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Windows Vista for Starters: The Missing Manual: The Missing Manual [NOOK Book]

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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:

  • Navigate the desktop, including the fast, powerful and fully integrated desktop search function
  • Use the Media...
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Windows Vista for Starters: The Missing Manual: The Missing Manual

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Overview

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:

  • Navigate the desktop, including the fast, powerful and fully integrated desktop search function
  • Use the Media Center to record TV and radio, present photos, play music, and record all of these to a DVD
  • Breeze across the Web with the vastly improved Internet Explorer 7 tabbed browser
  • Become familiar with Vista's beefed up security, and much more
Windows Vista is a vast improvement over its predecessors, with an appealing, glass-like visual overhaul, superior searching and organization tools, a multimedia and collaboration suite, and a massive, top-to-bottom security-shield reconstruction. Every corner of the traditional Windows operating system has been tweaked, overhauled, or replaced entirely.

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.

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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781449390983
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/25/2007
  • Series: Missing Manual Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 424
  • File size: 17 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

David Pogue, Yale '85, is the personal-technology columnist for the New York Times. With nearly 3 million books in print, he is also one of the world's bestselling how-to authors, having written or co-written seven books in the "for Dummies" series.

Pogue is the creator and lead author of the bestselling Missing Manual series. Books in the series cover a wide range of topics, including Mac OS X, Windows, iPod, Microsoft Office, iPhoto, Dreamweaver, iMovie, and many others. His Web page is www.davidpogue.com, and his email address is david@pogueman.com.

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Table of Contents

THE MISSING CREDITSINTRODUCTIONTHE VISTA DESKTOPChapter 1: THE VERY BASICSChapter 2: WELCOME CENTER, DESKTOP, AND THE START MENUChapter 3: FILES, FOLDERS, AND WINDOWSChapter 4: SEARCHING AND ORGANIZING YOUR FILESChapter 5: INTERIOR DECORATING VISTATHE PIECES OF VISTAChapter 6: PROGRAMS, DOCUMENTS, AND GADGETSChapter 7: PHOTOS, MUSIC, AND MOVIESVISTA ONLINEChapter 8: GETTING ONLINE—SECURELYChapter 9: INTERNET EXPLORER 7Chapter 10: WINDOWS MAILBEYOND THE BASICSChapter 11: PRINTING AND FAXINGChapter 12: EXPANDING YOUR HARDWAREChapter 13: GETTING HELPChapter 14: BACKUPS, MAINTENANCE, AND TROUBLESHOOTINGTHE VISTA NETWORKChapter 15: ACCOUNTS (AND LOGGING ON)Chapter 16: SETTING UP A NETWORK AND SHARING FILESAPPENDIXAPPENDIXCOLOPHON

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