Bonus

Troubleshoot and secure your new Win7 system

Volume 1 of this two–e-book series covered the sometimes confusing task of installing, optimizing, and effectively using Windows 7. Volume 2 follows up with two equally important topics: 1) tuning, tweaking, and troubleshooting Win7 and 2) preserving your new Win7 setup and backing up your data.

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Stay secure on the Internet with our best tips

For most of us, the Internet has become an indispensable part of our daily lives.

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Stream media with Windows Home Server

When moving your home network to the next level includes adding Microsoft’s Windows Home Server, make sure you know how to set it up for optimal performance. Paul McFedries’ Microsoft Windows Home Server 2011 Unleashed provides the important information you’ll need to configure and manage WHS efficiently. It also describes how to integrate WHS with your networked PCs and covers such topics as setting up a WHS website, understanding Home Server power tools, and backing up data over your home network.

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The ultimate reference for Windows Phone 7

If you’re thinking about extending your Windows experience to your smartphone, Windows Phone 7 Secrets by veteran technology writer Paul Thurrott is a must-read. This encyclopedic guide gives you everything you need to tap the power of Windows Phone 7, from pre-purchase considerations to integrating Windows Phone 7 with PCs and the Web. There are chapters on taking digital images, gaming, playing music and videos, and — oh yeah — getting work done with Office Mobile. The book is chock-full of insider perspectives that only a technical expert such as Thurrott can provide.

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The costs and cures for business data breaches

Within organizations, information security should be everyone’s responsibility — whether you’re a technical person or not. That’s the general theme for Michael Santarcangelo’s book, Into the Breach. When a corporation has a major data loss, it affects the brand, the customers, and often the bottom line.

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The secrets every Windows 7 user should know

All Windows Secrets subscribers who visit the new WindowsSecrets.com beta site may download a token of our appreciation for your feedback: a free excerpt from Wiley Publishing’s Windows 7 Secrets by Paul Thurrott and Rafael Rivera.

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Take your digital photography to the next level

Are you ready to move your digital photography beyond the simple snapshot? This month Windows Secrets and Wiley Publishing are giving all subscribers a free excerpt from Digital SLR Settings & Shortcuts For Dummies, by Doug Sahlin.

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Build your new blog site with WordPress

Paid members: wish you could create your own blog site? Last month we brought you a portion of Build a Website for Free. This month we continue that theme, giving you for free two chapters of Using WordPress, by Tris Hussey.

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Build an effective website for free

Over the months we’ve been pleased to bring you a variety of useful bonus downloads. We hope you’ve enjoyed them. But this month we have a special download for all paid Windows Secrets subscribers.

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Everything you need to know about Windows 7

We’re especially pleased to bring you a bonus download written by our very own Woody Leonhard! All subscribers get a free chapter from Windows 7 All-in-one for Dummies.

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