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									                                 Index
      Symbols                ACL (Access Control List),
                              138, 196
$ (dollar sign), hidden         integrity ratings
 folder shares, 124-125           versus, 141
% Total Processor Time       ACT (Application
 counter (Performance         Compatibility
 Monitor), 275                Toolkit), 148
4SysOps.com website, 134     actions in Task
                              Scheduler, 112
80/20 rule, 270
                             Active Directory schema,
                              extending, 334
            A
                             ActiveX controls, 158
access control. See User     ActiveX Opt-in (Internet
 Access Control (UAC)         Explorer), 158
Access Control Entries       Activity Reporting, 86
 (ACEs), 196                    enabling/disabling, 85
Access Control List (ACL),   ad-hoc wireless
 138, 196                     connections, 241-244
  integrity ratings
                             Add Hardware applet,
    versus, 141
                              56-58
accessing
                             add-ins
  backups with Virtual
                                Excel 2007, 223
    PC/Virtual Server,
                                Internet Explorer,
    261-263
                                  157-158
  local policy, 320
                             adding
accounts. See user
                                metadata
 accounts
                                   to files, 49-50
ACEs (Access Control               to folder display, 49
 Entries), 196                  Run command to Start
                                  menu, 18
340   Address Bar


      Address Bar, as              advanced settings of         Default Programs,
       breadcrumb bar, 39           Windows Firewall,             59-60
      address space layout          174-178                     defined, 52
       randomization               Advanced tab (System         Device Manager,
       (ASLR), 137                  window), 128                  60-61
                                      Performance section,      Folder Options, 62,
      ADM files, 321-322
                                       128-129                    64-65
         converting to ADMX
                                      Startup and Recovery      grouping, 52
          files, 324
                                       section, 130-131         Indexing Options,
      Administrative Approval                                     80-81
                                      User Profiles
       Mode, 143                                                   advanced options,
                                       section, 130
      Administrative tab              virtual memory,                81-82
       (Regional and Language          129-130                     Modify button, 81
       Options applet), 73, 74                                  iSCSI Initiator, 65-66
                                   Advanced tab (Windows
      administrator access                                      Offline Files, 82-83
                                    Firewall), 172-173
       tokens, 147-148                                             performance
                                   Aero interface, slowing           improvements, 84
      Administrator                 animations, 23-24              resolving
       Approval Mode
                                   AIS (Application                  errors/conflicts,
         disabling, 150-151
                                    Information Service), 145        84-85
         elevating Command
                                   Allchin, Jim, 286            Parental Controls,
          Prompt to, 19-21
                                                                  85-88
      administrators               allowing (in Parental
                                                                Pen and Input
         changing elevation         Controls)
                                                                  Devices, 67-68
          prompts, 151                applications, 87
                                                                Power Options
         UAC (User Access             Web sites, 87-88
                                                                   comparison of
          Control) and, 144        Analysis ToolPak (ATP),           options, 89-90
      Adminpak, 133                 222-223                        configuring, 91-92
      ADML files, ADMX files       Analysis ToolPak VBA, 223       Group Policy
       versus, 322                 animations, slowing,              settings, 92-93
                                    23-24                          Hibernation mode,
      ADMX files, 321-326
                                                                     disabling, 90-91
         ADML files versus, 322    APIPA (automatic private
                                                                   Sleep Mode,
         central store, 324-325     IP address), 252
                                                                     shortcuts for, 91
         converting ADM files      applets                      Printers, 68-71
          to, 324                     Add Hardware, 56-58       Regional and
      ADMX Migrator, 324              AutoPlay, 58                Language Options,
      Advanced Boot Options,          Color Management,           72-74
       288-289                         78-80                    running as commands,
                                      creating customized         53-55
      Advanced Firewall set-
                                       folder for, 55-56
       tings (Group Policy), 331
                                      Date and Time, 59
                                                                         Belfiore, Joe 341


   Speech Recognition,          ASLR (address space layout     Backup Status and
     93-94                       randomization), 137            Configuration, 263-264
      advanced options,         associating devices to         backups
        96-97                    wireless networks, 244.          accessing with Virtual
      listening, starting, 94    See also file associations         PC/Virtual Server,
      Speech Reference                                              261-263
                                AT command, 114
        Card, 95                                                  Backup and Restore
      Speech Tutorial,          Atkinson, Cliff, 230
                                                                    Center, 260-261
        95-96                   atomic transactions, 184          Backup Status and
      starting, 94              ATP (Analysis ToolPak),             Configuration, 263-264
      Voice Recognition          222-223                          of recovery keys,
        Training, 96                                                199-200
                                Atwood, Jeff, 2, 286
   Sync Center, 74-75                                             of usernames/
   Tablet PC Settings, 97-99    audit privilege use setting
                                                                    passwords, 106
   Text to Speech, 75-76         (UAC), 148-149
                                                                  of Windows Mail,
   User Accounts, 105-108       audit process tracking              303-304
   Windows SideShow, 76          setting (UAC), 148-149
                                                               backward compatibility. See
   Windows Update, 76-77        Aurora boot screen,             compatibility
Application Compatibility        enabling, 16-17
                                                               Ballew, Joli, 3
 Toolkit (ACT), 148             Authenticated Bypass
                                                               Bannan, James, 4, 32, 246
Application Information          (Windows Firewall), 174
 Service (AIS), 145                                            Barrett, Ronald, 3, 49, 129
                                authentication, 141
applications                                                   Bart PE, 87
                                author, searches by, 44
   allowing/blocking in                                        baselines, 270, 274-275
                                AutoHotkey, 14
     Parental Controls, 87                                     basic disks, 186
   excluding from Windows       automatic private IP address
                                                                  converting to dynamic,
     Defender scans, 163         (APIPA), 252
                                                                    188-189
Applications and Services       automatic wireless                creating partitions, 190
 log, 335                        connections, 239
                                                               Bayesian junk mail
appointments                    AutoPlay applet, 58             filtering, 303
   tips, 232                    AutoRuns, 166-167              BCD (Boot Configuration
   Vista sidebar gadgets, 231   availability of printers, 71    Data), 27
Arcangeli, Andrea, 285          Available Bytes counter           editing, 28-31
Archer, Tom, 285                 (Performance Monitor), 275    BCDEdit, 28-30
Armstrong, Ben, 4, 262          Ayers, Matt, 285               BDD 2007 (Business
arp command, 252                                                Desktop Deployment 2007
The Art and Science of                      B                   Kit), 134, 290
 Performance Monitoring                                        Belfiore, Joe, 313
                                Backup and Restore Center,
 (Thomas), 276
                                 260-261
342   Beyond Bullet Points (Atkinson)


      Beyond Bullet Points             dual booting, 31-32      Building Blocks Organizer
        (Atkinson), 230                   removing Windows       (Word 2007), 217-218
      Big Screen Contacts, 305             Vista from, 32-33    burning DVDs. See
                                       Windows Vista, 27-28      Windows DVD Maker
      Bilworth, Bill, 230
                                          editing, 28-31
      BitLocker, 201-202                                        Business Desktop
                                       Windows XP, 26-27
          articles on, 204                                       Deployment 2007 Kit
                                    boot screen, changing        (BDD 2007), 134, 290
          disadvantages, 204
                                     graphic of, 16-17
          installing, 202-203
          recovery keys, 204        Boot tab (System
                                     Configuration tool),
                                                                            C
      Bitmap Differential
                                     34-35                      CableCARD-equipped
        Transfer, 84
                                    boot.ini file, 26-27         hardware, Windows
      .blg file extension, 277                                   Media Center support
                                    bootable USB keys,
      blocking                                                   for, 313
                                     creating, 295-296
          applications in                                       cache, memory as, 286
            Parental Controls, 87   bootmgr.exe file. See
                                     Windows Boot Manager       Calendar (Outlook 2007),
          device installation,
                                                                 tips for, 232. See also
            330-331                 Boswell, Bill, 201
                                                                 Windows Calendar
          Web sites in Parental     Bott, Ed, 3, 213, 227,
            Controls, 87-88                                     Campbell, Tony, 3, 267
                                     265, 272, 287
      blocks. See sectors                                       canonical names of
                                    bottlenecks, 274-275
                                                                 Control Panel applets,
      blog editor, Word 2007        Bourgoin, Michael, 3         54-55
        as, 219-220
                                    breadcrumb bar, 39          CardSpace, 159-161
      blue files, 192
                                    Bridgman, Galan, 314        CDs, AutoPlay applet, 58
      “blue screen of
                                    Brondel, Scott, 235         cells, filling by
        death,” 131
                                    Brown, Kerry, 281            dragging, 226
      Boolean filters in
        searches, 45                browsers, Parental          central store, ADMX files,
                                     Controls and, 87. See       324-325
      boot CDs, creating WinPE
                                     also Internet Explorer 7   Certification Manager,
        boot CDs, 292-295
                                    Browzar, 87                  backing up recovery
      Boot Configuration Data
                                    Brunelle, David, 206         keys, 199-200
        (BCD), 27
          editing, 28-31            buckets (Corporate Error    character sets in
                                     Reporting), 269-270         URLs, 156
      boot problems. See
        system recovery             Buechler, John, 310, 316    check boxes, selecting
                                                                 files, 42-43
      boot process                  building blocks
          Advanced Boot              (Word 2007), 217-218       Chinese, translating, 219
            Options, 288-289                                    chkdsk utility, 193
                                                                       configuring 343


