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Publisher Comments:

Youre 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. Its 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

A Note Regarding the CD or DVD

The print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via O'Reilly Media's Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit O'Reilly's web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to booktech@oreilly.com.

Synopsis:

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

A Note Regarding the CD or DVD

The print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via OReilly Medias Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit OReillys web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to booktech@oreilly.com.

Synopsis:

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

About the Author

Ed Bott is an award-winning journalist known to millions of readers through two decades of writing for leading industry publications and more than 25 books on Microsoft Office and Windows, including Windows 7 Inside Out and Microsoft Office Inside Out: 2013 Edition.

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.

Craig Stinson is a journalist and author. He has written or coauthored more than 20 books including Windows Vista® Inside Out, Deluxe Edition and Microsoft® Office Excel® 2007 Inside Out.

Table of Contents

AcknowledgmentsConventions and Features Used in This BookAbout the CDPart I: Setup and Startup
  • Chapter 1: Whats New in Windows Vista
  • Chapter 2: Installing and Configuring Windows Vista
  • Chapter 3: Personalizing Windows Vista
  • Chapter 4: Adding, Removing, and Managing Programs
  • Chapter 5: Setting Up and Troubleshooting Hardware
  • Chapter 6: Using Internet Explorer 7
  • Chapter 7: Finding and Organizing Files and Information
  • Chapter 8: E-Mail, Collaboration, and Personal Productivity
  • Chapter 9: Obtaining Help and Support
Part II: Security and Networking
  • Chapter 10: Security Essentials
  • Chapter 11: Managing User Accounts, Passwords, and Logons
  • Chapter 12: Setting Up a Small Network
  • Chapter 13: Managing Shared Folders and Printers
  • Chapter 14: Tweaking and Troubleshooting a Small Network
Part III: Digital Media
  • Chapter 15: Digital Media Essentials
  • Chapter 16: Playing and Organizing a Digital Music Collection
  • Chapter 17: Viewing, Organizing, and Sharing Digital Photos
  • Chapter 18: Creating and Watching Movies and DVDs
  • Chapter 19: Using Windows Media Center
Part IV: System Maintenance and Management
  • Chapter 20: Performing Routine Maintenance
  • Chapter 21: Tuning Up and Monitoring Performance
  • Chapter 22: Monitoring System Activities With Event Viewer
  • Chapter 23: Troubleshooting Windows Errors
  • Chapter 24: Recovering From a Computer Crash
  • Chapter 25: Managing Services
  • Chapter 26: Editing the Registry
Part V: Advanced System Maintenance
  • Chapter 27: Advanced Internet Explorer Security and Administration
  • Chapter 28: Managing Disks and Drives
  • Chapter 29: Controlling Access to Files and Folders
  • Chapter 30: Automating Windows Vista
  • Chapter 31: Advanced Security Management
Appendices
  • Appendix A: Windows Vista Editions at a Glance
  • Appendix B: Working with the Command Prompt
  • Appendix C: Using and Customizing Microsoft Management Console
  • Appendix D: Viewing System Information
About the AuthorsAdditional Resources for Home and BusinessChoose the Right Book for You

Product Details

ISBN:
9780735622708
Publisher:
Microsoft Press
Subject:
General
Author:
Bott, Ed
Author:
Siechert, Carl
Author:
Stinson, Craig
Subject:
Operating systems (computers)
Subject:
Operating Systems - Windows
Subject:
Operating Systems - Windows Vista
Subject:
Operating Systems - General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Bpg-Inside Out
Publication Date:
20070131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
1136
Dimensions:
9 x 7.38 x 1.94 in 3.65 lb

Related Subjects

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"Synopsis" by , 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

A Note Regarding the CD or DVD

The print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via OReilly Medias Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit OReillys web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to booktech@oreilly.com.

"Synopsis" by , 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
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