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See streamlined how-to's for essential tasks-and get productive faster with the essentials for using Windows 10 in the all-new, FULL-COLOR, how-to's in Step by Step.
Your favorite format now features even more helpful visuals and fast, numbered steps-for a streamlined, colorful, and concise learning experience. Organized by tasks, this book makes it easy to find what you need to get the job done quickly with Windows 10.
The bestselling book on Windows, now updated for the new 8.1 features Microsoft has fine-tuned Windows 8 with some important new features, and veteran author Andy Rathbone explains every one in this all-new edition of a long-time bestseller. Whether you're using Windows for the first time, upgrading from an older version, or just moving from Windows 8 to 8.1, here's what you need to know. Learn about the dual interfaces, the new Start button, how to customize the interface and boot operations, and how to work with programs and files, use the web and social media, manage music and photos, and much more. You'll even find troubleshooting tips! This edition covers the upgrades in Windows 8.1, including the dual interfaces, basic mechanics, file storage, and how to get the free upgrade to Windows 8.1 Shows how to manipulate app tiles, give Windows the look you choose, set up boot-to-desktop capabilities, connect to a network, and create user accounts Covers working with programs, apps, and files; using the Internet and social media; new apps and capabilities for working with onboard and online media; and how to move files to a new PC Written by Andy Rathbone, author of every edition of the bestselling Windows For Dummies Windows 8.1 For Dummies is exactly what you need to get going and be productive with the newest Windows update.
The #1 source for Windows 10 help Millions of Windows users have turned to Windows For Dummies for quick, friendly, and easy-to-understand help with their computers. Windows 10 For Dummies, 3rd Edition continues this tradition as it helps you navigate the twists and turns of Windows. Start at the beginning to discover the basics of the Windows interface or flip to later chapters to help you work with Windows apps, connect to the Internet, or customize your privacy settings. Updated to cover the latest changes to Windows 10, this revised edition is ideal for first-time Windows users who need a guide to their operating system as well as experienced users who need a road map to the latest features. Inside, the book quickly and easily shows you how to do everything from establishing a user account, to corralling your photos, to setting up a printer, to using Windows on a tablet--and everything in between. Manage the start-up menu and the Windows desktop Get to know the programs that come with Windows 10 Discover troubleshooting tips and privacy tricks Be productive at home or in the office If you use Windows 10, you'll want to keep this updated edition of the trusty companion nearby as you make your way around the new OS.
Introduce your students to the new generation of Microsoft Office with the new generation of "Shelly Cashman Series" books! For the past three decades, the "Shelly Cashman Series" has effectively introduced computer skills to millions of students. With Windows Vista, we're continuing our history of innovation by enhancing our proven pedagogy to reflect the learning styles of today's students. In "Microsoft Windows 7: Introductory", you'll find features that are specifically designed to engage students, improve retention, and prepare them for future success. Our trademark step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach now encourages students to expand their understanding of the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system through experimentation, exploration, and planning ahead. Brand new end of chapter exercises prepare students to become more capable users by requiring them to use critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Designed to meet the needs of users from a broad range of experience levels, Microsoft Windows 7 - Illustrated Essentials equips your students with Windows 7 basics using a practical, user-friendly format. This streamlined two unit book gets students up and running with Windows 7 and includes coverage of the new window and file management features such as Snap, Homegroup, and Libraries.
Get up to speed on Windows 10 With Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies, getting familiar with Windows 10 is a painless process. If you're interested in learning the basics of this operating system without having to dig through confusing computer jargon, look no further. This book uses a step-by-step approach that is specifically designed to assist first-time Windows 10 users who are over-50, providing easy-to-understand language, large-print text, and an abundance of helpful images along the way! Work with Windows 10 on any device Upload, edit, and download pictures Play games and enjoy social media Keep your system secure Perform routine maintenance If you've just purchased your first computer or upgraded to a new model, Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies offers everything you need to make the transition as smooth as possible!
