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  • Copyright 2008
  • Dimensions: 8 X 10
  • Pages: 360
  • Edition: 2nd
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-3829-5
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-3829-5
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7686-8300-9
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7686-8300-4

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.

Learn how to…

     •    Keep data secure and avoid privacy invasion with Windows Defender and other built-in security features. Parental controls also put you in charge of what your kids are doing while online.

     •    Quickly find any type of file from music, pictures, programs, to documents with Instant Search.

     •    Take advantage of Windows Mail with built-in spam and security features.

     •    Use new Windows Photo Gallery to view, organize, edit, and print your photographs.

     •    Set up live Internet feeds with current information such as stock quotes, weather, sports scores, and more.

     •    Add details about your files using the Tags feature which makes files easier to find and group together.

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Easy steps guide you through each task.

Items you select or click are shown in bold.

Each step is fully illustrated.

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Working with Programs in Windows Vista

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Table of Contents

Part 1

What’s New in Windows Vista . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 2

Part 2

Getting Started . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 12

Part 3

Working with Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 28

Part 4

Working with Folders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 40

Part 5

Working with Files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 58

Part 6

Working with Printers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 76

Part 7

Working with Scanners or Digital Cameras . . . . Pg. 96

Part 8

Entertainment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 108

Part 9

Sending Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 126

Part 10

Browsing the Internet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 154

Part 11

System Security and User Accounts . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 174

Part 12

Personalizing Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 192

Part 13

Setting Up Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 210

Part 14

Performance and Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 226

Part 15

Using Windows Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 258

Part 16

Home Networking Basics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 288

Glossary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 312

Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pg. 320

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