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Windows Vista for Starters: The Missing Manualby David Pogue
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Fast-paced and easy to use, this concise book teaches you the basics of Windows Vista so you can start using this operating system right away. Written by "New York Times" columnist, bestselling author, Emmy-winning CBS News correspondent and Missing Manuals creator David Pogue, the book will help you:
Aimed at new and experienced computer users alike, Windows Vista for Starters: The Missing Manual is right there when you need it. This jargon-free book explains Vista's features quickly and clearly — revealing which work well and which don't.
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Intended for the inexperienced home user, this guide tours the menus and programs running on the new Vista operating system, and shows how to save documents, organize photos, play music, connect to the internet, send email, install a printer, and backup the system. Black and white screenshots illustrate options in the different user interfaces. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Written by New York Times columnist, blogger, bestselling author, and Missing Manuals creator David Pogue, Window Vista For Starters is perfect for people who want to learn the basics so they can start using Vista right away. For anyone interested in zeroing in on just the information they need without all the complicated jargon, our new For Starters manual provides just the solution. With easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions and plenty of illustrations, this book offers a refreshingly simple approach to Vista. Whether you're a first-time user who just wants the basics, or an experienced user who simply needs a quick overview, our new book is designed to deliver what you need to know. This jargon-free book explains Vista's features quickly and clearly — revealing which work well and which don't.
Written by "New York Times" columnist, blogger, bestselling author, and Missing Manuals creator David Pogue, "Window Vista For Starters" is perfect for people who want to learn the basics so they can start using Vista right away.
About the Author
David Pogue is the personal-technology columnist for "The New York Times". Each week, he contributes a print column, an online column, an online video, and a popular daily blog, "Pogue's Posts." He is also an Emmy award-winning
Table of Contents
THE MISSING CREDITS INTRODUCTION THE VISTA DESKTOP Chapter 1: THE VERY BASICS Chapter 2: WELCOME CENTER, DESKTOP, AND THE START MENU Chapter 3: FILES, FOLDERS, AND WINDOWS Chapter 4: SEARCHING AND ORGANIZING YOUR FILES Chapter 5: INTERIOR DECORATING VISTA THE PIECES OF VISTA Chapter 6: PROGRAMS, DOCUMENTS, AND GADGETS Chapter 7: PHOTOS, MUSIC, AND MOVIES VISTA ONLINE Chapter 8: GETTING ONLINE--SECURELY Chapter 9: INTERNET EXPLORER 7 Chapter 10: WINDOWS MAIL BEYOND THE BASICS Chapter 11: PRINTING AND FAXING Chapter 12: EXPANDING YOUR HARDWARE Chapter 13: GETTING HELP Chapter 14: BACKUPS, MAINTENANCE, AND TROUBLESHOOTING THE VISTA NETWORK Chapter 15: ACCOUNTS (AND LOGGING ON) Chapter 16: SETTING UP A NETWORK AND SHARING FILES APPENDIX APPENDIX COLOPHON
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