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Troubleshoot and Optimize Windows 8 Inside Out

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You’re beyond the basics, so dive right into optimizing Windows® 8—and really put your PC or tablet to work! This supremely organized reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting techniques, and workarounds. It’s all muscle and no fluff. Discover how the experts keep their Windows 8 systems running smoothly—and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery.

Table of Contents

  1. Troubleshoot and Optimize Windows 8® Inside Out
  2. Introduction
    1. Who This Book Is For
      1. Assumptions About You
    2. How This Book Is Organized
  3. Features and Conventions Used In This Book
    1. Text Conventions
    2. Design Conventions
    3. Your Companion eBook
    4. Support and Feedback
      1. Errata & Support
      2. We Want to Hear from You
      3. Stay in Touch
  4. Acknowledgments
  5. I. Preventing Problems
    1. 1. Finding Your Way Around Windows 8
      1. Finding the Desktop
      2. Using the New Charms
      3. Using the Taskbar
      4. Accessing the Action Center and Notification Area
      5. Finding the Full Control Panel
      6. Finding the Computer Management and Administrative Tools
      7. Searching in Windows 8
      8. Summary
    2. 2. Repairing Windows 8 in 30 Minutes or Less
      1. What Can Often Go Wrong with Windows
      2. What to Look for
      3. Fixing Common Startup Problems
      4. Fixing Common Security Problems
      5. Fixing Common Configuration Problems
      6. Refreshing Windows 8
      7. Summary
    3. 3. Preventing Problems Before They Occur
      1. Upgrading or Performing a Clean Install
        1. How to Clean Install Windows 8 to Prevent Problems
        2. Upgrading to Windows 8 from XP, Vista, or Windows 7
      2. How Big Should Partitions Be?
      3. What to Do When Windows 8 Is Installed
      4. Useful Windows 8 Settings to Change
      5. Managing Startup Programs
      6. Moving Your Files Away from Windows
      7. Backing Up Windows 8
      8. Summary
    4. 4. Using the Basic Windows Utilities
      1. Windows 8 Utilities
        1. Refresh
        2. Windows Update
      2. Desktop Utilities
        1. The Action Center
        2. Windows 8 Automatic Maintenance
        3. Action Center Settings
        4. What Can You Do in the Action Center?
      3. Windows Update
        1. Controlling Windows Update Through Group Policy
      4. Windows Firewall
      5. Windows Defender
      6. Legacy Program Compatibility
        1. The Program Compatibility Assistant
      7. Summary
    5. 5. Optimizing Windows 8 Security
      1. Security, Windows XP, and Virtualization
      2. Windows 8 and Antivirus Software
        1. Turning Windows Defender Off
        2. AVG Anti-Virus FREE
        3. Trend Micro Titanium Internet Security
        4. Kaspersky Internet Security
        5. Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool
      3. User Account Control
      4. BitLocker and BitLocker To Go
        1. Method 1: Encrypting a Hard Disk or Partition with Hardware Support
        2. Method 2: Encrypting a Hard Disk or Partition without Hardware Support
        3. Method 3: Encrypting a USB Flash Drive or External Hard Disk
        4. Administering Your TPM Chip
        5. Enabling BitLocker
        6. Why Use BitLocker?
      5. Beware the Weak Link at the Keyboard
        1. Keep Your Antivirus Software Up to Date
        2. Ensure That You Have a Good, Up-to-Date Firewall
        3. Keep Windows Up to Date
        4. Keep Your Software Up to Date
        5. Always Check Email Attachments Before Opening Them
        6. Use a Secure Internet Browser
        7. Get Spam and Phishing Filtering for Your Email Software
        8. Never Click Anything You Don’t Explicitly Mean To
        9. Look for the Padlock or the Green Bar
