Chapter 22. Making the Most of Windows Vista

  • Explore the Ease of Access Center

  • Run Windows Aero

  • Use Windows Sidebar

  • Use Windows CardSpace

THROUGHOUT THIS BOOK, the focus has been on Windows Media Center and Xbox 360 with a brief mention of the Windows Vista operating system here and there. You can do so many things with Windows Vista, however, that we’ve decided to dedicate this chapter to explaining the Windows Vista "extras" that everyone in your home might want to use.

With the Ease of Access Center, for example, you can have Windows Vista provide audio descriptions for videos, make the mouse easier to see on the screen, or enable other settings that can make your Media Center PC more comfortable to use. Or, use Windows Aero Flip 3D to quickly scan ...

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