Windows 10 Anniversary Update Bible.

By: Tidrow, RobContributor(s): Boyce, Jim | Shapiro, Jeffrey RMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandBible Ser: Publisher: Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 1 online resource (794 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781119359005Subject(s): Operating systems (Computers)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Windows 10 Anniversary Update BibleDDC classification: 5.4469000000000003 LOC classification: QA76.76.O63.E936 2017Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Acknowledgments -- Contents at a Glance -- Contents -- Introduction -- Who This Book Is For -- How to Use This Book -- Part I: Getting Started -- Chapter 1: What's New in Windows 10 -- New Platforms and Devices -- Windows 10 Mobile and IoT Core -- Xbox and Windows 10 -- HoloLens -- Surface Hub -- The Windows 10 Interface -- The Start menu -- Tablet Mode -- The Taskbar -- Task View -- Multiple desktops -- Action Center replaces Charms bar -- Web Browsing -- Cortana -- Office Universal Apps -- The Windows Store -- Windows 10 Anniversary Edition Update -- Start menu tweaks -- Action Center updates -- Notification badges -- Taskbar calender -- Pin apps to all virtual desktops -- Edge improvements -- Xbox Play Anywhere -- And more -- Wrapping Up -- Chapter 2: Navigating the Windows 10 Interface -- Introducing the Windows 10 Interface -- Working with Gestures and Mouse Actions -- Using the Start Menu -- Using the Action Center -- Working with Windows 10 Apps -- Opening and using a Windows app -- Snapping apps on the screen -- Switching between apps -- Closing a modern Windows app -- Getting to the Desktop -- Using the Taskbar -- Wrapping Up -- Chapter 3: Getting around the Windows Desktop -- Logging In -- Windows Start Menu -- Using the Windows Desktop -- What's on the desktop -- About desktop icons -- Arranging desktop icons -- Using Jump Lists -- Running Programs and Apps -- The active window -- Switching among open programs -- Arranging program windows -- Sizing program windows -- Moving a program window -- Moving and sizing from the keyboard -- Closing a Program -- Using the Notification Area -- Showing/hiding system and notification icons -- Responding to notification messages -- Using scroll bars -- Using Back and Forward buttons -- Using Multiple Virtual Desktops -- Logging Off, Shutting Down -- Wrapping Up.
Chapter 4: Sharing and Securing with User Accounts -- Logging In and Out of User Accounts -- Where am I now? -- Switching accounts -- Sign-in Options -- Creating Strong Passwords -- Remembering passwords -- Devising a password hint -- Picture Passwords -- Creating a picture password -- Testing your picture password -- Types of User Accounts -- Microsoft accounts -- Creating a new e-mail address for a Microsoft user account -- Local accounts -- The built-in administrator account -- Administrative user accounts -- Standard accounts -- Guest account -- Creating and Managing User Accounts -- Changing user accounts -- Changing a user account type -- Password-protecting an account -- Changing the account picture -- Enabling or disabling the local Guest account -- Navigating through user account pages -- Cracking into standard user accounts -- Deleting User Accounts -- Using User Accounts -- Understanding User Account Control -- Privilege escalation in administrative accounts -- Turning UAC on and off -- Creating and Using Password Reset Disks -- Choosing a memory device for the password reset -- Running Programs as Administrator -- Add the Built-in Administrator Account to the Login Screen -- Advanced Security Tools -- Using Credential Manager -- Managing Profile Properties and Environment Variables -- Wrapping Up -- Chapter 5: Troubleshooting Startup Problems -- The Computer Doesn't Start -- Non-system disk or disk error message -- Computer starts but mouse and keyboard don't work -- Screen turns blue during startup and then stops -- Computer Takes Too Long to Start -- Restore system files to an earlier time -- Windows 10 Automatic Repair Mode -- Repair Windows 10 Install -- Advanced startup -- Start in Safe Mode -- The instruction manual that came with your computer -- Resources in this book -- Resources in Windows Help -- Online resources.
Programs Won't Start -- Wrapping Up -- Part II: Personalizing Windows 10 -- Chapter 6: Protecting Yourself with Windows Firewall -- How Firewalls Work -- Security and Maintenance -- How you know Windows Firewall is on -- Turning Windows Firewall on or off -- Making Exceptions to Firewall Protection -- Manually configuring firewall exceptions -- Adding an app exception -- Disabling, changing, and deleting exceptions -- Advanced Firewall Configuration -- Open Windows Firewall with Advanced Security -- Changing firewall profile properties -- Inbound and outbound rules -- Wrapping Up -- Chapter 7: Automatic Updates as Security -- Understanding Automatic Updates -- Updates versus upgrades -- Why updates are important -- Enabling Automatic Updates -- Managing Updates -- Thwarting Exploits with Data Execution Prevention -- Wrapping Up -- Chapter 8: Personalizing the Windows 10 Interface -- Customizing the Start Screen -- Rearranging tiles -- Adding and removing tiles -- Resizing tiles -- Working with live tiles -- Working with groups -- Creating groups -- Rearranging groups -- Adding administrative tools to the Start screen -- Changing the Start Menu Color and Transparency -- Customizing the Lock Screen -- Changing Your Account Picture -- Wrapping Up -- Chapter 9: Personalizing the Desktop -- Using the Personalization Page -- Choosing a theme -- Personalizing your desktop background -- Making text sharper with ClearType -- Personalizing sound effects -- Personalizing your screen saver -- Personalizing desktop icons -- Choosing a screen resolution -- Using multiple monitors -- Adjusting the font size (dpi) -- Personalizing your mouse -- Adjusting the double-click speed -- Personalizing the Keyboard -- Customizing the Taskbar -- Locking and unlocking the taskbar -- Moving and sizing the taskbar -- Showing toolbars on the taskbar.
