Look beyond the hypeanew and noteworthy and what Vista really means for tomorrowas desktop. Covers the Beta 2 release of WindowsAr Vista An unbiased, unvarnished sneak peek at everything thatas new, noteworthy, and ready for prime time in Windows Vista. Microsoft Windows Vista Unveiled is an in-depth exploration of the public release Beta 2 version of Windows Vista, Microsoftas next major operating system and the successor to Windows XP. Whether youare just planning ahead for a future upgrade or running Beta 2 already, Microsoft Windows Vista Unveiled takes you on a detailed tour of all the new and improved technologies, features, tools, and programs that Microsoft programmers have stitched into the Vista fabric. You will learn not only what features are new in Vista, but also why theyare important (or not), who they were designed for, and how they will affect your computing life. The goal of this book is to give you an exhaustive sneak preview of Vistaas innovations and changes so that by the end of the book you should know whether Vista is for you and what you can expect when you sit down in front of this new operating system. Hereas what youall find insideab In-depth coverage of all the new and improved Windows Vista tools and technologies A tour of the new Windows Vista interface, including Aero Glass What hardware you need to get the most out of Windows Vista Vistaas file system improvements, including tags, Quick Search, and virtual folders A review of Vistaas new performance and stability features A critical look at the beefed-up security features, including Windows Defender, the new Firewall, and User Account Control A complete look at Vistaas totally redesigned networking tools In-depth coverage of Vistaas new and improved tools for notebooks and Tablet PCs, digital media, and gaming Paul McFedries is the president of Logophilia Limited, a technical writing company. He has been working with computers for more than 30 years, has been using Microsoft Windows since version 1, and is widely viewed as an expert in explaining Windows and Windows technology. Paul has written more than 40 books that have sold nearly three million copies worldwide, including Microsoft Windows Vista Unleashed, available January 2007.Paul McFedries. A beta, a term youa#39;ve probably heard used 3 or 4 or 20, 000 times or so, is a later version of the prerelease program that the company distributes to outside users for testing and feedback. The process of third-party distribution, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Microsoft Windows Vista Unveiled|
|Publisher||:||Sams Publishing - 2006-06-09|