Category: books

As Windows 7 finally ends all support I looked back at the book that started it all, my self-published Windows 7 Power Users Guide.  I had previously written a 68 page Power Users Guide for Windows Vista which the new media editor at Windows Vista:…

Mike Halsey has many years experience in providing IT Support, and in helping other people to become more effective tech professionals.  This book helps you achieve that goal by learning how to provide the most useful IT support for your users. You’ll learn how to…

My 18th book is the official user guide for the amazing Gemini PDA, from Planet Computers.  The Gemini PDA is the spiritual successor to the legendary Psion Series 5 PDA.  Running Android, and able to triple-boot with different Linux distros, and Sailfish OS, the Gemini…

Author Mike Halsey is a Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) awardee and technical expert. As the author of Windows 7, 8, and 10 Troubleshooting and support books and videos, he takes complex subjects and presents them in simple and straightforward ways. In this book, Mike…

Whatever version of Windows you are using, you will need a stable Internet connection and access to your company network and its shared files and resources. When a network connection fails, it can result in an expensive loss of productivity. What You’ll Learn Set up…

Whatever version of Windows you’re using, the threat of virus and malware infection is always a common danger. From key loggers and Trojans, intent on stealing passwords and data, to malware that can disable individual PCs or even a company network, the cost to business…

Focus on the problems that most commonly plague PC users and fix each one with a step-by-step approach that helps you understand the cause, the solution, and the tools required. Discover the connections between the different hardware and software in your devices, and how their…

The Windows file system is large and complex, featuring not only a huge number of essential files and folders for the Windows OS, your software and hardware, but also several different underlying file systems that manage and maintain file integrity on your disks. In this…

Learn everything you need to know about making Windows 10 easier to use, see, hear, touch, or read, whether you are using it yourself, setting it up for another person, teaching others about ease of use at work or in the home, or working with…

Whether you are new to Windows, or you want to get up to speed with the latest features and changes, this book has everything you need to get started. Author Mike Halsey shows you how to create an environment for school, work, and play that…