In this article, Anand examines the release of Optimizing Windows 7 Pocket Consultant book published by Microsoft Press and released by O’Reilly Media.
When you start working with Windows 7, you’ll see at once that this operating system is visually different from earlier releases of Windows,” says William Stanek (@williamstanek), author of Optimizing Windows 7 Pocket Consultant (Microsoft Press, $24.99 USD).
“What won’t be readily apparent, however,” Stanek continues, “is just how different it is—and that’s because many of the most significant changes to the operating system are under the surface. These changes affect the underlying architecture, not just the interfaces—and they were some of the hardest for me to research and write about.
In this book, I teach you how features work, why they work the way they do, and how to customize them to meet your needs.”
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Portable and precise, Optimizing Windows® 7 Pocket Consultant delivers ready answers for optimizing the performance of your Windows 7-based PC. Zero in on core tuning, customization, and troubleshooting tasks using quick-reference tables, instructions, and lists.
Topics include system boot and startup, software and hardware, search and indexing, system health, and personalizing the interface. You’ll get the focused information you need to solve problems and get the job done.
Stanek adds, “This book provides tips, best practices, and examples of how to fine-tune all major aspects of Windows 7. It won’t just teach you how to configure Windows 7; it will teach you how to squeeze every last bit of power out of it and make the most of the features and options it includes.”
About the Author
William R. Stanek has more than 20 years of experience in systems management and advanced programming. He is an award-winning author who’s written more than 100 books, including the popular Windows Server® 2008 Inside Out. He is Series Editor for the Pocket Consultant line of books from Microsoft Press®.
About the Book
Optimizing Windows® 7 Pocket Consultant
Publisher: Microsoft Press
By William R. Stanek
Print ISBN: 9780735661653
Ebook ISBN: 9780735661646
Print Price: $24.99
Ebook Price: $19.99
About Microsoft Press
Microsoft Press is a division of Microsoft Corporation. Established in 1985, Microsoft Press publishes self-paced learning materials on Microsoft products and associated technologies. Microsoft Press products are available in a variety of formats for individual users, IT professionals, and developers. Since 2009, Microsoft and O’Reilly Media have shared the editorial direction and development of Microsoft Press products. O’Reilly also handles sales, distribution, customer service, and some administrative functions.
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