How to Do Everything with Windows Vista by Curt SimmonsHow to Do Everything with Windows Vista by Curt Simmons

How to Do Everything with Windows Vista

byCurt Simmons

Paperback | January 8, 2007

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Bring clarity to your PC experience with Windows Vista and this easy-to-use guide. How to Do Everything with Windows Vista shows you how to take full advantage of all the powerful and fun features of this revolutionary new operating system. Learn to customize your settings, connect to the Internet, set up a home network, secure your system, and connect peripheral devices. You'll also discover how to maximize all of the entertainment capabilities--games, music, photos, video, and more.

  • Manage components, programs, folders, and files
  • Install hardware and software
  • Use printers, scanners, and digital cameras
  • Connect to the Internet
  • Set up and manage a home network
  • Manage security with Windows Firewall and Windows Defender
  • Play games on your PC or online
  • Play and record music with Windows Media Player
  • Create your own movies with Windows Movie Maker
  • Organize and print your digital photos
  • Optimize, manage, and troubleshoot Windows Vista


Curt Simmons is a technology author and trainer. He has written more than 50 computer and technology books, including three editions of How to Do Everything with Windows XP and two editions of How to Do Everything with Your Blackberry.
Title:How to Do Everything with Windows VistaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:362 pages, 9.1 × 7.3 × 0.77 inPublished:January 8, 2007Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:007226375X

ISBN - 13:9780072263756

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Table of Contents

Part I. Get to Know Windows Vista

CH1: Explore the Vista Desktop

CH2: Manage Your Computer with Control Panel

CH3: Personalize Your Computer

CH4: Manage Components, Programs, Folders, andFiles

CH5: Use the Accessories That Come with Windows

CH6: Manage Hardware

CH7: Use Printers, Scanners, and Digital Cameras

Part II. Get Connected

CH8: Create Connections to the Internet

CH9: Surf the Internet

CH10: Run Windows Mail

CH11: Create a Home Network

CH12: Manage Users and Groups

CH13: Windows Vista Security and Remote Connections

Part III. Cool Things You Can Do with Windows Vista

CH14. Play Games

CH15. Use Windows Media Player

CH16. Create Movies with Windows Movie Maker

CH17: Manage Digital Photos and Use Windows Sideshow

CH18: Take Care of Windows Vista

PART IV. Optimize, Troubleshoot and Fix Windows Vista

CH19: Manage Disks

CH20: Solving Problems with Windows Vista

Appendix A: Installing Windows Vista