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Free Windows 8 eBook for IT Pros

IT pros who are confused about Windows 8 will want to check out this great free eBook offer. There’s just one catch: In order to get the free download (in PDF format), you need to post a short Tweet to help promote it.


Introducing Windows 8 - An Overview for IT Professionals is 147 pages long, and includes 11 chapters:

Hardware Innovations. Touch; Long battery life; Thiner, lighter, faster; Sensors and security; New Form Factors

Experiencing Windows 8. Walk-through the new UI and key improvements to Task Manager and File Explorer.

Customizing and Configuring Windows 8. Profile customization, Tile configuration, PC Settings, Redesigned NTFS

Networking Enhancements. BranchCache, DirectAccess, Mobile broadband, IPv6

Deploying Windows 8. Windows 8 SKUs, Application Compatibility, User State Migration, Deployment and Imaging, Windows PE, Volume Activation Management Tool, Windows-to-Go

Delivering Windows Apps. Windows app lifecycle, Distributing via Windows Store, Distributing with an Enterprise

Windows 8 Recovery. File History, Refresh and Reset, Windows Recovery Environment, DaRT, Advanced Options

Windows 8 Management. PowerShell 3.0, Group Policy Improvements, System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, Windows Intune

Windows 8 Security. Secure boot, SmartScreen, Vulnerability mitigation and sandboxing, BitLocker, Virtual smart cards, Dynamic Access Control

Internet Explorer 10. New features, Group Policies for IE 10

Windows 8 Virtualization. Client Hyper-V, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Application virtualization, User state virtualization


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