Windows 10 In Depth, 2nd Edition

Book Description

This new edition covers the Fall Creators Update to Windows 10.

Do more in less time!

Experienced with Windows? Don’t let Windows 10 make you feel like a beginner again! This book is packed with intensely useful knowledge, tips, and shortcuts you just won’t find anywhere else. It’s the fastest, best way to master Windows 10’s full power, revamped interface, and new tools—from the reconfigured Start menu to the Cortana personal assistant. This friendly, expert guide will make Windows 10 way more productive, painless, and fun, whether you’re running it on a computer or a tablet…at home, at work, on the road, anywhere!

  • Take a quick guided tour of everything that’s new in Windows 10
  • Get the most out of Edge, ’s modern web browser
  • Navigate the Windows 10 interface (and customize it to make yourself more comfortable)
  • Discover hidden shortcuts and timesavers you’d never find on your own
  • Quickly locate and use files, media, apps, websites, and tools
  • Connect reliably and safely to networks, the Internet, and Wi-Fi hotspots
  • Increase your efficiency by taking advantage of Windows 10’s virtual desktops
  • Maximize the performance and reliability of your hardware and storage devices
  • Set up a safe and effective network for your home or office
  • Systematically protect yourself from viruses, spyware, snoops, fraud, and spam
  • Use the most convenient and efficient interface for every task: keyboard, touch, pen, or voice
  • Discover tweaks and customizations that are actually worth the effort
  • Get more out of your Windows 10 laptop or tablet on the road
  • Remotely use your Windows 10 computer and data from anywhere on earth
  • even more power with Windows 10’s command-line utilities
  • Use , the subsystem for , and Windows containers to run other operating systems alongside Windows
  • Troubleshoot the most common Windows 10 problems—and the toughest ones

This book is part of Que's Content Update Program (CUP), which provides content updates to certain books for major technology changes.

As Microsoft® makes significant updates to Windows 10, sections of this book will be updated or new sections will be added to match the updates to the software. The updates will be delivered to you via the free Web Edition of this book. For more information, go to informit.com/cup.

Table of Contents

Part I Starting Out With Windows 10
Chapter 1 Meet Windows 10
Chapter 2 Installing Or Upgrading To Windows 10
Chapter 3 Your First Hour With Windows 10

Part II Using Windows 10
Chapter 4 Using The Windows 10 Interface
Chapter 5 Windows Apps And The Windows Store
Chapter 6 Managing Files And Searching
Chapter 7 Devices And Printers
Chapter 8 Accessories And Accessibility
Chapter 9 Configuring Windows 10

Part III Multimedia And Imaging
Chapter 10 Windows Media Player
Chapter 11 Windows And Imaging Devices
Chapter 12 Scanning And Faxing
Chapter 13 More Windows 10 Media Tools

Part IV Windows 10 And The Internet
Chapter 14 Getting Connected
Chapter 15 Web Browsing With Microsoft Edge
Chapter 16 Windows 10 Internet Communications
Chapter 17 Troubleshooting An Internet Connection

Part V Networking
Chapter 18 Creating A Windows Network
Chapter 19 Connecting Your Network To The Internet
Chapter 20 Networking With Other Operating Systems
Chapter 21 Using A Windows Network
Chapter 22 Troubleshooting Your Network

Part VI Maintaining Windows 10
Chapter 23 Windows Management Tools
Chapter 24 Tweaking And Customizing Windows
Chapter 25 Managing Hard Disks And Storage Spaces
Chapter 26 Troubleshooting And Repairing Problems
Chapter 27 Managing Your Software
Chapter 28 Managing Your Hardware
Chapter 29 Editing The Windows Registry
Chapter 30 Command-Line And Automation Tools

Part VII Security
Chapter 31 Protecting Windows From Viruses And Spyware
Chapter 32 Protecting Your Data From Loss And Theft
Chapter 33 Protecting Your Network From Hackers And Snoops
Chapter 34 Protecting Yourself From Fraud And Spam

Part VIII Windows On The Move
Chapter 35 Windows On Devices
Chapter 36 Wireless Networking
Chapter 37 Networking On The Road
Chapter 38 Meetings, Conferencing, And Collaboration
Chapter 39 Remote Desktop And Remote Access

Part IX Appendixes
Appendix A Virtualization
Appendix B Command-Line Utilities

Book Details

  • Title: Windows 10 In Depth, 2nd Edition
  • Author: ,
  • Length: 1024 pages
  • Edition: 2
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2018-02-19
  • ISBN-10: 0789759772
  • ISBN-13: 9780789759771