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Microsoft Windows Vista On Demand

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  • Copyright 2007
  • Dimensions: 7-1/2x9-1/8
  • Pages: 576
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-3645-4
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-3645-1
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7686-7451-4
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7686-7451-4

A new edition of this title is available, ISBN-10: 0789737868 ISBN-13: 9780789737861

•    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 2003 and XP, Microsoft Windows XP, Apple Mac OS X Panther, Adobe Photoshop CS2, Macromedia Flash 8, Macromedia Director MX, and Macromedia Fireworks–and Web publishing. 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.

Chapter 1    Getting Started with Windows Vista    

Chapter 2    Working with Windows Programs       

Chapter 3    Managing Files and Folders       

Chapter 4    Customizing Windows Using the Control Panel       

Chapter 5    Exploring the Internet 

Chapter 6    Exchanging Messages and Information

Chapter 7    Holding Web Discussions and Video Conferences    

Chapter 8    Working with Pictures     

Chapter 9    Working with Windows Media Player   

Chapter 10  Creating Movies Using Windows Movie Maker         

Chapter 11  Setting Up Up Accounts and Maintaining Security    

Chapter 12  Managing Files Using a Network

Chapter 13  Going Mobile         

Chapter 14  Printing and Faxing

Chapter 15  Maintaining Your Computer       

Chapter 16  Managing Hardware        

Chapter 17  Backing Up Your Computer       

Chapter 18  Administering Your Computer   

A        Appendix    

New Features       

Microsoft Certified Applications Sepcialist      

Online Sample Chapter

Managing Files and Folders in Windows Vista

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1    Getting Started with Windows Vista     1

Chapter 2    Working with Windows Programs        25

Chapter 3    Managing Files and Folders        53

Chapter 4    Customizing Windows Using the Control Panel        99

Chapter 5    Exploring the Internet 133

Chapter 6    Exchanging Messages and Information 165

Chapter 7    Holding Web Discussions and Video Conferences     207

Chapter 8    Working with Pictures      233

Chapter 9    Working with Windows Media Player    255

Chapter 10  Creating Movies Using Windows Movie Maker          281

Chapter 11  Setting Up Up Accounts and Maintaining Security     309

Chapter 12  Managing Files Using a Network 347

Chapter 13  Going Mobile          381

Chapter 14  Printing and Faxing 397

Chapter 15  Maintaining Your Computer        425

Chapter 16  Managing Hardware         449

Chapter 17  Backing Up Your Computer        467

Chapter 18  Administering Your Computer    485

A        Appendix      501

New Features        513

Microsoft Certified Applications Sepcialist       519

Index

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Introduction

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