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Windows Vista

Author: Paul McFedries
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2007.
Series: Top 100 simplified tips & tricks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A guide to Windows Vista introduces one hundred techniques designed to enhance the performance of one's PC, including step-by-step, illustrated instructions for a variety of timesaving tips, including the new user interface, 3D folder system, Internet Explorer, and Media Player.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul McFedries
ISBN: 9780470045787 0470045787 9780470045749 0470045744
OCLC Number: 85435850
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 229 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Make Windows Vista Faster and More Efficient --
Create Shortcuts for Your Favorite Programs --
Adjust Visual Effects for Best Performance --
Ensure Windows Vista Is Optimized for Programs --
Improve Performance with a USB Flash Drive --
Run a Program with Elevated Privileges --
Make Your File Searches Run Faster --
Hear an Alert When You Press the Caps Lock Key --
Display More Programs on Your Start Menu --
Launch Control Panel Icons Faster by Using a Menu --
Update a Device Driver to Ensure Top Device Performance --
Set Up Windows Vista the Way You Want --
Pin an Item to Your Start Menu --
Remove an Item from Your Start Menu --
Add the Run Command to the Start Menu --
Display a Clock for Another Time Zone --
Automatically Move the Mouse to the Default Button --
Hide the Taskbar to Get More Screen Space --
Run a Program in Compatibility Mode --
Configure AutoPlay Actions --
Change a Disk Drive's Letter --
Scale the Screen to Make Text More Readable --
Control the Notification Area Icons --
Enrich Your Media Experience --
Rotate an Image --
Repair a Digital Photo --
Categorize Your Images with Tags --
Create Custom Names for Imported Images --
Synchronize a Media Device --
Create an Automatic Playlist --
Adjust Rip Settings --
Customize the Media Player View --
Share Your Media Library with Others --
Display the Windows Media Player Toolbar --
Get the Most Out of Your Files and Folders --
Open Your Files and Folders with a Single-Click --
Open a File with a Different Program --
Add Destinations to Your Send To Menu --
Protect a File by Making It Read-Only --
Perform an Advanced File Search --
Save Time by Saving and Reusing a Search --
Find Files Faster by Sorting and Filtering --
Organize Files by Grouping and Stacking --
Move Your Documents Folder --
Restore a Previous Version of a File --
Enhance Internet Security and Privacy --
Protect Children by Activating Parental Controls --
Avoid Objectionable Material by Filtering Web Content --
Scan for Spyware to Remove Malicious Software --
Play Web Page Media Safely and Privately --
Set the Junk E-Mail Protection Level to Avoid Spam --
Add a Person to Your Blocked Senders List --
Block Messages from a Country to Reduce Spam --
Add a Person to Your Safe Senders List --
Prevent Windows Mail from Sending a Read Receipt --
Configure Windows Mail to Thwart E-Mail Viruses --
Unleash the Power of Internet Explorer --
Save Time by Automatically Switching to New Tabs --
View Open Pages as Quick Tabs --
Open Multiple Pages When You Start Internet Explorer --
Subscribe to a Web Feed to See New Site Content --
Set the Web Feed Refresh Frequency --
Improve Searching by Adding Search Engines --
Customize the Links Bar for Easier Surfing --
Save Web Sites Longer to Surf More Efficiently --
Delete Your Browsing History to Ensure Privacy --
View Pop-Up Ads from a Specific Web Site --
Make E-Mail Easier --
Leave Your Messages on the Server --
Change Your Message Priority --
E-Mail Multiple People Using a Contact Group --
Protect Your Contacts by Creating a Backup Copy --
E-Mail an Electronic Business Card --
Change the Location of Your Message Store --
Activate the Spell Checker to Eliminate Message Errors --
Create a Rule Quickly from a Message --
Synchronize a Newsgroup to Read Posts Offline --
Improve a Newsgroup by Rating Its Posts --
Enhance Your Computer's Security and Privacy --
Protect a File or Folder with Permissions --
Add a Password to Your User Account --
Require Ctrl+Alt+Delete Before Logging On --
Lock Your Computer to Prevent Others from Using It --
Prevent Others from Starting Your Computer --
Hide Recently Used Documents to Enhance Privacy --
Prevent Malicious Code from Running --
Switch to Advanced Sharing to Improve Security --
Safeguard Your Computer with a System Image Backup --
Allow a Program through Windows Firewall --
Encrypt Confidential Files and Folders --
Get More Out of Your Notebook and Tablet PC --
Set Battery Alarms to Avoid Running Out of Power --
Create a Custom Power Plan to Improve Battery Life --
Define Actions for Notebook Power Buttons --
Adjust Settings to Give a Better Presentation --
Use Pen Flicks to Scroll and Edit Documents --
Calibrate the Tablet Pen for Accurate Tapping --
Capture Part of the Screen with a Tablet Pen --
Automatically Insert Handwritten Characters --
Improve Handwriting Recognition by Enabling Automatic Learning --
Maximize Windows Vista Networking --
View the Current Status of Your Network --
Run the Network Diagnostics Tool to Repair Problems --
Personalize Your Network Name and Icon --
Display a Network Folder as a Disk Drive --
Share a Folder with Other Users on the Network --
Protect Your Shared Folders with Advanced File Permissions --
Work with Network Files Offline --
Manually Connect to a Hidden Wireless Network --
Reorder Wireless Networks to Improve Connections.
Series Title: Top 100 simplified tips & tricks.
Other Titles: Microsoft Windows Vista
Responsibility: Paul McFedries.

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You already know Windows Vista basics. Now youa d like to go beyond with shortcuts, tricks, and tips that let you work smarter and faster. And because you learn more easily when someone shows you  Read more...

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