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Overview

Portable and precise, this pocket-sized guide delivers immediate answers for the day-to-day administration of Windows Vista. Zero in on core support and maintenance tasks using quick-reference tables, instructions, and lists. You’ll get the precise information you need to solve problems and get the job done—whether you’re at your desk or in the field!

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  • Install and configure Windows Vista—and optimize the user workspace
  • Maintain operating system components, hardware devices, and drivers
  • Create user and group accounts—and control rights and permissions
  • Administer group policy settings
  • Manage files, folders, disk quotas, and shadow copies
  • Set up and configure TCP/IP and mobile networking
  • Configure security and privacy settings in Windows Internet Explorer
  • Administer mobile PC settings with the new Windows Mobility Center
  • Troubleshoot system issues and optimize performance
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Vista has arrived -- and with it, William Stanek's concise, handy, immensely useful Microsoft Windows Vista Administrator's Pocket Consultant. Windows admins know Stanek's books offer more solutions per square inch than just about anyone else's. This one is no exception.

Turn here for quick answers on everything from managing user access and policies to configuring and troubleshooting networking. Turn here for guidance on supporting your notebook users, and providing them with secure remote access. Turn here to take control of advanced options for configuring Windows Explorer, offline files, disk quotas -- even application virtualization and runlevels.

From restricting device installation to configuring Vista's new Sidebar and Gadgets, it's in here: 530-plus pages of specific, trustworthy, fast-access answers to the problems administrators run into every single day. Bill Camarda, from the February 2007 Read Only

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  • ISBN-13: 9780735622968
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • Publication date: 12/27/2006
  • Series: Administrator's Companion Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 576
  • Product dimensions: 5.58 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 1.34 (d)

Meet the Author

William R. Stanek has 20 years of hands-on experience with advanced programming and development. He is a leading technology expert and an award-winning author. Over the years, his practical advice has helped millions of programmers, developers and network engineers all over the world. He has written more than two dozen computer books. Current or forthcoming books include Microsoft Windows® XP Professional Administrator's Pocket Consultant, Microsoft Windows 2000 Administrator's Pocket Consultant, Second Edition, and Microsoft Windows Server™ 2003 and IIS 6.0 Administrator's Pocket Consultant.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Chapter 1: Introduction to Windows Vista Administration

Chapter 2: Managing Windows Vista Systems

Chapter 3: Configuring Systems, Hardware Devices, and Drivers

Chapter 4: Customizing the Desktop and the Interface

Chapter 5: Installing and Maintaining Programs

Chapter 6: Managing User Access and Security

Chapter 7: Managing Laptops and Traveling Users

Chapter 8: Configuring User and Computer Policies

Chapter 9: Managing Disk Drives and File Systems

Chapter 10: Managing File Security and Resource Sharing

Chapter 11: Configuring Advanced Windows Explorer Options, Offline Files, and Disk Quotas

Chapter 12: Configuring and Troubleshooting TCP/IP Networking

Chapter 13: Managing Mobile Networking and Remote Access

Chapter 14: Managing Advanced Internet Options and Security

Chapter 15: Optimizing Windows Vista

Chapter 16: Supporting and Troubleshooting Windows Vista

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 16, 2007

    Comprehensive and understandable

    This book provides well organized guidance for first time and seasoned Windows users. Online help is useful in solving many problems but The Pocket Consultants have helped us learn about the many Vista capabilities that are found by leisurely reading the chapters... the kinds of things we would not have considered.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 24, 2007

    Top notch

    As the 'pocket consultant' series states this is the essential manual for daily administration. New admins, intermediates, and experienced alike will find this publication extremely helpful. Lots of info in this book.

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