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Introducing Windows 8.1 For IT Professionals [Paperback]

Ed Bott
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Table of Contents

Introduction; Acknowledgments; About the author; Errata & book support; We want to hear from you; Stay in touch; Chapter 1: An overview of Windows 8.1; 1.1 What is Windows 8.1?; 1.2 What’s new for IT pros?; 1.3 Windows 8.1 installation and upgrade options; Chapter 2: The Windows 8.1 user experience; 2.1 Introducing the Windows 8.1 user experience; 2.2 The Windows 8.1 desktop; 2.3 Customizing the Start screen; 2.4 Managing the user experience; Chapter 3: Deploying Windows 8.1; 3.1 Windows 8.1 editions at a glance; 3.2 Assessing compatibility; 3.3 Choosing a deployment strategy; 3.4 Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit; 3.5 Microsoft Deployment Toolkit; 3.6 Windows To Go; Chapter 4: Security in Windows 8.1; 4.1 Assessing the threat landscape; 4.2 New hardware, new security capabilities; 4.3 Securing the boot process; 4.4 Securing the sign-in process; 4.5 Blocking malware; 4.6 Securing data; Chapter 5: Internet Explorer 11; 5.1 The two faces of Internet Explorer in Windows 8.1; 5.2 What’s new in Internet Explorer; 5.3 Deploying and managing Internet Explorer 11; 5.4 Compatibility changes in Internet Explorer 11; Chapter 6: Delivering Windows Store apps; 6.1 What is a Windows Store app?; 6.2 How Windows Store apps work; 6.3 Distributing a Windows Store app; 6.4 Managing Windows Store apps; Chapter 7: Recovery options in Windows 8.1; 7.1 Using Windows Recovery Environment; 7.2 Customizing Windows Recovery Environment; 7.3 Refresh and reset options; 7.4 Microsoft Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset; Chapter 8: Windows 8.1 and networks; 8.1 What’s new in Windows 8.1 networking?; 8.2 Mobile broadband support; 8.3 Changes in the Wi-Fi user experience; 8.4 Connecting to corporate networks; 8.5 IPv6 Internet support; Chapter 9: Virtualization in Windows 8.1; 9.1 Client Hyper-V; 9.2 Desktop virtualization options; 9.3 Application virtualization; 9.4 User Experience Virtualization (UE-V); Chapter 10: Windows RT 8.1; 10.1 What Windows RT 8.1 can and can’t do; 10.2 Office 2013 RT; 10.3 Connecting to corporate networks; 10.4 Access to data; Chapter 11: Managing mobile devices; 11.1 Mobile device management strategies; 11.2 System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager; 11.3 Windows Intune; 11.4 Workplace Join; 11.5 Work Folders; 11.6 Web Application Proxy; 11.7 Device lockdown (Assigned Access);|

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: An overview of Windows 8.1
  • Chapter 2: The Windows 8.1 user experience
  • Chapter 3: Deploying Windows 8.1
  • Chapter 4: Security in Windows 8.1
  • Chapter 5: Internet Explorer 11
  • Chapter 6: Delivering Windows Store apps
  • Chapter 7: Recovery options in Windows 8.1
  • Chapter 8: Windows 8.1 and networks
  • Chapter 9: Virtualization in Windows 8.1
  • Chapter 10: Windows RT 8.1
  • Chapter 11: Managing mobile devices

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