We’re pleased to announce that Windows 7 Inside Out, by Ed Bott, Carl Siechert, and Craig Stinson, shipped to the printer today (Microsoft Press, 2010; ISBN: 9780735626652; 1056 pages)!
The book includes a Foreword by the president of the Windows Division at Microsoft, Steven Sinofsky.
Written by the authors of the immensely popular Windows Vista Inside Out, this supremely organized reference shows readers the best and smartest ways to work with Windows 7. Compare features and capabilities in each edition of Windows 7; Configure and customize your system with advanced setup options; Manage files, folders, and media libraries; Set up a wired or wireless network and manage shared resources; Administer accounts, passwords, and logons—and help control access to resources; Configure Internet Explorer 8 settings and security zones; Master security essentials to help protect against viruses, worms, and spyware; Troubleshoot errors and fine-tune performance; Automate routine maintenance with scripts and other tools.
The book’s CD includes: A fully searchable eBook; Downloadable gadgets and other tools for customizing Windows 7; Insights direct from the product team on the official Windows 7 blog; Links to the latest security updates and products, demos, blogs, and user communities.
We’ll post a teaser from the book in the next couple of days, and then an excerpt toward the end of September, when the book is available.
Also, be sure to visit the Microsoft Learning Windows 7 Training Portal, where you can download free sample chapters (previews) as well as learning snacks and online clinics.