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Microsoft® Windows 7 Your Way: Speed Up and Customize Windows by Michael Miller

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17. Getting the Most Out of Windows on a Notebook PC

Having Windows your way is especially important when you’re using a notebook PC. That’s because there’s a lot you can do to customize how your notebook works when you’re on the road—from connecting to an external projector to fine-tuning your touchpad to installing notebook-specific gadgets. We’ll look at all these issues and more in this chapter—and then deal with battery-saving tips in the chapter after.

Managing Notebook Settings with the Mobility Center

One of the many nice things about using Windows 7 on a notebook PC is that the most important notebook configuration options are consolidated into a single utility. This utility, called the Windows Mobility Center, is the place to go when ...

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