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Alan Simpson's Windows Vista Bible

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The best of Windows Vista in a handy desktop size

Make Windows Vista your own with this convenient reference drawn from the very best of bestselling author Alan Simpson's Alan Simpson's Windows Vista Bible. Master the basics of PCs and operating systems, get started on Vista, and move ahead to multimedia, adding security, building a network, and more. You'll even find special tips, workarounds, and advice on how to deal with Vista's quirkier aspects.

  • Discover the keys to exploiting Windows Vista
  • Understand how to configure Parental Controls

  • Organize and fix your photos with the Photo Gallery

  • Add Gadgets to your desktop and Sidebar

  • Learn to use voice commands to control your computer

  • Use Windows Calendar to organize your appointments

What's a Desktop Bible?

Wiley Desktop Edition Bibles are power-packed, streamlined versions of the standard Bibles. They include everything you need to know for practical applications and are concisely written and conveniently designed for day-to-day use.

"You'll love this value-priced desktop Windows Vista Bible. Not only is it packed with the very best content from my Alan Simpson's Windows Vista Bible, I've also included extra sidebars to alert you to special Vista annoyances and surprises, plus a boatload of tips and workarounds you can use to deal with them. If you want to get a crash course in Vista—in fact, on PCs in general—this is the book you need."

Alan Simpson and Bradley L. Jones

Synopsis:

Drawing on the very best content from the Windows Vista Bible, this book is aimed at readers with limited experience with the new Windows Vista Sidebars and special features are packed with common annoyances and advice on how to deal with them, as well as helpful workarounds, solutions, and tips The accessible and convenient size makes this book the perfect desktop reference

Synopsis:

Check out the best of Windows Vista in this handy desktop-size resource. This convenient reference is drawn from the very best of bestselling author Alan Simpson’s Alan Simpson’s Windows Vista Bible. You’ll discover how to master the basics of PCs and operating systems, get started on Vista, and move ahead to multimedia, adding security, building a network, and more. You’ll even find special tips, workarounds, and advice on how to deal with Vista’s quirkier aspects.

About the Author

Alan Simpson is the author of more than 90 computer books, on topics ranging from Windows to word processing and Web-page design to databases. His books have been translated into more than a dozen languages and have sold millions of copies throughout the world. Prior to becoming a full-time author, Alan taught computer science at the college level and served as a computerizedtraining consultant to the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy.

Bradley L. Jones is an international bestselling author with more than a dozen books ranging from fixing PCs to Windows to learning how to use various programming languages. He is also the site manager of a number of high-profile web sites and discussion forums for Jupitermedia. Sites include Developer.com, JavaScripts.com, DevX, and many more.

In addition to his books, articles, and site work, he is also active in the community as a leader with local user groups. In addition to his many credits, he has also been recognized as a most valuable professional (MVP) by Microsoft Corporation.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

Part I: Beginner’s Crash Course.

Chapter 1: Getting Started.

Chapter 2: Workin’ It.

Chapter 3: Getting Help When You Need It.

Part II: Programs, Documents, and Folders.

Chapter 4: Running Programs.

Chapter 5: Navigating Your Folders.

Chapter 6: Working with Documents.

Chapter 7: Type, Edit, Copy, and Paste.

Chapter 8: Printing Documents.

Part III  Using the Internet.

Chapter 9: Getting Online.

Chapter 10: Browsing the World Wide Web.

Chapter 11: Sending and Receiving E-mail.

Chapter 12: Chatting and Interacting Using the Internet.

Chapter 13: Keeping It Safe.

Part IV: Fun with Multimedia.

Chapter 14: Using Your Camera and Scanner.

Chapter 15: Playing with Pictures and the Photo Gallery.

Chapter 16: Music and Video with Media Player 11.

Chapter 17: Managing Music, Making CDs.

Chapter 18: Making Home Movies.

Part V: Getting Organized, Staying Organized.

Chapter 19: Managing Files and Folders.

Chapter 20: Finding Things on Your Computer.

Chapter 21: Using Your Hard Drive.

Chapter 22: Using Floppies, Thumb Drives, CDs, and DVDs.

Chapter 23: Working with Compressed (Zip) Files.

Chapter 24: Managing Your Time, Tasks, and Appointments.

Part VI: Have It Your Way.

Chapter 25: Creating and Managing User Accounts.

Chapter 26: Personalizing Your Desktop.

Chapter 27: Using Parental Controls.

Chapter 28: Speech, Writing, and Other Accessibility.

Chapter 29: Expanding Your System.

Chapter 30: Disaster Prevention and Recovery.

Part VII: Connecting Your Computers.

Chapter 31: Design and Create Your Own Network.

Chapter 32: Sharing Things on a Network.

Appendix A: Installing Windows Vista.

Appendix B: Shortcut Key Quick Reference.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470046401
Publisher:
Wiley
Subject:
Operating Systems - Windows
Author:
Jones, Bradley L.
Author:
Simpson, Alan
Subject:
Operating Systems - Windows Vista
Subject:
Operating systems (computers)
Subject:
Operating Systems - General
Subject:
Operating Systems / Microsoft Windows
Subject:
Operat
Subject:
ing Systems / Microsoft Windows
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Desktop Edition
Series:
Bible
Series Volume:
359
Publication Date:
20070710
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
860
Dimensions:
9.35x5.99x1.89 in. 2.22 lbs.

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Operating Systems » General
Computers and Internet » Operating Systems » Microsoft Windows » Vista
Computers and Internet » Operating Systems » Microsoft Windows » Windows Vista
Computers and Internet » Operating Systems » Microsoft Windows » Windows XP
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » General
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » General Medicine

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Product details 860 pages John Wiley & Sons - English 9780470046401 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Drawing on the very best content from the Windows Vista Bible, this book is aimed at readers with limited experience with the new Windows Vista Sidebars and special features are packed with common annoyances and advice on how to deal with them, as well as helpful workarounds, solutions, and tips The accessible and convenient size makes this book the perfect desktop reference
"Synopsis" by , Check out the best of Windows Vista in this handy desktop-size resource. This convenient reference is drawn from the very best of bestselling author Alan Simpson’s Alan Simpson’s Windows Vista Bible. You’ll discover how to master the basics of PCs and operating systems, get started on Vista, and move ahead to multimedia, adding security, building a network, and more. You’ll even find special tips, workarounds, and advice on how to deal with Vista’s quirkier aspects.
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