Clark, Quentin, 182-183         columns, number of           Computer Management
classic menus in Windows         (Excel 2007), 221            console
  Explorer, 41                  Combs, Keith, 267              Event Viewer, 116
                                                                  custom views,
Classic view (Control Panel),   Comer, Douglas, 57
                                                                    creating, 117-118
  51-52                         command line (Diskpart            subscriptions in, 119
Clayton, Steve, 12               utility), 188                    Task Scheduler
Cleanup. See Disk Cleanup       command prompt                      and, 117
clearing Prefetch                  creating user accounts,        XML in, 118-119
  folder, 287                       104-105                    services, managing,
                                   elevating to                  119-120
ClearType, 216
                                    Administrator,             Shared Folders, 123-124
CLFS (Common Log File               19-21, 140                 Task Scheduler, 111
  System) API, 185                 Hibernation mode,              AT command, 114
Cline, Dana, 313                    disabling, 91                 importing/exporting
clock, viewing multiple time       Task Scheduler                   tasks, 114
  zones, 21                         options, 114                  scheduling tasks,
                                command-line parameters             112-113
Coldiron, Aaron, 312
                                 (Windows Defender), 163          schtasks.exe
collaboration (Excel 2007),                                         command, 114
  224-226. See also             command-line tools for
                                                                  scripting, 114
  Windows Meeting Space          troubleshooting networks,
                                                                  tips for, 115-116
                                 251-253
collectors, configuring for                                       triggers and
  subscriptions, 119            commands, running applets           actions, 112
                                 as, 53-55                     tools in, 109-110
Colmer, Philip, 262
                                Common Log File System         user accounts
color
                                 (CLFS) API, 185                  advanced settings,
    changing to signify
                                Comodo Personal                     108-109
      elevated command
                                 Firewall, 180                    creating, 103-104
      prompt, 20
    in Outlook 2007,            compatibility                Computer Name tab (System
      231-232                     Office 2007, 225            window), 127-128
    sorting by (Excel 2007),      Upgrade Advisor, 57        Computer Power User
      221                       CompletePC Backup,            website, 278
Color Management applet,         260-261                     conditional formatting in
  78-80                           accessing with Virtual      Excel 2007, 226-227
Color Policy Database               PC/Virtual Server,       Conditional Sum
  (CPDb), 80                        261-263                   Wizard, 223
color profiles                  compression of disks, 192    configuring
    installing, 79                                             collectors for
    in Windows Photo                                             subscriptions, 119
      Gallery, 78                                              DPI settings, 22-23
344   chkdsk utility


         media sharing,             Control Panel                      Text to Speech,
          247-248                     applets                            75-76
         memory dumps, 131               Add Hardware,                 User Accounts,
         People Near Me,                   56-58                         105-108
          253-254                        AutoPlay, 58                  Windows
         Power Options, 91-92            Color Management,               SideShow, 76
         source systems for                78-80                       Windows Update,
          subscriptions, 119             creating customized             76-77
         Start menu, 17-19                 folder for, 55-56       Classic view, 51-52
         with System                     Date and Time, 59         expanding from Start
          Configuration                  Default Programs,           menu, 52-53
          tool, 33                         59-60                   Home view, 52
            Boot tab, 34-35              defined, 52               searching, 48
            General tab, 34              Device Manager,        converting
            MSCONFIG Cleanup               60-61                   ADM files to ADMX
              tool, 37                   Folder Options, 62,         files, 324
            Services tab, 35               64-65                   basic disks to dynamic
            Startup tab, 35-36           grouping, 52                disks, 188-189
            Tools tab, 36                Indexing Options,         email messages for
         UAC (User Access                  80-82                     Windows Mail, 304
          Control), 150-152              iSCSI Initiator,
                                                                copying
         virtual memory,                   65-66
                                                                   folders from user
          129-130                        Offline Files, 82-85
                                                                     accounts, 103
         wireless routers, 244           Parental Controls,
                                                                   Regional and
      conflicts in offline files,          85-88
                                                                     Language settings,
       resolving, 84-85                  Pen and Input
                                                                     73-74
                                           Devices, 67-68
      Conger, Jason, 107                                           with Robocopy, 112
                                         Power Options,
      connection security rules            89-93                CopyPE tool, 291
       (Windows Firewall), 179           Printers, 68-71        Corporate Error
      connections to shared              Regional and            Reporting, 268, 270
       folders, 125-126. See               Language Options,    counters (Performance
       also networks                       72-74                 Monitor), 273-276
      contacts, importing/               running as
                                                                CPDb (Color Policy
       exporting, 305. See also            commands, 53-55
                                                                 Database), 80
       Windows Contacts                  Speech
                                           Recognition,         crashes
      context menus. See                                           Corporate Error
                                           93-97
       right-click menus                                             Reporting, 270
                                         Sync Center, 74-75
      contextual nature of               Tablet PC Settings,       recovery. See system
       ribbons, 211                        97-99                     recovery
                                                  Disk counters (Performance Monitor) 345


Crunchie, 313                  Defender. See Windows          dialog box launchers, 211
cumulative permissions,         Defender                      digital identities, CardSpace,
 196-197                       defragmentation of              159-161
custom Control Panel folder,    disks, 193                    Dilmagani, Nima, 58
 creating, 55-56               Defragmenter, 133              Directory Services Restore
custom themes, creating in     Dehelean, Dorin, 124            Mode (Advanced Boot
 Windows DVD Maker, 314        deleting                        Options), 289
custom views for Event            files permanently, 37       Disable Automatic Restart
 Viewer, creating,                history (Internet            on System Failure
 117-118                            Explorer 7), 301           (Advanced Boot
customizing                       restore points, 207          Options), 289
  network settings, 238-          temporary files, 191-192    Disable Driver Signature
    239                           user accounts, 103           Enforcement (Advanced
  Office 2007 user             Deltree, Paul, 201              Boot Options), 289
    interface, 211-212         Denny, Mitch, 265              disabling
  Quick Access toolbar,                                          Activity Reporting, 85
                               Deny permission, 196
    211-212                                                      Administrator Approval
  Welcome Center, 9-10         DEP (Data Execution
                                                                  Mode, 150-151
                                Prevention), 129
                                                                 elevated mode when
             D                 desktop admin, job
                                description, 102
                                                                  installing applications,
                                                                  151
damaged Registry, 289          desktop heap, increasing          Hibernation mode, 90-91
data collector sets, 276-277    size of, 300                     Mini Toolbar, 212
  for system diagnostics       detecting network                 Parental Controls, 85
    reports, 277-278            sniffers, 252                    Protected Mode (Internet
Data Execution Prevention                                         Explorer), 153
                               DevCon, 61
 (DEP), 129                                                      services, 35
                               device conflicts,                 SuperFetch, 287
Data Platform Vision, 184       resolving, 61                    UAC (User Access
data protection, 142           device drivers. See drivers        Control), 150
Data Sources (ODBC), 133       Device Installation settings      Welcome Center, 10
Date and Time applet, 59        (Group Policy), 330-331          Windows Feedback, 334
                                                                 Windows Sidebar, 25
Davies, Joseph, 241            Device Manager applet,
                                60-61                         Disk Cleanup, 133, 191-192
DBXpress, 304                                                    Hibernation mode,
Debugging Mode (Advanced       dfMCE equipment, Windows
                                                                  disabling, 90
 Boot Options), 289             Media Center support
                                for, 313                      Disk counters (Performance
Default Programs applet,                                       Monitor), 276
 59-60                         diagnostics. See
                                troubleshooting
346   Disk Management


