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Windows® 7 Administrator’s Pocket Consultant by William R. Stanek

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Introduction

Writing Windows 7 Administrator's Pocket Consultant was a lot of fun—and a lot of work. As I set out to write this book, my initial goals were to determine how Windows 7 was different from Windows Vista and Windows XP and what new administration options were available. As with any new operating system—but especially with Windows 7—I had to do a great deal of research and a lot of digging into the operating system internals to determine exactly how things work.

When you start working with Windows 7, you'll see at once that the operating system is different from earlier releases of Windows. What won't be apparent, however, is just how different Windows 7 is from its predecessors—and that's because many of the most significant changes ...

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