Get the most out of Windows 7 with this complete guide
Whether you're new to Windows or moving from XP or Vista, this comprehensive book from a Microsoft expert will get you thoroughly up to speed on the much-anticipated new Windows 7. Covering all three parts of the new platform—the core OS, Windows Live Essentials, and Windows Live Services—this step-by-step guide is packed with practical techniques and tips. Get set up, manage files, blog, add Bluetooth, build a home network, and more.
Set up user accounts, security, parental controls, and printing
Get quick access to your programs with new Jump lists
Explore Windows Live Services such as Desktop Gadgets Gallery and Hotmail
Make movies, play music, share photos, and more with Windows Live Essentials
Manage files, understand metadata, and conduct power searches
Sync your hardware devices and performance tune everything
Keep track of your favorite Internet content with Web Slices
Create a home network or share files with HomeGroup
Jim Boyce has authored or coauthored more than 45 books about computer hardware and software, including Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Plain & Simple and Microsoft Outlook Version 2002 Inside Out. He is a former contributing editor and monthly columnist for WINDOWS Magazine. He has worked with computers as a programmer and systems manager in a variety of capacities since the 1970s, and has a wide range of experience in the MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Windows NT, and UNIX environments.