From the Back Cover
Go beyond the obvious and explore the secrets behind Windows 7 withthis comprehensive guide. Leading authorities in the field exposethe hidden functionality within the Windows 7 operating system,revealing everything from its new features and functionality to howto modify the system to work for you. These expert tips and trickswill help you gain the skills you need to quickly go from a Windows7 user to a Windows 7 expert.
The Insider's Guide to
Installing or upgrading to Windows 7 (see Chapter 2)
Hardware and software compatibility (see Chapter 3)
Personalizing and configuring Windows 7 (see Chapter 6)
Windows 7 security (see Chapter 7)
Organizing, fixing, and sharing digital photos (see Chapter12)
Zune® as a digital media alternative (see Chapter 14)
Using tablet PCs and ultra-mobile PCs (see Chapter 18)
Managing e-mail and your schedule (see Chapters 21 & 22)
Keeping your data safe (see Chapter 24)
About the Author
The author of over 20 books, Paul Thurrott
is a technologyanalyst for Windows IT Pro and the majordomo of the SuperSite forWindows (www.winsupersite.com). He writes a weekly editorial forWindows IT Pro UPDATE (www.windowsitpro.com/email), a daily Windowsnews and information e-mail newsletter called “WinInfo DailyNews” (www.wininformant.com), and a monthly column called“Need to Know” in Windows IT Pro Magazine
. Healso blogs daily via the SuperSite Blog(community.winsupersite.com/blogs/paul), posts regularly on Twitter(www.twitter.com/thurrott), and appears weekly in the highly ratedand hugely popular Windows Weekly podcast with Leo Laporte(www.twit.tv/ww).
Rafael Rivera is a software developer for a VAR 500company, Telos Corporation, where he works on mission criticalsystems. He is a Certified Reverse Engineering Analyst (CREA) andtakes Windows apart on his blog Within Windows(www.withinwindows.com). He also regularly “tweets”(www.twitter.com/withinrafael). Rafael was born on the same day asWindows 1.0—November 20, 1985—which many believe is nocoincidence.