Ed Bott is a very respected journalist and tech reporter.

It’s priced at $9.95 (Downloadable EPUB+PDF)

Windows 8 won’t be available to the general public until sometime in 2012 but you can get a headstart and begin to look at it now.

Whether you’re a software developer, IT professional or simply a Windows enthusiast eager to get your hands on Windows 8, Ed Bott’s Windows 8 Head Start will get you up to speed in record time.

Ed Bott has spent months meticulously examining the Windows 8 Developer Preview, testing features and carefully documenting how they’ll change the way you work with Windows 8 when it’s released.

His book—the first full-length pre-release book on Windows 8 is a thoroughly tested, carefully edited, and professionally produced guide written especially for early adopters.

Ed Bott’s Windows 8 Head Start tells you how to download, install, and configure the free Windows Developer Preview.

Some of the features of the book:

  • Check your system requirements and then learn how to install Windows 8 the right way—as a clean install or as an upgrade that preserves data files and settings.
  • Get full details on how to set up a dual-boot configuration so you can use Windows 7 and Windows 8 on the same PC.
  • Learn how to work with Windows 8’s new Start and search screens.
  • Master touchscreens and learn what to look for in the 28 sample Metro style apps included with the Windows Developer Preview.
  • Get an in-depth look at features aimed at experts and power users, including the new Task Manager, Hyper-V virtualization, and running a slick multi-monitor capabilities.
  • Learn how a radical redesign of Internet Explorer will change the way you interact with the web.

 

About the Author

Onuora Amobi is the Founder and VP of Digital Marketing at Learn About The Web Inc. Onuora has more than a decade of information security, project management and management consulting experience. He has specialized in the management and deployment of large scale ERP client/server systems.

In addition to being a former Microsoft MVP and the founder and editor of EyeOnWindows.com, he is the CEO of a Pasadena based online marketing education startup - Learn About The Web Inc. (www.learnabouttheweb.com) and The Redmond Cloud (https://www.theredmondcloud.com).

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