Item description for Windows Vista Accelerated by Guy Hart-Davis...
Overview Describes the concepts, functions, and terminology of Windows Vista, covering such topics as installation, customization, Internet Explorer, working with files and folders, networking, managing hardware, and security.
"Windows Vista Accelerated" covers the Home, Premium, Business and Ultimate editions of the Vista OS. The book includes chapters on: Upgrading to Vista; Navigating the Interface; Managing Files and Folders; and, Maximizing Windows Mail and Instant Messaging. The book also gives substantial coverage to the many new muti-media features of Widows Vista including music, video, DVD (TM)s and TV. Though aimed primarily toward the new-user, the book contains helpful tips for the more advanced reader in its numerous Lets Go Pro (TM) sections included throughout the book; and, includes full chapters on networking, hardware management, security and troubleshooting. There is also a full chapter on the features of Windows Vista Ultimate Edition including sections on file and system backup and encryption. Every level of user new to Windows Vista will surely find value in the over 300 pages of full-color in this friendly, approachable guide.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.2" Width: 8.2" Height: 0.8" Weight: 1.95 lbs.
Release Date Jan 11, 2008
ISBN 8931434383 ISBN13 9788931434385
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Reviews - What do customers think about Windows Vista Accelerated?
Outstanding Vista How To Book!! May 15, 2008
For anyone that is new to Vista from a regular users perspective or someone who is more of a power user, 'Windows Vista Accelerated' is an absolute joy to read. Filled with over 300 pages of FULL COLOR content, this guide will help you get through all the ins and out of Vista. From the basics to the new Vista UI to file/folder access to Internet/E-Mail/IM to Networking to Security, if you want to learn how to get the most out of Windows Vista quicker quicklier quickliest this is the perfect guide for you!!
The color content that I spoke of cannot be understated as it's all over the place, filled with TONS of sample windows and step by steps of how to do what the author is writing about.
This is simply one of the best Vista books I have had the pleasure to see on the market. Note that the audience isn't targeted towards system administrators, but no doubt this would even help them in the new Vista world.
If you want to learn more about Vista or need to figure out how to do something in Vista-land, pick up this book and you will be very happy with what you get.