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Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft® Windows® Vista™ All in One by Greg Perry

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Chapter 1. Welcome to Windows Vista

In This Chapter:

  • Preview Vista’s new features
  • Understand the different Windows Vista versions
  • See Vista’s amazing Aero Glass in action
  • Gain an understanding of Microsoft’s goals for Windows Vista

Move over Windows XP, there’s a new kid in town!

Windows Vista dramatically changes the face of Windows, but the extent of those changes is hardly just skin deep. In addition to putting on that new face, Microsoft redesigned Windows Vista internally to provide you more power, more flexibility, and more ways to do the things you want to do while at the same time adding advanced security features that help keep you safe.

It’s best to experience Windows Vista from a high level when you first learn about it. There’s ...

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