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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..

Table of Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Dedication
  4. Contents at a Glance
  5. Contents
  6. About the Contributing Authors
  7. Acknowledgments
  8. We Want to Hear from You!
  9. Introduction
  10. I. Getting Started with Windows 7
    1. 1. Introducing Windows 7
    2. 2. Installing and Upgrading Windows 7
    3. 3. The First Hour
  11. II. Using Windows 7
    1. 4. Using the Windows 7 User Interface
    2. 5. Managing Files and Searching
    3. 6. Printing
    4. 7. Gadgets and Other Supplied Accessories
  12. III. Multimedia and Imaging
    1. 8. Windows Media Player
    2. 9. Windows Media Center
    3. 10. Windows Imaging Tools
    4. 11. Scanning and Faxing
    5. 12. Sound Recorder, DVD Maker, and Other Multimedia Tools
  13. IV. Windows 7 and the Internet
    1. 13. Getting Connected
    2. 14. Using Internet Explorer 8
    3. 15. Email and Newsgroups with Windows Live Mail
    4. 16. Troubleshooting Your Internet Connection
  14. V. Networking
    1. 17. Creating a Windows Network
    2. 18. Mix and Match with Old Windows and Macs
    3. 19. Connecting Your Network to the Internet
    4. 20. Using a Windows Network
    5. 21. Troubleshooting Your Network
  15. VI. Maintaining Windows 7
    1. 22. Windows Management and Maintenance
    2. 23. Tweaking and Customizing Windows
    3. 24. Managing Hard Disks
    4. 25. Troubleshooting and Repairing Problems
    5. 26. Keeping Windows 7 and Other Software Up to Date
    6. 27. Installing and Replacing Hardware
    7. 28. Editing the Registry
    8. 29. Command-Line and Automation Tools
  16. VII. Security
    1. 30. Protecting Windows from Viruses and Spyware
    2. 31. Protecting Your Data from Loss and Theft
    3. 32. Protecting Your Network from Hackers and Snoops
    4. 33. Protecting Yourself from Fraud and Spam
  17. VIII. Windows on the Move
    1. 34. Wireless Networking
    2. 35. Hitting the Road
    3. 36. Meetings, Conferencing, and Collaboration
    4. 37. Remote Desktop
    5. 38. Tablet PC Features
  18. A. Using Virtualization on Windows 7
  19. Index
  20. You’ll Learn How To
  21. About the Authors