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

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Key Points

  • When installing new programs, you can usually answer a few setup questions and then leave most of the details to Windows Vista. Similarly, Windows Vista provides a safe way of completely removing programs you no longer use.

  • You can instruct Windows Vista to automatically start a program when you log on to your computer.

  • You can choose the program Windows Vista starts when you double-click a file of a particular type.

  • You can monitor applications, processes, and services running on your computer from the Windows Task Manager.

  • You can monitor and manage the storage disks on your computer from the Disk Management area of the Computer Management console.

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