Windows Vista Just the Steps For Dummies

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  • Covering the new features and capabilities of Windows Vista, this book gets readers up to speed fast on interface changes, security options, and setup processes
  • Simple, easy-to-follow instructions for common Windows Vista tasks show readers how to carry out essential activities and gain competence and confidence
  • Bargain-priced at only $14.99, this book explains how to navigate the desktop, create files, copy ...
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Overview

  • Covering the new features and capabilities of Windows Vista, this book gets readers up to speed fast on interface changes, security options, and setup processes
  • Simple, easy-to-follow instructions for common Windows Vista tasks show readers how to carry out essential activities and gain competence and confidence
  • Bargain-priced at only $14.99, this book explains how to navigate the desktop, create files, copy and delete files and folders, connect to the Internet, search the Web, use e-mail, and much more
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471786856
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/26/2006
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 1,010,590
  • Product dimensions: 9.04 (w) x 11.02 (h) x 0.53 (d)

Meet the Author

Nancy Muir has written over 50 books on topics ranging from desktop applications to online safety and distance learning. She has also contributed articles to several national magazines on topics such as distance learning and home design. Prior to her freelance career, Nancy worked in the software and book publishing industries and has taught technical writing at the university level. She holds a certificate in distance learning design.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Working in Windows Vista.

Chapter 1: Exploring the Windows Vista Desktop.

Chapter 2: Controlling Applications with Windows Vista.

Chapter 3: Working with Files and Folders.

Chapter 4: Using Built-In Windows Applications.

Chapter 5: Using the Windows Sidebar and Gadgets.

Part II: Getting on the Internet.

Chapter 6: Accessing the Internet.

Chapter 7: Browsing the Web with Internet Explorer.

Chapter 8: Exchanging E-Mail with Windows Mail.

Chapter 9: Working Remotely.

Part III: Setting Up Hardware and Networks.

Chapter 10: Setting Up New Hardware.

Chapter 11: Setting Up a Network.

Part IV: Customizing theWindows Desktop.

Chapter 12: Setting Up Your Display.

Chapter 13: Customizing Windows Ease of Access.

Part V: Using Security and Maintenance Features.

Chapter 14: Setting Passwords and File Access.

Chapter 15: Protecting Windows.

Chapter 16: Maintaining Windows.

Part VI: Fixing Common Problems.

Chapter 17: Troubleshooting Hardware Problems.

Chapter 18: Troubleshooting Software Problems.

Chapter 19: Getting Help.

Part VII: Fun and Games.

Chapter 20: Playing Games in Windows Vista.

Chapter 21: Playing Music in Windows Vista.

Chapter 22: Working with Photos in Photo Gallery.

Index.

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