Windows 7 is the best release of Windows yet. It’s easier to use, more fun, and is a worthwhile jump from Windows XP and Windows Vista. Getting Started with Windows 7 is written for new and experienced computer users alike, to help them use Windows 7 AND have fun! This book: Provides an easy-to-read style and tone without overwhelming technical jargon. Walks through common and uncommon tasks with step-by-step procedures, including over 300 screen shots and figures. Includes ExplainED, AdvancED, and LinkED tips for additional explanations, handy tips, and related information. Explains how to protect yourself and your computer with User Accounts, Security, Backup and Recovery, and good practices. Helps you move from earlier versions of Windows to Windows 7, by exploring the improved navigation and desktop, personalization features, and easy migration from an older computer using the Windows Easy Transfer. Explains how to set up your own Home Network to share files, storage, printers, and Internet access between Windows 7, Windows XP, and Windows Vista computers. connect Windows 7 computers with each other using HomeGroup. If you’ve made the jump from Windows XP or Vista, or you are considering it, Getting Started with Windows 7 is your guide to success with Windows.
Get Started in Windows 7 explains all the key aspects of this operating system from the user's angle including: - running programs and managing files - getting online - managing your email - maintaining your system - configuring printers - customising your system. - getting help - using accessories Written for the new user at home or in the office it covers all the key features of Windows 7 and helps you maximise your use of the system with confidence. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One and five-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of Windows 7. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
Windows Live Movie Maker is a small but powerful movie editing application from Microsoft. It is a complete rewrite of the old Movie Maker software with a new audience in mind. The focus of this new edition is on giving you the power to quickly create movies and slideshows to share with your friends and family. The movies can be a combination of your favorite pictures and home movies set to your own soundtrack. You can add cool effects to transition between scenes, and captions to add a narrative to your movie. With Movie Maker, users can: Edit digital video and photos, including adding music and narration Apply animation effects to videos and photos Create DVDs for personal use, including menu systems for navigation
A comprehensive guide for IT administrators deploying Windows 7 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 7 successfully 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. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
An on-the-spot reference for Windows 7 administrators Hundreds of thousands of IT administrators, network administrators, and IT support technicians work daily with Windows 7. This well-organized, portable reference covers every facet of Windows 7, providing no-nonsense instruction that is readily accessible when you need it. Designed for busy administrators, it features thumb tabs and chapter outlines to make answers easy to find. Windows 7 administrative and support personnel need quick answers to situations they confront each day; this Instant Reference is designed to provide information, solutions, and best practices on the spot Designed for quick navigation, with thumb tabs, chapter outlines, tables, lists, and concise answers in a conveniently sized, portable volume Covers disk configuration, desktop management, remote assistance, security, and much more, with step-by-step instruction Microsoft Windows 7 Administration Instant Reference is the perfect partner to more comprehensive guidebooks, helping you to easily find answers and solve problems onsite.