        10. Never Give Private Details Online Unless You Must
        11. Keep Backups
        12. Keep Your Backups in a Safe Place
        13. Keep the Driver CDs and Manuals for Your Computer
        14. Get a Windows Installation DVD for Your Computer
        15. Keep Windows Maintained
        16. Be Careful When You Throw Away Your Computer
      6. Gibson Research
      7. Summary
    6. 6. Optimizing Backup and Restore
      1. Moving Your Files Away from Windows 8
        1. The Disk Cleanup Wizard
        2. Shrinking, Extending, and Creating Partitions
        3. Moving the Shell User Folders
      2. Using Backup and Restore
        1. Backing Up Files and Data
        2. Restoring Files and Data from a Backup
        3. Backing Up to the Cloud
      3. Backing Up the Operating System
        1. Creating a Windows 8 System Image
        2. Restoring Windows from a Windows System Image
        3. Restoring Windows 8 from a System Repair or Install Disc
        4. Creating a Custom Refresh Image
        5. Refreshing Windows 8
        6. Refreshing Windows 8 from the Control Panel
        7. Creating a Recovery Drive
      4. File History and Version Control
      5. Determining How Many Backups You Need and Where to Store Them
      6. Summary
    7. 7. Performing Maintenance on Windows 8
      1. Maintaining Windows 8 on ARM
      2. Windows 8 Automatic Maintenance
      3. Defragmenting Your Hard Disks
      4. Maintaining Windows 8
        1. Disk Cleanup
        2. Internet and Other Temporary Files
        3. Third-Party Tools and Utilities
          1. CCleaner
      5. Don’t Install Too Much Software
      6. Keeping Windows 8 Updated
      7. Keep Auto-Running Software to a Minimum
      8. The One-Year Reinstall Rule
      9. Summary
    8. 8. Managing Users in Windows 8
      1. How User Account Control Works
      2. Managing User Accounts
        1. Setting an Administrator Password
        2. The Guest User Account
      3. Family Safety
        1. Windows Web Filter
      4. Group Policies
        1. Local Security Policies
        2. Computer Management
      5. Blocking CDs, DVDs, Flash Drives, and External Hard Disks
      6. Summary
    9. 9. Managing Hardware
      1. What’s in a Computer?
        1. The Motherboard
          1. Sockets
          2. BIOS
            1. Warning Beeps
            2. Resetting the BIOS
          3. The Northbridge and Southbridge Chipset and the PCH
        2. Processor
        3. Memory
        4. Expansion Cards and Riser Cards
          1. Graphics Cards
        5. Optical Drives and Hard Drives
        6. Power Supply
        7. The Computer Case
      2. How Can You Clean the Interior of Your Computer?
      3. Hardware Health
        1. Desktops
        2. Laptops
        3. Ultrabooks and Tablets
        4. All-in-Ones
      4. SMART BIOS Monitoring of Hard Disk Drives
      5. Peripherals
        1. Keyboards and Mice
        2. Monitors
        3. Other Devices
      6. Surge Protectors, UPS, and Power Supply
      7. Summary
    10. 10. Working in a Virtual Environment
      1. Virtualization vs. Dual Booting
      2. Are There Any Benefits to Virtualization?
      3. Virtual Hard Disks and Windows 8
        1. Creating a VHD in Windows 8
        2. Reattaching the VHD
        3. Booting from a Virtual Copy of Windows 8
          1. Using an Existing VHD
          2. Creating a New VHD
      4. Using Hyper-V in Windows 8
        1. Creating Virtual Switches in Hyper-V
      5. Summary
  6. II. Applying Easy Technical Fixes
    1. 11. Dealing with Windows 8 Annoyances
      1. Everything Is Connected to Everything Else
      2. Common Windows 8 Annoyances
        1. Where Is My Windows 8 Installation DVD?
        2. Fixing Incorrect File Associations
        3. I Can’t Get Online to Download My Wi-Fi Driver
        4. You Don’t Have Permission to Write Files to a Disk
        5. “I’m Sorry, Dave, I’m Afraid I Can’t Do That”