The ultimate visual learner's guide to Windows 10 Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 10 Anniversary Update is the quick and easy way to get up and running with Windows 10 and Windows 10 Update. From setting up to shutting down and everything in between, this book guides you through everything you need to know to start working with Windows 10. Learn how to customize Widows 10, pin an app to the Start menu, work with files and digital media, customize the interface, optimize performance, set up email, go online, and so much more. Two-page spreads, detailed instruction, and expert content walk you through more than 150 Windows tasks. Coverage includes the Windows 10 release, along with the newest features of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. This is your visual guide to learning what you can do with Windows 10 and Windows 10 Anniversary Update. * Find your way around Windows 10 with full-color screen shots * Install programs, set up user accounts, play music and videos, and more * Learn basic maintenance that keeps your system running smoothly * Set up password protection and troubleshoot basic issues quickly
This is a practical guide to computer usage for owners of small businesses which describes each major computer application in turn. Microsoft Office and Windows 95 are the packages used, and the text offers worked examples from each of the applications to illustrate one or more of a business's main functions. These include production, budgeting, human resources, and marketing and administration.;The book is broadly divided into three sections, and several chapters show the integrated use of software, allowing data transfer between software packages. The fundamentals of business computing are covered, and the computer applications applicable to small businesses include database, spreadsheet, word-processor, electronic mail and the Internet.
The fast and easy way to get up and running with Windows 10 at work If you want to spend less time figuring out Windows and more time getting things accomplished, you've come to the right place. Covering Windows 10 and packed with time-saving tips to help you get the most out of the software, Windows 10 At Work For Dummies offers everything you need to get back precious hours of your work day and make Windows work for you, rather than against you. This full-color, all-encompassing guide breaks down the most common Windows tasks into easily digestible parts, providing you with illustrated, step-by-step instructions on everything you'll encounter in Windows 10. From setting up your desktop with your favorite apps to finding the files and applications you need and everything in between this hands-on, friendly guide takes the headache out of working with Windows. Provides over 300 tasks broken into core steps Provides easy-to-follow answers to all of your Windows questions Illustrates the new features of Windows 10 If you're a time-pressed professional looking to find answers to all of your Windows-related questions, this is the one-stop resource you'll turn to again and again.
The Windows April 2019 Update adds a host of new and improved features to Microsoft's flagship operating system--and this jargon-free guide helps you get the most out of every component. This in-depth Missing Manual covers the entire system and introduces you to the latest features in the Windows Professional, Enterprise, Education, and Home editions. You'll learn how to take advantage of improvements to the Game Bar, Edge browser, Windows Online, smartphone features, and a lot more. Written by David Pogue--tech critic for Yahoo Finance and former columnist for The New York Times--this updated edition illuminates its subject with technical insight, plenty of wit, and hardnosed objectivity.
Competency-based learning for the academic classroom. Developed for academic courses, DESIGNING MICROSOFT (R) WINDOWS (R) 2000 DIRECTORY SERVICES INFRASTRUCTURE helps students build the skills they need on the job and for MCP Exam 70-219-a core elective on the Windows 2000 MCSE track. The textbook delivers Microsoft courseware adaptable for either a full 16-week semester or a 6-week, 8-week, or 10-week course. The book is filled with competency-based practice exercises that students complete on their own, while the companion project manual features additional skill-building activities ideal for your classroom's computer lab. Along with the textbook and project manual, students get a Student CD-ROM containing study aids, simulation video clips that demonstrate common procedures, an electronic version of the textbook, and detailed information on how to begin a career in Information Technology. An Instructor CD-ROM containing a complete set of instructor support materials-including lecture outlines, teaching tips, PowerPoint (R) slides, test banks, and an instructor lab manual-is also available.
Learn Windows 10 quickly and painlessly with this beginner's guide Windows 10 Simplified is your absolute beginner's guide to the ins and outs of Windows. Fully updated to cover Windows 10, this highly visual guide covers all the new features in addition to the basics, giving you a one-stop resource for complete Windows 10 mastery. Every page features step-by-step screen shots and plain-English instructions that walk you through everything you need to know, no matter how new you are to Windows. You'll master the basics as you learn how to navigate the user interface, work with files, create user accounts, and practice using the tools that make Windows 10 the most efficient Windows upgrade yet. This guide gets you up to speed quickly, with step-by-step screen shots that help you follow along with the clear, patient instruction. * Shed your beginner status with easy-to-follow instructions * Master the basics of the interface, files, and accounts * Browse the web, use media features, and send and receive email * Customize Windows to look and work the way you want Learning new computer skills can be intimidating, but it doesn't have to be. Even if you have no Windows experience at all, this visually rich guide demonstrates everything you need to know, starting from the very beginning. If you're ready to become fluent in Windows, Windows 10 Simplified is the easiest, fastest way to learn.
