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Site offer Christmas is over, New Year has come and gone (we think! Rather too much of the merry juice to remember exactly - hic!) and now you’re facing up to the prospect of a long, cold winter with nothing in sight to ease the pain.

So this must be the perfect time to take stock of your life, work out where your career is going and make those choices that will ensure you get ahead in 2007!

We have a selection of official Microsoft E-Learning products, all 25 per cent off, that will help you to get the qualifications required to further your career. If E-Learning is not your thing, why not try a few of Microsoft Press’ certification study guides (selected titles 40 per cent off ) instead – training written by the people who produce the software. All of these titles can be found on Register Books at a great New Year price.

  • E-Learning Course 2261: Supporting Users Running the Microsoft Windows XP Operating System

    This introductory course provides individuals who are new to Microsoft Windows XP with the knowledge and skills necessary to troubleshoot basic problems end users will face while running Microsoft Windows XP Professional in an Active Directory network environment, or Windows XP Home edition in a workgroup environment. This is the first course in the Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician curriculum and helps students prepare for the MCDST exam 70-271: Supporting Users Running the Microsoft Windows XP Operating System.

  • E-Learning Course 2262: Supporting Users Running Applications on the Microsoft Windows XP Operating System

    This introductory course provides individuals who are new to Microsoft Windows XP with the knowledge and skills necessary to troubleshoot basic problems end users will face related to configuring and maintaining applications such as Microsoft Office, Outlook Express, Internet Explorer and other applications that run on a Microsoft Windows XP Operating System. This is the second course in the Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician curriculum and will prepare individuals for MCP exam 70-272: Supporting Users Running Applications on the Microsoft Windows XP Operating System.

  • E-Learning Course 2274: Managing a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment

    This is the first course in the core Windows Server 2003 Systems Administrator/Systems Engineer curriculum, the most effective and relevant skills path for students new to Windows Server. It is targeted at a systems administrator with basic server management skills who wants to be able to maintain a Windows Server 2003 domain environment, or who is preparing for the Microsoft Certification exam 70-290: Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment.

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  • MCSE Implementing, Managing & Maintaining a Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure Training Kit 2nd Edition

    This kit packs the tools and features that exam candidates want most - including in-depth, self-paced training based on final exam content; rigorous, objective-by-objective review; exam tips from expert, exam-certified authors; and a robust testing suite. It also provides real-world scenarios, case study examples, and troubleshooting labs for skills and expertise that you can apply to the job.

  • MCAD/MCSD Self Paced Training Kit: .NET Core Requirements Book/CD/DVD Package

    Great resources, excellent value. Get in-depth training and practice with the skills measured by the core exams for MCAD or MCSD certification - all in one box. Covering Exams 70-300, 70-305/70-315, 70-306/70-316, and 70-310/70-320, these four official Microsoft study guides encompass both language specialties - Microsoft Visual Basic® .NET and Microsoft Visual C# .NET - for both the MCAD and MCSD exam tracks.

  • MCSA/MCSE Implementing Internet Security & Acceleration Server 2004 Training Kit Book/CD Package

    Ace your preparation for the skills measured by MCP Exam 70-350 - and on the job - with this official Microsoft study guide. Work at your own pace through a system of lessons, hands-on exercises, troubleshooting labs, and review questions. The Readiness Review Suite on CD, featuring advanced technology from MeasureUp, provides 300 challenging questions for in-depth self-assessment and practice.

  • MCTS Training Kit: Implementing & Maintaining SQL Server 2005 Book/CD Package

    Maximize your performance on the exam by learning to: install and configure SQL Server; create tables and indexes, define columns, and implement constraints; implement functions, stored procedures, and triggers by using Transact-SQL; work with relational and XML data; monitor, troubleshoot and tune queries; maintain database availability with log shipping, database mirroring, and replication; prepare a backup strategy and restore a database; practice tests; assess your skills with practice tests on CD.

  • MCTS Self Paced Training Kit: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Application Development Foundation Book/CD Package

    Maximize your performance on the exam by learning to: use system types, collections, and generics to help manage data; validate input, reformat text, and extract data with regular expressions; develop services, application domains, and multithreaded applications; enhance your application by adding graphics and images; implement code access security, role-based security, and data encryption; work with serialization and reflection techniques; instrument your applications with logging and tracing; interact with legacy code using COM Interop and PInvoke; practice tests; assess your skills with practice tests on CD.

  • MCDST Self Paced Training Kit: Supporting Users & Troubleshooting Desktop Applications on Windows Book/CD 2nd Edition

    Work at your own pace through a system of lessons, hands-on exercises, troubleshooting labs, and review questions. The Readiness Review Suite on CD, featuring advanced technology from MeasureUp, provides 425 challenging questions for in-depth self-assessment and practice. You can choose timed or untimed testing mode, generate random tests, or focus on specific objectives. ®

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