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Windows® 7 Inside Out, Deluxe Edition by Carl Siechert Ed Bott and Craig Stinson

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Chapter 25. Using Advanced System Management Tools

Viewing System Information

Finding and Decoding Information in System Information

Using Microsoft Management Console

Managing Services

Editing the Registry

Using Group Policy

IN this chapter, we look at a handful of programs and management consoles that can help you attain greater mastery over Windows. We’ll start with tools for unearthing details about your system—its hardware, software environment, running programs and services, and so on. Because the Services utility described later in the chapter (as well as a good many other management tools not covered here) is hosted by Microsoft Management Console, we’ll precede our discussion with a consideration of MMC. We’ll follow with a guide to editing ...

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