Books & Videos

Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Get Started with Windows Vista

    1. Editions of Vista

    2. Install Windows Vista

    3. Migration to Windows Vista

  2. Chapter 2 Shell Tweaks

    1. Customize Windows Explorer

    2. Working with Files and Folders

  3. Chapter 3 The Registry

    1. The Registry Editor

    2. The Structure of the Registry

    3. Registry Tasks and Tools

    4. File Type Associations

  4. Chapter 4 Working with Media

    1. Playing Video

    2. Handling Online Video

    3. Sound and Music

    4. Photos, Pictures, Images

    5. Media Center Annoyances

    6. CD and DVD Drives

  5. Chapter 5 Performance

    1. Trim the Fat

    2. Make Your Hardware Perform

    3. Hard Disk

  6. Chapter 6 Troubleshooting

    1. Crashes and Error Messages

    2. Dealing with Drivers and Other Tales of Hardware Troubleshooting

    3. Preventive Maintenance and Data Recovery

  7. Chapter 7 Networking and Internet

    1. Build Your Network

    2. Internet Me

    3. Secure Your Networked PC

    4. Web and Email

  8. Chapter 8 Users and Security

    1. Manage User Accounts

    2. Permissions and Security

    3. Logon and Profile Options

    4. Share Files and Printers

  9. Chapter 9 Scripting and Automation

    1. Windows Script Host

    2. Build a VBScript Script

    3. Object References

    4. Wacky Script Ideas

    5. Command Prompt Scripting

    6. Windows PowerShell

  1. Appendix BIOS Settings

  2. Appendix TCP/IP Ports

  3. Colophon