Windows Vista: The Complete Reference
Windows Vista: The Complete Reference

Windows Vista: The Complete Reference

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ISBN10: 0072263768 | ISBN13: 9780072263763


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Part I: Working in Windows Vista

Chapter 1: The Basics of Windows Vista

Chapter 2: Running Programs

Chapter 3: Installing Programs

Chapter 4: Getting Help

Chapter 5: Copying, Moving, and Sharing Information Between Programs

Chapter 6: Sharing Your Computer with Multiple Users

Chapter 7: Managing Appointments and Schedules with Windows Calendar

Part II: Managing Your Desk

Chapter 8: Using Files and Folders

Chapter 9: Managing Files and Folders

Chapter 10: Backing Up Your Files with the Backup Utility

Part III: Configuring Windows for Your Computer

Chapter 11: Setting Up Your Start Menu and Taskbar

Chapter 12: Setting Up Your Desktop

Chapter 13: Configuring Your Keyboard, Mouse, Game Controller, and Regional Settings

Chapter 14: Adding and Removing Hardware

Chapter 15: Printing

Chapter 16: Running Windows Vista on Laptops

Chapter 17: Ease of Access Center

Part IV: Working with Text, Pictures, Sound, and Video

Chapter 18: Working with Documents in Windows Vista

Chapter 19: Working with Graphics

Chapter 20: Working with Sound

Chapter 21: Working with Video

Chapter 22: Working with Windows Media Center

Part V: Windows Vista on the Internet

Chapter 23: Configuring Windows to Work with Your Modem

Chapter 24: Connecting to the Internet

Chapter 25: Using Windows Mail for E-Mail

Chapter 26: Browsing the World Wide Web with Internet Explorer

Chapter 27: Internet Conferences with Windows Live Messenger

Chapter 28: Other Internet Programs That Come with Windows Vista

Part VI: Networking with Windows Vista

Chapter 29: Designing a Windows-Based Local Area Network

Chapter 30: Configuring Windows for a LAN

Chapter 31: Sharing Drives and Printers on a LAN

Chapter 32: Connecting Your LAN to the Internet

Chapter 33: Network, Internet, and Web Security

Part VII: Windows Housekeeping

Chapter 34: Formatting and Partitioning Disks

Chapter 35: Keeping Your Disk Safe

Chapter 36: Tuning Windows Vista for Maximum Performance

Chapter 37: Troubleshooting Windows Vista

Chapter 38: Windows Update, Windows Ultimate Extras, and Other Windows Vista Resources

Part VIII: Behind the Scenes: Windows Vista Internals

Chapter 39: Windows Vista Configuration Files

Chapter 40: Registering Programs and File Types