Using Microsoft Windows Live

Video description

Using Windows Live is  a brand-new way for people to learn how to use Windows Live programs and services. By combining visual, audio, and learn-by-doing content in a concise book form supported by highly-integrated audio and video content delivered via the web, Using Windows Live combines the best of all learning styles into a compelling experience for users new to Windows Live as well as those who have not yet tried certain Windows Live programs and services. 

By combining text, illustrations, audio, and video components, Using Windows Live enables its purchasers, regardless of their preferred learning style, the information they need to get up to speed quickly on Microsoft's must-have family of programs and services for Windows users. Using Windows Live provides best of class tutorial instruction to its readers, helping them to see how Windows Live programs and services will help them use their computers more enjoyably and more productively. It combines hands-on learning with rich media audio, video, and screencam content to help readers get up to speed quickly on any Windows Live component.

Using Windows Live taps into the enormous interest in Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system, which offers a link to Windows Live Essentials as part of its Getting Started folder in the Start menu. Because many Windows Live programs and services fill feature gaps in Windows 7, it's likely that many Windows 7 users will install Windows Live Essentials and use other Windows Live programs and services. By providing a comprehensive guide to Windows Live programs and services, Using Windows Live enables users of recent and current Windows operating systems to use Windows Live to make their computer experience more enjoyable and more productive.

