Windows Vista Resource Kit

Windows Vista Resource Kit

by Jerry Honeycutt, Mitch Tulloch, Tony Northrup
     
 

In-depth, comprehensive, and fully updated for Service Pack 1, this RESOURCE KIT delivers the information you need to administer Windows Vista. You get authoritative technical guidance from those who know the technology best—Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals and the Windows Vista team—along with essential scripts and resources on the CD.

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Overview

In-depth, comprehensive, and fully updated for Service Pack 1, this RESOURCE KIT delivers the information you need to administer Windows Vista. You get authoritative technical guidance from those who know the technology best—Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals and the Windows Vista team—along with essential scripts and resources on the CD.

Get expert guidance on how to:

  • Use Microsoft Deployment Toolkit best practices and tools
  • Plan user-state migration and test application compatibility
  • Exploit new Group Policy features, settings, and ADMX templates
  • Configure software updates and client-security technologies
  • Administer disks, file systems, file sharing, search, and Internet Explorer
  • Install and troubleshoot printers, devices, and services
  • Manage IPsec, IPv6, wireless, and remote connectivity
  • Use performance monitoring and diagnostic tools to manage desktop health
  • Resolve common startup, hardware, and networking issues

CD features:

  • 120+ sample VBScript scripts
  • 25 sample Windows PowerShell scripts
  • Troubleshooting tools
  • Links to toolkits, documentation, and white papers
  • Complete eBook of INTRODUCING WINDOW SERVER 2008
  • Sample chapters from related Microsoft Press books
  • Fully searchable eBook of this guide

Plus:
* See “Direct from the Source” sidebars for deep insights and troubleshooting tips from the Windows Vista team

A Note Regarding the CD or DVD

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735625969
Publisher:
Microsoft Press
Publication date:
07/26/2008
Series:
Resource Kit Series
Edition description:
2nd Updated ed.
Pages:
1712
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 8.90(h) x 2.30(d)

Meet the Author

Mitch Tulloch is President of MTIT Enterprises.Before starting his company in 1998, Mitch worked as a Microsoft Certified Trainer for Productivity Point International. Mitch is a widely recognized expert on Windows administration, networking, and security, and has been awarded MVP status by Microsoft for his outstanding contributions in supporting users who deploy Microsoft platforms, products, and solutions. Mitch is also currently a professor at Jones International University where he teaches graduate-level courses in Information Security Management for their MBA program. Mitch has contributed more than a hundred articles to various IT websites and magazines, and he has written more than a dozen books, including the Microsoft Encyclopedia of Networking, the Microsoft Encyclopedia of Security, Windows Server Hacks, and IIS 6 Administration.

Tony Northrup, Microsoft MVP, MCSE, CISSP, is a networking and security consultant. He has authored dozens of books on Windows and Networking, including several Microsoft Self-Paced Training Kits, and numerous articles for the Windows XP Expert Zone. Charlie Russel, Microsoft MVP, is an IT consultant, specializing in combined Windows and UNIX networks. Charlie is coauthor of Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Administrator's Companion, Second Edition and a key contributor to the Windows XP Expert Zone. He has authored many case studies and white papers on Microsoft Services for UNIX.

Jerry Honeycutt is a popular author who has written more than 25 books. His most recent include Microsoft Windows Desktop Deployment Resource Kit (Microsoft Press, 2004), Introducing Microsoft Windows Server(tm) 2003 (Microsoft Press, 2003), and MicrosoftWindows XP Registry Guide (Microsoft Press, 2002). Most of his books are sold internationally and are available in a variety of languages. Jerry is also a columnist for the Microsoft Windows XP Expert Zone, a Web site for Windows XP enthusiasts, and Microsoft TechNet, focusing on desktop deployment and management.

The Microsoft Windows Vista Team designs, develops, and supports Windows Vista.

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