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Windows Server 2008 for Dummies - I don't think so!!!!
on 30 August 2010
I am an IT Professional and I work at a Help Desk supporting all Windows Products and a multitude of others.
I bought this book, knowing that the ".....FOR DUMMIES" series is well respected.
The book, however, is simply NOT for dummies at all!
It is couched, in parts, in appropriate language for dummies but - for the most part - makes lots of presumptions of knowledge and familiarity that simply should not be made for a book with this title!
I have managed to install Windows Server 2008 and created a Domain, but cannot get the Domain to connect to the external Internet - shouldn't be a problem with a book titled FOR DUMMIES but cannot find anything to guide me step by step to do this!
If you buy this book hoping for the subject of WINDOWS SERVER 2008 to be explained in easy to follow terms then you have made the wrong purchase!
I am now having to buy another book to assist me!
I work in IT, I design and host my own websites and I have a full and indepth familiarity with a whole blizzard of technology - but I simply cannot make headway with the subject of this book by using the book!
This book is an utter failure at addressing its intended audience and their requirements. Its a complete waste of shelf space!