Windows Vista® Resource Kit, Second Edition

Windows Vista® Resource Kit, Second Edition
Published:July 16, 2008Language:English
Author:Mitch Tulloch, Tony Northrup, Jerry Honeycutt, Windows Vista TeamTechnology:Windows Vista
Length:1696 PagesISBN 13:9780735625969

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$ 69.99
About The BookYour definitive resource for deployment and operations—straight from the experts.

In-depth, comprehensive, and fully updated for Service Pack 1, this RESOURCE KIT delivers the information you need to administer Windows Vista. You get authoritative technical guidance from those who know the technology best—Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals and the Windows Vista team—along with essential scripts and resources on the CD.

Get expert guidance on how to:

  • Use Microsoft Deployment Toolkit best practices and tools

  • Plan user-state migration and test application compatibility

  • Exploit new Group Policy features, settings, and ADMX templates

  • Configure software updates and client-security technologies

  • Administer disks, file systems, file sharing, search, and Internet Explorer

  • Install and troubleshoot printers, devices, and services

  • Manage IPsec, IPv6, wireless, and remote connectivity

  • Use performance monitoring and diagnostic tools to manage desktop health

  • Resolve common startup, hardware, and networking issues

  • CD features:

  • 120+ sample VBScript scripts

  • 25 sample Windows PowerShell scripts

  • Troubleshooting tools

  • Links to toolkits, documentation, and white papers

  • Complete eBook of INTRODUCING WINDOW SERVER 2008

  • Sample chapters from related Microsoft Press books

  • Fully searchable eBook of this guide

  • Plus:
  • See “Direct from the Source” sidebars for deep insights and troubleshooting tips from the Windows Vista team

  • About Mitch Tulloch, Tony Northrup, Jerry Honeycutt, Windows Vista TeamMitch Tulloch is a widely recognized expert on Windows administration and an MVP for Windows Server. He’s written more than a dozen books, including INTRODUCING WINDOWS SERVER 2008, and hundreds of articles on Windows, networking, and security topics.

    Tony Northrup, MCTS, MCSE, CISSP, is a consultant, author, and MVP for Windows. He’s written several Microsoft Press SELF-PACED TRAINING KITS and coauthored WINDOWS SERVER 2008 NETWORKING AND NETWORK ACCESS PROTECTION (NAP).

    Jerry Honeycutt is a writer, speaker, technologist, and MVP for Windows. A former documentation lead for Microsoft Deployment, Jerry has published more than 30 books and hundreds of articles and white papers.

    The Windows Vista Team designs, develops, and supports the Windows Vista operating system.
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