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Special Edition Using Microsoft Windows Vista, Second Edition by Brian Knittel, Robert Cowart

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Chapter 1. Introducing Windows Vista

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An Overview of Windows Vista

Windows Vista is the successor to Windows XP (Home and Professional). As such, it takes its place as the latest corporate desktop and workstation upgrade, and additionally sets its sights on the home office and even home entertainment/gaming console. That’s quite a lot of product ambition under one hood. Perhaps that is why it has taken so many years to produce. Originally codenamed Longhorn, the “Long” part of the name turned out to be more prophetic than ...

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