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Windows Vista Inside Out with CDROM (Inside Out)by Ed Bott
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Short Description Learn how to conquer Windows Vista--from the inside out! This book packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds, all in concise, fast-answer format. Includes a companion CD. Long Description Learn everything you need to know for working with Windows Vista--from the inside out! Written by the authors of the immensely popular Microsoft Windows XP Inside Out, this book packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds for using the latest version of the Microsoft Windows operating system--all in concise, fast-answer format. Dig into the work-ready tools and resources that help you take your Windows Vista experience to the next level. Get the answers you need to use the new features of Windows Vista, including the sidebar and gadgets, and the Windows slideshow. You'll also discover how to use new features in Microsoft Windows Media Player and Microsoft Internet Explorer 7. Get up-to-date information on how to configure and customize your desktop, how to use new security-enhanced features, and more. Plus, you'll get tools, ebBooks, and more on the companion CD. With INSIDE OUT, you get all muscle and no fluff! Microsoft Windows Vista is designed to dramatically improve the computing experience of every kind of PC user--from people at home who use their PCs for simple Web browsing, to business people who must organize and act on large volumes of data, to scientists who routinely perform complex mathematical analysis. To make sure that everyone has an offering tailored to meet their specific needs, Microsoft will deliver five different versions of Windows Vista, each focused on the unique needs of different types ofhome users and business users. Windows Vista delivers better personal productivity and digital entertainment on your PC through its improved reliability, security, and performance. Windows Vista helps you to accomplish tasks faster, with a rich new interface and new ways t
You’re beyond the basics, so dive right in and really put your PC to work This supremely organized reference is packed with hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds. It’s all muscle and no fluff. Discover how the experts tackle Windows Vista—and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery Explore features and capabilities in each edition of Windows Vista Configure and customize your system with advanced setup options Manage files, folders, and media libraries with new search and organization features Set up a wired or wireless network and manage shared resources Administer accounts, passwords, and logons—and help control access to resources Configure Windows Internet Explorer settings and security zones Master security essentials to help protect against viruses, worms, and spyware Troubleshoot errors and fine-tune performance Automate routine maintenance with scripts and other tools
CD includes: Fully searchable eBook Downloadable gadgets and other tools for customizing Windows Vista Insights direct from the product team on the official Windows Vista blog Links to the latest security updates and products, demos, blogs, and user communities Windows Vista Product Guide eReference and other eBooks
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You’re beyond the basics, so dive right in and really put your PC to work! This supremely organized reference is packed with hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds. It’s all muscle and no fluff. Discover how the experts tackle Windows Vista—and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery!
For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.
About the Author
Carl Siechert specializes in implementing and documenting operating system technologies. He has coauthored several Windows-related books, including the popular Windows Vista Inside Out, Deluxe Edition, with Ed Bott and Craig Stinson.
Table of Contents
AcknowledgmentsConventions and Features Used in This BookAbout the CDPart I: Setup and Startup
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