VGA mode, 18
video
Codecs Properties dialog box, 92
digital, 91
codecs, 94
compression, 91-92
file formats, 93-94
full-screen video, 91
playing, 94-95
folder template, 109
Internet Explorer, 494
NetMeeting, 424-425
Phone Dialer settings, 384
Video for Windows (VfW), 91-93
View menu commands
Outlook Express, 505
Device Manager, 337-338
Explorer
Arrange Icons, 50
Choose Details, 49
Details, 48
viewing
audio codecs, 88
Automation servers, 211
Control Panel, 162
Device Manager, 337-338
device properties, 339
dialog boxes, 215
Explorer, 47-49
favorites, 468
files
encrypted/compressed, 54
extensions, 60
hidden, 10
sizes, 52
FTP sites, 488
networks, 52
objects, 53
remote connections, 630
shortcut menus, 688
text messages, 208
toolbars, 245-246
URLs, 491
web pages, 229
whiteboard, 418
workgroup computers, 677
virtual conferences. See NetMeeting
Virtual Private Networks. See VPNs
virtual memory, 258
Virtual Memory dialog box, 272
virus protection, 552-554
Visible property (InternetExplorer object), 231
visual effects, 275-276
Vmyths website, 558
voice calls (Phone Dialer), 379
Internet calls
firewalls, unblocking, 381-382
placing, 382-383
options, 383-384
placing, 380
speed dialing, 385-386
VPNs (Virtual Private Networks)
network connections, 656
clients, 660-661
creating, 662-663
disconnecting, 664
encryption, 661
gateways, 658
servers, 658
passthrough, 659
W
WAIT switch (START command), 710
WANs (wide area networks), 584
wardriving, 605
VGA mode836
WAV (waveform audio), 87
Web
browsers. See also Internet Explorer
Remote Desktop connections, 653-655
third-party, 489
bugs, 559-560
surfing
cookies, 570-572
levels, 569
options, 487-492
pop-up windows, 572-573
Search bar, 461-462
search engines, 462-465
security zones, 566-569
web pages
addresses, 455-456
channels, 560
cookies, 570-572
favorites, 465
adding, 465-466
deleting, 467
emailing, 468
managing, 467
moving, 467
opening, 466-467
sharing between browsers, 468
sorting, 468
viewing, 468
navigating, 229, 456-458
Address bar, 458-459
History bar, 460
URL shortcuts, 459
offline reading, 469-470
configuring, 471-472
downloads, 474
hard disk space, 474
logins, 474
new content alerts, 474
problems, 470
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settings, 473-476
synchronizing, 472-475
transitions, 488
viewing, 229
websites
Agent, 533
client programs, 642
CyberPatrol, 484
CYBERsitter, 484
DSL Reports, 565
dynamic DNS services, 652
Fluke, 683
Gibson Research, 565
Google, 346
HackerWhacker, 565
hoax information, 558
Internet Scambusters, 558
IP addresses, determining, 653
Microsoft, 317
Microtest, 684
MSBA download, 300
MT-NewsWatcher, 533
Net Nanny, 484
Network General, 684
NewsPro, 533
PowerToys, 173
program compatibility, 134
Script Debugger, 201
security testing, 565
Snopes.com, 558
Triticom, 683
urban legends, 558
vendor, 317
Vmyths, 558
Windows Update, 298-299, 317
Welcome Screen logons, 21
WEP (Wired Equivalency Privacy), 605
whiteboard (NetMeeting), 417-419
Wi-Fi networks. See wireless networks
Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA), 605
Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) 837
wide area networks (WANs), 584
Width property (InternetExplorer object), 231
WIN.INI file, 29
windows
Backup Utility, 295
Chat, 416
Check Disk, 282
Command Prompt, 712, 716
folders, 690
Group Policy, 170
minimizing, 692
Name the New Account, 143
NetMeeting, 410
Network Connections, 446, 607
Newsgroup Subscriptions, 538
Pick an Account Type, 143
pop-up, 572-573
Select a Restore Point, 319
Sharing, 420
Tweak UI, 173
User Accounts, 143
Whiteboard, 417
Windows
Components Wizard, 395, 654
Error Reporting dialog box, 309
Explorer. See Explorer
Firewall icon, 166
Internet Name Service (WINS), 441
Logo key shortcuts, 692
Media Audio (WMA), 87
Media Video (WMV), 93
Script Host. See WSH
Security dialog box, 256
Update, 298-299, 317
Windows Media Player
always-on-top view, 96
audio CDs, copying, 98-101
file formats, 100
filenames, 99
location, 99
quality, 101
codec downloads, 96
Internet connections, 98
keyboard shortcuts, 95, 691
Library, 98
licenses, 98
media files
copying to CDs/portable devices,
101-103
playing, 94-95
music files, adding, 98
playback options, 95, 98
playlists, 103
privacy, 576
screen savers, 98
security, 575-576
skin mode, 97
toolbar, 245
updates, 95
WindowStyle property (WshShortcut object),
221
WINS (Windows Internet Name Service), 441
Wired Equivalency Privacy (WEP), 605
wireheads, 7
wireless gateways, 594, 602-604
Wireless Network Setup Wizard icon, 166
wireless networks
APs, 593
configuring, 610-611
hardware, 592-594
hotspots, 610
NICs, 593
ranges, 592-594
security, 605-607
speed, 593
wizards
Add Hardware
device support, 329
legacy devices, 333-334
wide area networks (WANs)838
Add Network Place, 614
Add New Programs, 119
Add New User, 144
Add Printer, 617
Audio Tuning, 409
Automated System Recovery Preparation,
297-298, 323
Backup or Restore, 295-296
Create New Application Fix, 138
Fax Configuration, 395-397
CSID, 397
incoming faxes, 397
sender information, 395
TSID, 396
Forgotten Password, 156
Found New Hardware, 331-333
Import/Export, 469
Network Connection, 666
Network Setup
finishing, 601-602
ICS hosts, 600
residential gateways, 601
without Internet, 601
Offline Favorite, 471-472
Offline Files, 625
Password Reset, 156
Photo Printing, 401
Send Fax, 399
Windows Components, 395, 654
WMA (Windows Media Audio), 87
WMV (Windows Media Video), 93
Word
Application object, 210-211
documents, 118
Work Offline command (Outlook Express File
menu), 541
WorkingDirectory property (WshShortcut
object), 221
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WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access), 605
Write an Event to the System Log check box,
312
write caching, 268
Write Debugging Information list, 312
WScript
Windows-based scripts, 200
methods, 208-209
WSH (Windows Script Host), 197-198
Internet Explorer scripts, compared, 198
scripts
command-line, 201
languages, 199
properties, 202-203
running, 199
Windows-based, 200
wsh files, 202
speed, 198
WshNetwork object, 226-227
WshShell object, 205
CreateShortcut method, 220
Popup method, 215
intType parameter, 216-218
return values, 218-219
programs, launching, 219
referencing, 215
Registry
Environment collection, 224-226
RegDelete method, 224
RegRead method, 223
RegWrite method, 223-224
Run method, 219
shortcuts, 220-222
creating, 220
methods, 222
properties, 220-221
WshShortcut object, 220-221
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