Mark Edward Soper has been using Microsoft Windows ever since version 1.0, and since 1992, he’s taught thousands of computer troubleshooting and network students across the country how to use Windows as part of their work and everyday lives. Mark has contributed to Que’s Special Edition Using series on Windows Me, Windows XP, and Windows Vista; Easy Windows Vista; Windows 7 in Depth, and has written two books about Windows Vista, including Maximum PC Microsoft Windows Vista Exposed and Unleashing Microsoft Windows Vista Media Center.
When he’s not teaching, learning, or writing about Microsoft Windows, Mark stays busy with many other technology-related activities. He is a longtime contributor to Upgrading and Repairing PCs, working on the 11th through 18th editions, co-authored Upgrading and Repairing Networks, 5 th Edition, written two books on A+ Certification (with a third in process), and written two books about digital photography, Easy Digital Cameras and The Shot Doctor: The Amateur’s Guide to Taking Great Digital Photos. Mark also stays busy on the web, posting many blog entries and articles at MaximumPC.com, as well as articles for Maximum PC magazine. He also teaches Windows, digital photography, and digital imaging at Ivy Tech State College’s Evansville, Indiana campus.