      Disk Management, 185          Display Calibration           Driver Verifier, 61
         basic disks                 Wizard, 80                   drivers
             converting to          display language,                installing with
              dynamic, 188-189       changing, 72                      DevCon, 61
             creating partitions,                                    rolling back, 61
                                    distribution, preparing
              190
                                     documents for, 214-215       drives. See disks
         disks, moving
           between systems,         Dixon, Ian, 313               Drop My Rights, 154
           189-190                  Document Inspector            DskProbe, 189
         dynamic disks, creat-       (Word 2007), 215             dual booting, 31-32
           ing volumes, 190         documents. See also files        removing Windows
         remote disk                   building blocks,                Vista from, 32-33
           administration, 187           217-218                  Dugan, D. David, 278
      Diskpart utility, 32,            Document Inspector
                                                                  Duggan, Timothy, 4, 200
       188, 291                          (Word 2007), 215
         commands, 295                 Full Screen Reading        dump files, creating,
                                         view (Word 2007),         279-280
      disks
         basic disks, 186                216-217                  DVD Maker. See
             converting to             preparing for               Windows DVD Maker
              dynamic, 188-189           distribution, 214-215    DVDs, AutoPlay
             creating partitions,      saving as PDF or XPS,       applet, 58
              190                        213-214
                                                                  Dvorak keyboard, 72
         dynamic disks, 186            translation tools,
                                         218-219                  dynamic disks, 186
             creating volumes,
                                                                     converting basic to,
              190                   dollar sign ($), hidden
                                                                       188-189
         hybrid drives, 205          folder shares, 124-125
                                                                     creating volumes, 190
         moving between             domain isolation
           systems, 189-190          (Windows Firewall), 174
         preventative
                                    Domain network
                                                                             E
           maintenance
                                     category, 238                EasyBCD, 30-31
             compression, 192
             defragmentation,       domains, joining, 127         Echo’s Voice, 228-229
              193                   down-down-across              editing
             Disk Cleanup,           method for                     boot process, 28-31
              191-192                permissions, 198               environment variables,
             error-checking,        downloading Windows               106-108
              192-193                Desktop Search 3.0, 48         Media Center–
         ReadyDrive, 205                                              recorded TV shows
                                    DPI settings, 22-23
         terminology, 186-188                                         in Windows Movie
                                    dragging to fill cells, 226       Maker, 310
                                                                     file associations 347


    user accounts,                natural language search,       Analysis ToolPak (ATP),
      105-108                      45-46                          222-223
       advanced settings,         Parental Controls, 85          conditional formatting,
         108-109               encrypting offline files, 83       226-227
Effective Permissions tool,                                      dragging to fill cells, 226
                               Encrypting File System
  197                                                            naming ranges, 222
                                (EFS), 199-201
                                                                 new features, 220-221
EFI (Extensible Firmware          BitLocker versus, 202
                                                                 sharing workbooks,
  Interface), 27               encryption                         224-226
EFS (Encrypting File              BitLocker, 201-202             SmartArt, 224
  System), 199-201                   articles on, 204
                                                              Exceptions tab (Windows
    BitLocker versus, 202            disadvantages, 204
                                                               Firewall), 171-172
EFS password recovery tool,          installing, 202-203
                                     recovery keys, 204       excluding applications
  201
                                  reset passwords and, 105     from Windows Defender
EFSDump, 201                                                   scans, 163
                               environment variables,
EFSInfo, 201                                                  expanding Control Panel
                                editing, 106-108
elevated mode, 140,                                            from Start menu, 52-53
                               erasing. See removing
  147-148                                                     explicit permissions, 197
    installing applications,   error checking disks,
                                192-193                       exporting
      disabling, 151
                                                                 contacts, 305
elevating Command Prompt       Error Reporting settings
                                                                 Task Scheduler tasks, 114
  to Administrator, 19-21       (Group Policy), 334-335
                                                              extended partitions, 186
elevation prompts, chang-      error reports (Corporate
                                Error Reporting), 268, 270    extending Active Directory
  ing, 151
                                                               schema, 334
email messages,                errors in offline files,
                                resolving, 84-85              Extensible Firmware
  converting for Windows
                                                               Interface (EFI), 27
  Mail, 304. See also          Euro Currency tools, 223
  Windows Mail                 Event IDs in Event
.eml file extension, 302        Viewer, 119
                                                                            F
Enable Boot Logging            Event Logs, 334                FAT (File Allocation
  (Advanced Boot               Event Viewer, 116                Table), 182
  Options), 288                   custom views, creating,     fault tolerance, 187
Enable Low-resolution              117-118                    FEK (file encryption
  Video (640×480)                 subscriptions in, 119         key), 199
  (Advanced Boot                  Task Scheduler and, 117
                                                              File Allocation Table
  Options), 288                   XML in, 118-119
                                                                (FAT), 182
enabling                       Excel 2007
                                                              file and registry
    Activity Reporting, 85        add-ins, 223
                                                                virtualization, 149-150
    Aurora boot screen,           additional resources, 227
      16-17                                                   file associations, Default
                                                                Programs applet, 59-60
348   file encryption key


      file encryption key          filling cells by               folder display, adding
        (FEK), 199                   dragging, 226                  metadata to, 49
      File List Headings, 43       filtering by file list         Folder Options applet,
          filtering by, 46-47        headings, 46-47. See           62-65
      file permissions, folder       also searches                folder permissions, file
        permissions versus, 195    Finkelstein, Ellen, 230          permissions versus, 195
      file synchronization. See    Firefox, startup web           Folder Redirection, 106
        synchronization              pages, 115                   folders
      file systems                 firewall profiles, 238             for Control Panel
          FAT (File Allocation     firewalls                            applets, creating,
            Table), 182                Advanced Firewall                55-56
          NTFS (New                      settings (Group              copying from user
            Technology File              Policy), 331                   accounts, 103
            System), 182               stateful firewalls, 170        restoring Previous
          operational overview,        testing, 179                     Versions, 205-208
            181-182                    Windows Firewall,              sharing, 122-124, 126
          transactional NTFS,            169-170                      views for, 62, 64
            184-185                       advanced settings,      font size, DPI settings,
          WinFS, 181-184                    174-178                 22-23
      file type, searches by, 44          Advanced tab,           formatting, conditional
      Filemon, 280                          172-173                 formatting in
                                          connection security       Excel 2007, 226-227
      files. See also documents
                                            rules, 179
          adding metadata to,                                     Frost, Gabe, 4, 237,
                                          Exceptions tab,
            49-50                                                   244-245
                                            171-172
          blue files, 192                                         Full Screen Reading view
                                          General tab,
          deleting permanently,                                     (Word 2007), 216-217
                                            170-171
            37
                                          inbound/outbound        Fulton, Scott M., 8
          restoring Previous
                                            rules, 178-179        function discovery, 245
            Versions, 205-208
                                          new features,
          searches. See search-
                                            173-174
            es
                                          third-party firewalls
                                                                             G
          selecting with check
                                            versus, 180           gadgets, 24
            boxes, 42-43
                                       Windows Meeting               creating, 25-26
          sharing, 120-121
                                         Space changes, 254          Windows Contacts
              folder sharing,
                122-126            Flash memory in hybrid             as, 305
              in Public Folder,      drives, 205                  Gainer, David, 4,
                121-122            Flassner, Paul, 184             226-227
              removing metadata    flicks, 67-68                  galleries, 211
                before, 50
                                                                             HOSTS file 349


