By Guy Hart-Davis

* overlaying either the elemental and top rate versions of home windows Vista domestic, this publication explains the best way to set up, configure, run, and troubleshoot the long-awaited, newest model of Microsoft's flagship OS* A task-focused process and transparent directions mix to bring the entire info that starting and intermediate clients have to turn into complicated Vista clients* Examines the upgraded adjustments among home windows Vista domestic uncomplicated variation and home windows XP domestic version, together with Vista's advancements in networking, protection (antispam, antivirus, and antispyware features), looking out, parental controls, and backup and restoration* Differentiates among home windows Vista domestic top rate version and home windows XP Media middle variation, equivalent to DVD authoring and ripping, HDTV aid, capsule computer performance, wireless auto-configuration and roaming, and masses extra

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Upgrading Windows XP Home Edition to Windows Vista . . . . . . . . . . . Performing a New Installation or Clean Installation of Windows Vista . . . . . . Completing Setup and Creating Your User Account . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Activating Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Transferring Your Files and Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Transferring via a USB Cable .

Working with Windows and Dialog Boxes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dialog Box Modality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Maximizing, Minimizing, and Restoring Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . Using the Control Menu on Windows and Dialog Boxes . . . . . . . . . . . Dialog Box Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Using WPA or WEP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Changing the SSID for the Wireless Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Configuring Your Access Point Not to Broadcast Its SSID . . . . . . . . . . Restricting the MAC Addresses Allowed to Access Your Wireless Network . . Using Password Protection on Your Files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Using Virtual Private Networking to Secure the Data You’re Transmitting .

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