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Windows 8.1 Administration: Essentials & Configuration: Pocket Consultant by William R. Stanek

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Introduction

Writing Windows 8.1 Administration Pocket Consultant: Essentials & Configuration was a lot of fun—and a lot of work. As I set out to write this book, my initial goals were to determine how Windows 8.1 was different from its predecessors and what new features and options were available. As with any new operating system, I had to do a great deal of research and a lot of digging into the internals of the operating system to determine exactly how things work.

Anyone transitioning to Windows 8.1 from Windows 8 might be surprised at just how much has been updated, because changes both subtle and substantial have been made throughout the operating system. For anyone transitioning from Windows 7 or earlier, the extensive UI changes will be ...

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