game definition file (GDF),        Device Installation
 87                                 settings, 330-331
                                                                              H
games, ratings, 87                 management tools for,         Hal.dll file, 27
                                    335-337
Gao, Wenfeng, 149                                                Hanold, Rich, 312
                                   Multiple Local Group
GDF (game definition file),         Policy Objects (MLGPO),      Hardmeier, Sandi, 300-301
 87                                 327-329                      hardware
Geneen, Harold S., 270             Network Location                 Device Manager applet,
General tab                         Awareness (NLA),                  60-61
   System Configuration             326-327                         installing, Add Hardware
    tool, 34                       number of settings,                applet, 56-58
   Windows Firewall, 170-           320-321                      Hardware tab (System
    171                            Power Management               window), 128
                                    settings, 92-93, 330
Google, spreadsheet sharing                                      Heidelberg, Jakob H., 5, 325
                                   Printer Configuration
 feature,                                                        Henry, John, 248
                                    settings, 332
 225-226
                                   Printer Driver Installation   Hermans, Dave, 57, 61
GPLogView, 336                      settings, 332                Hermes, 101
GPMC (Group Policy                 Problem Reports and
                                                                 heuristic, defined, 285
 Management                         Solutions, 268
 Console), 320                     refreshing, 326               Hibernation mode, 89
                                   Tablet PC settings, 333          disabling, 90-91
GPOVault, 335
                                   User Account Control             resuming from, 28
Gralla, Preston, 235, 239
                                    settings, 333                Hicks, Jon, 2, 12
graphical user interface. See      Windows Defender              hidden folder shares,
 user interface                     settings, 164, 332            124-125
graphics, changing boot            Windows Error Reporting
                                                                 hiding Notification Area
 screen graphic, 16-17              settings, 334-335
                                                                  items, 21
Greal, Nathan, 276                 Windows Sidebar
                                    settings, 25                 history, deleting in Internet
Gregg, Ryan, 231                                                  Explorer 7, 301
                                   Wireless Networking
Grey, Tim, 3                        settings, 333-334            Holmes, Chris, 3, 16, 23
Group Policy, 319-320           Group Policy Administration      home pages, multiple
   ADMX files, 321-323,          Suites, 337                      home pages in Internet
    325-326                                                       Explorer 7, 299
                                Group Policy Management
      central store,
                                 Console (GPMC), 320             Home view (Control
        324-325
                                grouping applets, 52              Panel), 52
      converting ADM files
        to, 324                 GUI. See user interface          Hostname (command-line
   Advanced Firewall                                              tool), 251
    settings, 331                                                HOSTS file, modifying, 140
350   Howard, Michael


      Howard, Michael, 3,          Indexing Options applet,      Internet Explorer 7
       136, 154                      80-81                         (IE7), 297
      hybrid drives, 205               advanced options,             multiple home
                                         81-82                         pages, 299
                                       Modify button, 81             new features,
                  I                InfoCard. See CardSpace             300-301
      icacls command,                                                Quick Tabs
                                   Information Rights
        139-140                                                        feature, 298
                                     Management (IRM), 214
                                                                     security, 153
      iCalendar standard, 305      inheritance of                        ActiveX controls, 158
      iCalShare, 306                 permissions, 197                    add-ons, 157-158
      ICMP blocking (Windows       installation disc, running            phishing filter,
        Firewall), 174               Memory Diagnostics                   154-157
      icons, resizing, 17            tool from, 282                      Protected Mode,
                                   installing                             153-154
      .ics file extension, 305
                                       applications, disabling           URL validation, 158
      identity management                                            tab groups, 299
                                         elevated mode, 151
        (CardSpace), 159-161                                         tabs, increasing
                                       BitLocker, 202-203
      IE7. See Internet                color profiles, 79              number of, 300
        Explorer 7                     devices, blocking,        Internet searches, 48
      imagex tool, 291                   330-331                 Internet usage, Parental
      imaging. See boot CDs            drivers with                Controls applet, 85-88
                                         DevCon, 61
      IMAPSize, 304                                              ipconfig command, 251
                                       hardware, Add
      implicit permissions, 197          Hardware applet,        iPods, URGE service
      importing                          56-58                     and, 312
          contacts, 305                loopback adapter,         IPSec, 174
          Task Scheduler                 57-58                   IPv6, 241-244
            tasks, 114                 printer drivers, 332
                                                                 IRM (Information Rights
      inbound rules (Windows       integrity ratings,              Management), 214
        Firewall), 178-179           138-139
                                                                 iSCSI Initiator applet,
      increasing                       ACLs (Access Control
                                                                   65-66
          number of tabs in              Lists) versus, 141
            Internet Explorer 7,   interface. See user
            300                      interface                                J
          size of desktop          Internet Assistant            Jelen, Bill, 4, 221,
            heap, 300                VBA, 223                     224, 227
      Indexed Locations dialog                                   Jetico Personal
        box, 81                                                   Firewall, 180
                                                                          meetings 351


job descriptions, desktop     Lee, Eric, 255
  admin, 102
                                                                          M
                              legacy applications,
John Walkenbach’s Favorite      file and registry             Mail. See Windows Mail
  Excel 2007 Tips & Tricks      virtualization, 149-150       Malicious Software Removal
  (Walkenbach), 220           Likes, Bryant, 4                 Tool (MSRT), 167-169
joining domains, 127          Link Layer Topology             management tools for Group
Junk Mail Filter in Windows     Discovery (LLTD), 237          Policy, 335-337
  Mail,                       LIP (Language Interface         manual wireless
  302-303                       Pack), 73                      connections, 240
                              listening (speech recogni-      mapping network drives,
            K                   tion), starting, 94            125-126
Kellett, John, 4, 274         Live Icons, 42                  Mar-Elia, Darren, 5,
                              LLTD (Link Layer Topology        321, 336
Kelly, Bob, 4, 235, 249
                                Discovery), 237               Markoff, John, 270
Kenney, Kristan, 16
                              Lobato, Rodrigo, 304            MBR (Master Boot Record),
Kernel Transaction Manager                                     26, 186
 (KTM), 184                   Lobo, Lester, 316
                              local policies                  MCE Test File, 314
keyboard layouts,
 changing, 72                     accessing, 320              MCECustomizer, 314
                                  Multiple Local Group        MCESync, 313
keyboard shortcuts. See             Policy Objects (MLGPO),
 shortcut keys                                                McFedries, Paul, 5, 240, 248
                                    327-329
Kim, Danny, 320,                                              Media Center. See Windows
                              locations, printer
 326, 330                                                      Media Center
                                configurations based
Krol, Rich, 88                  on, 332                       Media Center–recorded
KTM (Kernel Transaction                                        TV shows, editing in
                              log files, CLFS (Common Log
 Manager), 184                                                 Windows Movie
                                File System) API, 185. See
                                                               Maker, 310
                                also Event Viewer
                                                              Media Player. See Windows
            L                 logging in/out, shortcut
                                                               Media Player
                                keys, 12
Langa, Fred, 186                                              media sharing, WMC
                              Logical Disk: % Free Space
Language Bar, 73                                               (Windows Media
                                counter (Performance
                                                               Connect), 246
Language Interface Pack         Monitor), 276
                                                                setting up, 247-248
 (LIP), 73                    logon scripts, 108                WMPNSS (Windows
Lanier, Chris, 305, 313       Lookup Wizard, 223                 Media Player Network
Last Known Good               loopback adapter, installing,      Sharing Services),
 Configuration (Advanced        57-58                            246-247
 Boot Options), 288                                           meetings. See Windows
Law, Eric, 300                                                 Meeting Space
352   Melber, Derek


