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Microsoft Windows Vista: Visual QuickStart Guide (Visual QuickStart Guides)

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This concise guide covers every edition of Windows 7 in Visual QuickStart style, with plenty of screenshots, numbered steps, tips, and sidebars. You'll learn how to use new and updated features, including the redesigned taskbar; jump lists; libraries; federated search; desktop gadgets; window-management shortcuts; and the improved versions of Internet Explorer, Mail, Messenger, Photo Gallery, Movie Maker, and Media Player. You'll also find information on setup; installation; upgrading from other Windows versions; troubleshooting; hardware; and organizing your documents, music, photos, and videos. Laptop and mobile users will learn how to connect from the road, jump onto a public wireless network, and conserve battery power. Author Chris Fehily also walks you through setting up a network or homegroup, connecting to the internet, configuring routers and firewalls, and hooking up printers and other devices. You'll learn how to use security features to protect your PC and network and share files while keeping personal stuff private.

Synopsis:

Microsoft's Windows 7 will open up for its users a whole new way of using their PCs. With plenty of screenshots to guide users along the way, respected author Chris Fehily takes readers through Windows 7 breakthrough capabilities, including its new user interface and Internet Explorer 8.

Synopsis:

Microsoft's Windows Vista will open up for its users a whole new way of using their PCs. With plenty of screenshots to guide users along the way, respected author Chris Fehily takes readers through Vista's breakthrough capabilities, including its new user interface, Sidebar, Internet Explorer, Media Player, anti-spyware, Mail, SideShow, and photo-sharing capabilities; as well as all the new enhancements included in the Service Pack 1 update. Windows Vista Service Pack 1 will deliver improvements and enhancements to the existing Vista features that will significantly impact customers, and this book is the quickest way to mastering them! The updates in Windows Vista SP1 cover quality improvements (reliability, security, and performance), support for emerging hardware and standards, and more. Windows Vista SP1 will include improvements that target some of the most common causes of crashes and hangs, giving users a more consistent experience.

About the Author

Chris Fehily is a writer and consultant living in San Francisco.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1: Getting Started

Chapter 2: The Desktop

Chapter 3: Getting Help

Chapter 4: Personalizing Your Work Environment

Chapter 5: Organizing Files and Folders

Chapter 6: Installing and Running Programs

Chapter 7: Printing, Scanning, and Faxing

Chapter 8: Setting up Hardware

Chapter 9: Digital Photos

Chapter 10: Windows Media Player

Chapter 11: Windows Live Movie Maker

Chapter 12: Connecting to the Internet

Chapter 13: Security and Privacy

Chapter 14: Internet Explorer

Chapter 15: Windows Live Mail

Chapter 16: Windows Live Messenger

Chapter 17: Managing User Accounts

Chapter 18: Setting up a Small Network

Chapter 19: Working Remotely

Chapter 20: Maintenance & Troubleshooting

Appendix Installing Windows

Index 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780321553621
Subtitle:
Visual QuickStart Guide
Author:
Fehily, Chris
Publisher:
Peachpit Press
Subject:
Operating Systems - Windows
Subject:
Operating Systems - Windows Vista
Subject:
Operating systems (computers)
Subject:
General-General
Subject:
Operating Systems - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Visual QuickStart Guides
Publication Date:
April 2008
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
640
Dimensions:
8.94 x 7 x 1.35 in 950 gr

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Computers and Internet » Operating Systems » General
Computers and Internet » Operating Systems » Microsoft Windows » Vista
Computers and Internet » Operating Systems » Microsoft Windows » Windows Vista

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Product details 640 pages Peachpit Press - English 9780321553621 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Microsoft's Windows 7 will open up for its users a whole new way of using their PCs. With plenty of screenshots to guide users along the way, respected author Chris Fehily takes readers through Windows 7 breakthrough capabilities, including its new user interface and Internet Explorer 8.
"Synopsis" by , Microsoft's Windows Vista will open up for its users a whole new way of using their PCs. With plenty of screenshots to guide users along the way, respected author Chris Fehily takes readers through Vista's breakthrough capabilities, including its new user interface, Sidebar, Internet Explorer, Media Player, anti-spyware, Mail, SideShow, and photo-sharing capabilities; as well as all the new enhancements included in the Service Pack 1 update. Windows Vista Service Pack 1 will deliver improvements and enhancements to the existing Vista features that will significantly impact customers, and this book is the quickest way to mastering them! The updates in Windows Vista SP1 cover quality improvements (reliability, security, and performance), support for emerging hardware and standards, and more. Windows Vista SP1 will include improvements that target some of the most common causes of crashes and hangs, giving users a more consistent experience.
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