learning experience designed to help new users master Microsoft Windows 7 quickly, and get the most out of it, fast! EVERY chapter has multiple video and audio files integrated into the learning material which creates interactive content that works together to teach everything mainstream Microsoft Windows 7 users need to know. You’ll Learn How to: - Navigate and Personalize Windows 7 - Work with Windows 7’s Built-in and Downloadable “Live” Applications - Make the Most of Multimedia - Work with the New Internet Explorer 8.0 Browser - Strengthen Both Local and Network Security - Connect to Networks of all Kinds - Manage Windows 7 with New Control Panel Features and Applets - Troubleshoot Windows 7 Problems Examples of Topics Covered in VIDEO TUTORIALS, which Walk You Through Tasks You’ve Just Got to See! - Using the Windows Live Photo Gallery - Using Media Center - Working with HomeGroups Examples of Topics Covered in AUDIO SIDEBARS, which Deliver Insights Straight From the Experts! - Security in Windows 7: Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down? - The Ease of Networking in Windows 7 - The New Monitoring Features in Windows 7 Please note that due to the incredibly rich media included in your Enhanced eBook, you may experience longer download times. Please be patient while your product is delivered. This Enhanced eBook has been developed to match the Apple Enhanced eBook specifications for the iPad and may not render well on older iPhones or iPods or perform on other devices or reader applications.
A fact-filled planning guide for those who want to create multimedia titles based on the Microsoft Windows multimedia extensions. Part of the official documentation for the Microsoft Windows Developer's Kit, the book discusses multimedia authoring processes and the range of development tools that are available.
Exposing the Latest Features and Functions That Set Windows 7 Apart from Its Predecessors
Author: J. Peter Bruzzese
Publisher: Pearson Education
With the lackluster performace of Vista, many Windows users are still using XP, an operating system that is nearly 10 years old. Windows 7 is already receiving accolades and support from staunch Mac OS supporters. Windows 7 comes with a whole new structure and Windows 7 Unveiled will help both XP users as well as those currently on Vista, to catch up to speed fast. This book explores the new features and functions found in Microsoft latest operating system. This book provides all the information needed to evaluate making the leap, or just getting proficient with the new OS. Expert Windows author J. Peter Bruzzese helps readers fill the knowledge gap with this easy flowing, 10 chapter book that hits all the highlights such as: The New User Account Control Slider Settings The Action Center Jump Lists Internet Explorer 8 Features HomeGroups Special R2 Only Features And Much, Much More!
This concise guide covers every edition of Windows 7 in Visual QuickStart style, with plenty of screenshots, numbered steps, tips, and sidebars. You'll learn how to use new and updated features, including the redesigned taskbar; jump lists; libraries; federated search; desktop gadgets; window-management shortcuts; and the improved versions of Internet Explorer, Mail, Messenger, Photo Gallery, Movie Maker, and Media Player. You'll also find information on setup; installation; upgrading from other Windows versions; troubleshooting; hardware; and organizing your documents, music, photos, and videos. Laptop and mobile users will learn how to connect from the road, jump onto a public wireless network, and conserve battery power. Author Chris Fehily also walks you through setting up a network or homegroup, connecting to the internet, configuring routers and firewalls, and hooking up printers and other devices. You'll learn how to use security features to protect your PC and network and share files while keeping personal stuff private.
Want to make Windows 7 run faster, smarter, easier, better? Want to personalize Windows to look and act the way you want it to? Want to get more efficient and ditch all those Windows hassles? You don’t need a Ph.D. in computer science or expensive upgrades. All you need is this book! Michael Miller makes it easy to tweak Windows so it works just like you want it to—and runs smooth as silk for years to come. No extreme hacking required: These are simple, step-by-step techniques anyone can perform in minutes—even beginners! Customize Windows 7’s desktop for the way you work Strip out bloated, worthless software that slows your PC down Get your network running faster and more reliably Surf the Web more quickly and safely Improve performance and battery life on notebooks and netbooks Get more security with fewer annoyances Discover great free and cheap alternatives to Microsoft’s built-in software Fix Windows 7’s most aggravating problems And much more... Michael Miller has written more than 100 non-fiction how-to books over the past 20 years, including Que’s Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Computer Basics, Speed It Up! A Non-Technical Guide for Speeding Up Slow Computers, and How Microsoft Windows Vista Works. His books have sold more than 1 million copies worldwide. He has earned a reputation for clearly explaining technical topics to non-technical readers and for offering useful real-world advice about complex topics.