Microsoft Windows 7 Administrators Reference covers various aspects of Windows 7 systems, including its general information as well as installation and upgrades. This reference explains how to deploy, use, and manage the operating system. The book is divided into 10 chapters. Chapter 1 introduces the Windows 7 and the rationale of releasing this operating system. The next chapter discusses how an administrator can install and upgrade the old operating system from Windows Vista to Windows 7. The deployment of Windows 7 in an organization or other environment is then explained. It also provides the information needed to deploy Windows 7 easily and quickly for both the administrator and end users. Furthermore, the book provides the features of Windows 7 and the ways to manage it properly. The remaining chapters discuss how to secure Windows 7, as well as how to troubleshoot it. This book will serve as a reference and guide for those who want to utilize Windows 7. Covers Powershell V2, Bitlocker, and mobility issues Includes comprehensive details for configuration, deployment, and troubleshooting Consists of content written for system administrators by system administrators
This book provides everything you need to manage and maintain Windows 7. You'll learn all of the features and enhancements in complete detail, along with specifics for configuring the operating system to put you in full control. Bestselling author and Windows expert William Stanek doesn't just show you the steps you need to follow, he also tells you how features work, why they work, and how you can customize them to meet your needs. Learn how to squeeze every bit of power out of Windows 7 to take full advantage of its features and programs. Set up, customize, and tune Windows 7-Optimize its appearance and performance, install and manage software, customize your hardware, and install printers, scanners, and faxes Manage your files and data-Search your computer more efficiently, secure your data, share and collaborate, and get the most out of optional programs such as Windows Live Mail Master your digital media-Create media libraries, manage digital pictures and videos, make DVDs, and create movies Get connected and start networking-Set up a home or small-office network, conquer Internet Explorer, and master on-the-go networking Protect your computer-Keep your family safe while on the Internet, navigate the computer security maze, and configure Windows 7's protection features Manage and support Windows 7 systems-Configure user accounts, disks and drives, troubleshoot and handle routine maintenance, and resolve advanced support and recovery issues Learn advanced tips & techniques-Manage the Windows boot environment, explore Group Policy, and much more
SEE IT DONE. DO IT YOURSELF. It’s that Easy! Easy Microsoft Windows 7 teaches you the fundamentals of working with Microsoft’s latest operating system. Fully illustrated steps with simple instructions guide you through every task, building the skills you need to master Windows 7 with ease. No need to feel intimidated–we’ll hold your hand every step of the way. Learn how to… • Instantly find what you’re looking for: files, programs, anything • Manage your music and video with Windows Media Player • See it all, do it all, get it all on the Web • Have more fun with Windows 7’s built-in games • Protect yourself from viruses, intrusions, and phishing • Download free Windows Live Essentials bonus software • Set up your computer just the way you want it • Keep your computer running reliable and fast • Build a home network the easy way with HomeGroup • Put live and Internet TV on your PC with Windows Media Center
This guide is specifically written for those who did not have significant contact with computers in their working lives, but who now have the time to explore its possibilities. It provides an easy-to-use guide to anyone wanting to get the most out of their computer. Brilliant Windows 7 For the Over 50sallows you to find the information you need easily and without fuss. It guides you through all tasks and applications using a highly visual, step-by-step approach. It tells exactly what you need to know when you need to know it. Spend less time reading and more time doing with a simple step-by-step approach. Brilliant guides provide the quick, easy-to-access information that you need - § Numbered steps guide you through each task or problem § Numerous screenshots illustrate each step § Cross reference boxes point you to related tasks and information in the book § "Did you know '..." sections alert you to relevant expert tips, tricks and advice
This concise, accessible and down-to-earth guide will help you get the most out of your computer using Windows 7, whether you’re a complete beginner or upgrading from previous Microsoft operating systems. You’ll learn about exciting new features of Windows 7, including: • How to work with Windows 7 Libraries • How to communicate using Windows Live Mail • How to use Windows Live Photo Gallery • How to browse and search the web using Internet Explorer Version 8 and Accelerators.
In early reviews, geeks raved about Windows 7. But if you're an ordinary mortal, learning what this new system is all about will be challenging. Fear not: David Pogue's Windows 7: The Missing Manual comes to the rescue. Like its predecessors, this book illuminates its subject with reader-friendly insight, plenty of wit, and hardnosed objectivity for beginners as well as veteran PC users. Windows 7 fixes many of Vista's most painful shortcomings. It's speedier, has fewer intrusive and nagging screens, and is more compatible with peripherals. Plus, Windows 7 introduces a slew of new features, including better organization tools, easier WiFi connections and home networking setup, and even touchscreen computing for those lucky enough to own the latest hardware. With this book, you'll learn how to: Navigate the desktop, including the fast and powerful search function Take advantage of Window's apps and gadgets, and tap into 40 free programs Breeze the Web with Internet Explorer 8, and learn the email, chat, and videoconferencing programs Record TV and radio, display photos, play music, and record any of these to DVD using the Media Center Use your printer, fax, laptop, tablet PC, or smartphone with Windows 7 Beef up your system and back up your files Collaborate and share documents and other files by setting up a workgroup network