MCTS Guide to Microsoft Windows 7 (Exam # 70-680)

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Overview

Introducing a complete guide to deploying and managing Windows 7 that is suitable for IT professionals and students alike! This instructional text provides the information users need to successfully migrate to Windows 7 and immediately derive benefits from it. Readers will learn about the new features in Windows 7, such as advanced security, and how those features compare to Windows Vista and Windows XP. Valuable for professionals, but written in a way that is understandable to the novice networking student, this informative guide examines Windows 7 in a thorough and logical manner making the information easy to understand and preparing readers for Microsoft's MCTS Exam #70-680. The hands-on activities and case projects help learners practice new skills, and review questions and key terms reinforce important information. The accompanying CD provides valuable certification preparation material, including test preparation software. With a section devoted to troubleshooting, this text also doubles as a manual that professionals can take on the job with them.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781111309770
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 10/4/2010
  • Series: Test Preparation Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 736
  • Sales rank: 344,828
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Byron Wright is a Partner in Conexion Networks, a computer consulting firm that implements and maintains networks, e-mail systems, and security for a wide variety of organizations. In addition to possessing a Bachelor of Commerce degree (B. Comm), Wright is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), a Certified Novell Instructor (CNI), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), a Certified Novell Engineer (CNE), and Certified Linux Professional (CLP). Wright also is a sessional instructor with the University of Manitoba teaching Information Systems for the Asper School of Business. As well, Byron has authored and co-authored a number of books for Cengage - Course Technology, including MCSE Guide to Microsoft Windows Vista, MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration, and MCSE Guide to Planning a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network.

Leon Plesniarski is a Senior Solutions Architect who has been building with Microsoft products since 1984. After graduating with a BS in Computer and Electrical Engineering from the University of Manitoba in 1990, he applied his training as a Network Administrator and independent consultant. He joined Applied Innovation in 1996 where he supplied Microsoft and Novell teaching services for the University of Manitoba Continuing Education Division as a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), Certified Novell Instructor (CNI), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), and Certified Novell Engineer (CNE). He has worked on developing new A+ certification course material on computer hardware and operating systems, focusing attention on details to enable students to pass certifications and gain employment or job upgrades. After joining Broadview Networks in 2001 as a Senior Network Engineer, and ultimately becoming a Solutions Architect, Plesniarski has focused his efforts on helping small to large companies design, deploy, and benefit from Microsoft technology and optimized network infrastructures. Leon has co-authored MCSE Guide to Microsoft Windows Vista for Cengage Learning.

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION. 1. Introduction to Windows. 2. Installing Windows 7. 3. Using the System Utilities. 4. Managing Disks. 5. Managing File Systems. 6. User Management. 7. Windows 7 Security Features. 8. Networking. 9. Remote Access. 10. User Productivity and Media Tools. 11. Performance Tuning. 12. Application Support. 13. Disaster Recovery and Troubleshooting. 14. Enterprise Computing. APPENDIX A: Exam Objectives Tracking for Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist Exam #70-680. GLOSSARY. INDEX.

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