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Windows Vista® Step by Step Deluxe Edition by Joan Lambert, Joyce Cox

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Chapter 1. Getting Started with Windows Vista

Chapter at a Glance

Getting Started with Windows Vista

Whether you have purchased a new computer with the Windows Vista operating system already installed on it or upgraded your computer’s operating system from an earlier version of Windows, this chapter will help you quickly get started doing useful work.

Each time you turn on your computer, it goes through a process of starting up (also called booting) during which it loads the system files necessary for you ...

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