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Teach Yourself VISUALLY™ Windows Vista™ by Paul McFedries

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Chapter 1. Getting Started with Windows Vista

Are you ready to learn about Windows Vista? In this chapter, you learn the basics of starting and activating Windows Vista, getting help, and shutting down your system.

Getting Started with Windows Vista
  • Start Windows Vista 4

  • What You Can Do with Windows Vista 6

  • The Windows Vista Screen 7

  • Using a Mouse with Windows Vista 8

  • Get Help 10

  • Activate Your Copy of Windows Vista 12

  • Restart Windows Vista 14

  • Shut Down Windows Vista 15

Start Windows Vista

When you turn on your computer, Windows Vista starts automatically, but you may have to navigate the Welcome screen along the way.

The first time you start your computer, you may need to run through a series ...

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