One of the core MCSA titles in Microsoft's Academic Learning Series, ALS Managing a Microsoft Windows 2000 Network Environment offers a complete learning solution for students studying to become network administrators, currently one of the hottest careers for IT professionals. The book offers a complete learning program consisting of a hardcover textbook with two CD ROMS and a paperback lab manual. Written in a clear and straightforward manner, the textbook contains numerous learning aids designed to help students master the material and a wealth of practice exercises designed to give students plenty of hands on experience developing the skills needed to do the networking administrators job and to prepare for MCP exam # 70-218.
Prepare for the MCSA Windows Server 2012 R2 Exams Microsoft's new version of the MCSA certification for Windows Server 2012 R2 requires passing three exams (or one Upgrade exam if you have your MCSA or MCITP in Windows Server 2008). This value-priced study guide includes more than 1,000 pages of quality exam-prep content, covering 100% of the objective domains of all three exams (as well as the Upgrade exam, 70-417). In addition, you get access to an interactive practice test environment with more than 500 questions, electronic flashcards, and videos showing how to perform the more difficult tasks. Both first-time MCSA candidates and those wishing to upgrade from Server 2008 certification will benefit from this complete test-prep guide. * Completely updated to cover the Windows Server 2012 R2 Exams * Provides a comprehensive study guide for all three MCSA Windows Server 2012 R2 exams: 70-410, 70-411, and 70-412, as well as the Upgrade exam: 70-417 * Covers installing and configuring Windows Server 2012; deploying and configuring DNS service; administering Active Directory; creating and managing Group Policy Objects; and configuring server roles and features, Hyper-V, and core networking services * Explains basic networking concepts, DHCP, deploying and maintaining servers, configuring a network policy server infrastructure and high availability in Windows Server 2012, and much more * Features real-world scenarios, hands-on exercises, practice exam questions, electronic flashcards, and over an hour of video demonstrations * Covers all exam objectives MCSA Windows Server 2012 R2 Complete Study Guide arms you with all the information you must master to achieve MCSA certification on Windows Server 2012 R2.
Go-to guide for using Microsoft's updated Hyper-V as a virtualization solution
Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V offers greater scalability, new components, and more options than ever before for large enterprise systems and small/medium businesses. "Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Installation and Configuration Guide" is the place to start learning about this new cloud operating system. You'll get up to speed on the architecture, basic deployment and upgrading, creating virtual workloads, designing and implementing advanced network architectures, creating multitenant clouds, backup, disaster recovery, and more.
The international team of expert authors offers deep technical detail, as well as hands-on exercises and plenty of real-world scenarios, so you thoroughly understand all features and how best to use them.Explains how to deploy, use, manage, and maintain the Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V virtualization solutions in large enterprises and small- to medium-businesses Provides deep technical detail and plenty of exercises showing you how to work with Hyper-V in real-world settings Shows you how to quickly configure Hyper-V from the GUI and use PowerShell to script and automate common tasks Covers deploying Hyper-V hosts, managing virtual machines, network fabrics, cloud computing, and using file servers Also explores virtual SAN storage, creating guest clusters, backup and disaster recovery, using Hyper-V for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), and other topics
Help make your Hyper-V virtualization solution a success with "Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Installation and Configuration Guide."
Welcome to the world of Windows 10! Are you ready to become the resident Windows 10 expert in your office? Look no further! This book is your one-stop shop for everything related to the latest updates to this popular operating system. With the help of this comprehensive resource, you'll be able to back up your data and ensure the security of your network, use Universal Apps to make your computer work smarter, and personalize your Windows 10 experience. Windows 10 powers more than 400 million devices worldwide--and now you can know how to make it work better for you with Windows 10 All-in-One For Dummies. You'll find out how to personalize Windows, use the universal apps, control your system, secure Windows 10, and so much more. Covers the most recent updates to this globally renowned operating system Shows you how to start out with Windows 10 Walks you through maintaining and enhancing the system Makes it easy to connect with universal and social apps If you're a businessperson or Windows power-user looking to make this popular software program work for you, the buck stops here!
This official MCSE TRAINING KIT teaches IT professionals how to design network security solutions in Windows 2000 as they prepare for MCP Exam 70-220, a core elective on the new Windows 2000 MCSE track. The kit balances conceptual information with practical application: students learn through an integrated system of skill-building tutorials, case study examples, and self-assessment tools. Topics map directly to the objectives measured by the MCP exam, including analyzing business requirements for security; evaluating the technical environment; analyzing security requirements; planning a Windows 2000 network security solution; designing secure access between networks; and designing security for communications channels. Business scenario examples help students apply the concepts they learn to real-world work situations. An economical alternative to classroom instruction, this MCSE TRAINING KIT enables students to set their own pace and learn by doing!
