Books: 7

Windows Vista

See how the core components of the Windows operating system work behind the scenes - guided by a team of internationally renowned internals experts. Fully updated for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista, this classic guide delivers key architectural insights on system design, debugging, performance, more » and support - along with hands-on experiments to experience Windows internal behavior firsthand. « less
Bigger, better and broader in scope, the Big Book of Windows Hacks gives you everything you need to get the most out of your Windows Vista or XP system, including its related applications and the hardware it runs on or connects to. This book takes you beyond the operating system with hacks for applications more » like Internet Explorer 7 and Office 2007, and hardware such as the Zune, your networking gear, and the PC itself. « less
The all-in-one guide to managing Windows Vista for power users and business
Written in jargon-free English that puts concepts in proper context, this book helps system administrators install, configure, and maintain Microsoft's newest OS. You'll get a better understanding of Vista's innovations and capabilities, learn how to leverage Vista to increase worker productivity, discover more » how the system can best protect sensitive data, and unlock certain features to improve system performance. This problem-solving reference lets you quickly access the solutions you need. « less
Tips, Secrets, and Hacks for the Cranky Consumer
Windows Vista may be the next big thing, but it still contains enough quirks and unaccountable behaviors to vex anyone. This unique guide not only discusses the most irritating features of the latest Microsoft operating system and how to get around them, but also explains how to improve Windows and do more » more with the software than Microsoft intended. You'll find information on setup, installation, upgrade from other Windows versions, the revamped interface, new security features, user accounts, troubleshooting, and the markedly improved Internet Explorer 7. « less
You're beyond the basics, so dive right in and really put your PC to work! This supremely organized reference is packed with hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds. It's all muscle and no fluff. Discover how the experts tackle Windows Vista - and challenge yourself to more » new levels of mastery! « less
Windows Vista (once codenamed Longhorn) replaces Windows XP and will be Microsoft’s most powerful client operating system to date. Security and file management has been greatly improved and hundreds of features, including multimedia creation tools, have been added. The Beyond the Manual series addresses more » the needs of very experienced readers. Although it is not assumed that they are familiar with the book’s topic, it is assumed that they are very familiar with similar technologies. The presentation of information is extremely dense and avoids introductory or basic text. The series delivers as much information in as little space as possible. « less
The thing that's made Windows For Dummies so successful is that it's packed with the basics you need to make Windows work. This book gets you through all the Windows Vista tasks and tripwires, including starting programs, finding files, navigating the new see-through interface, staying safe while you more » cruise the Internet, and much more. « less