Sizing and positioning taskbar toolbars -- Customizing the Notification Area -- Getting rid of notification area icons -- Tweaking the clock -- Wrapping Up -- Chapter 10: Customizing Startup Options -- First Things First -- Starting Programs Automatically -- Using the Startup folder -- Using the Task Manager Startup tab -- Stopping auto start applications -- Using the System Configuration Tool to Control Startup -- Services Snap-In -- Bypassing the Login Page -- Troubleshooting Startup -- Get rid of disabled devices -- When Windows doesn't start at all -- Wrapping Up -- Part III: Windows 10 for the Enterprise -- Chapter 11: Setting Up Windows 10 Hyper-V -- Understanding Windows 10 Hyper-V -- Understanding Hyper-V System Requirements -- Windows 10 Operating System Requirements -- Computer Hardware Requirements -- Preparing Windows 10 Computers for Hyper-V -- Enabling Hyper-V on Windows 10 -- Wrapping Up -- Chapter 12: Configuring Windows 10 Hyper-V -- Running Hyper-V -- Specify a Virtual Machine Server -- Creating Virtual Switches -- Creating a Virtual Machine -- Wrapping Up -- Chapter 13: Using Computers Remotely -- Using Remote Assistance -- Setting up Remote Assistance -- Requesting Remote Assistance -- Using the Remote Desktop App -- Allowing remote connections on a home network -- Connecting from a remote home network PC -- Using Classic Remote Desktop -- Display -- Local Resources -- Experience -- Advanced -- Wrapping Up -- Chapter 14: Managing Windows 10 Hyper-V in an Enterprise -- Understanding Hyper-V in Enterprises -- Migrating Virtual Machines -- Upgrading Virtual Machine Configurations -- Understanding Hyper-V Checkpoints -- Creating a Checkpoint -- Applying a Checkpoint -- Exporting Virtual Machines -- Importing Virtual Machines -- Wrapping Up -- Chapter 15: Working in the Cloud and with Azure -- Understanding the Cloud.
Setting Up a OneDrive Account -- Accessing OneDrive Files -- Using OneDrive -- Using OneDrive -- Adding files to OneDrive -- Sharing files using OneDrive -- Configuring OneDrive -- Wrapping Up -- Part IV: Managing Your Content -- Chapter 16: Searching for Files and Messages on Your Computer -- Basics of Searching -- You aren't asking questions -- Be specific -- Spelling counts -- Where you start the search matters -- How Searching Works -- Quick Searches -- Customizing Windows Search -- Extending a Start menu search -- Searching Folders and Views -- Specifying search criteria -- Search by filename or subject -- Search by kind -- Search by tags, authors, title, and others -- Saving a search -- Using saved searches -- Wrapping Up -- Chapter 17: Using Cortana for Searching -- Understanding Cortana -- Setting Up Cortana -- Using Cortana -- Perform a Search for News -- Display Your Calendar -- Getting the Time -- Getting Weather Updates -- Opening a Program or App -- Searching a File -- Locating a Photo of Cortana -- Modifying Cortana -- Using Cortana on Mobile Devices -- Wrapping Up -- Chapter 18: Metadata and Power Searches -- Working with File Properties -- Viewing properties sheets -- Viewing properties in columns -- Editing properties -- Setting Properties When You Save -- Personalizing Searches -- Managing the Search Index -- Adding indexed locations -- Remove a location from the index -- Choosing file types to index -- More advanced options -- Power Searches -- Searching specific properties -- Greater than and less than -- AND, OR, and NOT searches -- Date and number searches -- Wrapping Up -- Chapter 19: Protecting Your Files -- Simple File Backups -- Using File History -- Starting File History -- Backing Up to a Network Location -- Excluding Folders during Backups -- Setting the File History Advanced Option -- Restoring Files from a Backup.
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Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Acknowledgments -- Contents at a Glance -- Contents -- Introduction -- Who This Book Is For -- How to Use This Book -- Part I: Getting Started -- Chapter 1: What's New in Windows 10 -- New Platforms and Devices -- Windows 10 Mobile and IoT Core -- Xbox and Windows 10 -- HoloLens -- Surface Hub -- The Windows 10 Interface -- The Start menu -- Tablet Mode -- The Taskbar -- Task View -- Multiple desktops -- Action Center replaces Charms bar -- Web Browsing -- Cortana -- Office Universal Apps -- The Windows Store -- Windows 10 Anniversary Edition Update -- Start menu tweaks -- Action Center updates -- Notification badges -- Taskbar calender -- Pin apps to all virtual desktops -- Edge improvements -- Xbox Play Anywhere -- And more -- Wrapping Up -- Chapter 2: Navigating the Windows 10 Interface -- Introducing the Windows 10 Interface -- Working with Gestures and Mouse Actions -- Using the Start Menu -- Using the Action Center -- Working with Windows 10 Apps -- Opening and using a Windows app -- Snapping apps on the screen -- Switching between apps -- Closing a modern Windows app -- Getting to the Desktop -- Using the Taskbar -- Wrapping Up -- Chapter 3: Getting around the Windows Desktop -- Logging In -- Windows Start Menu -- Using the Windows Desktop -- What's on the desktop -- About desktop icons -- Arranging desktop icons -- Using Jump Lists -- Running Programs and Apps -- The active window -- Switching among open programs -- Arranging program windows -- Sizing program windows -- Moving a program window -- Moving and sizing from the keyboard -- Closing a Program -- Using the Notification Area -- Showing/hiding system and notification icons -- Responding to notification messages -- Using scroll bars -- Using Back and Forward buttons -- Using Multiple Virtual Desktops -- Logging Off, Shutting Down -- Wrapping Up.

