Description : Readers examine two of the most prominent operating systems -- Windows 10 and Linux CentOS7 -- in parallel with the unique approach found only in GUIDE TO PARALLEL OPERATING SYSTEMS WITH WINDOWS 10 AND LINUX, 3E. Rather than using a compare and contrast model, the book presents each topic conceptually before demonstrating it simultaneously on both operating systems. Readers can instantly switch between Windows 10 and Linux CentOS 7 to complete the myriad of hands-on activities that reinforce the similarities between the two operating systems for each conceptual task. The text’s virtualization approach provides flexibility that enables readers to use Microsoft Hyper-V Client, Oracle VirtualBox, or VMWare Workstation. This comprehensive guide helps users develop the competencies needed in Windows 10 and Linux to maximize success in today's classroom or tomorrow’s business environment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : Discover a unique, critical-thinking approach to mastering MS Windows 10 concepts and skills with NEW PERSPECTIVES MICROSOFT WINDOWS 10: COMPREHENSIVE. In addition to in-depth coverage of essential topics, this book highlights some of the best new features in the Windows 10 Operating System, including Cortana, the new Edge browser, and new search functions. As part of the acclaimed New Perspectives Series, this book offers proven learning features to help you absorb key information, no matter what your learning style. A dynamic Visual Overview at the beginning of each module gives you a graphic preview of content and serves as a study guide for later use. ProSkills Boxes provide information about professional skills that relate to the module’s content. Troubleshoot Exercises let you apply your skills in a critical-thinking setting. Readers can trust NEW PERSPECTIVES MICROSOFT WINDOWS 10: COMPREHENSIVE for all of the MS Windows skills needed. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Conquer today’s Windows 10—from the inside out! Dive into Windows 10—and really put your Windows expertise to work. Focusing on the most powerful and innovative features of Windows 10, this supremely organized reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, tips, and workarounds—all fully reflecting the major Windows 10 Anniversary Update. From new Cortana and Microsoft Edge enhancements to the latest security and virtualization features, you’ll discover how experts tackle today’s essential tasks—and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery. Install, configure, and personalize the newest versions of Windows 10 Understand Microsoft’s revamped activation and upgrade processes Discover major Microsoft Edge enhancements, including new support for extensions Use today’s improved Cortana services to perform tasks, set reminders, and retrieve information Make the most of the improved ink, voice, touch, and gesture support in Windows 10 Help secure Windows 10 in business with Windows Hello and Azure AD Deploy, use, and manage new Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps Take advantage of new entertainment options, including Groove Music Pass subscriptions and connections to your Xbox One console Manage files in the cloud with Microsoft OneDrive and OneDrive for Business Use the improved Windows 10 Mail and Calendar apps and the new Skype app Fine-tune performance and troubleshoot crashes Master high-efficiency tools for managing Windows 10 in the enterprise Leverage advanced Hyper-V features, including Secure Boot, TPMs, nested virtualization, and containers In addition, this book is part of the Current Book Service from Microsoft Press. Books in this program will receive periodic updates to address significant software changes for 12 to 18 months following the original publication date via a free Web Edition. Learn more at https://www.microsoftpressstore.com/cbs.
Description : Don't sweat it--we all started out as newbies. Inside, Windows expert Woody Leonhard cuts through the jargon and breaks down what you need to know to make the most of this popular operating system. From troubleshooting common problems to setting up multiple user accounts, and everything in between, this all-access guide takes you from "what?" to "wow, I can do that!"--All with the click of a few buttons. Whether you want to use Windows for work or fun, this guide makes it easy.--Provided by publisher.
