Geeks Guide2 Windows 7
Save 40% on Windows 7 Books
To coincide with the launch of Windows 7, Geeks Guide2 is offering readers 40% off some of the best Windows 7 books available and forthcoming. With an abundance of titles landing between now and 2010, we’ve selected a few key favourites that may interest you.
This isn’t just a book; it’s a 1,760 page Windows 7 administrator’s book – covering deployment, Group Policy, automating administration, security enhancements, troubleshooting, performance monitoring, and other essential topics. Decked out by Microsoft MVPs, it also comes complete with (courtesy of the CD) dozens of scripts, tools, job aids, and a fully searchable eBook version of the entire Resource Kit. As an added bonus, you also get the complete eBook of Introducing Windows Server 2008 to get your teeth into.
While the Resource Kit is more adapt to being used to anchor ships than being carried in your pocket, the Pocket Consultant is the on-the-go book crammed with immediate answers for the day-to-day administration of Windows 7. It’ll help you deploy faster, manage users and computers more efficiently, optimise power management, enhance security, improve help desk support and reduce outages. It also comes with quick-reference tables, instructions, and lists for core support and maintenance tasks.
This book, like its Windows Vista predecessor, is an ideal guide for IT administrators deploying Windows 7. It uses a task-focused approach and clear, no-nonsense instructions, delivering all the information you’ll need to deploy and manage Windows 7 efficiently and securely straightaway. It covers all of the usual suspects including networking, security, configuration, troubleshooting and other advanced topics. A suitable alternative would be previous GG2 star Microsoft Windows 7 Unleashed.
As the title suggests, this book is ideal for developers who are looking to migrate to Windows 7 and want to improve their applications and optimise programming time. It offers early insights, tips, and advice from Windows experts and you’ll be taught how to improve the user experience by using the new tools and capabilities in Windows 7, such as multi-touch support and Ribbon functionality. The book also addresses both managed and native code development.
This book may not be a one-way ticket to IT professional nirvana but it does offer a wide-ranging guide to Windows 7 throughout it’s 1000 plus pages. It’s great stuff if you’re upgrading to Windows 7 or fancy getting the most out of Windows 7's powerhouse media tools. It also offers comprehensive guidance to installing, configuring, and managing Windows 7 networks more quickly and efficiently.
If you fancy trying something new, you could also give the Windows 7 online learning courses a spin. There are three courses currently available with two new courses arriving in the next month. Remember, you can login to your course within 20 minutes of your order!
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"Windows 7 Annoyances"
I've got one for you, change your desktop background from an image to a "solid colour", reboot and measure the time it takes from entering your login details till the desktop appears. Change back to an image for your desktop background and repeat.
I'll wait for "Windows 7 Annoyances" -- that's the one we'll really need.
Mine's the one with the picture of the Star Nosed Mole on the back.