A Comprehensive Guide on Customizing, Increasing Performance, and Securing Microsoft Windows 7
By Steve Sinchak
Released: January 2010
Your Windows. Your way. You can make it happen.
Windows 7 has been hailed as the best version to date, designed with a focus on quality and user input. But did anyone ask what YOU wanted?
Follow Steve Sinchak's expert and understandable advice, and you can have Windows 7 exactly your way. Better performance. Faster bootups. A personalized user interface. Tighter security that doesn't drive you crazy. By the time you've finished this book, your Windows 7 will look and feel as if Microsoft designed it just for you.
Analyze the performance of your PC and learn how specific components can be optimized
Security is improved in Windows 7 but the most powerful and flexible settings are hidden from normal users
Understand the different versions, choose what you need, and install Windows 7
Customize startup and navigation, including the Taskbar and Windows Explorer interface
Tweak Windows Media® Player and Media Center for your specific needs
Optimize the file system, RAM, and other core Windows components
Analyze performance to find and fix bottlenecks
Take command of User Account Control and secure your data