Chapter 3. Clicking Your Start Button

In This Chapter:

  • Master Vista’s Start menu
  • Modify your Start menu’s look and behavior
  • Locate and run programs
  • Search from your Start menu
  • Pin programs to your Start menu

It’s time to jump into Windows Vista! The quicker you learn the ins and outs of Vista’s interface the quicker and easier you’ll get your work done and have time to enjoy some Media Player music, movies, or perhaps a game.

Just about everything begins with a single click of your mouse—a click on your Vista’s Start button. (You can also display Vista’s Start menu by pressing your Windows key.) With that one click, you gain access to all your programs, computer settings, and Vista interface. Even some Windows veterans are somewhat taken aback ...

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