Chapter 4: Sharing and Securing with User Accounts -- Logging In and Out of User Accounts -- Where am I now? -- Switching accounts -- Sign-in Options -- Creating Strong Passwords -- Remembering passwords -- Devising a password hint -- Picture Passwords -- Creating a picture password -- Testing your picture password -- Types of User Accounts -- Microsoft accounts -- Creating a new e-mail address for a Microsoft user account -- Local accounts -- The built-in administrator account -- Administrative user accounts -- Standard accounts -- Guest account -- Creating and Managing User Accounts -- Changing user accounts -- Changing a user account type -- Password-protecting an account -- Changing the account picture -- Enabling or disabling the local Guest account -- Navigating through user account pages -- Cracking into standard user accounts -- Deleting User Accounts -- Using User Accounts -- Understanding User Account Control -- Privilege escalation in administrative accounts -- Turning UAC on and off -- Creating and Using Password Reset Disks -- Choosing a memory device for the password reset -- Running Programs as Administrator -- Add the Built-in Administrator Account to the Login Screen -- Advanced Security Tools -- Using Credential Manager -- Managing Profile Properties and Environment Variables -- Wrapping Up -- Chapter 5: Troubleshooting Startup Problems -- The Computer Doesn't Start -- Non-system disk or disk error message -- Computer starts but mouse and keyboard don't work -- Screen turns blue during startup and then stops -- Computer Takes Too Long to Start -- Restore system files to an earlier time -- Windows 10 Automatic Repair Mode -- Repair Windows 10 Install -- Advanced startup -- Start in Safe Mode -- The instruction manual that came with your computer -- Resources in this book -- Resources in Windows Help -- Online resources.

Programs Won't Start -- Wrapping Up -- Part II: Personalizing Windows 10 -- Chapter 6: Protecting Yourself with Windows Firewall -- How Firewalls Work -- Security and Maintenance -- How you know Windows Firewall is on -- Turning Windows Firewall on or off -- Making Exceptions to Firewall Protection -- Manually configuring firewall exceptions -- Adding an app exception -- Disabling, changing, and deleting exceptions -- Advanced Firewall Configuration -- Open Windows Firewall with Advanced Security -- Changing firewall profile properties -- Inbound and outbound rules -- Wrapping Up -- Chapter 7: Automatic Updates as Security -- Understanding Automatic Updates -- Updates versus upgrades -- Why updates are important -- Enabling Automatic Updates -- Managing Updates -- Thwarting Exploits with Data Execution Prevention -- Wrapping Up -- Chapter 8: Personalizing the Windows 10 Interface -- Customizing the Start Screen -- Rearranging tiles -- Adding and removing tiles -- Resizing tiles -- Working with live tiles -- Working with groups -- Creating groups -- Rearranging groups -- Adding administrative tools to the Start screen -- Changing the Start Menu Color and Transparency -- Customizing the Lock Screen -- Changing Your Account Picture -- Wrapping Up -- Chapter 9: Personalizing the Desktop -- Using the Personalization Page -- Choosing a theme -- Personalizing your desktop background -- Making text sharper with ClearType -- Personalizing sound effects -- Personalizing your screen saver -- Personalizing desktop icons -- Choosing a screen resolution -- Using multiple monitors -- Adjusting the font size (dpi) -- Personalizing your mouse -- Adjusting the double-click speed -- Personalizing the Keyboard -- Customizing the Taskbar -- Locking and unlocking the taskbar -- Moving and sizing the taskbar -- Showing toolbars on the taskbar.