      Melber, Derek, 5, 324,        MLGPO (Multiple Local         multiple time zones,
       326, 330, 335                 Group Policy Objects),        viewing, 21
      memory                         327-329                      music files. See Windows
         as cache, 286              MMC console, creating,         Media Player
         desktop heap, increas-      109
          ing size of, 300
         ReadyBoost, 284-285
                                    MMCSS (Multimedia                       N
                                     Class Scheduler
         SuperFetch, 285-287         Service), 312                naming ranges
         virtual memory,                                           (Excel 2007), 222
                                    Model Talker, 76
          configuring, 129-130                                    NAP (Network Access
                                    Morriale, Adriana, 232
      Memory counters                                              Protection), 142, 174
       (Performance Monitor),       Moskowitz, Jeremy, 5,
                                                                  natural language search,
       275                           331-332, 334
                                                                   enabling, 45-46
      Memory Diagnostics tool,      motherboards, RAID on,
                                                                  NCSI (Network
       281-284                       188
                                                                   Connectivity Status
      memory dumps,                 movies. See Windows            Indicator), 234-235
       configuring, 131              Movie Maker
                                                                  NDF (Network
      menus, classic menus in       moving disks between           Diagnostics
       Windows Explorer, 41          systems, 189-190              Framework), 249-250
      Mercury, 101                  MSCONFIG Cleanup tool,        Nerenberg, Daniel, 4
                                     37. See also System
      message store, convert-                                     net use command, 126
                                     Configuration tool
       ing for Windows Mail,                                      net user command,
       304                          MSRT (Malicious
                                                                   creating user accounts,
                                     Software Removal Tool),
      metadata, 49                                                 104-105
                                     167-169
         adding                                                   NetMeeting. See Windows
            to files, 49-50         MTV URGE service, 311
                                                                   Meeting Space
            to folder display, 49   MUI (Multilingual User
                                                                  netsh command, 235
         removing, 50                Interface Pack), 73
         Windows Photo                                            Network Access
                                    Multimedia Class
          Gallery, 309                                             Protection (NAP),
                                     Scheduler Service
                                                                   142, 174
      Micdrosoft Photosynth,         (MMCSS), 312
       309                                                        Network and Sharing
                                    multiple calendars in
                                                                   Center, 233-234
      Microsoft Vista Unveiled       Windows Calendar, 306
                                                                     customizing network
       (McFedries), 248             multiple home pages               settings, 238-239
      Minasi, Mark, 3, 202           (Internet Explorer 7), 299      NCSI (Network
      Mini Toolbar, 212             Multiple Local Group              Connectivity Status
      mirrored volumes, 187          Policy Objects (MLGPO),          Indicator), 234-235
                                     327-329                         network map,
      Mitchell, Bradley, 242
                                                                      235-237
                                                                         Office 2007 353


network categories, 238           troubleshooting,            No Add Ons mode (Internet
Network Connectivity Status         command-line tools for,    Explorer), 157
 Indicator (NCSI), 234-235          251-253                   Notification Area, hiding
                                  Windows Meeting Space,       items in, 21
Network Diagnostics
                                    253
 Framework (NDF),                                             nslookup command, 252
                                     People Near Me con-
 249-250                                                      NTFS (New Technology File
                                       figuration, 253-254
Network Diagnostics Tool,            starting, 254-257         System), 182
 248-251                          wireless networking            permissions, 193-194
Network Discovery, 125               ad-hoc connections,            cumulative
                                       241-244                        permissions, 196-197
network drives, mapping,
                                     automatic                      settings, 194-196
 125-126
                                       connections, 239             share permissions
Network Explorer,                                                     and, 197-199
                                     manual
 function discovery, 245                                         transactional NTFS,
                                       connections, 240
Network Location                     WCN (Windows                  184-185
 Awareness (NLA),                      Connect Now), 244      Ntldr file, 26-27
 326-327                          WMC (Windows Media          Ntoskrnl.exe file, 27
network map, 235-237                Connect), 246
                                     setting up, 247-248
network settings,
 customizing, 238-239                WMPNSS (Windows
                                                                           O
                                       Media Player           O’Conner, Chris, 43
network sharing in
                                       Network Sharing
 Windows Media                                                O’Neil, James, 5, 295
                                       Services), 246-247
 Player 11, 311                                               Office 2007
                               new features
network sniffers,                                                compatibility, 225
                                  Excel 2007, 220-221
 detecting, 252                                                  Excel 2007
                                  Internet Explorer 7,
networks                                                            add-ins, 223
                                    300-301
   function discovery, 245                                          additional resources,
                                  Outlook 2007, 230-231
   Network and Sharing                                                227
                                  PowerPoint 2007, 228
     Center, 233-234                                                Analysis ToolPak
                                  Windows Firewall,
      customizing                                                     (ATP), 222-223
                                    173-174
       network settings,                                            conditional formatting,
                                  Windows Mail, 301-303
       238-239                                                        226-227
                               New Technology File                  dragging to fill
      NCSI (Network
                                System (NTFS), 182                    cells, 226
       Connectivity Status
       Indicator), 234-235     Next Venture Partners, 300           naming ranges, 222
      network map,             NJ Star, 219                         new features, 220-221
       235-237                                                      sharing workbooks,
                               NLA (Network Location
   Network Diagnostics Tool,                                          224-226
                                Awareness), 326-327
     248-251                                                        SmartArt, 224
354   Outlook 2007


        Outlook 2007             Office button, 210          Parental Controls applet,
           Calendar tips, 232    Offline Files applet, 75,    85-88
           color-coding in,       82-83                      partitions, 186
             231-232                performance                 configuring for dual
           new features,              improvements, 84           booting, 32
             230-231                resolving errors/           creating, 190
           Vista sidebar              conflicts, 84-85       password reset disks,
             gadgets, 231
                                 opening System window,       creating, 105
        PowerPoint 2007
                                  126-127                    passwords
           additional
             resources,          operating systems, file        backing up, 106
             229-230              systems and, 181              resetting, encryption
           new features, 228     OS boot loader, 28              and, 105
           themes, 229                                          restoring, 106
                                 OsCDimg tool, 291
        removing metadata,                                   patches. See updates
                                 outbound rules
         50                                                  Patel, Parveen, 5
                                  (Windows Firewall),
        speech recognition
                                  178-179                    Patrick, Steven, 28
         in, 97
        user interface,          Outlook 2007                PCA (Program Compatibility
         209-210                    Calendar tips, 232        Assistant), 147
           customizing,             color-coding in,         PDF
             211-212                  231-232                   saving documents as,
           Mini Toolbar, 212        new features,                213-214
           terminology,               230-231                   XPS versus, 213
             210-211                Vista sidebar
                                                             Peers, Nick, 289
        Word 2007, 213                gadgets, 231
                                                             PEImg tool, 291
           as blog editor,       Outlook Express. See
             219-220              Windows Mail               Pen and Input Devices
           building blocks,                                   applet, 67-68
                                 Outlook Tasks
             217-218              gadget, 231                People Near Me,
           Document                                           configuring, 253-254
                                 Outlook Upcoming
             Inspector, 215                                  per-application volume
                                  Appointments
           Full Screen Reading                                control, 316-317
                                  gadget, 231
             view, 216-217
                                                             performance
           preparing
             documents for                   P                  baseline, 270
                                                                data collector sets,
             distribution,
                                 pagefile. See virtual           276-277
             214-215
                                  memory                           for system diagnos-
           saving documents
                                 Pages/sec counter                   tics reports,
             as PDF or XPS,
                                  (Performance                       277-278
             213-214
                                  Monitor), 275                 Offline Files applet, 84
           translation tools,
             218-219
                                                              priority of printers 355


  Performance Monitor,     Phillips, Josh, 3, 20         Power Users group, 143
    273-274                Phishing Filter               PowerPoint 2007
      baselines, 274-275      Internet Explorer,            additional resources,
      bottlenecks,              154-157                      229-230
       274-275                Windows Mail, 302             new features, 228
      counters, 275-276                                     themes, 229
                           Photo Gallery. See Windows
  Process Monitor, 280
                            Photo Gallery                Pratley, Chris, 269
  ReadyBoost, 284-285
  Reliability Monitor,     Photo Story 3.0, 309          Prefetch folder, clearing, 287
    271-272                photos, tagging, 308          preparing documents for
  Resource Monitor,        Photosynth, 309                distribution, 214-215
    272-273                                              preventative maintenance
                           Physical/Logical Disk:
  SuperFetch, 285-287                                     (on disks)
                            % Disk Time counter
  System Information                                        compression, 192
                            (Performance Monitor), 276
    tool, 278                                               defragmentation, 193
  Task Manager,            Physical/Logical Disk: Disk
                                                            Disk Cleanup, 191-192
    278-280                 Queue Length counter
                                                            error-checking, 192-193
  Windows Explorer,         (Performance Monitor), 276
                                                         Preview Pane in Windows
    improving, 15-16       Pietroforte, Michael, 320
                                                          Explorer, 41
  Windows Media            ping command, 174, 251
    Player, 312                                          Previous Versions, 205-208
                           Pirillo, Chris, 97, 231
performance logs, 277                                    primary partitions, 186
                           podcasts in Windows Media
Performance Monitor,                                     Pringle, Craig, 333
                            Player, 312
 273-274                                                 print jobs
                           PolicyMaker, 335
  baselines, 274-275                                        managing, 69
  bottlenecks, 274-275     portable document                rendering, location
  counters, 275-276         format. See PDF                  for, 70
Performance section        ports for printers, 70        Print Management, 133
 (Advanced tab of System   Posey, Brien M., 4, 74,       print servers, property
 window), 128-129           198, 243                      settings, 69-71
permissions                Power Management              print settings (Internet
  file permissions,         settings (Group Policy),      Explorer 7), 300
    folder permissions      92-93, 330
                                                         Print Spooler, 69
    versus, 195            Power Options applet
  NTFS permissions,                                      Printer Configuration set-
                             comparison of options,
    193-194                                               tings (Group Policy), 332
                               89-90
      cumulative permis-     configuring, 91-92          Printer Driver Installation set-
       sions, 196-197        Hibernation mode,            tings (Group Policy), 332
      settings, 194-196        disabling, 90-91          printers, sharing, 70
      share permissions      Sleep Mode, shortcuts       Printers applet, 68-71
       and, 197-199            for, 91
  sharing folders, 123                                   priority of printers, 71
356   Private network category


