A definitive guide to the mysteries of Windows 7

Windows 7 missing manual
No doubt about it, Windows 7 is the most advanced Windows Microsoft has ever built. But for new Win7 users, discovering the operating system’s many new capabilities is a challenge. David Pogue’s opus, Windows 7: The Missing Manual, describes every aspect of Windows 7, from basics such as the Start Menu to advanced applications such as setting up Win7 on a network.

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Windows 8 Hacks: Tips & Tools for Unlocking the Power of Tablets and Desktops

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