Viewing System Information 763
Finding and Decoding Information in System Information 766
Using Microsoft Management Console 768
Using the Windows 7 Task Scheduler 779
Managing Services 790
Editing the Registry 798
In this chapter, we look at a handful of programs and management consoles that will help you attain greater mastery over Windows. We'll start with tools for unearthing details about your system—its hardware, software environment, running programs and services, and so on. Because the Task Scheduler and Services utilities described later in the chapter (as well as a good many other management tools not covered here) are hosted by Microsoft Management Console, we'll precede their discussion ...