In-depth Coverage of Windows Vista Ultimate, Business, and Enterprise
Learn to install, configure, run, and troubleshoot the professional versions of Vista in this comprehensive new guide from two leading Windows authorities. From Vista's all-new interface, 32-bit/64-bit architecture, and advanced security features to its fantastic new capabilities for audio and video recording, editing, and broadcasting, you'll get the techniques and task-by-task instruction you need to master this dramatically different OS. Whether you have a home network or are in charge of enterprise deployments, take the plunge into Vista with confidence with this in-depth guide at your side.
- Finding out what's new in Vista, including the user interface, IE7, and IPv6
Comparing Vista to the UNIX®, Linux®, and Macintosh® operating systems
Installing and optimizing Vista for best performance
Customizing your desktop and managing multiple users
Managing files, folders, accounts, drivers, printers, and more
Viewing pictures and videos and using Movie Maker
Using the new productivity tools, such as Windows® Calendar and Network Projector connection
Setting up your own network and connecting to domains
Using the Registry and other network administration tasks
Managing the Service Management Console
Hosting Web/FTP servers
Troubleshooting and fixing common errors
Learn What You Need to Master All Three Professional Editions of Vista: Ultimate, Business, and Enterprise
Perform Full Disk Encryption to Provide Ultimate Data Protection Using BitLocker
Drill Down to the Differences Between 32-Bit and 64-Bit Architectures
Boost Performance with Superfetch, ReadyBoost, andReadyDrive
Explore Enterprise Installation Setups with Business Desktop Deployment
About the Author
Mark Minasi, Virginia Beach, Virginia, MCSE, is one of the world's leading Windows authorities. He teaches classes in 15 countries and is a much sought-after speaker at conferences and industry gathering keynotes. His firm, MR&D, has taught tens of thousands of people to design and run Windows networks. Mark has written over 15 books for Sybex, including the market-leading Mastering Windows Server 2003 and The Complete PC Upgrade and Mainentance Guide, which has sold over one million copies.
John Paul Mueller is a writer and technical editor who has written over 300 articles and 70 books. His topics range from programming and operating systems to home security and accessibility. He has contributed articles to such magazines as DevSource, asp.netPro, InformIT, SQL Server Professional, Visual C++ Developer, Hard Core Visual Basic, and Visual Basic Developer.