In-depth and comprehensive, this resource delivers the information you need for administering Windows Vista. You get expert technical guidance from those who know the technology best—Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals and the Microsoft Windows Vista team. Plus—more than 200 scripts, tools and essential administration resources on DVD.
Get expert guidance on how to:
Plan and implement high-volume and low-volume deployment projects
Configure Group Policy to manage clients, user profiles, search features, and network resources
Administer disks, file systems, folders, printers, and other devices
Implement file and media sharing in workgroup and domain environments
Configure wireless networking protocols, TCP/IP, and VPN connections
Manage software updates, User Account Control, Windows Firewall, and Ipsec protection
Monitor event logs and system performance
Troubleshoot hardware, drivers, network connectivity, and stop messages
140+ scripts for automating administration and deployment.
Network troubleshooting tools.
Debugging tools for 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows.
Solution Accelerator for Business Desktop Deployment 2007—plus supporting tools.
Technical white papers on Windows Vista administration.
Sample chapters from Microsoft Security Resource Kit, Second Edition and Microsoft VBScript Step by Step.
Fully searchable eBook.
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Mitch Tulloch is a widely recognized expert on Windows administration and has been awarded Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) status for his contributions supporting those who deploy and use Microsoft platforms, products, and solutions.
Jerry Honeycutt, MVP for Windows, is a popular author with more than 25 books to his credit, including Microsoft Windows Desktop Deployment Resource Kit. In addition, he is a columnist for Windows XP Expert Zone and Microsoft TechNet.