The Exam Ref is the official study guide for Microsoft certification exams. Featuring concise, objective-by-objective reviews and strategic case scenarios and Thought Experiments, exam candidates get professional-level preparation for the exam. The Exam Ref helps candidates maximize their performance on the exam and sharpen their job-role skills. It organizes material by the exam's objective domains. Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge the reader Provides knowledge check questions at the end of each chapter Will be valuable for IT pros, including enterprise architects; DevOps, network, server, virtualization, and identity engineers; and storage or security administrators Assumes the reader has some experience implementing Microsoft Azure infrastructure solutions
Over 1,000 pages of comprehensive exam prep for the entire MCSA certification process MCSA Windows Server 2016 Complete Study Guide is your ultimate companion on the journey to MCSA certification. Covering exams 70-740, 70-741, 70-742, plus the upgrade exam 70-743, this book walks you through 100 percent of all exam objectives to help you achieve complete readiness. Hands-on exercises strengthen your practical skills, and real-world scenarios help you understand how these skills are used on the job. Over 500 practice questions allow you to test your understanding along the way, and the companion website gives you access to electronic flashcards, practice exams, and over an hour of expert video demonstrations. From basic networking concepts and services to Active Directory and Hyper-V, this guide provides full coverage of critical MCSA concepts and skills. This new edition has been updated for the latest Windows Server 2016 release, featuring the latest exam blueprints for the most relevant coverage. This value-priced guide is three books in one, giving you the most comprehensive exam prep experience for all required MCSA exams. Whether you're starting from the beginning, or upgrading from the MCSA Windows Server 2012 R2 certification, arm yourself with the ultimate tool for complete and comprehensive preparation. * Study 100 percent of the objectives for all three MCSA exams, plus the upgrade exam * Practice your skills using hands-on exercises and real-world scenarios * Test your knowledge with over 500 challenging practice questions * Access online study aids including flashcards, video demos, and more! The MCSA exams test your knowledge and skill in installation, configuration, deployment, and administration using a variety of networking tools. The scope is broad, but your complete understanding of the most up-to-date concepts and practices is critical to your success on the exam and on the job. MCSA Windows Server 2016 Complete Study Guide covers everything you need to know, and gives you the tools to help you learn it.
Your one-stop reference for Windows Server 2019 and PowerShell know-how Windows Server 2019 & PowerShell All-in-One For Dummies offers a single reference to help you build and expand your knowledge of all things Windows Server, including the all-important PowerShell framework. Written by an information security pro and professor who trains aspiring system administrators, this book covers the broad range of topics a system administrator needs to know to run Windows Server 2019, including how to install, configure, and secure a system. This book includes coverage of: Installing & Setting Up Windows Server Configuring Windows Server 2019 Administering Windows Server 2019 Configuring Networking Managing Security Working with Windows PowerShell Installing and Administering Hyper-V Installing, Configuring, and Using Containers If you're a budding or experienced system administrator looking to build or expand your knowledge of Windows Server, this book has you covered.
NOTE: The correct URL to access the Sybex interactive online test bank and study tools is www.wiley.com/go/sybextestprep. The book s back cover, Introduction, and last page in the book provided the wrong URL. We apologize for any confusion and inconvenience this may have caused you. Master 100 percent of Microsoft Windows 10 exam with real-world hands-on practice MCSA: Microsoft Windows 10 Complete Study Guide is your ultimate preparation resource for the new Windows 10 certification. Fully updated to align with the latest version of the exam, this new edition digs deeper into the intricacies of the Windows OS and provides the most up-to-date information on new Windows 10 technologies. With complete coverage of all exam topics, this invaluable guide walks you through device planning, deployment, and management; network and storage configuration; access, data, app, and recovery management, and much more to help you master the exam material. You also get access to the Sybex interactive online learning environment, featuring electronic flashcards, a searchable glossary, an assessment test, and bonus practice exams designed to give you a preview of exam day. MCSA: Microsoft Windows 10 is the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate certification for Windows 10, testing your abilities in a broad variety of associate-level tasks. This book rounds them up into a comprehensive knowledge base to help you clarify, memorize, and deepen your understanding so you can approach exam day with confidence. * Master 100 percent of exam 70-697, Configuring Windows Devices, objectives * Get more hands-on practice in real-world scenarios * Test your knowledge with challenging review questions * Access digital study aids and practice tests for comprehensive prep Windows is the world's leading operating system, with an estimated 90 percent share of the desktop OS market. There are currently over 110 million Windows 10 users, and that number is expected to rise putting Windows 10 Specialists in high demand in the job market. If you're ready to fill the growing need for trained Windows 10 associates, Microsoft Configuring Windows Devices Study Guide Exam 70-697 has you covered for complete and detailed exam preparation.
