Description : With Windows 8, Microsoft completely reimagined the graphical user interface for its operating system, which now runs on both desktop PCs and tablets, but the overhaul was not without hitches and its dueling UIs (one designed for touch, the other for keyboards and mice) created significant confusion for users. Windows 10 (a free update to users of Windows 8 or Windows 7) fixes a number of the problems introduced by the revolution in Windows 8 and offers plenty of new features along, such as the new Spartan web browser, Cortana voice-activated “personal assistant,” new universal apps (that run on tablet, phone, and computer), and more. But to really get the most out of the new operating system, you’re going to need a guide. Thankfully, Windows 10: The Missing Manual will be there to help. Like its predecessors, this book from the founder of Yahoo Tech, previous New York Times columnist, bestselling author, and Missing Manuals creator David Pogue illuminates its subject with technical insight, plenty of wit, and hardnosed objectivity for beginners, veteran standalone PC users, new tablet owners, and those who know their way around a network.
Description : This is the Lab Manual to accompany 70-698: Installing & Configuring Windows 10 exam. Students pursuing a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) for Windows 10 will need to start with this 70-698: Installing & Configuring Windows 10 exam. Often referred to as the Help Desk course, this exam provides students with the essentials needed for a career in Information Technology in a corporate environment. Exam 70-698 is the first exam required to earn the Windows 10 MCSA credential, and a primary course in most Help Desk Technician curricula. This text is comparable to exam 70-687 for Windows 8.1 or 70-680 for Windows 7. This exam covers local installation, configuration of core local services, and the general local management and maintenance of Windows 10. Although the focus is primarily on local scenarios, enterprise scenarios are also included, where applicable. Some cloud-integrated services are covered where appropriate, such as with Microsoft Passport. Microsoft Official Academic Course (MOAC) textbooks are designed for instructor-led classroom courses; the optional MOAC Labs Online facilitate hands-on labs from any location, locally or remotely. Available as an ebook with optional MOAC Labs Online or Lab Manual.
Description : This new edition covers the Fall Creators Update to Windows 10. Do more in less time! Experienced with Windows? Don’t let Windows 10 make you feel like a beginner again! This book is packed with intensely useful knowledge, tips, and shortcuts you just won’t find anywhere else. It’s the fastest, best way to master Windows 10’s full power, revamped interface, and new tools—from the reconfigured Start menu to the Cortana personal assistant. This friendly, expert guide will make Windows 10 way more productive, painless, and fun, whether you’re running it on a computer or a tablet…at home, at work, on the road, anywhere! · Take a quick guided tour of everything that’s new in Windows 10 · Get the most out of Edge, Microsoft’s modern web browser · Navigate the Windows 10 interface (and customize it to make yourself more comfortable) · Discover hidden shortcuts and timesavers you’d never find on your own · Quickly locate and use files, media, apps, websites, and management tools · Connect reliably and safely to networks, the Internet, and Wi-Fi hotspots · Increase your efficiency by taking advantage of Windows 10’s virtual desktops · Maximize the performance and reliability of your hardware and storage devices · Set up a safe and effective network for your home or office · Systematically protect yourself from viruses, spyware, snoops, fraud, and spam · Use the most convenient and efficient interface for every task: keyboard, touch, pen, or voice · Discover tweaks and customizations that are actually worth the effort · Get more out of your Windows 10 laptop or tablet on the road · Remotely use your Windows 10 computer and data from anywhere on earth · Access even more power with Windows 10’s command-line utilities · Use Hyper-V, the subsystem for Linux, and Windows containers to run other operating systems alongside Windows · Troubleshoot the most common Windows 10 problems—and the toughest ones This book is part of Que's Content Update Program (CUP), which provides content updates to certain books for major technology changes. As Microsoft® makes significant updates to Windows 10, sections of this book will be updated or new sections will be added to match the updates to the software. The updates will be delivered to you via the free Web Edition of this book. For more information, go to informit.com/cup.
Description : Reader equip themselves for today’s dramatically changing IT world with the insights and timely instruction in HANDS-ON VIRTUAL COMPUTING, 2E. Whether a novice or experienced IT professional, this unique book combines current theory and developing concepts with practical hands-on activities and projects to help readers master virtualization and learn to apply those skills in real world scenarios. Readers gain experience working with the latest virtualization technology and learn the differences between the two major leaders in virtualization products -- VMware and Microsoft. Specific chapters address Oracle VirtualBox, VMware Workstation, Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware vSphere, and virtualization in software-defined data centers. Readers develop the solid understanding of virtualization concepts and products needed to advance today’s IT career. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : Elements 10 offers much of Photoshop's power without the huge price tag. It's a great tool for most image-editing buffs—whether you’re a photographer, scrapbooker, or aspiring graphic artist. But Elements still doesn't come with a useful manual. This bestselling book helps you get the most out of the program, from the basics to advanced tips for both Windows and Mac users. The important stuff you need to know: Quickly learn your way around. Customize Elements to suit your working style. Get to work right away. Import, organize, and make quick image fixes with ease. Retouch any image. Learn how to repair and restore old and damaged photos. Add pizzazz. Give images more zip with dozens of filters, layer styles, and special effects. Design with words. Make text flow along a curved path or around an object or shape. Find your creative flair. Create scrapbooks, greeting cards, photo books, and more. Try out advanced techniques. Work with layers, blend modes, and other tools.
Description : In this thoroughly revised and updated third edition of Fundamentals of Health Care Financial Management, consultant and educator Steven Berger offers a practical step-by-step approach to understanding the fundamental theories and relationships guiding financial decisions in health care organization. Set in a fictional mid-sized hospital, the book is written in diary form, taking the reader into the inner workings of the finance executive's office. This introduction to the most-used tools and techniques of health care financial management includes health care accounting and financial statements; managing cash, billings and collections; making major capital investments; determining cost and using cost information in decision-making; budgeting and performance measurement; and pricing. As in the previous editions, this book introduces key practical concepts in fundamental areas of financial management.
Description : For both classroom learning and self-paced learning, this manual provides step-by-step lab scenarios that assist those studying for MCSE exam 70-217. Labs challenge students to solve problems based on realistic case studies and clear, measurable lab objectives map to certification objectives. There are materials lists and lab set-up instructions, as well as step-by-step lab scenarios that require students to think critically. Hint and warning icons aid students through potentially confusing situations and cross-reference icons refer to the study guide. The post-lab observation questions measures students' understanding of their lab results.
Description : This book presents time saving strategies, tactics, and a host of job aids to get the best result from the corporate learning function. It will serve both as a must-have reference tool and as a practical survival guide for workplace learning professionals who face unique challenges in accomplishing their responsibilities. Several strategies and tactics are offered to organize the roles and responsibilities of the training function. There's authoritative advice, too, for managing the function including staff management, communicating expectations, setting the learning agenda, coaching subject matter experts, hiring consultants and vendors, managing content, working with learning portals, setting up and managing a learning resource center, marketing and building internal support for training, and integrating learning into the business.