        6. You Can’t See Your Wi-Fi Network
        7. Problematic Graphics, Sound, Keyboard, or Mouse Drivers
        8. This Copy of Windows 8 Is Not Genuine
        9. Windows Update Won’t Install Anything
        10. Why Am I Not Getting “Optional” Windows Updates?
        11. Search Isn’t Finding Your Files
        12. Service Pack or Update Install Was Interrupted
        13. Windows Starts Up Very Slowly
        14. Windows Shuts Down Very Slowly
        15. Sleep and Hibernation Problems
        16. BitLocker Has Locked Me Out of My Computer
        17. BitLocker Doesn’t Work in My Dual-Boot System
        18. My Dual-Boot System Doesn’t Work
        19. I Can’t Modify the First Partition on My Second Hard Disk
        20. Items on the Desktop Are Too Small
      3. Hardware-Specific Annoyances
        1. Windows Gets Stuck at Its Loading Screen
        2. My USB Wi-Fi Dongle Has Stopped Working
        3. My Tablet Touchscreen Isn’t Working
        4. No Operating System Found
        5. A New Monitor Results in No Picture
        6. My Thunderbolt Device Doesn’t Work
        7. Your Headphones or Microphone Won’t Work
        8. My Computer Has No Sound
        9. My DVD or Blu-ray Disc Won’t Play
        10. The Drive Letter Has Changed on My USB Backup Hard Disk
        11. My Wireless Printer Has Stopped Working
        12. My Laptop Battery No Longer Holds a Charge
      4. Summary
    2. 12. Managing Application Compatibility
      1. Setting Up Application Compatibility in Windows 8
      2. Troubleshoot Problems with Application Compatibility
      3. The Challenges of Using XP Software in Windows 8
        1. Managing XP Software Compatibility
      4. Summary
    3. 13. Responding to Viruses, Malware, and Other Threats
      1. What Are the Threats to You and Your Computer?
        1. Viruses
        2. Trojans
        3. Macro Viruses
        4. Keyloggers
        5. Bots
        6. Rootkits
        7. Spam
      2. Malware and Windows 8 on ARM
      3. Repelling an Attack
        1. Windows Defender
        2. Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool
        3. The Action Center
      4. Identifying an Attack
        1. Look for the Padlock
      5. How to Create a Strong Password
      6. Manually Removing Malware from Your Computer
        1. Removing Malware by Using Third-Party Bootable Tools
          1. Windows Defender Offline
          2. McAfee Free Tools
          3. Does Your AntiVirus Software Include a Bootable Tool?
        2. Malware Removal by Using Another Computer
        3. Restoring Windows 8 from a Backup
        4. Virus Corruption of the BIOS
        5. Where Can Viruses Hide?
      7. Summary
    4. 14. Easy Ways to Repair Windows 8
      1. Using File Versioning with File History
        1. Restoring Files with File History
      2. Using System Restore
        1. Configuring System Restore
          1. Creating a Restore Point Manually
        2. Restoring Windows 8 by Using System Restore in Windows
        3. Restoring Windows 8 by Using System Restore on the Startup screen
        4. Can I Undo System Restore Changes?
      3. System Repair Disc vs. Recovery Drive—What’s the Difference?
        1. Creating a System Repair Disc in Windows 8
        2. Creating a Recovery Drive in Windows 8
      4. Troubleshooting Software Compatibility
        1. Manually Setting Program Compatibility
        2. The Automatic Program Compatibility Troubleshooter
        3. Program Compatibility Notifications in the Action Center
        4. Maintaining Windows XP Software Compatibility
      5. Accessing the Start Screen When Using Low-Resolution Screens
      6. Windows Won’t Start
        1. The Windows 8 Boot Options Menu vs. the Classic Boot Options Menu
          1. When You Can’t Access the Boot Options Menu
        2. Last Known Good Configuration
        3. Safe Mode
        4. Windows Startup Repair
        5. Running Startup Repair from Removable Media
        6. You Did Back It Up, Didn’t You?
      7. Working with Device Drivers
        1. Common Problems with Device Drivers
        2. Graphics Driver Problems
        3. The Device Manager
          1. What If My Hardware Still Doesn’t Appear?
        4. Installing Device Drivers
        5. Removing and Reinstalling Device Drivers
        6. Updating Device Drivers
        7. Rolling Back Device Drivers
      8. The Action Center Troubleshooters
      9. Microsoft Fix It Center
      10. Summary
  7. III. Using Advanced Technical Fixes
    1. 15. Understanding Windows 8
      1. Understanding the Windows 8 File and Folder Structure
        1. What Is WinSxS and Do I Need It?
        2. Other Important Windows System Folders and Files