PowerShell is both a scripting language and an administrative shell that lets users control and manage nearly every aspect of Windows, from Azure to SharePoint. It's also a great platform for building reusable tools and utilities that make everyday administration faster and easier. Inside, readers discover how scripting is different from command-line PowerShell, as they explore concrete hands-on examples. This book includes and expands on many of the techniques presented in Learn PowerShell Toolmaking in a Month of Lunches. Key features * A crash course in PowerShell Scripting * Hands-on examples * Real-world practices Written for developers and administrators comfortable with PowerShell as a command-line interface and familiar with Windows administration in general. PowerShell has a strong ability to create highly reusable, context-independent tools, which it refers to as commands. A command might not be terribly useful by itself, but PowerShell is designed to make it easy to "snap" commands together.
Build a seamless, flexible, full-service datacenter solution Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V is the IT administrator's guide to this rising datacenter solution. Hyper-V has already surpassed VMWare in datacenter management, identity service for multiple devices, and more; this book shows you how to harness the power of this hypervisor to simplify the infrastructure, reduce costs, improve productivity, and better manage system resources. From a tour of the technology through architecture, deployment, and integration of System Center, Microsoft Azure, and Microsoft Azure Stack, the discussion illustrates the skills you need to create a complete solution for optimum enterprise management. Coverage includes Windows Azure capabilities for virtual machines, managing a hybrid cloud, IaaS, storage capabilities, PowerShell, and more, with practical real-world guidance from a leading authority in the field. Hyper-V has recently undergone improvements in scalability and features that have positioned it as an ideal solution in the Small/Medium Business and Enterprise markets. This book shows you how to exploit these new capabilities to build a robust data solution for your organization. * Discover the capabilities of Microsoft Hyper-V * Architect a Hyper-V datacenter solution * Plan and manage a deployment or migration * Integrate complementary technologies for full scalability Data is everywhere on desktops, laptops, phones, and multiple operating systems, accessed through email, text messages, web searches, online services, and more. All of this data must be stored, accessible, updated, backed up, secured, managed, sorted, and analyzed sometimes instantly. Hyper-V is the rising star in the virtualization space, and Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V shows you how to turn greater capabilities into better datacenter solutions.
The core concepts and technologies of Windows networking
Networking can be a complex topic, especially for those new to the field of IT. This focused, full-color book takes a unique approach to teaching Windows networking to beginners by stripping down a network to its bare basics, thereby making each topic clear and easy to understand. Focusing on the new Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) program, this book pares down to just the essentials, showing beginners how to gain a solid foundation for understanding networking concepts upon which more advanced topics and technologies can be built.
This straightforward guide begins each chapter by laying out a list of topics to be discussed, followed by a concise discussion of the core networking skills you need to have to gain a strong handle on the subject matter. Chapters conclude with review questions and suggested labs so you can measure your level of understanding of the chapter's content.Serves as an ideal resource for gaining a solid understanding of fundamental networking concepts and skillsOffers a straightforward and direct approach to networking basics and covers network management tools, TCP/IP, the name resolution process, and network protocols and topologiesReviews all the topics you need to know for taking the MTA 98-366 examProvides an overview of networking components, discusses connecting computers to a network, and looks at connecting networks with routers
If you're new to IT and interested in entering the IT workforce, then "Microsoft Windows Networking Essentials" is essential reading.
Designed to meet the needs of users from a broad range of experience levels, MICROSOFT WINDOWS 8 ILLUSTRATED INTRODUCTORY equips your students with Windows 8 knowledge using its hallmark 2-page spread format. This practical, user-friendly design makes learning accessible by allowing students to see an entire task in one view. MICROSOFT WINDOWS 8 ILLUSTRATED INTRODUCTORY is streamlined into eight units to get students up and running with the latest features of Windows 8, including the new user interface, working with the Charms bar, starting an app, working with windows, managing files, and more!
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