Microsoft Windows Vista On Demand

Microsoft Windows Vista On Demand

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Microsoft Windows Vista On Demand, Second Edition

FOR THOSE WHO WOULD RATHER BE SHOWN HOW THAN TOLD HOW

SEE HOW TO

* Master the Windows Vista user experience, including Windows Aero

* Manage files and information using Windows Vista programs and Sidebar gadgets

* Create your own movies, slides shows, and DVDs

* Rip, manage, and play digital music and videos

* Protect your computer from Internet or network intruders

* Explore the Internet, send e-mail and instant message, and publish calendars on the Web

* Customize, fine-tune, and administer Windows Vista

* Set up multiple users and parental controls

* Perform Instant Searches to quickly find files and programs

* Prepare for the Microsoft Certified Application Specialist exam

On the Web

This book uses real-world examples to give you a context in which to use the tasks. This book also includes workshops to help you put together individual tasks into projects. The Windows Vista example files that you need for project tasks are available at www.perspection.com.

Perspection has written and produced books on a variety of computer software-including Microsoft Office 2007 and 2003, Microsoft Windows Vista and XP, Microsoft Expression Web, Apple Mac OS X Leopard, Adobe Photoshop CS3 and CS2, Adobe Flash CS3 and 8, and Adobe Dreamweaver CS3. In 1991, after working for Apple Computer and Microsoft, Steve Johnson founded Perspection, Inc. Perspection is committed to providing information and training to help people use software more effectively. Perspection has written more than 80 computer books, and sold more than 5 million copies.

Includes MCAS Exam Objectives!

This courseware meets the objectives for the Microsoft Certified Application Specialist (MCAS). Upon completion of this courseware, you may be prepared to take the exam for MCAS qualification. To learn more about becoming a Microsoft Certified Application Specialist, visit www.microsoft.com.
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  • Paperback | 576 pages
  • 187.96 x 228.6 x 27.94mm | 929.86g
  • Que Corporation,U.S.
  • Indianapolis, IN, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • colour illustrations
  • 0789737868
  • 9780789737861
  • 1,875,717

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Microsoft Windows Vista On Demand, Second Edition FOR THOSE WHO WOULD RATHER BE SHOWN HOW THAN TOLD HOW SEE HOW TO - Master the Windows Vista user experience, including Windows Aero - Manage files and information using Windows Vista programs and Sidebar gadgets - Create your own movies, slides shows, and DVDs - Rip, manage, and play digital music and videos - Protect your computer from Internet or network intruders - Explore the Internet, send e-mail and instant message, and publish calendars on the Web - Customize, fine-tune, and administer Windows Vista - Set up multiple users and parental controls - Perform Instant Searches to quickly find files and programs - Prepare for the Microsoft Certified Application Specialist exam On the Web This book uses real-world examples to give you a context in which to use the tasks. This book also includes workshops to help you put together individual tasks into projects. The Windows Vista example files that you need for project tasks are available at www.perspection.com. Perspection has written and produced books on a variety of computer software-including Microsoft Office 2007 and 2003, Microsoft Windows Vista and XP, Microsoft Expression Web, Apple Mac OS X Leopard, Adobe Photoshop CS3 and CS2, Adobe Flash CS3 and 8, and Adobe Dreamweaver CS3. In 1991, after working for Apple Computer and Microsoft, Steve Johnson founded Perspection, Inc. Perspection is committed to providing information and training to help people use software more effectively. Perspection has written more than 80 computer books, and sold more than 5 million copies. Includes MCAS Exam Objectives! This courseware meets the objectives for the Microsoft Certified Application Specialist (MCAS). Upon completion of this courseware, you may be prepared to take the exam for MCAS qualification. To learn more about becoming a Microsoft Certified Application Specialist, visit www.microsoft.com.
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Table of contents

Introduction xvii

1 Getting Started with Windows Vista 1

2 Working with Windows Programs 25

3 Managing Files and Folders 53

4 Customizing Windows Using the Control Panel 99

5 Exploring the Internet 133

6 Exchanging Messages and Information 165

7 Holding Web Discussions and Video Conferences 207

8 Working with Pictures 233

9 Working with Windows Media Player 255

10 Creating Movies Using Windows Movie Maker 281

11 Setting Up Accounts and Maintaining Security 309

12 Managing Files Using a Network 347

13 Going Mobile 381

14 Printing and Faxing 397

15 Maintaining Your Computer 425

16 Managing Hardware 449

17 Backing Up Your Computer 467

18 Administering Your Computer 485

A Appendix: Installing Windows Vista 501

Index 529
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About Inc. Perspection

Steve Johnson has written more than 45 books on a variety of computer software, including Microsoft Office 2007 and 2003, Microsoft Windows Vista and XP, Microsoft Expression Web, Apple Mac OS X Leopard, Adobe Photoshop CS3 and CS2, Adobe Flash CS3 and 8, and Adobe Dreamweaver CS3. In 1991, after working for Apple Computer and Microsoft, Steve founded Perspection, Inc., which writes and produces software training. When he is not staying up late writing, he enjoys playing golf, gardening, and spending time with his wife, Holly, and three children, JP, Brett, and Hannah. When time permits, he likes to travel to such places as New Hampshire in October, and Hawaii. Steve and his family live in Pleasanton, California, but can also be found visiting family all over the western United States.
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