Upgrading, Deploying, Managing, and Securing Windows 7
Author: Jorge Orchilles
Microsoft Windows 7 Administrators Reference covers various aspects of Windows 7 systems, including its general information as well as installation and upgrades. This reference explains how to deploy, use, and manage the operating system. The book is divided into 10 chapters. Chapter 1 introduces the Windows 7 and the rationale of releasing this operating system. The next chapter discusses how an administrator can install and upgrade the old operating system from Windows Vista to Windows 7. The deployment of Windows 7 in an organization or other environment is then explained. It also provides the information needed to deploy Windows 7 easily and quickly for both the administrator and end users. Furthermore, the book provides the features of Windows 7 and the ways to manage it properly. The remaining chapters discuss how to secure Windows 7, as well as how to troubleshoot it. This book will serve as a reference and guide for those who want to utilize Windows 7. Covers Powershell V2, Bitlocker, and mobility issues Includes comprehensive details for configuration, deployment, and troubleshooting Consists of content written for system administrators by system administrators
Microsoft® Windows 7 Unleashed gives IT professionals, serious power users, and true geeks the powerhouse Windows 7 tweaks, hacks, techniques, and insights they need: knowledge that simply can’t be found anywhere else. Top Windows expert Paul McFedries dives deep into Windows 7, returning with the most powerful ways to handle everything from networking to administration, security to scripting. McFedries begins with advanced customization, covering everything from startup/shutdown to the file system. He introduces new ways to tune Windows 7 performance, police Windows via Group Policies, tweak the Registry, make the most of Windows 7s management tools, and control Windows 7 from the command line. You’ll find thorough coverage of securing Windows 7, including detailed guidance on web and email security and hardening both wireless and wired networks. You’ll also discover better ways to troubleshoot devices, networks, and startup; add Macs to Windows networks; and automate Windows administration with state-of-the-art scripting techniques. This book is packed with expert tips, tricks, and troubleshooting techniques drawn from McFedries’ unsurpassed Windows experience. If you want maximum value and performance from your Windows 7 PCs, you won’t find a more valuable resource. Customize everything about Windows 7: IE8, startup/shutdown, file systems, the Start menu, Taskbar, and more Systematically monitor, tune, and optimize Windows performance–including practical techniques for accelerating startup Set up an easy, automated 9-Step maintenance schedule for any Windows 7 PC Unleash Windows 7s power user tools, including Group Policies, the Registry, MMC, and the command line Secure Windows 7 with security settings: auto-lock, Windows Firewall, Windows Defender, parental controls, BitLocker encryption, and more Protect your web privacy with Windows 7s new InPrivate Browsing Solve problems with Windows 7, startup, networking, and hardware Set up reliable Windows 7 networks, and manage them efficiently Safely provide remote access and VPN connectivity Use Windows 7 as a Web server Program the Windows Scripting Host and Windows PowerShell ON THE WEB: Free Online Edition! When Microsoft releases the final product, you can get an updated edition of this book absolutely free! All examples and source code presented in this book
A fully updated study guide for MCTS exam 70-680 Demand for experienced, qualified Windows 7 administratorsremains high. IT professionals seeking certification in Windows 7administration will find everything they need to learn to pass theMCTS exam (70-680) in this complete Sybex Study Guide. Updated tocover the most recent version of the exam, this comprehensive guideexamines all the exam objectives, using real-world scenarios,hands-on exercises, and challenging review questions. Certification in Windows 7 administration is highly prized byIT professionals and employers; this comprehensive study guidecovers everything you need to know to pass MCTS exam 70-680 Covers installing, upgrading, and migrating to Windows 7;deploying Windows 7; configuring hardware, applications, networkconnectivity, access to resources, and mobile computing; monitoringand maintaining systems that run Windows 7; and configuring backupand recovery options Features review questions, practice exams, flashcards, andvideo walkthroughs This complete study guide is the partner you need to assure yoursuccess on exam 70-680.
NEW PERSPECTIVES ON MICROSOFT WINDOWS 7 takes a critical-thinking approach to teaching Windows 7 concepts and skills. In addition to in-depth coverage of essential topics, this book also covers some of the coolest new features to the Windows Operating System including Live TV and Windows Touch. The New Perspectives Series has also added new pedagogical elements to help students with all learning styles absorb key information. The Visual Overview at the beginning of each tutorial gives students a visual look at the content, as well as a study guide for later use. ProSkill Boxes and Exercises provide students with information and practice on Professional Skills that relate to that tutorial's content. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.