        3. Where Are Windows 8 Apps Stored If Not in Program Files?
      2. Comparing Windows 8 with Other Operating Systems
      3. Summary
    2. 16. Advanced Windows 8 Troubleshooting Tips
      1. Taking a Step-by-Step Approach
        1. Minimum Windows Configuration
        2. Safe Mode
          1. Manually Launching Safe Mode
        3. Unplug Your Hardware
          1. Hardware and Interrupt Requests
      2. Why Problems Occur with Windows
        1. Keep Things Simple
          1. Don’t Install Programs that Duplicate Features in Windows
          2. Do Large Amounts of Apps Also Cause Problems?
      3. What Are the Causes of Common Problems?
        1. The Domino Effect
      4. Have You Tried Turning It Off and On Again?
      5. The Blue Screen of Death
      6. The Perpetual Restart
      7. Summary
    3. 17. Troubleshooting Windows 8 Problems in Your Home or Workplace
      1. Taking a Holistic View of Troubleshooting Windows 8 Problems
        1. Taking a Look Around the Home
        2. Taking a Look Around the Workplace
        3. Taking a Look Outside
      2. Troubleshooting Network Problems
        1. Troubleshooting Wi-Fi Connection Problems
        2. Troubleshooting Router Problems
        3. Troubleshooting Internet Connection Problems
          1. Troubleshooting Bottlenecks
        4. Troubleshooting Wi-Fi Passwords
        5. Diagnosing Faulty and Misbehaving Network Equipment
        6. Diagnosing Misbehaving Computers
      3. Managing Peripherals and Equipment on a Network
        1. Should Workers Use Their Own Computers and Smartphones?
      4. Managing People
        1. Best Practice Advice for Training Staff in Computer Use
        2. Managing the Family on Your Computers
          1. Best Practice Advice for Managing User Accounts in Windows 8
          2. Using Family Safety in Windows 8
          3. The Windows 8 Guest Account
      5. Summary
    4. 18. Troubleshooting Windows 8 Startup
      1. Using Windows Startup Repair
      2. Manually Repairing Corrupt Boot Files
      3. Windows 8 and Dual/Multi-Boot Systems
        1. Trusted Boot
        2. BitLocker and Dual-Boot Systems
      4. Editing the Windows 8 Boot Menu by Using BCDEdit
        1. Manually Setting Dual Booting for Windows 8 and Linux
      5. Backing Up the Windows 8 Boot Partitions
      6. Summary
    5. 19. Using Windows 8 Advanced Diagnostic Tools
      1. Performance Information And Tools
      2. The Event Log
        1. How to Read the Event Log
        2. How Do You Interpret Events?
      3. The Performance Monitor
      4. The Resource Monitor
      5. The Improved Task Manager
      6. System Information
      7. System Health Report
      8. The Computer Management Console
      9. Using the Windows 8 Performance Tools
        1. Are You Too Close to the Problem?
      10. Summary
    6. 20. Using Advanced Repair Methods
      1. Repairing Internet Explorer 10
        1. Disabling Internet Explorer 10 Add-Ons and Toolbars
          1. Managing Add-Ons from the Control Panel
        2. Resetting Internet Explorer 10 to Factory Defaults
          1. Resetting Internet Explorer When It Won’t Start
        3. Can You Reinstall Internet Explorer 10?
        4. Updating Internet Explorer via Windows Update
        5. Alternatives to Internet Explorer
          1. Google Chrome
          2. Mozilla Firefox
      2. The System File Checker
      3. Using MSConfig for Diagnostic Startup
      4. Managing Windows Services
      5. Working with the Windows Registry
        1. Removing the Registry Settings for an Uninstalled Program
        2. The Benefits or Otherwise of Registry Optimizers
      6. Using the System Repair Disc and Recovery Drive for Advanced Restore
        1. BootRec.exe
          1. Repairing the Boot Menu by using BootRec
          2. BCDEdit
          3. Other DOS Commands in System Recovery Options
      7. Using Safe Mode
      8. Summary
    7. 21. Demystifying Windows 8 Problems
      1. The Core Operating System Files in Windows 8
        1. Windows 8 Security and Policy Folders
        2. The Windows 8 Registry
        3. Personalization Folders
        4. Windows 8 Logs
        5. Temporary Files Stores
      2. Using Advanced File Restore
      3. The System File Checker
      4. Creating a Slipstreamed Install DVD
        1. What You Will Need
        2. Part 1: Creating a Windows Pre-Installation Environment Startup Disc
        3. Step 2: Installing a Fresh Copy of Windows 8
        4. Step 3: Creating a New Windows Image File
        5. Step 4: Creating a New Windows 8 Installation DVD
        6. Third-Party Slipstreaming Software
      5. Summary
    8. 22. Utilizing Remote Help
      1. Using the Internet to Find Solutions to Problems
        1. Where Else to Get Help
