You’re beyond the basics, so dive right in and really put your PC to work! This supremely organized reference is packed with hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds. It’s all muscle and no fluff. Discover how the experts tackle Windows Vista—and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery!
Explore features and capabilities in each edition of Windows Vista
Configure and customize your system with advanced setup options
Manage files, folders, and media libraries with new search and organization features
Set up a wired or wireless network and manage shared resources
Administer accounts, passwords, and logons—and help control access to resources
Configure Windows Internet Explorer settings and security zones
Master security essentials to help protect against viruses, worms, and spyware
Troubleshoot errors and fine-tune performance
Automate routine maintenance with scripts and other tools
Fully searchable eBook
Downloadable gadgets and other tools for customizing Windows Vista
Insights direct from the product team on the official Windows Vista blog
Links to the latest security updates and products, demos, blogs, and user communities
Windows Vista Product Guide eReference and other eBooks
Ed Bott is an award-winning journalist and one of the most recognized voices in the computing world. He’s been writing about Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office for more than 15 years and is the author of nearly two dozen books.
Carl Siechert specializes in implementing and documenting operating system technologies. He has coauthored several Windows-related books, including the popular Microsoft Windows XP Inside Out, Second Edition, with Ed Bott and Craig Stinson.
Craig Stinson is a journalist and author. He has written or coauthored more than 20 books, including Microsoft Windows XP Inside Out, Deluxe Edition, and Microsoft Office Excel 2007 Inside Out.