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Computers Simplified®, 7th Edition by Paul McFedries

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Chapter 5. Learning Windows Vista Basics

Almost all new PCs have the Windows Vista operating system installed. You can use Windows Vista to start programs, manage files, connect to the Internet, and perform computer maintenance, and so it is important to have a basic understanding of how Windows Vista works.

Learning Windows Vista Basics

Explore the Windows Vista Screen

Before you can begin to understand how the Windows Vista operating system works, you need to take a moment to become familiar with the basic screen elements.

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