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Windows Vista™ Step by Step by Joyce Cox, Joan Lambert

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Chapter 7. Working with Programs

Chapter at a Glance

Working with Programs

In this chapter, you will learn to:

Install and remove programs.

Start programs automatically.

Specify the default program for a type of file.

Use the programs that come with Windows Vista.

Use and modify Sidebar.

Nowadays you can purchase a computer, plug it in, and start working without installing any additional software. New name-brand computers usually come with the operating system (in this case, Windows Vista) already installed. They often also include software packages that provide the programs you need to carry out specific tasks, such as word processing. Sooner or later, however, you will ...

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