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

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Introducing Windows Vista

Windows Vista is the latest and greatest in the illustrious line of Windows operating systems from Microsoft. The successor to Microsoft Windows XP, this operating system is specifically designed to fill the needs of both business and personal users. As soon as you turn on a computer running Windows Vista, you’ll notice the slick look of the new user interface. If your computer has the hardware necessary to display the Windows Aero color scheme, the high-quality visual effects will contribute significantly to your overall computing experience.

But this new version of Windows isn’t just pretty to look at. It takes secure computing to a new level. In addition to providing accessory programs that help you monitor and protect ...

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