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Windows 7: A REALLY good book on Windows 7 ?

10 Nov 2011   #1
bunyip

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
A REALLY good book on Windows 7 ?

Windows 7 Home Premium came with this machine. So far I love it,but I'm on a learning curve,having used XP Pro for 7 years.


Went out and bought "Windows 7 For Dummies"; it's been of limited help.I want something a bit more advanced/thorough,especially in terms of fixing problems and getting the most out of my machine..

Googling found a book called 'Windows 7: The Definitive Book" by William Stanek. Best price so far is $69.95,from The Book Depository ,in England (free p&h)

I'd be most grateful for opinions and advice about this book,or indeed,a better one.The price is about what I expected.


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11 Nov 2011   #2
davehc
Microsoft MVP

Vista and now 7 in 32 and 64 bit.
 
 

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11 Nov 2011   #3
Phone Man

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

Check out the Tutorial section of this forum. Lots of good work done by members of this forum and covers 100's of topics.

Jim
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11 Nov 2011   #4
gregrocker

 

Yes, the Tutorials ARE the e-Book on Win7.
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11 Nov 2011   #5
bunyip

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Thanks guys,exactly the kind of thing I was after.

I'll start with the ebook;I recently bought a kindle.
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11 Nov 2011   #6
Phone Man

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

That free e-book is in PDF format. I use free NitroPDF.

Jim
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11 Nov 2011   #7
Tae Song

Window 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

The Internet. Books just regurgitate stuff that's already available, and lot of people overlook the intro to Windows material available that comes with Windows.
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11 Nov 2011   #8
pincushion

Windows 7 x64 SP1
 
 

Can't say I can recommend 'Windows 7 Tweaks' by Steve Sinchak since apart from a few points nothing much to learn that wasn't already known from XP - for me at least.
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11 Nov 2011   #9
Corazon

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit
 
 

Experience is the best teacher.

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11 Nov 2011   #10
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

You never need books to learn about Windows. The best way to get used to Windows 7 is to use it, and ask questions as you come across them.
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