      2. Windows Remote Desktop
      3. Windows Remote Assistance
      4. The Problem Steps Recorder
      5. Summary
    9. 23. Finding More Help and Support
      1. Use the Internet First!
        1. Microsoft Support
        2. Microsoft Answers
        3. Microsoft Technet
        4. Bing.com/Google.com
        5. Tom’s Hardware
        6. Tech PC Forums
        7. Computing.net
        8. How-To Geek
        9. Annoyances.org
        10. Gibson Research
        11. ATI Support
        12. NVIDIA Support
        13. MSDN Diagnostics
      2. Mike Halsey’s Help and Support Sites
        1. Facebook
        2. Twitter
        3. The Long Climb
        4. YouTube
        5. O’Reilly Webcasts (including Mike Halsey’s webcasts)
      3. Windows Help
      4. Third-Party Software
        1. SiSoftware Sandra Utilities
        2. AIDA 64
        3. Windows Sysinternals
        4. GoToAssist
        5. SpinRite
        6. Windows Memory Diagnostic
        7. Symantec Ghost
        8. Acronis True Image
        9. Paragon Partition Manager
        10. Acronis Disk Director Suite
      5. Summary
    10. 24. Diagnosing Hardware Problems
      1. Computer Hardware Guide
        1. Desktop Computer Case
        2. Power Supply
        3. Motherboard
        4. Processor
        5. Memory
        6. Hard Disk
        7. Optical Drive
        8. Graphics Card
        9. Expansion Cards
        10. Fans
        11. Keyboards and Mice
        12. Laptops, Netbooks, and All-in-One Devices
        13. Tablets and Ultrabooks
      2. Safe Working
      3. Is Everything Plugged In?
      4. Minimal-Hardware Boot
      5. Resetting the BIOS
      6. Jump-Starting Your Computer
      7. Summary
    11. 25. Troubleshooting a Windows 8 Installation
      1. Troubleshooting Stand-Alone Installation Problems
        1. Upgrading from x86 (32-Bit) to x64 (64-Bit)
        2. Upgrading Windows XP to Windows 8
        3. Upgrading Windows Vista and Windows 7 to Windows 8
      2. Optimizing a System Image for Deployment on a Small Scale
        1. Changing the Computer Name After Deployment
      3. Moving the System Reserved Partition
      4. Summary
  8. IV. Disaster Recovery
    1. 26. Recovering Encrypted Data
      1. The Types of Windows 8 Encryption
      2. File Encryption After Copy/Move
      3. Working with EFS Keys to Recover Data
      4. Working with BitLocker to Recover Data
        1. When BitLocker Prevents Your Computer from Starting
      5. Decrypting Data on Another Computer
      6. Summary
    2. 27. Using Windows Data Recovery Tools
      1. You Did Back It Up, Didn’t You?!
      2. Restoring Windows from a Backup
        1. Windows Image Backup
        2. Windows Refresh
        3. Windows Reset
      3. Restoring Data from a Backup
      4. Data Restore via Over-the-Top Reinstall
      5. RAID Drives
        1. Managing RAID Arrays from Within Windows 8
        2. Using Windows 8 Storage Spaces
        3. Backup, Backup, Backup!
      6. Summary
    3. 28. Restoring Windows from Another PC
      1. Migrating Your Copy of Windows 8 to a New Computer
      2. Creating a Custom Windows 8 Installer by Using Refresh
      3. Restoring a Windows Image Through a Surrogate Computer
      4. Restoring Windows 8 File by File
      5. Restoring Your Data by Using Another Computer
      6. Summary
    4. 29. Using Linux to Rescue Your Windows System
      1. System or Data Restore by Using Linux
      2. Rescuing the System Reserved Partition by Using Linux
      3. Useful Software in Linux
        1. Remote Desktop
        2. System Monitor
        3. System Testing
      4. CD and DVD Burning in Linux
      5. Compatible Linux Operating Systems to Run from a Disc
        1. Ubuntu
        2. Other Variants of Linux
      6. Creating a Linux Installation Disc or Pen Drive
      7. Summary
    5. 30. Using Third-Party Rescue Tools and Services
      1. SysInternals
        1. AccessEnum
        2. Autoruns
        3. BgInfo
        4. Desktops
        5. Disk2vhd
        6. DiskMon
        7. EFSDump
        8. ListDLLs
        9. LoadOrder
        10. MoveFile
        11. Process Explorer
        12. Process Monitor
        13. RAMMap
        14. RootkitRevealer
        15. SDelete
      2. GRC SpinRite
      3. Other Third-Party Tools
        1. Ashampoo WinOptimizer
        2. CCleaner
        3. Disk Digger
        4. O&O Disk Recovery
        5. Toolwiz Care
        6. Ultimate Boot CD
        7. WhoCrashed
      4. Other Third-Party Services
      5. Summary
    6. 31. Working Safely with Windows 8 Encryption
      1. Encrypted File System
        1. Setting Up EFS
        2. Restoring an EFS Key
        3. Turning EFS Off
        4. EFS Certificates