Sizing and positioning taskbar toolbars -- Customizing the Notification Area -- Getting rid of notification area icons -- Tweaking the clock -- Wrapping Up -- Chapter 10: Customizing Startup Options -- First Things First -- Starting Programs Automatically -- Using the Startup folder -- Using the Task Manager Startup tab -- Stopping auto start applications -- Using the System Configuration Tool to Control Startup -- Services Snap-In -- Bypassing the Login Page -- Troubleshooting Startup -- Get rid of disabled devices -- When Windows doesn't start at all -- Wrapping Up -- Part III: Windows 10 for the Enterprise -- Chapter 11: Setting Up Windows 10 Hyper-V -- Understanding Windows 10 Hyper-V -- Understanding Hyper-V System Requirements -- Windows 10 Operating System Requirements -- Computer Hardware Requirements -- Preparing Windows 10 Computers for Hyper-V -- Enabling Hyper-V on Windows 10 -- Wrapping Up -- Chapter 12: Configuring Windows 10 Hyper-V -- Running Hyper-V -- Specify a Virtual Machine Server -- Creating Virtual Switches -- Creating a Virtual Machine -- Wrapping Up -- Chapter 13: Using Computers Remotely -- Using Remote Assistance -- Setting up Remote Assistance -- Requesting Remote Assistance -- Using the Remote Desktop App -- Allowing remote connections on a home network -- Connecting from a remote home network PC -- Using Classic Remote Desktop -- Display -- Local Resources -- Experience -- Advanced -- Wrapping Up -- Chapter 14: Managing Windows 10 Hyper-V in an Enterprise -- Understanding Hyper-V in Enterprises -- Migrating Virtual Machines -- Upgrading Virtual Machine Configurations -- Understanding Hyper-V Checkpoints -- Creating a Checkpoint -- Applying a Checkpoint -- Exporting Virtual Machines -- Importing Virtual Machines -- Wrapping Up -- Chapter 15: Working in the Cloud and with Azure -- Understanding the Cloud.

Setting Up a OneDrive Account -- Accessing OneDrive Files -- Using OneDrive -- Using OneDrive -- Adding files to OneDrive -- Sharing files using OneDrive -- Configuring OneDrive -- Wrapping Up -- Part IV: Managing Your Content -- Chapter 16: Searching for Files and Messages on Your Computer -- Basics of Searching -- You aren't asking questions -- Be specific -- Spelling counts -- Where you start the search matters -- How Searching Works -- Quick Searches -- Customizing Windows Search -- Extending a Start menu search -- Searching Folders and Views -- Specifying search criteria -- Search by filename or subject -- Search by kind -- Search by tags, authors, title, and others -- Saving a search -- Using saved searches -- Wrapping Up -- Chapter 17: Using Cortana for Searching -- Understanding Cortana -- Setting Up Cortana -- Using Cortana -- Perform a Search for News -- Display Your Calendar -- Getting the Time -- Getting Weather Updates -- Opening a Program or App -- Searching a File -- Locating a Photo of Cortana -- Modifying Cortana -- Using Cortana on Mobile Devices -- Wrapping Up -- Chapter 18: Metadata and Power Searches -- Working with File Properties -- Viewing properties sheets -- Viewing properties in columns -- Editing properties -- Setting Properties When You Save -- Personalizing Searches -- Managing the Search Index -- Adding indexed locations -- Remove a location from the index -- Choosing file types to index -- More advanced options -- Power Searches -- Searching specific properties -- Greater than and less than -- AND, OR, and NOT searches -- Date and number searches -- Wrapping Up -- Chapter 19: Protecting Your Files -- Simple File Backups -- Using File History -- Starting File History -- Backing Up to a Network Location -- Excluding Folders during Backups -- Setting the File History Advanced Option -- Restoring Files from a Backup.

Using System Protection.

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Rob Tidrow has worked in the technology industry for 20 years and has authored or co-authored over 30 books on a wide variety of computer and technical topics. Jim Boyce is a former Microsoft MVP and has authored and co-authored over 50 books and hundreds of articles and white papers on computer topics including Windows, Windows Server, Office applications, and programming. Jeffrey R. Shapiro has worked in IT for more than 21 years. He has published more than 20 books on IT, network administration and software development.

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