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100 Things You Need to Know About Microsoft Windows Vista by Eric Geier

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3. Introducing Windows Vista

In this chapter, you’ll discover the new interface and features of Vista. As you’ll soon see, Windows Vista is quite a change from the old XP!

I’ll break down the key new Vista features and show you which flavor of Vista includes which features. Then, I’ll show you how to access each of these new features. If you are a longtime Windows user, you might be tempted to give this chapter short shrift—or skip it altogether—but if you want to get the most enjoyment out of your new operating system, I strongly urge you to keep reading.

17. New Look and Functionality

No matter which Windows Vista edition you choose, or have chosen, it will contain a redesigned look and functionality. The taskbar, Start menu, and the new ...

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