Tricks of the Microsoft Windows Vista Masters

Tricks of the Microsoft Windows Vista Masters

by J. Bruzzese

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Overview

All over the world, Windows gurus have been working overtime to uncover the hottest new Windows Vista tips, tricks, and tweaks. Now, J. Peter Bruzzese has collected all their best discoveries in one place: Tricks of the Microsoft® Windows VistaTM Masters!  Bruzzese has interviewed top Windows professionals, instructors, and power users; scoured the Web (so you won't have to); and rigorously tested every single tip. Only the most valuable tips tecnhiques and tips made the cut  to improve your efficiency, take total control of your digital media and data; use Internet Explorer 7, Windows Mail, and Calendar; configure Windows Defender and Firewall; avoid, troubleshoot, and fix problems; make Windows Vista work better, faster, smarter, safer, and more fun too!

 

Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

1 General Tips and Tricks of the Masters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

2 Mastering the Control Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51

3 Mastering Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101

4 Security Enhancements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135

5 Disk Configuration and Volume Tricks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181

6 Office 2007 Tricks for Vista Masters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 209

7 Master Vista Networking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 233

8 System Recovery and Diagnostic Tricks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 259

9 Mastering the New Vista Apps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 297

10 Group Policy Power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 319

Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 339

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780132714723
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 05/25/2007
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 384
File size: 8 MB

About the Author

J. Peter Bruzzese is an independent consultant and trainer for a variety of clients,

including New Horizons and ONLC.com. Over the past 10 years, Peter has worked

for and with Goldman Sachs, CommVault Systems, and Microsoft, to name a few. He

focuses on corporate training and has had the privilege of working with some of the

best trainers in the business of computer education. In the past he specialized in

Active Directory and Exchange instruction, as well as certification training, and holds

the following certifications: from Microsoft, MCSA 2000/2003, MCSE NT/2000/2003,

and MCT; from Novell, CNA; from Cisco, CCNA; from CIW, CIW Master and CIW

Certified Instructor; from Comptia, A+, Network+, and iNET+.

 

Peter enjoys taking complex technical topics and breaking them down into something

easy to understand and enjoyable to learn. This is what he has tried to do in the many

books he has authored and coauthored, including Enterprise Storage Solutions (written

with good friend Chris Wolf), Exam Cram: Windows 2000 Active Directory (with

Will Willis and David Watts), and 218 MCSA Passport Guide (with Walter Glenn).

Peter is also a contributor to Redmond Magazine and several tech sites. He has spoken

on the MCP TechMentor Conferences and is currently a speaker for the TechPartner

Conference. He has also created a variety of mini-training clips to assist others in learning

more about networking, Office 2007, and Vista (www.cliptraining.com). His belief

is that short training sessions in a familiar environment yield greater results.

 

You can catch up with Peter at jpb@cliptraining.com.

 

Table of Contents

Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

1 General Tips and Tricks of the Masters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

2 Mastering the Control Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51

3 Mastering Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101

4 Security Enhancements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135

5 Disk Configuration and Volume Tricks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181

6 Office 2007 Tricks for Vista Masters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 209

7 Master Vista Networking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 233

8 System Recovery and Diagnostic Tricks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 259

9 Mastering the New Vista Apps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 297

10 Group Policy Power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 319

Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 339

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