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MCTS 70-620 Exam Prep: Microsoft Windows Vista, Configuring by Donald Poulton

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Chapter 1. Introducing Windows Vista

In the years since it was first released, Windows XP has become nearly ubiquitous throughout the homes and offices of PC users worldwide. Although it’s a very stable, easily used operating system, it has become plagued with security problems in recent years. Service Pack 2 (SP2) certainly helped overcome these problems, but a new upgrade to the operating system, which has been in the works for several years, was sorely needed to overcome security problems and provide an enhanced productivity environment for home and business users alike.

This study guide begins by looking at what Windows Vista is and explaining its features and concepts in a manner that sets the stage for the coming chapters. This chapter does ...

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