Power users must have this essential core tutorial for developing custom VBA solutions within the Microsoft Office environment. In-depth back office strategies include large scale and network applications, SQL Server solutions, Internet strategies, and more. The CD includes all code examples from the book, a collection of shareware and VBA routines, and VBA Custom Controls.
This complete, hands-on Windows 2000 registry guide is organized around the specific problems and solutions Windows professionals actually encounter. Readers get an introduction to the functions of the registry and learn everything else they need to know about using, maintaining, troubleshooting, and securing it.
Enabling system, network, and security administrators to master Registry concepts and architecture, this book provides a historical overview of the Registry and outlines the differences between Windows 9x/ME and Windows NT/2000/XP/.NET Registries. Special attention is given to the enhancements in Registry architecture introduced with Windows XP and .NET such as faster queries and removal of the registry size limitation. Administrators are shown how to properly use Registry features, plan and implement the most appropriate Registry backup strategy, and monitor and modify the system registry according to the administrative requirements and the security policy adopted by the organization with respect to the needs of end-users. Total coverage is provided of the Windows XP and Windows .NET reliability enhancements such as Volume Snapshot Service, Windows File Protection, Automated System Restore, Driver Rollback, and Recovery Console. Advanced topics include Plug and Play implementation; device management including support for Smart devices such as Pocket PC, SmartPhone 2002, and Tablet PC; power management feature; and the role of the system Registry in the boot process.
Targeting IT professionals, system administrators, and experienced users moving to the Windows XP platform, this book enables the user to master registry concepts and architecture, provides a historical overview of the registry, and outlines the differences between Windows 9x/ME and Windows NT/2000/XP registries. Special attention is drawn to the enhancements in registry architecture introduced with Windows XP, such as faster queries and removal of the registry size limitation. Covered in depth are how to properly use registry features, how to plan and implement the most appropriate registry backup strategy, and how to monitor and modify the system registry according to the administrative requirements and individual needs of the users.
Windows 8 Absolute Beginner’s Guide Make the most of your new Windows 8 device—without becoming a technical expert! This book is the fastest way to take control of Windows 8, and use it to create, connect, and discover… simplify and organize your whole life… learn more, play more, do more, live better! Even if you’ve never used Windows 8 before, this book will show you how to do what you want, one incredibly clear and easy step at a time. Windows 8 has never, ever been this simple! Who knew how simple Windows 8 could be? This is the easiest, most practical beginner’s guide to navigating Windows 8—whether from a desktop, notebook, or tablet… simple, reliable instructions for d...
A tutorial/reference geared toward professionals wanting and needing to switch to the Windows platform. It is designed to make this transition quick and painless. Boyce provides readers step-by-step instructions on utilizing Chicago's new communications features, including how to access the Internet. He also outlines what hardware to buy and what software is available to take advantage of Chicago's speed.
How can a society prevent-not deter, not punish-but prevent crime? Criminal justice prevention, commonly called crime control, aims to prevent crime after an initial offence has been commited through anything from an arrest to a death penalty sentence. These traditional means have been frequently examined and their efficacy just as frequently questioned. Promising new forms of crime prevention have emerged and expanded as important components of an overall strategy to reduce crime. Crime prevention today has developed along three lines: interventions to improve the life chances of children and prevent them from embarking on a life of crime; programs and policies designed to ameliorate the so...
In today's hyper-connected society, understanding the mechanisms of trust is crucial. Issues of trust are critical to solving problems as diverse as corporate responsibility, global warming, and the political system. In this insightful and entertaining book, Schneier weaves together ideas from across the social and biological sciences to explain how society induces trust. He shows the unique role of trust in facilitating and stabilizing human society. He discusses why and how trust has evolved, why it works the way it does, and the ways the information society is changing everything.