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See it done. Do it yourself. It’s that Easy! Easy Microsoft Windows Vista teaches you the fundamentals of working with the newest Windows operating system–Windows Vista. Fully illustrated steps will show you how to burn CDs, manage your photos and other files, send and receive email messages, and browse the Internet. In addition, learn to use the built-in security features to ensure safe access to email, the Internet, and your programs, as well as protect against viruses, junk email, and privacy invasion. No need to feel intimidated; we’ll hold your hand every step of the way.

 

Learn how to…

     •    Keep data secure and avoid privacy invasion with Windows Defender and other built-in security features. Parental controls also put you in charge of what your kids are doing while online.

     •    Quickly find any type of file from music, pictures, programs, to documents with Instant Search.

     •    Take advantage of Windows Mail with built-in spam and security features.

     •    Use new Windows Photo Gallery to view, organize, edit, and print your photographs.

     •    Set up live Internet feeds with current information such as stock quotes, weather, sports scores, and more.

     •    Add details about your files using the Tags feature which makes files easier to find and group together.

 

CALLOUTS

Easy steps guide you through each task.

Items you select or click are shown in bold.

Each step is fully illustrated.

About the Author

Shelley O’Hara is the author of more than 120 books, including the best-selling Easy Windows XP and other top-selling titles. She has published books on everything from the philosopher Nietzsche to how to buy and sell a house to a kids’ book for the iPod. Her main focus is teaching beginning users how to use technology, including Windows. She has a BA in English from the University of South Carolina and an MA in English from the University of Maryland.

Table of Contents

Part 1

What’s New in Windows Vista . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 2

Part 2

Getting Started . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 12

Part 3

Working with Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 28

Part 4

Working with Folders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 40

Part 5

Working with Files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 58

Part 6

Working with Printers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 76

Part 7

Working with Scanners or Digital Cameras . . . . Pg. 96

Part 8

Entertainment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 108

Part 9

Sending Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 126

Part 10

Browsing the Internet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 154

Part 11

System Security and User Accounts . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 174

Part 12

Personalizing Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 192

Part 13

Setting Up Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 210

Part 14

Performance and Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 226

Part 15

Using Windows Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 258

Part 16

Home Networking Basics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 288

Glossary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 312

Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 320

Product Details

ISBN:
9780789738295
Author:
O'hara, Shelley
Publisher:
Que
Author:
O'Hara, Shelley
Subject:
Operating systems (computers)
Subject:
Operating Systems - Windows
Subject:
Operating Systems - Windows Vista
Subject:
General-General
Subject:
Operating Systems - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Easy ...
Publication Date:
May 2008
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
360
Dimensions:
9.98 x 8 x 0.489 in 624 gr

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