Windows Vista For Dummies Quick Reference

From the Back Cover
Fast answers to frequently asked questions
Windows Vista essentials at your fingertips!

If you like your answers quick and your information up-to-date, look no further. With this concise, superbly organized reference, you can easily find what you need to know about Vista’s new Aero Glass interface, managing your files and folders, cool new networking capabilities, Internet Explorer 7 and Windows Mail, speech recognition, security, entertainment features, and much more.

About the Author
Greg Harvey, the author of a slew of For Dummies books running the gamut from Excel For Dummies to The Origins of Tolkien’s Middle-earth For Dummies, has had a long career of teaching business people the use of IBM PC, Windows, and Macintosh software application programs. From 1983 to 1988, he conducted hands-on computer software training for corporate business users with a variety of training companies (including his own, PC Teach). From 1988 to 1992, he taught university classes in Lotus 1-2-3 and Introduction to Database Management Technology (using dBASE) in the Department of Information Systems at Golden Gate University in San Francisco.

In mid-1993, Greg started a new multimedia publishing venture, Mind over Media, Inc. As a multimedia developer and computer book author, he hopes to enliven his future online computer books by making them into true interactive learning experiences that will vastly enrich and improve the training of users of all skill levels. In 2006, he received his PhD in Comparative Philosophy and Religion with a concentration on Asian Studies from the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco, California. When he isn’t busy writing, Dr. Greg works as a patient care and bereavement volunteer with the Hospice of Marin in Larkspur, California and Hospice by the Bay in San Francisco, California and a home and hospital volunteer with the Center for Attitudinal Healing in Sausalito, California.

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Next to your keyboard and mouse, this could be your most important accessory. Just keep it next to your keyboard and your mouse and refer to it to capitalize on the terrific capabilities at your fingertips with Windows XP. Windows XP For Dummies Quick Reference Second Edition covers the latest updates to Windows XP, including enhanced security and changes to Internet Explorer. It starts with the basics for true beginners, goes through everyday stuff, and progresses to the Web, accessories, and the control panel. After a quick introduction to the desktop, My Documents, dialogue boxes, and other basic info, you’ll explore:
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Using the Home Networking Wizard so two or more home computers can share a single Internet connection and other resources
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Downloading Microsoft Reader free and then downloading eBooks (many are free) and saving them in My Library
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Master the Ribbon, powerful graphics capabilities, and more!
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From formulas to functions to the latest features – practice and plan Excel tasks with ease

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* Set up, format, and edit basic spreadsheets
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* Master data analysis with pivot tables
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Quick refresher explanations
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All this on the bonus CD-ROM

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For details and complete system requirements, see the CD-ROM appendix.