Using Windows at Work and On the Road

  • Kevin Otnes


Windows 7 is available in several business editions. Windows 7 Professional, Ultimate, and Enterprise provide extra features to meet the stronger network, security, and protection needs in the workplace. Even if you never use your PC outside of the home, some of these extra business features may be useful to you. Whether you are a home user or business user, there are several features available in all editions of Windows 7 that you will find useful when using your computer outside of the office or home.This chapter will look at:
  • Using Windows 7 in Business
    • Windows 7 business features and what they do

    • Corporate network, security, and computer usage policies

  • Protecting your Computer’s Data
    • Encrypting File System (EFS)

    • BitLocker Drive Encryption

  • Setting up Virtual Machines to Run Legacy Software
    • Windows XP Mode

    • Windows Virtual PC

    • VMware Player

  • Connecting Outside of the Office or Home
    • Virtual Private Networks

    • Public Networks and WiFi

  • Physically Protecting your Computer


Virtual Machine Hard Drive Trusted Platform Module Virtual Private Network Corporate Network 


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© Kevin Otnes 2011

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