Chapter 3. Handling Hardware and Device Drivers

Hardware and software are linked. Windows 8 is an operating system that unlocks the power of hardware; it’s the hardware that people manipulate to do their work. This chapter discusses the components that enable hardware devices in Windows 8.

Some of the lessons in this chapter assume that, as an enterprise IT pro, you are already familiar with how to use Group Policy. This book does not go into detail about how to create Group Policy, but it does provide guidance on how administrators can use individual Group Policy settings to accomplish goals across the organization.

Lessons in this chapter:

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