Mastering microsoft windows
By William Panek, Tylor Wentworth
Number Of Pages: 600
Publication Date: 2010-01-19
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 0470559845
ISBN-13 / EAN: 9780470559840
A comprehensive guide for IT administrators deploying windows
Using a task-focused approach and clear, no-nonsense instructions, this book delivers all the information you'll need to deploy and manage windows
7 efficiently and securely. Learn how to install, configure, run, and troubleshoot windows
7; explore advanced networking, security, and other advanced topics.
Delivers the information IT administrators need to deploy and manage windows
Explains topics in the thorough, step-by-step style of all books in the mastering
series, providing you ample instruction, tips, and techniques
Covers how to install, configure, run, and troubleshoot windows
7 and also explores advanced networking, security, and more
Uses a task-based approach, so you have plenty of real-world examples and exercises to help you understand concepts
All the books in the Sybex mastering
series feature comprehensive and expert coverage of topics you can put to immediate use.
This book was written with over 40 years of IT experience between the two authors, William
Panek and Tylor Wentworth. The authors have taken that experience and translated it into a
Windows 7 book that will help you develop a clear understanding of how to install and configure
Windows 7 while avoiding the possible configuration pitfalls.
books just explain the windows
operating system but with this Mastering
book, the authors take it a step further, with many in-depth, step-by-step procedures together
with real-world examples that back up the explanations.
7 is the newest version of Microsoft’s client operating system software.
Microsoft has taken the best of windows
XP and windows
Vista and combined them into their
latest creation, windows
7. Along with the best of windows
XP and Vista, microsoft
several new features to windows
7 — features like Device Stage — to make more functionality
available to users from one location.
Windows 7 eliminates many of the problems that plagued windows
Vista, and includes a
much faster boot time and shutdown. It is also easier to install and configure, and barely stops
to ask the user any questions during installation. We will show you what features are installed
during the automated installation and where you can make changes if you need to be more in
charge of your operating system and its features.
This book takes you through all the ins and outs of windows
7, including installation, configuration,
Group Policy Objects, auditing, backups, windows
Server 2008, virtualization and
Hyper-V, and so much more.
Windows 7 has improved on Microsoft’s desktop environment, made home networking easier,
enhanced searchability, improved performance, built in wireless support, and even built in
touchscreen capabilities — and that’s only scratching the surface.
There have been several enhancements that allow windows
7 to better serve the end user in
terms of getting Remote Assistance from others. windows
7 even adds a simple Easy Connect
feature. We will show you the enhancements to Remote Desktop, making the user experience
even better than it was before.
When all is said and done, this is a technical book for IT professionals who want to take
Windows 7 to the next step. Most IT people just get a copy of windows
7 and try to learn it.
With this book, you will not only learn windows
7 but you will become a windows
Who Should Read This Book
This book is intended for mid- to high-level administrators of networks that use microsoft
systems. Such people probably fall into a few basic groups:
◆ Administrators who are responsible for client operating systems and are looking to implement
the microsoft windows
7 operating system
◆ Server administrators or IT managers who are responsible for deciding which operating
systems to use and what functionality they need
◆ Help desk administrators who are responsible for supporting the windows
This book will help anyone who has to administer windows
7 in a corporate environment,
but it will also help anyone who wants to learn the real ins and outs about the windows
Here is a glance at what’s in each chapter:
Chapter 1: Overview of windows
7 This chapter begins by explaining many of the new features
7, together with some features of windows
XP and Vista that have been
included with windows
Chapter 2: Installing windows
7 We take you through the requirements and multiple ways
to install the windows
7 operating system in this chapter.
Chapter 3: Automating the windows
7 Installation This chapter shows you how to
installWindows 7 without the need of user intervention and also how to install multiple copies
7 quickly and easily.
Chapter 4: Configuring Disks In this chapter you are taken through the process of configuring
and managing your physical disks.
Chapter 5: Managing the windows
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environment, including customizing the taskbar and Start Menu, creating shortcuts, setting
display properties for themes, and configuring windows
Gadgets in this chapter.
Chapter 6: Managing the Interface We examine the process of configuring the windows
environment in this chapter, including an overview of the main configuration utilities, including
Control Panel and the Registry.
Chapter 7: Using Remote Assistance and Remote Desktop This chapter explains the new
features and benefits to using Remote Assistance and Remote Desktop within windows
how to support end users, and implement group policy and scripting.
Chapter 8: Configuring Users and Groups We take you through the different ways to create
and manage your users and groups on the windows
7 operating system in this chapter.
Chapter 9: Managing Security You will see how to configure different types of security on
Windows 7, including Local Group Policy Objects (LGPOs), shared permissions, and NTFS
Chapter 10: Configuring Hardware and Printers This chapter explains how to install and
configure new hardware, drivers, and printers by using the different installation applets. A discussion
of the new Device Stage feature is included as well.
Chapter 11: Configuring Network Connectivity We explain in this chapter how to set up
hardware to provide network connectivity, connect to network devices, set up peer-to-peer
networking, and configure network protocols.
Chapter 12: Networking with windows
Server 2008 This great chapter shows you how to
Server 2008 to allow windows
7 to connect properly. This chapter also
explains using windows
7 in a virtualized environment.
Chapter 13: Configuring Internet Explorer 8 You will see how to configure Internet Explorer
8 including Accelerators and Web Slices, pop-up blockers, InPrivate Security features, and
security for Internet Explorer 8 in this chapter.
Chapter 14: Installing and Configuring Applications This chapter shows you how to add
and configure many applications that are installed on windows
7, together with how to install
new applications on the windows
7 operating system. A discussion of Live Mail and Calendar
from the online Live Essentials download is also included.
Chapter 15: Maintaining and Optimizing windows
7 In this exciting chapter you will learn
how to monitor, maintain, troubleshoot, and optimize windows
7 using Performance Monitor,
Reliability Monitor, System Information, Task Manager, System Tool, System Configuration,
Task Scheduler, and Event Viewer.
series from Sybex provides outstanding instruction for readers with intermediate
and advanced skills, in the form of top-notch training and development for those already working
in their field and clear, serious education for those aspiring to become pros. Every Mastering
◆ Real-World Scenarios, ranging from case studies to interviews, that show how the tool,
technique, or knowledge presented is applied in actual practice
◆ Skill-based instruction, with chapters organized around real tasks rather than abstract concepts
◆ Self-review test questions, so you can be certain you’re equipped to do the job right
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