Description : Introduce your students to the new generation of Microsoft Office with the new generation of Shelly Cashman Series books! For the past three decades, the Shelly Cashman Series has effectively introduced computer skills to millions of students. With Microsoft Windows 7: Essential, we're continuing our history of innovation by enhancing our proven pedagogy to reflect the learning styles of today's students. In this text you'll find features that are specifically designed to engage students, improve retention, and prepare them for future success. Our trademark step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach now encourages students to expand their understanding of the Microscoft Windows 7 operating system through experimentation, exploration, and planning ahead. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : These days everyone has a desktop computer, laptop, or at least a device such as a smartphone or tablet that they use to go online, send emails, and so on. And for the people who use a personal computer at home or at work then there is a very good chance that it is running Microsoft Windows. And if it's a newer computer then there is a very good chance its running Windows 10 since new or has been upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 7 or Windows 8. Microsoft has said that Windows 10 will be the last version of their desktop operating system and that they will just continue to update it and add new features rather than come out with new versions. Time will tell if they will stick with this strategy or if they will feel the pressure to come out with something new just for the sake of generating some hype and of course more sales. This goal of this book is to help you get the most out of your Windows 10 computer and make you a more proficient computer user. I will cover the basics (in detail) to better help you understand how to do things like configure and customize Windows, use the great built in features and software as well troubleshoot issues that you may run into while using your computer. A lot of this content will apply to previous versions of Windows so you will be able to apply your newfound knowledge to older computers as well. The chapters in the book cover the following topics: Chapter 1 - What is Windows? Chapter 2 - Installing Windows Chapter 3 - Configuring and Customizing Windows Chapter 4 - Installing Devices Chapter 5 - Windows Apps Chapter 6 - File and Folder Management Chapter 7 - User Accounts Chapter 8 - Microsoft Edge Web Browser Chapter 9 - Windows 10 Settings Chapter 10 - Networking Chapter 11 - Basic Troubleshooting About the Author James Bernstein has been working with various companies in the IT field since 2000, managing technologies such as SAN and NAS storage, VMware, backups, Windows Servers, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Networking, Microsoft Office, Exchange, and more. He has obtained certifications from Microsoft, VMware, CompTIA, ShoreTel, and SNIA, and continues to strive to learn new technologies to further his knowledge on a variety of subjects. He is also the founder of the website OnlineComputerTips.com, which offers its readers valuable information on topics such as Windows, networking, hardware, software, and troubleshooting. Jim writes much of the content himself and adds new content on a regular basis. The site was started in 2005 and is still going strong today.
Description : Portable and precise, this pocket-sized guide delivers ready answers for core configuration and administrative tasks in Windows Server 2012 R2. Zero in on the essentials through quick-reference tables, instructions, and lists. You'll get the focused information you need to save time and get the job done - whether at your desk or in the field. Coverage includes: Administration overview Managing servers running Windows Server 2012 R2 Monitoring services, processes, and events Automating administrative tasks, policies, and procedures Enhancing computer security Using Active Directory Core Active Directory administration Creating user and group accounts Managing existing user and group accounts
Description : Despite economic growth in the U.S., prospects in the job market remain dim. Yet while other industries stagnate, the IT market has continued to expand as technology matures and deepends its roots in business operations. For those seeking a job in IT, the ubiquitous help desk is an excellent starting point in a promising career. This book helps individuals seeking employment as an IT help desk professional understand the industry, develop the necessary skills to obtain the position, secure a job offer, and advance in their careers. Inside you'll find: Understanding the IT Help Desk A Day in the Life of an IT Help Desk Professional Why Starting at the Help Desk is an Awesome Choice The Education & Mindset Feeding Your Inner Nerd Required Post-Education & Certifications Finding the Right Position For You Branding Yourself Creating a Winning Resume & Cover Letter Surviving the Interview/Post-Interview Etiquette and many more helpful tips! Loaded with simple, straightforward advice and packed with valuable insight, Getting an IT Help Desk Job For Dummies is you all-in-one guide to starting your IT career on the right foot!
Description : Want to learn how to program on your Mac? Not sure where to begin? Best-selling author Wallace Wang will explain how to get started with Cocoa, Objective-C, and Xcode. Whether you are an experienced Windows coder moving to the Mac, or you are completely new to programming, you’ll see how the basic design of a Mac OS X program works, how Objective-C differs from other languages you may have used, and how to use the Xcode development environment. Most importantly, you’ll learn how to use elements of the Cocoa framework to create windows, store data, and respond to users in your own Mac programs. If you want to learn how to develop apps with Cocoa, Objective-C, and Xcode, this book is a great first step. Here are just a few of the things you’ll master along the way: Fundamental programming concepts aided by short, easy-to-understand examples How to use Xcode and related programming tools to save time and work more efficiently A firm understanding of the basics of Objective-C and how it compares to other languages you might know How to create simple apps using the Cocoa framework How to easily design, write, test, and market your finished program With this book and your trusty Mac, you’re well on your way to transforming your Mac app ideas into real applications.
Description : Learn instantly from step-by-step graphics! We know a picture is worth a thousand words--so we went heavy on pictures and light on words in this easy-to-use guide. Color screenshots and brief instructions show you how to use all the powerful QuickBooks features in no time. Follow along and learn to track finances, payroll, accounts payable, vendors, inventory, and taxes. Plus, you’ll learn to create helpful reports. Each chapter’s “How to” list and color-coded tabs make it easy to flip straight to the tasks you need to do. Get the book that gets you started using QuickBooks right away.