Windows Vista Inside Out

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-01-17
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
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You're beyond the basics, so dive right in and really put your PC to work! This supremely organized reference is packed with hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds. It's all muscle and no fluff. Discover how the experts tackle Windows Vistaand challenge yourself to new levels of mastery! Explore features and capabilities in each edition of Windows Vista Configure and customize your system with advanced setup options Manage files, folders, and media libraries with new search and organization features Set up a wired or wireless network and manage shared resources Administer accounts, passwords, and logonsand help control access to resources Configure Windows Internet Explorer settings and security zones Master security essentials to help protect against viruses, worms, and spyware Troubleshoot errors and fine-tune performance Automate routine maintenance with scripts and other toolsCD includes: Fully searchable eBook Downloadable gadgets and other tools for customizing Windows Vista Insights direct from the product team on the official Windows Vista blog Links to the latest security updates and products, demos, blogs, and user communities Windows Vista Product Guide eReference and other eBooks

Author Biography

Carl Siechert specializes in implementing and documenting operating system technologies. He has coauthored several Windows-related books, including the popular Windows Vista Inside Out, Deluxe Edition, with Ed Bott and Craig Stinson.

Table of Contents

What's new in Windows Vistap. 3
Installing and configuring Windows Vistap. 19
Personalizing Windows Vistap. 71
Adding, removing, and managing programsp. 125
Setting up and troubleshooting hardwarep. 147
Using Internet Explorer 7p. 183
Finding and organizing files and informationp. 227
E-mail, collaboration, and personal productivityp. 293
Obtaining help and supportp. 321
Security essentialsp. 347
Managing user accounts, passwords, and logonsp. 407
Setting up a small networkp. 447
Managing shared folders and printersp. 493
Tweaking and troubleshooting a small networkp. 529
Digital media essentialsp. 549
Playing and organizing a digital music collectionp. 587
Viewing, organizing, and sharing digital photosp. 625
Creating and watching movies and DVDsp. 655
Using Windows Media Centerp. 689
Performing routine maintenancep. 715
Tuning up and monitoring performancep. 743
Monitoring system activities with event viewerp. 769
Troubleshooting Windows errorsp. 789
Recovering from a computer crashp. 813
Managing servicesp. 827
Editing the registryp. 853
Advanced Internet Explorer security and administrationp. 879
Managing disks and drivesp. 913
Controlling access to files and foldersp. 943
Automating Windows Vistap. 969
Advanced security managementp. 987
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