Table of contents

  1. Chapter 1: Introducing Windows Live
    1. Show Me Media 1.1— Introducing Windows Live Essentials pt1 00:03:08
    2. Show Me Media 1.2— Introducing Windows Live Essentials pt2 00:03:31
    3. Show Me Media 1.3— Meet Windows Live Web Services 00:02:00
  2. Chapter 2: Installing Windows Live Essentials (WLE) 2011
    1. Show Me Media 2.1—Using System Information to Check for Windows Live Essentials 2011 Readiness 00:03:17
    2. Show Me Media 2.2—Customizing Your Windows Live Essentials 2011 Installation 00:02:29
    3. Show Me Media 2.3—Getting Your Own Windows Live ID 00:05:20
    4. Tell Me More Media 2.4—When Getting the WLE 2011 Offline Installer Is Your Best Move 00:01:33
  3. Chapter 3: Managing Your Email with Windows Live Mail
    1. Show Me Media 3.1—Meet Windows Live Mail’s Folder Pane 00:04:08
    2. Show Me Media 3.2—Setting Up Windows Live Mail with Gmail 00:05:17
    3. Show Me Media 3.3—Sending Photo Emails with Windows Live Mail 00:06:30
    4. Tell Me More Media 3.4—RSS Feeds in Windows Live Mail 00:01:42
  4. Chapter 4: Using Windows Live Family Safety
    1. Tell Me More Media 4.1—Windows Live Family Safety and Windows 7– Better Together 00:02:50
    2. Show Me Media 4.2—Setting Up New Users in Windows 7 00:03:46
    3. Show Me Media 4.3—Using the Family Safety Website 00:07:23
    4. Show Me Media 4.4—Customizing Family Safety 00:04:00
  5. Chapter 5: Sharing Your Life with Windows Live Messenger
    1. Tell Me More Media 5.1—Windows Live and Windows Live Messenger 00:01:26
    2. Show Me Media 5.2—From Friends to Favorites 00:01:20
    3. Show Me Media 5.3—Using Your Webcam with Windows Live Messenger 00:02:43
    4. Show Me Media 5.4—How to Play Games and Use Shared Activities 00:03:00
  6. Chapter 6: Sharing Your Thoughts with Windows Live Writer
    1. Show Me Media 6.1—Setting Up a WordPress Blog 00:03:59
    2. Show Me Media 6.2—Creating an Automatic Linking Entry 00:02:12
  7. Chapter 7: Viewing, Organizing, and Editing Photos with Windows Live Photo Gallery
    1. Tell Me More Media 7.1—Introducing JPEG, TIFF, and RAW 00:04:33
    2. Show Me Media 7.2—Bringing Your Photos and Videos into Windows Live Photo Gallery 00:04:45
    3. Show Me Media 7.3—Tagging Friends and Family with Windows Live Photo Gallery 00:04:44
    4. Show Me Media 7.4—Sharing Your Photos on Facebook 00:02:21
    5. Show Me Media 7.5—Improving Your Photos with Windows Live Photo Gallery 00:07:50
    6. Show Me Media 7.6—View Images and Videos Your Own Way 00:03:55
  8. Chapter 8: Creating Movies with Windows Live Movie Maker
    1. Tell Me More Media 8.1—What You Can Do with Movie Maker 00:01:22
    2. Show Me Media 8.2—Adding Videos, Music, and Photos to Your Project 00:02:10
    3. Show Me Media 8.3— Previewing Tips and Tricks 00:03:36
    4. Show Me Media 8.4—Splitting and Trimming Video Clips 00:01:55
    5. Show Me Media 8.5—Adjusting Music Settings in Movie Maker 00:02:25
  9. Chapter 9: Using Windows Live on the Web
    1. Show Me Media 9.1—Managing My Profile 00:02:14
    2. Show Me Media 9.2—Managing Contacts 00:03:24
    3. Show Me Media 9.3—Managing Categories 00:03:44
    4. Show Me Media 9.4—Using the Options Dialog 00:05:32
    5. Show Me Media 9.5—Tagging Photos 00:02:14
  10. Chapter 10: Organizing Your Life with Windows Live Calendar
    1. Tell Me More Media 10.1—One Calendar—Two Views 00:02:03
    2. Show Me Media 10.2—Creating and Editing an Event 00:03:41
    3. Show Me Media 10.3—Sharing a Calendar 00:05:01
    4. Show Me Media 10.4—Importing an ICS File 00:04:19
    5. Show Me Media 10.5—Printing a Calendar 00:02:30
  11. Chapter 11: Emailing from Anywhere with Windows Live Hotmail
    1. Show Me Media 11.1—Creating a Content-Rich Email with Hotmail 00:03:07
    2. Show Me Media 11.2—Working with Received Messages in Hotmail 00:03:24
    3. Show Me Media 11.3—Creating and Using Folders in Hotmail 00:01:22
    4. Tell Me More Media 11.4—Hotmail Options and What Works Best for You 00:04:49
  12. Chapter 12: Using SkyDrive and Mesh to Store and Share Files/Photos
    1. Tell Me More Media 12.1—Sharing Your Files with SkyDrive 00:02:48
    2. Show Me Media 12.2—Viewing SkyDrive Files Your Way 00:02:21
    3. Show Me Media 12.3—Manage Your SkyDrive Storage 00:04:26
    4. Show Me Media 12.4—Using Windows Live Mesh 00:02:56
  13. Chapter 13: Faster Web Surfing and Searching with Bing Bar
    1. Tell Me More Media 13.1—Using Bing Bar Apps 00:02:13
    2. Show Me Media 13.2—Using Maps 00:02:18
    3. Show Me Media 13.3—Using Stocks 00:02:32
    4. Show Me Media 13.4—Using Translator 00:01:52
  14. Chapter 14: Using Microsoft Office with Windows Live
    1. Show Me Media 14.1—Creating a Document with Word Web App 00:05:24
    2. Show Me Media 14.2—Creating a Notebook with OneNote Web App 00:03:56
    3. Show Me Media 14.3—Managing Files with Windows Live SkyDrive 00:04:15
    4. Tell Me More Media 14.4—Using Hotmail and Outlook Together 00:02:13
  15. Chapter 15: Using Windows Live Mobility for iPhone and Smartphone
    1. Tell Me More Media 15.1—Mobile Hotmail Options and What Works Best for You 00:02:33

Product information

  • Title: Using Microsoft Windows Live
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: December 2011
  • Publisher(s): Pearson
  • ISBN: 9780132378000