        5. Smart Cards and EFS Certificates
        6. The File Encryption Certificate Manager
        7. Recovering EFS-Encrypted Files
          1. Advanced EFS Data Recovery
          2. EnCase Forensic
        8. Cipher.exe
      2. BitLocker and BitLocker To Go
      3. Creating a Copy of Encrypted Data
      4. Summary
    7. 32. Applying Best Practices to Windows 8
      1. Best Practice for Configuration
        1. Optimizing the Virtual Memory
        2. Optimizing the Start Screen
          1. Optimizing the Start Screen for Work/Life Balance
          2. Using the Start Screen as a Widget Dashboard
        3. Leave the Basic Security Alone
        4. Blocking Removable Storage on Business-Use Computers
        5. Download a Copy of CCleaner
      2. Best Practice for File Storage
      3. Best Practice for Encryption
      4. Best Practice for Image Backup
      5. Best Practice for Data Backup
        1. Optimizing Windows 8 File History
      6. Best Practice for Laptops and Tablets
      7. Best Practice for BYOD
      8. Windows 8 and Data Protection
      9. Best Practice for Passwords
        1. Enforcing Password Policies by Using Group Policy
      10. Summary
  9. V. Using Advanced Utilities
    1. 33. Using Advanced Windows 8 Diagnostic Tools
      1. The Computer Management Console
        1. System Tools
          1. Task Scheduler
            1. Adding New Tasks
            2. Exporting Tasks
          2. Event Viewer
            1. Event Log Filtering
            2. Attaching a Task to an Event
            3. Creating Custom Views
          3. Shared Folders and Local Users and Groups
          4. Performance
          5. Device Manager
            1. Working with Driver Properties
            2. Backing Up an Individual Driver
        2. Storage
        3. Services and Applications
          1. WMI Control
      2. Performance Information and Tools
        1. Visual Effects
        2. Indexing Options
        3. Power Settings
        4. Disk Cleanup
        5. Advanced Tools
          1. Event Log
          2. Performance Monitor
            1. Data Collector Sets
            2. Viewing Data Collector Sets
            3. Scheduling Data Collection
          3. Resource Monitor
          4. Task Manager
          5. System Information
          6. Appearance and Performance
          7. Disk Defragmenter
          8. System Health Report
      3. Control Panel Troubleshooters
      4. Summary
    2. 34. Exploring Windows 8 Firewall In-Depth
      1. Windows Firewall
      2. Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
        1. Managing Firewall Rules
          1. General
          2. Program and Services
          3. Computers
          4. Protocols and Ports
          5. Scope
          6. Advanced
        2. Adding New Inbound or Outbound Firewall Rules
        3. Setting a Connection Security Rule
        4. Monitoring
      3. Port Control for Routers
      4. Summary
    3. 35. Making Changes to the Registry
      1. Registry Sections
        1. HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT
        2. HKEY_CURRENT_USER
        3. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
        4. HKEY_USERS
        5. HKEY_CURRENT_CONFIG
      2. Registry Keys and Settings
      3. Backing Up and Restoring the Registry
      4. Working with the Registry
        1. Editing, Deleting, or Adding Registry Keys
        2. Backing Up Specific Registry Keys
        3. Combining Exported Registry Keys
      5. Finding Information in the Windows Registry
      6. Summary
  10. VI. Appendices
    1. A. Windows 8 Editions and Features by Edition
      1. Windows 8 Editions
        1. Windows 8
        2. Windows Pro
        3. Windows 8 Enterprise
        4. Windows RT
      2. Windows 8 Features by Edition
        1. Features in the Windows 8 edition
        2. Additional Features in Windows 8 Pro and Enterprise Editions
        3. Additional Features in Windows 8 Enterprise Edition
        4. Windows 8 Features Absent in Windows RT
        5. Windows 8 Features Unique to Windows RT
    2. B. Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcuts
    3. C. Running Windows RT on ARM Devices
      1. Introducing Windows RT
        1. How Windows RT Differs from Windows 8
        2. Secure By Design?
        3. Where Will We See Windows RT?
      2. Windows RT and Jail Breaking
      3. Troubleshooting Windows RT
        1. Windows Update
        2. Refresh
      4. Resetting Windows RT
      5. Problems Updating Windows RT
      6. Summary
    4. D. Glossary
    5. E. About the Author
      1. Contacting the Author
        1. Video and Webcasts
        2. Social Networking News, Help, and Support
  11. Index
  12. About the Author
  13. Copyright