Chapter 5. Installing and Configuring Devices

Chapter at a Glance

Installing and Configuring Devices

In this chapter, you will learn to:

Display more on your monitor.

Configure your system for multiple monitors.

Change the keyboard input language.

Change the way your mouse works.

Configure Tablet PC options.

Install and share a local printer.

Connect to a remote printer.

Set up speakers and a microphone.

People discuss computers in terms of hardware and software. As you probably know, physical items such as computers and monitors are hardware, and all the programs that you use to do things with that hardware are collectively known as software.

Whether you’re working in an office or ...

Get Windows Vista™ Step by Step now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience books, live events, courses curated by job role, and more from O’Reilly and nearly 200 top publishers.