This release marks a departure for the Accelerated series, which previously has covered only graphics applications. Earlier books in the series have covered Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash and Illustrator, and have been best-sellers in their respective categories in the United Kingdom and have performed well in other markets as well.
YoungJin is confident that the same successful ‘hands-on, easy-to-follow’ tutorial approach the series utilized in the graphics titles can be applied just as effectively to operating systems. Like other books in the series, Windows Vista Accelerated is presented in full-color with stunning graphics and a sophisticated design.
Windows Vista Accelerated covers the Home, Premium, Business and Ultimate editions of the Vista OS. Topics that you will learn include:
- Upgrading to Vista
- Navigating the Interface
- Managing Files and Folders
- Maximizing Windows Mail and Instant Messaging
The book also gives substantial coverage to the many new muti-media features of Widows Vista including music, video, DVD’s and TV. Though aimed primarily toward the new user, the book contains helpful tips for the more advanced reader in its numerous ‘Lets Go Pro’ sections included throughout the book; and includes full chapters on networking, hardware management, security and troubleshooting. There is also a chapter on the features of Windows Vista Ultimate Edition, including sections on file and system backup and encryption. Every level of user new to Windows Vista will surely find value in the over 300 pages of full-color in this friendly, approachable guide.
Guy Hart-Davis has been writing computer books for well over 10 years and has authored more than 40 books including numerous titles on Windows XP, Vista and the MAC OS. His recent titles have included: Mastering Windows Vista (Wiley), How To Do Everything with iPod and iTunes (McGraw Hill) and Word Annoyances (O’Reilly).
For more information about the Windows Vista Accelerated, including table of contents, index, author bio, and samples, see: http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/8931434383
YoungJin.com has been publishing since 1987 and is one of South Korea’s leading publishers on technology and computer graphics and design. They began publishing for the English language markets in 2003. Beyond their Accelerated series other best-selling titles have included 40 Digital Photography Techniques and Maya Character Animation. YoungJin’s English language IT books are distributed by O’Reilly.
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