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Windows Vista Inside Out

Learn everything you need to know for working with Windows Vista--from the inside out! Written by the authors of the immensely popular Microsoft Windows XP Inside Out, this book packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds for using the latest version of the Microsoft Windows® operating system--all in concise, fast-answer format. Dig into the work-ready tools and resources that help you take your Windows Vista experience to the next level. Get the answers you need to use the new features of Windows Vista, including the sidebar and gadgets, and the Windows slideshow. You'll also discover how to use new features in Microsoft Windows Media® Player and Microsoft Internet Explorer® 7. Get up-to-date information on how to configure and customize your desktop, how to use new security-enhanced features, and more. Plus, you'll get tools, ebBooks, and more on the companion CD. With INSIDE OUT, you get all muscle and no fluff!

Series: Inside Out

Paperback: 1132 pages

Publisher: Microsoft Press (January 18, 2007)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0735622701


Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 2 x 9 inches

Shipping Weight: 3.8 pounds

Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (87 customer reviews)

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If you're an administrator and are looking for a title to give you an edge on configuring, managing, deploying, etc. Vista, this title isn't for you; the Windows Vista(TM) Resource Kit is what you're looking for. This book is for average users new to Vista who want to familiarize themselves with the new OS and the bundled applications.For the most part, the first 9 chapters cover the basics of Vista insofar as the user experience is concerned, concentrating on configuration, getting your plug and play hardware to work, understanding and using the embedded software, and using the provided support tools to help yourself and your friends. The coverage in this area is very complete, well written and easy to follow, with very little missing insofar as things "you should know". Although separated by a few chapters, chapters 15 thru 19 continue this coverage with information about the digital media (pictures, video, and music) tools included (Windows Media Player, Photo Gallery, Movie Maker, Media Center, and DVD Maker).Chapters 10 thru 14 deal primarily with security and in-home networking. These sections include understanding what viruses, worms, and spyware are, reviewing the security tools and utilities in Vista that can protect you from these kinds of threats, and keeping your system updated. This is followed by an overview of local account management and parental controls, and finally setting up a peer to peer network and sharing resources. Again, all these sections are very well written and make it easy for those that might be uncomfortable with these areas to read and implement successfully.

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