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Written by the authors of the immensely popular Microsoft Windows XP Inside Out, this book packs hundreds of time saving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds for using the latest version of the Microsoft Windows® operating system--all in a 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 slide show. 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, use new security-enhanced features, and more.
Table of Contents
Part I: Setup and Startup
Chapter 1 What's New in Windows Vista
Chapter 2 Installing and Configuring Windows Vista
Chapter 3 Personalizing Windows Vista's
Chapter 4 Adding, Removing, and Managing Programs
Chapter 5 Setting Up and Troubleshooting Hardware
Chapter 6 Using Internet Explorer 7
Chapter 7 Finding and Organizing Files and Information
Chapter 8 E-Mail, Collaboration, and Personal Productivity
Chapter 9 Obtaining Help and Support.
Part II: Security and Networking
Chapter 10 Security Essentials
Chapter 11 Managing User Accounts, Passwords, and Logons
Chapter 12 Setting Up a Small Network
Chapter 13 Managing Shared Folders and Printers
Chapter 14 Tweaking and Troubleshooting a Small Network.
Part III: Digital Media
Chapter 15 Digital Media Essentials
Chapter 16 Playing and Organizing a Digital Music Collection
Chapter 17 Viewing, Organizing, and Sharing Digital Photos
Chapter 18 Creating and Watching Movies and DVDs
Chapter 19 Using Windows Media Center.
Part IV: System Maintenance and Management
Chapter 20 Performing Routine Maintenance
Chapter 21 Tuning Up and Monitoring Performance
Chapter 22 Monitoring System Activities With Event Viewer
Chapter 23 Troubleshooting Windows Errors
Chapter 24 Recovering From a Computer Crash
Chapter 25 Managing Services
Chapter 26 Editing the Registry.
Part V: Advanced System Management
Chapter 27 Advanced Internet Explorer Security and Administration
Chapter 28 Managing Disks and Drives
Chapter 29 Controlling Access to Files and Folders
Chapter 30 Automating Windows Vista
Chapter 31 Advanced Security Management.
Part VI: Appendices
Appendix A: Windows Vista Editions at a Glance
Appendix B: Working with the Command Prompt
Appendix C: Using and Customizing Microsoft Management Console
Appendix D Viewing System Information