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

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Chapter 28. Adding and Removing Programs

In This Chapter:

  • Learn about the types of programs available
  • Find new sources of programs you can install
  • Be aware of the dangers that can arrive with new software
  • Master Vista’s installation process
  • Uninstall the programs you no longer want

Windows Vista is a means to an end. You use Windows Vista to manage your computer and its files. Vista also enables your programs to talk to your hardware. For example, when you want to print your word-processed document, your word processor sends the document to Vista and Vista handles the printing.

You didn’t buy a computer to mess around in Vista. You bought a computer to get work done, or for enjoyment, or both. You need to be able to get your programs onto your ...

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