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Tweak It and Freak It: A Killer Guide to Making Windows Run Your Way by Paul McFedries

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CHAPTER W2 Dealing with Devices

The name of this chapter is “Dealing with Devices,” but of course we never deal with our devices directly. Instead, we delegate that job to Windows, and it takes care of the behind-the-scenes dirty work of getting myriad devices to do we want them to do (or, at least, what they’re supposed to do).

So we always seem to deal with our devices from a certain distance, sometimes frustratingly so. I hope the tweaks in this chapter will give you a greater sense of connection to your devices or, if that’s too much to ask, that they’ll at least help you out of a jam or two.

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