      Private network              public key cryptography,    recovery. See system
       category, 239                EFS (Encrypting File        recovery
      privileges, tracking with     System), 199-201           recovery keys
       UAC, 145-148                  BitLocker versus, 202        backing up, 199-200
      Problem Reports and          Public network                 BitLocker, 204
       Solutions, 267-269           category, 238              refreshing Group
      Process Monitor, 166, 280    publishing calendars, 307    Policy, 326
      Processor counters                                       Regional and Language
       (Performance Monitor),                 Q                 Options applet, 72-74
       275                                                     Registry, damage to, 289
                                   Quick Access toolbar,
      Processor Queue Length        customizing, 211-212       Registry keys, Windows
       counter (Performance                                     Mail settings, 304
                                   Quick Tabs feature
       Monitor), 276                                           Regmon, 280
                                    (Internet Explorer 7),
      Processor Scheduling          298                        Reiter, Dena, 16
       (System window), 128
                                   QWERTY keyboard, 72         Reliability Monitor,
      profiles                                                  271-272
         color profiles
            installing, 79                    R                relog command, 277
            in Windows Photo                                   Remote Assistance, 132
                                   RADAR (Resource
              Gallery, 78           Exhaustion Detection
                                                               Remote Desktop, 132
         Folder Redirection, 106    and Recovery), 281         remote disk
         roaming profiles, 106                                  administration, 187
         storage location, 106     RAID, on motherboards,
                                    188                        Remote tab (System
         UNC (Universal
                                                                window), 132
           Naming Convention)      RAID 1 volumes, 187
           paths, 108                                          removable media
                                   RAID 5 volumes, 188
                                                                devices, blocking,
      Program Compatibility        Rains, Tim, 252              330-331
       Assistant (PCA), 147        ranges, naming              Remove Properties dialog
      promqry command, 252          (Excel 2007), 222           box, 50
      properties, searching by,    ratings for games, 87       removing
       44-45                       Reading Layout. See Full       metadata, 50
      property settings of print    Screen Reading view           spyware, 37
       servers, 69-71               (Word 2007)                   Windows Vista from
      Protected Mode (Internet     ReadyBoost, 284-285              dual booting, 32-33
       Explorer), 153-154          ReadyDrive, 205             rendering print jobs,
      Public Folder, sharing       recorded TV shows,
                                                                location for, 70
       files, 121-122               editing in Windows         Repair tool, 248
                                    Movie Maker, 310           replication, SYSVOL
                                                                folder, 324
                                                                               security 357


resetting passwords,            Run command, adding to          SDL (Security Development
  encryption and, 105            Start menu, 18                  Lifecycle), 136
resizing icons, 17              running                         Search bar (Internet
resolving offline file             applets as commands,          Explorer 7), 300
  errors/conflicts, 84-85           53-55                       Search Folder, settings for,
                                   Memory Diagnostics tool,      64-65
Resource Exhaustion
                                    282
  Detection and Recovery                                        searches, 43-44. See also
  (RADAR), 281                  Russinovich, Mark, 133,          filtering; metadata
                                 139, 166, 280                     advanced options, 47-48
Resource Kits, 133
                                                                   Control Panel
Resource Monitor,
  272-273
                                             S                       searches, 48
                                                                   by file list headings,
restore points, 205             Safe Mode (Advanced Boot             46-47
    creating, 131-132            Options), 120, 288                Indexing Options applet,
    deleting, 207               Safe Mode with Command               80-81
restoring                        Prompt (Advanced Boot                advanced options,
    files/folders (Previous      Options), 288                          81-82
      Versions), 205-208        Safe Mode with Networking             Modify button, 81
    usernames/                   (Advanced Boot Options),          Internet searches, 48
      passwords, 106             288                               natural language search,
    Windows Mail                                                     enabling, 45-46
                                SAN (storage area
      backups, 304                                                 saved searches, 40-41
                                 network), 65                      tips for, 44-45
resuming from
                                SAPI (Speech Application           in Windows Contacts, 305
  hibernation mode, 28
                                 Programming Interface),           in Windows Mail, 302
return-to-libc                   76                                in Windows Media
  attacks, 137
                                saved searches, 40-41                Player 11, 311
ribbons, 210                                                       in WinFS, 183
                                Savill, John, 9
    contextual nature
                                saving documents as PDF or      sectors, 182
      of, 211
                                 XPS, 213-214                   security, 135. See also
right-click menus, Shift but-
                                sc.exe command,                  encryption; Group Policy
  ton and, 37-39
                                 119-120                           Access Control Lists
roaming profiles, 106                                                (ACLs), integrity ratings
                                scheduling tasks. See Task
Robocopy, 112                                                        versus, 141
                                 Scheduler                         address space layout
rolling back drivers, 61
                                Schinder, Deb, 143, 256              randomization
rootkits, 137
                                schtasks.exe                         (ASLR), 137
rows, number of                  command, 114                      authentication, 141
  (Excel 2007), 221                                                AutoRuns, 166-167
                                screen captures with
RSS feeds (Internet              Snipping Tool, 317-318            CardSpace, 159-161
  Explorer 7), 301                                                 data protection, 142
                                scripting Task Scheduler, 114
358   hidden folder shares


        hidden folder shares,       Windows Defender,            Windows Resource
          124-125                    161-162                      Protection (WRP),
        HOSTS file,                   advanced options,           139-140
          modifying, 140                163                      Windows Service
        Internet Explorer, 153        application                 Hardening (WSH),
            ActiveX controls,           exclusion, 163            137-138
              158                     command-line            security audits, 179
            add-ons, 157-158            parameters, 163
                                                              Security Development
            phishing filter,          Group Policies
                                                               Lifecycle (SDL), 136
              154-157                   and, 164
            Protected Mode,           Software Explorer,      The Security
              153-154                   164-165                Development Lifecycle
            URL validation, 158       SpyNet, 162              (Howard), 136
        Malicious Software          Windows File              Security Space, 179
          Removal Tool               Protection (WFP), 139    selecting files with check
          (MSRT), 167-169           Windows Firewall,          boxes, 42-43
        network access               169-170
                                                              server isolation
          protection, 142             advanced settings,
                                                               (Windows Firewall), 174
        printers, 70                    174-178
        Security Development          Advanced tab,           services, managing,
          Lifecycle (SDL), 136          172-173                119-120
        Trustworthy                   connection security     Services tab
          Computing Initiative          rules, 179               System Configuration
          (TWC), 136                  Exceptions tab,             tool, 35
        User Access Control             171-172                  Task Manager, 280
          (UAC), 142-144              General tab,            setx command,
            audit process               170-171                configuring environ-
              tracking and            inbound/outbound         ment variables, 107
              audit privilege use       rules, 178-179
                                                              shadow copies. See
              settings, 148-149       new features,
                                                               Volume Shadow Copy
            configuring,                173-174
              150-152                 third-party firewalls   share permissions,
            disabling, 150              versus, 180            NTFS permissions and,
            file and registry       Windows Integrity          197-199
              virtualization,        Control (WIC),           Shared Folders (in
              149-150                138-139                   Computer Management
            privilege tracking,     Windows Meeting            console), 123-124
              145-148                Space, 257
                                                                      Stand By mode 359


