Chapter 17. Make the Most of Windows Vista Extras

  • Use Windows Mail for safe communications

  • Use Windows Contacts to stay organized

  • Set your RSS options to stay informed

  • Take advantage of network features for easy control

  • Use the Remote Desktop Connection and Remote Assistance to work and get help from home

In this chapter, we’re going to cover a lot of ground. Networks, remote computers, mail—the tasks you do every day just might be a little easier if you know how to take advantage of some "extra" features and programs offered by the Windows Vista operating system. The first step, of course, is knowing these features and programs exist. The second step is using them to your advantage. We’ll tell you where these features are; it’s up to you how much ...

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