Windows 7 Annoyances
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Posted to News on 30th Jun 2010, 16:04

Windows 7 Annoyances

I like this book. A modern operating system is bound to be immensely complex and whatever you may think of Microsoft, I think its developers have done a very good job. Compared to Vista it goes like a rocket, but there are unbelievable, inexplicable changes. Windows 7 Annoyances goes straight to the heart of the most annoying problems you find on a day-to-day basis, and sorts many of them out.

Windows 7 Annoyances

Windows 7, in one form or another, is going to be around throughout industry for ten years or more, so finding a practical, no-messing insight into ways of solving the most common problems is essential. Windows 7 may be faster and more stable than Vista, but it's a long way off being problem-free.

David A. Karp comes to PC users' rescue with the latest in his popular Windows Annoyances series, a thorough guide gives you the tools you need to fix the troublesome parts of this operating system, plus the solutions, hacks, and timesaving tips to make the most of your PC.

  • Streamline Windows Explorer, improve the Search tool, eliminate the Green Ribbon of Death, and tame User Account Control prompts
  • Explore powerful Registry tips and tools, and use them to customize every aspect of Windows and solve its shortcomings
  • Squeeze more performance from your hardware with solutions for your hard disk, laptop battery, CPU, printers, and more
  • Stop crashes, deal with stubborn hardware and drivers, fix video playback issues, and troubleshoot Windows when it won't start
  • Protect your stuff with permissions, encryption, and shadow copies
  • Secure and speed up your wireless network, fix networking woes, make Bluetooth functional, and improve your Web experience
  • Get nearly all of the goodies in 7 Ultimate, no matter which edition you have

"Blunt~~~ honest~~~ and awesome."
{-} Aaron Junod~~~ Manager~~~ Integration Systems at Evolution Benefits

"This could be the best [money] you've ever spent."
{-} Jon Jacobi, PC World

"To use Windows is to be annoyed {-} and this book is the best way to solve any annoyance you come across. It's the most comprehensive and entertaining guide you can get for turning Windows into an operating system that's a pleasure to use."
{-} Preston Gralla~~~ author of Windows Vista in a Nutshell~~~ and Computerworld contributing editor

"Ten out of ten. This book answered all the 'why did they do this?' and 'how do I do that?' questions I had accumulated since I first encountered Windows 7."
{-} Geoff Lock~~~ MachineBuilding.net

Windows 7 Annoyances

David A. Karp
ISBN: 978-0-596-15762-3~~~ 720 pages
Book Price: $39.99~~~ 30.99~~~ 32 €

Amazon: Windows 7 Annoyances

About the author

David A. Karp is the author of the bestselling Windows Annoyances series of books and the founder of Annoyances.org. He writes for PC Magazine and his latest books include Windows Vista Annoyances and Fixing Windows XP Annoyances.


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