sharing. See also networks      simple volumes, 187               starting, 94
   calendars, 306               SLD (Slow Link Detection),        Voice Recognition
   files, 120-121                 326                               Training, 96
       folder sharing,                                        Speech Reference Card, 95
                                Sleep Mode, 89-90
         122-124, 126
                                    shortcuts for, 91         Speech Tutorial, 95-96
       in Public Folder, 121-
         122                    Slow Link Detection           Speicher, Stephen, 313
       removing metadata          (SLD), 326                  spell checking in Windows
         before, 50             slowing animations,             Mail, 303
   printers, 70                   23-24                       spool folder, changing
   spreadsheets/                SmartArt in Excel 2007, 224     location of, 71
     workbooks, 224-226
                                Sneath, Tim, 20, 112          spreadsheets, sharing,
   in Windows Media
                                sniffers, detecting, 252        224-226
     Player, 311
                                Snipping Tool, 317-318        SpyNet, 162
Shields, Greg, 235
                                Software Explorer, 164-165    spyware
Shift button, right-click
                                                                  AutoRuns, 166-167
  menus and, 37-39              Solomon, David, 4,
                                                                  removing, 37
shims, 148                        280, 312
                                                                  Windows Defender,
shortcut keys, 10               Solver add-in, 223                  161-162
   creating, 13-14              sorting by color in                  advanced options, 163
   logging in/out, 12             Excel 2007, 221                    application exclusion,
   tools for, 14                source systems,                        163
   Windows key shortcuts,         configuring for                    command-line
     11-12                        subscriptions, 119                   parameters, 163
shortcuts for Sleep                                                  Group Policies and, 164
                                spanned volumes, 187
  Mode, 91                                                           Software Explorer,
                                Special Edition Using                  164-165
shoulder surfing, 240             Microsoft Office 2007              SpyNet, 162
SHRINK, 32                        (Bott), 213
                                                              Squire, Patrick, 236
sidebar gadgets. See also       Speech Application
                                                              SRT (Startup Repair Tool),
  Windows Sidebar                 Programming Interface
                                                                282-284
   for Outlook 2007, 231          (SAPI), 76
   Windows Contacts                                           SRVCHECK.EXE utility, 199
                                Speech Recognition applet,
     as, 305                      93-94                       Stability Index, 271
SideShow. See Windows               advanced options, 96-97   stacking in Windows Media
  SideShow                          listening, starting, 94     Player, 312
Signature Verification              Speech Reference          Stahl, Annik, 231
  Tool, 61                            Card, 95
                                                              Stand By mode, 89
                                    Speech Tutorial, 95-96
360   standard user access tokens


      standard user access          stateful firewalls, 170     system diagnostics
        tokens, 145, 147            stopping Resource            reports, data collector
      Standard User                   Monitor, 272               sets for, 277-278
        Analyzer, 148               storage area network        System Health
      standard users                  (SAN), 65                  Report, 277
          accounts, 102             storage solutions, iSCSI    System Information tool,
          elevation prompts,          Initiator applet, 65-66    264-266, 278
            changing, 151                                       system locale,
                                    Stratton, Terri, 3, 98
          privileges of, 142-143                                 changing, 73
                                    streaming media
      Start menu                                                System log, 334
                                      support, 246
          configuring, 17-19
                                    striped volumes, 187        System Protection tab
          expanding Control
                                                                 (System window),
            Panel from, 52-53       subscribing to
                                                                 131-132
          Run command, adding         calendars, 307
            to, 18                                              system rating, 264-266
                                    subscriptions in Event
      Start Windows Normally          Viewer, 119               system recovery, 288
        (Advanced Boot                                             Advanced Boot
                                    SuperFetch, 285-287
        Options), 289                                                Options, 288-289
                                    Swinford, Echo, 4, 229         from “blue screen of
      starting. See also startup
                                    Sync Center applet,              death,” 131
          listening (speech
                                      74-75                        WinPE, 290-296
            recognition), 94
                                    synchronization                WinRE, 289-290
          Speech Recognition,
            94                          Offline Files applet,   System Recovery
          Windows Meeting                82-83                   Options, 282
            Space, 254-257                 performance          System Stability
                                             improvements, 84    Chart, 271
      startup. See also starting
                                           resolving errors/
          Firefox startup web                                   System window
                                             conflicts, 84-85
            pages, 115                                             Advanced tab, 128
                                        Sync Center applet,
          Safe Mode, 120                                              Performance
                                         74-75
          Welcome Center, 8-9                                          section, 128-129
              customizing, 9-10     SyncToy, 75                       Startup and
              disabling, 10         Sysinternals, 133, 167             Recovery section,
      Startup and Recovery          System Configuration               130-131
        section (Advanced tab         tool, 33                        User Profiles
        of System window),              Boot tab, 34-35                section, 130
        130-131                         General tab, 34               virtual memory,
                                        MSCONFIG Cleanup               129-130
      Startup Repair Tool (SRT),
                                         tool, 37                  Computer Name tab,
        282-284
                                        Services tab, 35             127-128
      Startup tab (System                                          Hardware tab, 128
                                        Startup tab, 35-36
        Configuration tool),                                       opening, 126-127
                                        Tools tab, 36
        35-36
                                              TWC (Trustworthy Computing Initiative) 361


  Remote tab, 132                 schtasks.exe              TIP (Tablet Input
  System Protection tab,            command, 114              Panel), 98
    131-132                       scripting, 114            tools. See also applets
SYSVOL folder,                    tips for, 115-116             in Computer
 replication, 324                 triggers and                    Management
                                    actions, 112                  console, 109-110
Szpuszta, Mario, 5, 292
                              tasks, Vista sidebar              for shortcut keys, 14
                                gadgets, 231
             T                temporary files
                                                            Tools tab (System
                                                              Configuration tool), 36
tab groups (Internet              deleting, 191-192         tracert command, 252
  Explorer 7), 299                in Windows DVD
                                                            training, Voice Recognition
tablet devices, Pen and             Maker, 316
                                                              Training, 96
  Input Devices applet, 67-   temporary offline
                                                            transactional NTFS, 184-185
  68                            files, 83
                                                            translation tools
Tablet Input Panel            terminology for
                                                              (Word 2007), 218-219
  (TIP), 98                     Office 2007 user
                                interface, 210-211          Trenbeath, Brian, 87
Tablet PC Settings applet,
  97-99, 333                  testing firewalls, 179        triggers in Task
                                                              Scheduler, 112
tabs, 211                     Text to Speech applet,
    Internet Explorer 7         75-76                       troubleshooting networks
        increasing number                                       command-line tools,
                              themes
          of, 300                                                 251-253
                                  custom themes,
        Quick Tabs                                              Network Diagnostics Tool,
                                    creating in Windows
          feature, 298                                            248-251
                                    DVD Maker, 314
        tab groups, 299           PowerPoint 2007, 229      Trustworthy Computing
tagging photos, 308                                           Initiative (TWC), 136
                              third-party firewalls,
tags in searches, 44-45.        Windows Firewall            Tulloch, Mitch, 4, 192, 242,
  See also metadata             versus, 180                   260, 279, 330
takeown command, 140          Thomas, Guy, 276              turning on. See enabling
Task Manager, 278-280         Thurrott, Paul, 204           TV shows, editing recorded
                                                              shows in Windows Movie
Task Scheduler, 111           time limits on Parental
                                                              Maker, 310
    AT command, 114             Controls, 86
    Event Viewer and, 117                                   TWC (Trustworthy
                              time settings in Task
    importing/exporting                                       Computing Initiative), 136
                                Scheduler, 113
      tasks, 114              time zones, viewing
    scheduling tasks,           multiple, 21
      112-113
362   UAC (User Account Control)


