Walter Glenn was an Editorial Director at How-To Geek. He's written hundreds of articles for How-To Geek and edited thousands.
Walter has worked in the computer industry for over 30 years as a computer technician, network administrator, trainer, and freelance consultant.
For the last 20 or so years, he's also worked as a technical writer and editor. Before coming to How-To Geek, Walter worked as a writer and community editor at Lifehacker. Before that, he worked as a freelance writer and editor.
As an expert on topics like Windows, Word, Outlook, Exchange Server, Windows Server, and general networking, he's authored or co-authored over 30 computer-related books in more than a dozen languages for publishers like Microsoft Press, O'Reilly, and Pearson.
He's also written hundreds of white papers, articles, user manuals, and courseware over the years---mostly for Microsoft.
Walter holds a Bachelor's degree in English and computer science from the University of Alabama in Huntsville and at one point held just about every Microsoft certification offered, including MCSE, MCDST, MCIS, and MCT.
Awards and Select Publications
Two-time winner of the Award of Distinguished Technical Communication from the Society for Technical Communication
Managing and Troubleshooting Windows XP: A Small Business
Introduction to Windows Firewall with Advanced Security, Microsoft
Knowledgebase Articles (Windows XP, Windows Vista,
networking, and general hardware), Microsoft Support and
TechNet Knowledgebase, Microsoft
Deploying the Office 2010 Client at Microsoft (Microsoft IT
Showcase Technical White Paper), Microsoft
Microsoft Security Guide for Small Business, Microsoft
Microsoft Services Desktop Optimization using
Windows and the Microsoft Office System, Microsoft
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