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Microsoft® Windows® Desktop Deployment Resource Kit

by Jerry Honeycutt

Deploy and manage Microsoft Windows XP and Microsoft Office 2003 Editions with expertise from well-known Windows authority Jerry Honeycutt. This official RESOURCE KIT packs the in-depth information you need to determine the best deployment path for your organization; prepare and test for deployment; automate, customize, and distribute installations; and manage and support your deployment. You also get timesaving scripts, worksheets, and a searchable eBook on CD--everything you need to help maximize the performance and reliability of your business desktops and help reduce ownership and support costs. Get in-depth guidance on how to: Apply best practices for deployment planning Identify and resolve migration and application compatibility issues Configure user settings, build distribution points, and "chain" installations Plan for and migrate users' existing data and settings Create disk images and deploy them using third-party tools Use Remote Installation Services (RIS) to support clean installations Help automate deployment with Systems Management Server (SMS) Deploy critical security and feature updates with Microsoft Software Update Services (SUS) Provide multilingual compatibility and enable support for mobile users Automate desktop deployment and management tasks with batch scripts CD includes: Scripts, worksheets, white papers, and an eBook. Get scripts to: Configure data Copy device drivers Join domains List applications Run installations Migrate users and more Plus worksheets for: Application compatibility and testing Disk imaging Distribution methods and shares Dynamic updates Master configuration RIS planning, deployment, testing Windows XP Group Policy and more A Note Regarding the CD or DVD The print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via O'Reilly Media's Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit O'Reilly's web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to booktech@oreilly.com.

Microsoft® Windows® Registry Guide

by Jerry Honeycutt

Get the in-depth information you need to modify--and seamlessly manage--the Windows registry. Written for IT professionals and power users, this vital resource reveals little-known registry techniques, tricks, tips, and secrets to make your job easier. Understand the inner workings of the Windows operating system--and use the registry to get Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP to run the way you want, on a single desktop or across the network. You'll learn how to pinpoint registry settings and script registry changes, deal with registry permissions, use Windows Installer, and map Tweak UI settings. Also, find best practices for how to back up, restore, and maintain registry settings with confidence. The CD includes 100+ registry files for customizing operating system appearance and behavior, and the complete eBook. You'll learn how to: Apply best practices to back up, restore, manage, and modify the registry Customize group and system policies to manage multiple PCs and users remotely Track down registry settings and script changes Optimize server services, including network connections and authentication Deploy user profiles and Microsoft Office program settings Configure security services, including Windows Firewall, templates, and service pack features Troubleshoot the registry--resolving common problems and corruption issues A Note Regarding the CD or DVD The print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via O'Reilly Media's Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit O'Reilly's web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to booktech@oreilly.com.

Windows® 7 Resource Kit

by Mitch Tulloch Tony Northrup Jerry Honeycutt

In-depth and comprehensive, this RESOURCE KIT delivers the information you need to administer your Windows 7 system. You get authoritative technical guidance from those who know the technology best--Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs) and the Windows 7 product team--along with essential scripts and resources. In addition, "Direct from the Source" sidebars offer deep insights and troubleshooting tips from the Windows 7 team. 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 Windows Internet Explorer® 8. 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: Sample VBScript scripts and Windows PowerShellTM scripts Troubleshooting tools Links to toolkits, documentation, and white papers Fully searchable eBook of this guide Complete eBook of INTRODUCING WINDOWS SERVER® 2008 Sample chapters from related Microsoft Press® books A Note Regarding the CD or DVDThe print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via OReilly Medias Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit OReillys web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to booktech@oreilly.com.

Windows Vista® Resource Kit

by Mitch Tulloch Tony Northrup Jerry Honeycutt

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 A Note Regarding the CD or DVD The print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via O'Reilly Media's Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit O'Reilly's web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to booktech@oreilly.com.

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  • Bookshare Web Reader - a customized reading tool for Bookshare members offering all the features of DAISY with a single click of the "Read Now" link.
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