                  U                URLs
                                     character sets in, 156
                                                                      Mini Toolbar, 212
                                                                      terminology,
      UAC (User Account              validation, 158                    210-211
       Control), 142-144           USB devices,                   Windows Explorer
         audit process              ReadyBoost, 284-285             interface options,
           tracking and audit                                       39-40
                                   USB keys, creating
           privilege use            bootable keys, 295-296     user profiles. See profiles
           settings, 148-149                                   User Profiles section
                                   User Account Control
         configuring, 150-152                                   (Advanced tab of
                                    (UAC), 142-144
         disabling, 150                                         System window), 130
                                      audit process
         elevating Command
                                        tracking and audit     usernames, backing
           Prompt to
                                        privilege use           up/restoring, 106
           Administrator, 19-21
                                        settings, 148-149      utilities. See applets
         file and registry
                                      configuring, 150-152
           virtualization,
                                      disabling, 150
           149-150
                                      elevating Command                    V
         privilege tracking,
                                        Prompt to              validation of URLs, 158
           145-148
                                        Administrator, 19-21
         shortcut keys,                                        VHD files. See Virtual PC;
                                      file and registry
            creating, 13-14                                     Virtual Server
                                        virtualization,
      UI. See user interface            149-150                viewing multiple time
      unbootable, forcing Vista       Group Policy              zones, 21
       to, 283                          settings, 333          views
      UNC (Universal Naming           privilege tracking,         custom views for
       Convention) paths, 108           145-148                     Event Viewer,
                                      shortcut keys,                creating, 117-118
      Understanding IPv6
                                        creating, 13-14           for folders, 62, 64
       (Davies), 241
                                   user accounts, 102          Virtual Folders. See
      uninstalling disks, 190
                                      advanced settings,        saved searches
      Universal Naming                  108-109
       Convention (UNC)                                        virtual memory
                                      copying folders             configuring, 129-130
       paths, 108                       from, 103                 RADAR, 281
      Universal Plug and Play         creating, 102-105
       (UPnP), 246                                             Virtual PC, accessing
                                      deleting, 103
                                                                backups, 261-263
      updates, Windows                editing, 105-108
       Update applet, 76-77                                    Virtual Server, accessing
                                   User Accounts applet,
                                                                backups, 261-263
      Upgrade Advisor, 57           105-109
                                                               virtualization. See
      UPnP (Universal Plug and     user interface
                                                                file and registry
       Play), 246                     Office 2007, 209-210
                                                                virtualization
                                          customizing,
      URGE service, 311                                        Vista. See Windows Vista
                                           211-212
                                                                 third-party firewalls 363


visual effects, performance   White, Nick, 277                Windows DVD Maker,
 issues, 128                  WIC (Windows Integrity           314-316
Voice Recognition              Control), 138-139              Windows Error Reporting
 Training, 96                   ACLs (Access Control           settings (Group Policy),
volume control,                   Lists) versus, 141           334-335. See also
 per-application volume       Williams, Mark, 336              Problem Reports and
 control, 316-317                                              Solutions
                              Willis, Will, 195
Volume Shadow                                                 Windows Experience Index,
                              Windows AIK (Windows
 Copy, 205                                                     264-266
                               Automated Installation Kit),
volumes, 187                   9, 290                         Windows Explorer
   creating, 190                creating WinPE boot CD,         classic menus, 41
                                  292-295                       interface options,
vssadmin.exe
                                                                  39-40
 command-line tool, 207       Windows Backup. See
                                                                Live Icons, 42
                               Backup and Restore Center
                                                                performance,
            W                 Windows Boot                        improving, 15-16
                               Manager, 27                      Preview Pane, 41
WAIK (Windows Automated       Windows Calendar,                 saved searches, 40-41
 Installation Kit), 9          305-307                          selecting files with check
Walkenbach, John, 4,          Windows Color                       boxes, 42-43
 220, 227                      Management (WCS),              Windows Feedback,
Watts, David, 195              78-80                           disabling, 334
WCN (Windows Connect          Windows Connect Now             Windows File Protection
 Now), 244                     (WCN), 244                      (WFP), 139
WCS (Windows Color            Windows Contacts,               Windows Firewall,
 Management), 78-80            304-305                         169-170
Web browsers. See Internet    Windows Defender,                 advanced settings,
 Explorer 7                    161-162                            174-178
web pages, Firefox              advanced options, 163           Advanced tab,
 startup web pages, 115         application exclusion,            172-173
                                  163                           connection security
web proxies, NCSI                                                 rules, 179
 and, 235                       command-line
                                  parameters, 163               Exceptions tab,
Web sites, allowing/            Group Policies and,               171-172
 blocking, 87-88                  164, 332                      General tab, 170-171
Welcome Center, 8-9             Software Explorer,              inbound/outbound rules,
   customizing, 9-10              164-165                         178-179
   disabling, 10                SpyNet, 162                     new features, 173-174
Wettern, Joern, 204                                             third-party firewalls
                              Windows Desktop
                                                                  versus, 180
WFP (Windows File              Search 3.0, downloading,
 Protection), 139              48
364   Windows Integrity Control (WIC)


      Windows Integrity            Windows Photo Gallery,      Windows Vista Resource
       Control (WIC), 138-139       307-309                     Kit, 133
        ACLs (Access Control         color management          Windows XP
          Lists) versus, 141           in, 78                    boot process, 26-27
      Windows key shortcuts,       Windows Pre-installation      dual booting with
       11-12                        Environment (WinPE),           Windows Vista,
      Windows Mail, 301             290-296                        31-32
        backing up, 303-304        Windows Rally               WinFS, 181-184
        converting email            Development Kit, 237       WinKey, 14
          messages for, 304        Windows Recovery            WinPE (Windows
        new features, 301-          Environment (WinRE),        Pre-installation
          303                       289-290                     Environment), 290-296
      Windows Media Center,        Windows Resource            WinRE (Windows
       313-314                      Protection (WRP),           Recovery Environment),
      Windows Media Connect         139-140                     289-290
       (WMC), 246                  Windows Service             winresume.exe file, 28
        setting up, 247-248         Hardening (WSH),
        WMPNSS (Windows                                        WinSAT (Windows
                                    137-138
          Media Player                                          System Assessment
                                   Windows Sidebar, 24          Tool), 266-267
          Network Sharing
                                     disabling, 25
          Services),                                           wireless networking
                                     gadgets, 24
          246-247                                                ad-hoc connections,
                                         creating, 25-26
      Windows Media Player,                                        241-244
                                   Windows SideShow              automatic connections,
       310-313
                                    applet, 76                     239
        media sharing and,
          248                      Windows System                manual connections,
                                    Assessment Tool                240
      Windows Media Player
                                    (WinSAT), 266-267            WCN (Windows
       Network Sharing
                                   Windows Update applet,          Connect Now), 244
       Services (WMPNSS),
       246-247                      76-77                      Wireless Networking
                                   Windows Update Driver        settings (Group Policy),
      Windows Meeting
                                    Settings dialog box, 128    333-334
       Space, 253
        People Near Me             Windows Vista               wireless routers,
          configuration,             boot process, 27-28        configuring, 244
          253-254                        editing, 28-31        WMC (Windows Media
        starting, 254-257            dual booting with          Connect), 246
      Windows Movie Maker              Windows XP, 31-32         setting up, 247-248
       (WMM), 310                    forcing to be               WMPNSS (Windows
                                       unbootable, 283             Media Player
      Windows PE, 32
                                     removing from dual            Network Sharing
                                       booting, 32-33              Services), 246-247
                                                     zoom feature (Internet Explorer 7) 365


WMM (Windows Movie
 Maker), 310
                                        X–Z
WMPNSS (Windows Media        XML
 Player Network Sharing         ADMX files, 323
 Services), 246-247             in Event Viewer,
WMS. See Windows                  118-119
 Meeting Space               XP. See Windows XP
Word 2007, 213               XPS (XML Paper
  as blog editor, 219-220     Specification)
  building blocks, 217-218      PDF versus, 213-214
  Document Inspector, 215       saving documents as,
  Full Screen Reading             213-214
    view, 216-217
  preparing documents for    Yegulalp, Serdar, 109
    distribution,
                             Zheng, Long, 3,
    214-215
                              22-23, 33
  saving documents as PDF
    or XPS, 213-214          ZoneAlarm Pro, 180
  translation tools,         zoom feature (Internet
    218-219                   Explorer 7), 301
workbooks, sharing, 224-
 226
Wright, Alan, 3, 191, 207
WRP (Windows Resource
 Protection), 139-140
WSH (Windows Service
 Hardening), 137-138
Wu, Richard, 199

								
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