Windows Vista for Dummies, Special DVD Bundle

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Included in this unique Dummies DVD bundle:

A specially created FREE video DVD, a $9.98 value, that walks you through the screens and tasks you’ll confront in Vista. With clear narration and step-by-step instructions linked to actions on the screen, you will find it’s like having a computer expert right beside you, making everything clearer and a lot less intimidating.

The accompanying book is the popular Windows Vista For Dummies bestseller, ...

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Overview

Included in this unique Dummies DVD bundle:

A specially created FREE video DVD, a $9.98 value, that walks you through the screens and tasks you’ll confront in Vista. With clear narration and step-by-step instructions linked to actions on the screen, you will find it’s like having a computer expert right beside you, making everything clearer and a lot less intimidating.

The accompanying book is the popular Windows Vista For Dummies bestseller, priced at $21.99, which has sold more than 13 million copies in all editions. Vista’s interface and tools represent some significant changes from previous versions, and even longtime Windows users will need help finding their way. This convenient package is a guided tour that both computer newbies and those who are accustomed to earlier versions of Windows will appreciate.

  • Covers the new task-based Windows interface, upgraded security tools, new DVD authoring capabilities, and the revamped file system
  • The video DVD, bestselling book, and bargain price make this the perfect package for a new generation of Windows users and upgraders
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"…the content is excellent, well presented and easy to dip into…should help beginners use Vista more effectively and confidently." (Computer Shopper, May 2008)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470121030
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 7/30/2007
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 643,588
  • Product dimensions: 9.18 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 1.10 (d)

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  • Posted December 6, 2008

    Great Book!

    I just received the book and CD. I am learning so much,it is perfectlly applicable to Dummies.I have been using Windows Vista for some time and think it is helpful to do so before getting the book. Tht way you will recognize some of the problems you would like to solve, like toolbars disappearing, web-mail closing without your request, desktop icons and what to do with them and on and on. I have not installed the CD yet, haven't read or browsed that chapter yet because I wanted a book I could read seperately from the computer. In case you don't know, Vistas does not come with a manual, therefore some assistance is definately needed for Dummies. Reccommend to others!

    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 3, 2009

    I was disappointed.

    I perceive myself a computer novice and was looking for specifics to troubleshoot an issue I was having with Vista following upgrade from XP. I use so few of the features that much of the material was far too sophisticated and the concern I was having was not covered - no sound from speakers. No, not cable nor sound card nor speaker failure. My computer guru plugged speaker cable into alternate audio port (?) and voila! noise! (?) The DVD will probably be helpful eventually although he talks far too fast. I could profit from an intro classroom setting and I researched but none available locally. I'm an educated 74 years old and much impressed with this computer world but most materials I've found seem either too simple and superficial or infinitely more advanced and detailed. I could use a mid-range coverage of new software. Have kept the book handy, however, and have located some helpful tidbits.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 29, 2009

    DVD IS POOR!

    The book is quite technical - a bit too technical for me!
    The display of an example on a desktop is out of focus. This is extremely distracting. Better no display than one that is out of focus.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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