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Easy Microsoft Windows Vista

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  • Copyright 2007
  • Dimensions: 8x10
  • Pages: 352
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-3577-6
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-3577-5
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7686-6870-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7686-6870-4

A new edition of this title is available, ISBN-10: 0789738295 ISBN-13: 9780789738295

 

See it done. Do it yourself. It’s that Easy! Easy Microsoft Windows Vista teaches you the fundamentals of working with the newest Windows operating system—Windows Vista. Fully illustrated steps will show you how to burn CDs, manage your photos and other files, send and receive email messages, and browse the Internet. In addition, learn to use the built-in security features to ensure safe access to email, the Internet, and your programs, as well as protect against viruses, junk email, and privacy invasion. No need to feel intimidated; we’ll hold your hand every step of the way.

 

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Learn how to…

  • Keep data secure and avoid unwanted programs and privacy invasion with Windows Defender and other built-in security features for email, the Internet, and your programs. Robust, new parental controls also put you in charge of what your kids are viewing and who they communicate with.
  • Quickly find any type of file from music, pictures, programs, to documents with Instant Search. Also use Search Folders to save frequently used searches.
  • Take advantage of new Windows Mail with built-in spam and security features.
  • Use new Windows Photo Gallery to view, organize, edit, and print your photographs. You can burn photos to a CD or DVD for safe-keeping.
  • Personalize Windows so that it works the way you want.
  • Add details about your files using the Tags feature. This information appears in the Details pane in Explorer and make files easier to find and group together.

 

Introduction  xiii

 

Part 1:What’s New in Windows Vista  2

Part 2: Getting Started  12

Part 3: Working with Programs  28

Part 4: Working with Folders  40

Part 5: Working with Files  58

Part 6: Working with Printers  76

Part 7: Working with Scanners or Digital Cameras  96

Part 8: Entertainment  108

Part 9: Sending Email  126

Part 10: Browsing the Internet  154

Part 11: System Security and User Accounts  174

Part 12: Personalizing Windows  192

Part 13: Setting Up Programs  210

Part 14: Performance and Maintenance  226

Part 15: Using Windows Accessories  258

Part 16: Home Networking Basics  288

 

Glossary  312

Index  320

 

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Working with Files

Working with Files in Microsoft Windows Vista

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Table of Contents

Introduction  xiii

 

Part 1:What’s New in Windows Vista  2

Part 2: Getting Started  12

Part 3: Working with Programs  28

Part 4: Working with Folders  40

Part 5: Working with Files  58

Part 6: Working with Printers  76

Part 7: Working with Scanners or Digital Cameras  96

Part 8: Entertainment  108

Part 9: Sending Email  126

Part 10: Browsing the Internet  154

Part 11: System Security and User Accounts  174

Part 12: Personalizing Windows  192

Part 13: Setting Up Programs  210

Part 14: Performance and Maintenance  226

Part 15: Using Windows Accessories  258

Part 16: Home Networking Basics  288

 

Glossary  312

Index  320

 

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