Getting StartED with Windows 7

Authors: Moran, Joseph, Otnes, Kevin

    • One of the first books and tutorials on Microsoft Windows 7
    • Joseph Moran is a former Ziff Davis editor/analyst/reviewer of Windows operating systems and programs and is a current technology writer and Windows 7 beta tester/user/enthusiast
    • Windows continues to be a hot and central technology driving area for Microsoft, and is still the leading Operating System for PC desktops and more

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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.

About the authors

Joseph Moran is a veteran technology writer who spent more than six years as an editor and analyst with Ziff-Davis Publishing, and several more as a corporate IT manager and consultant specializing in services for consumers and small businesses. Over the past several decades he's written extensively for numerous print and online publications, and is the co-author of two previous books on Windows: How to Use Windows NT 4 Workstation, and Getting Started with Windows 7.

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eBook $19.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4302-2504-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $29.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-2503-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Getting StartED with Windows 7
Authors
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Joseph Moran and Kevin Otnes
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-2504-1
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-2504-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-2503-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 416
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