Joli A Ballew

Windows expert, Microsoft MVP, trainer, author.

dallas, Texas

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Joli Ballew (Garland, TX) is a professional writer, a Microsoft Certified Trainer, and college professor in the Dallas area, and she is a Microsoft MVP. She holds several certifications including MCSE, MCDST, MCT, and MCTS. Joli has written over 50 books.

Areas of Expertise:

  • windows
  • windows 8
  • iPad
  • Droid
  • Xoom
  • iPhone
  • writing


Degunking Your Home (Paraglyph Press) by Joli A Ballew January 2006
Degunking Windows (Paraglyph Press) by Joli A Ballew, Jeff Duntemann Second Edition September 2005
Degunking Your Mac, Tiger Edition (Paraglyph Press) by Joli A Ballew July 2005
Degunking Windows (Paraglyph Press) by Joli A Ballew, Jeff Duntemann January 2004


Windows 8 Step by Step will hold your hand and walk with you every step, as you learn how to use the new OS and unravel its features, secrets and beauty. It will make learning and using Windows 8 a pleasure! If you are planning to upgrade to Windows 8, this is one book I’d strongly recommend you consider buying.”
— Anand Khanse, The Windows Club
“Don’t be intimidated by this book’s size. You’re not buying a container for fluff and filler, believe me. Everything in this new version of Windows is explained in careful detail and with illustrations to show everything along the way. This is the kind of book to keep handy by your computer for reference, because it will give you confidence that you can do everything right. It’s a winner!”
— Marte Brengle, 7 Tutorials