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Windows Vista All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-12645-5
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762 pages
March 2007
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Introduction.

Book I: A Vista Orientation.

Chapter 1: Windows 4 N00bs.

Chapter 2: Vista versus the WinXPerienced.

Chapter 3: Choosing a Version.

Chapter 4: Upgrades and Clean Installs.

Book II: Vista Boot Camp.

Chapter 1: Running Vista from Start to Finish.

Chapter 2: Controlling Users.

Chapter 3: Maintaining Your System.

Chapter 4: Getting the Basic Stuff Done.

Chapter 5: Getting Help with Vista.

Book III: Securing Vista.

Chapter 1: Lock Down: Spies, Spams, Scams, and Slams.

Chapter 2: Security Center Overview.

Chapter 3: Windows Firewall Backward and Forward.

Chapter 4: Patching and Plugging.

Chapter 5: Virus Protection and the Big Defender.

Book IV: Customizing Vista.

Chapter 1: Personalizing Your Desktop.

Chapter 2: Organizing Your Vista Interface.

Chapter 3: Searching on Your Desktop.

Chapter 4: Beating and Cheating Vista’s Games.

Book V: Vista on the Internet.

Chapter 1: Getting the Most from the Internet.

Chapter 2: Finding Your Way around Internet Explorer (And Firefox).

Chapter 3: Making Internet Explorer Your Own.

Chapter 4: Windows Mail and the Alternatives.

Chapter 5: Working Together — IM OK, You’re OK.

Chapter 6: Searching on the Internet.

Book VI: Adding Cool Hardware.

Chapter 1: Finding and Installing the Hardware You Want.

Chapter 2: iPimping iPods and iTunes.

Chapter 3: Adding a Second (Or Third) Hard Drive.

Chapter 4: Picking Printers and Printer/Scanner/Faxers.

Book VII: Joining the Multimedia Mix.

Chapter 1: Jammin’ with Windows Media Player.

Chapter 2: Podcasting.

Chapter 3: Discovering Digital Cameras.

Chapter 4: Mugging in the Photo Gallery.

Chapter 5: Lights! Action! Windows Movie Maker.

Book VIII: Vista Video.

Chapter 1: Preparing a Media Center PC.

Chapter 2: Starting Media Center.

Chapter 3: Turning On the Tube.

Chapter 4: Beyond the Media Center Basics.

Book IX: Setting Up a Vista Network.

Chapter 1: Those Pesky Network Things You Need to Know.

Chapter 2: Building Your Network.

Chapter 3: Putting the Why in Wi-Fi.

Index.

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