Mike Halsey is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for "Windows Expert - Consumer" and the author of many Windows books including "Troubleshooting Windows 7 Inside Out", "Windows 8: Out of the Box", "Troubleshoot and Optimize Windows 8 Inside Out" and "Beginning Windows 8".
He has worked for many years in second and third-line IT support, and also works as a teacher of English, maths and ICT, helping those without qualifications and the long-term unemployed gain what is for some, their first ever qualifications. Mike lives in Sheffield (Yorkshire) UK with his rescue border collie, Jed.
Areas of Expertise:
- Microsoft Windows
- PC Support
- Microsoft Office
- Windows Phone
- Internet Security
“By diligently reading Troubleshooting Windows 7 Inside Out, and by putting into practice what you learn from it it literally contains hundreds of useful tips, insights and techniques you can become a Windows 7 master yourself.”— Tony Stevenson, Left-Brain Bookstore
“To be honest I wasn't sure that Halsey's book would actually live up to its title when I first picked the book up; however, after a few pages my opinion had totally changed. I found it extremely readable and, more importantly, informative...If you didn't know anything about troubleshooting windows 7 before you read this book, you certainly will by the time you have finished it. If you really want to know how to fine tune your Windows 7 operating system and how to deal with those minor irritations that Windows unexpectedly throws up then Troubleshooting Windows 7 Inside Out is definitely for you; I highly recommend it!”— John Barnett, Microsoft MVP, Windows User
“Ranging from security issues to hardware issues and much more, Troubleshooting Windows 7 is an excellent guide for those who want to use Windows more effectively.”— James A. Cox, The Midwest Book Review: Internet Bookwatch, Volume 20, Number 12