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Short Description Get the fast facts that make learning Windows Vista plain and simple! This no-nonsense guide uses easy numbered steps and concise, straightforward language that show the most expedient ways to learn a skill or solve a problem. Long Description Get the fast answers--in full color--that make learning the new Windows Vista operating system plain and simple! Windows Vista helps you more effectively use your PC--with simple ways to find and use your information, enjoy your digital media, and connect to technologies and people. This no-nonsense guide helps you learn the easy way to navigate this new operating system with numbered steps and concise, straightforward language that show the most expedient ways to learn a new skill or solve a problem. You'll discover how to perform everyday tasks and answer your own questions quickly--learning the essentials for customizing your desktop, setting up a home network, managing digital media, publishing files to the Web, and more. With Plain & Simple, you don't have to wade through superfluous details. This easy-to-use book delivers, fast, precise information--exactly how and when you need it! 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 of home 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 to organize and find the information st
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About the Author
Jerry Joyce has had a long-standing relationship with Microsoft: He has been the technical editor on numerous books published by Microsoft Press and has written manuals, help files, and specifications for various Microsoft products. As a programmer, he has tried for many years to make using a computer as simple as using a toaster but has yet to succeed.Marianne Moon has worked in the publishing world for many years as proofreader, editor, and writer--sometimes all three simultaneously. She has been editing and proofreading Microsoft Press books since 1984 and has written and edited documentation for Microsoft products such as Microsoft Works, Flight Simulator, Space Simulator, Golf, Publisher, the Microsoft Mouse, and Greetings Workshop.
Table of Contents
AcknowledgmentsChapter 1: About This BookChapter 2: Jump Right InChapter 3: Running Programs and GadgetsChapter 4: Communicating and SchedulingChapter 5: Exploring the InternetChapter 6: Playing GamesChapter 7: Working with PicturesChapter 8: Working with MultimediaChapter 9: Using Voice and SoundsChapter 10: Printing and ScanningChapter 11: Managing Files and FoldersChapter 12: NetworkingChapter 13: Setting UpChapter 14: CustomizingChapter 15: Maintaining SecurityChapter 16: Managing Windows VistaAppendix : About the AuthorsAppendix : Choose the Right Book for You
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