Microsoft Windows Vista On Demand

Master the Windows Vista user experience, including Windows Aero
• Manage files and information using Windows Vista programs and Sidebar gadgets
• Create your own movies, slides shows, and DVDs
• Rip, manage, and play digital music and videos
• Protect your computer from Internet or network intruders
• Explore the Internet, send e-mail and instant message, and publish calendars on the Web
• Customize, fine-tune, and administer Windows Vista
• Set up multiple users and parental controls
• Perform Instant Searches to quickly find files and programs
• Prepare for the Microsoft Certified Application Specialist exam

On the Web

This book uses real-world examples to give you a context in which to use the tasks. This book also includes workshops to help you put together individual tasks into projects. The Windows Vista example files that you need for project tasks are available at

Perspection has written and produced books on a variety of computer software—including Microsoft Office 2003 and XP, Microsoft Windows XP, Apple Mac OS X Panther, Adobe Photoshop CS2, Macromedia Flash 8, Macromedia Director MX, and Macromedia Fireworks—and Web publishing. In 1991, after working for Apple Computer and Microsoft, Steve Johnson founded Perspection, Inc. Perspection is committed to providing information and training to help people use software more effectively. Perspection has written more than 80 computer books, and sold more than 5 million copies.

Includes MCAS Exam Objectives!

This courseware meets the objectives for the Microsoft Certified Application Specialist (MCAS). Upon completion of this courseware, you may be prepared to take the exam for MCAS qualification. To learn more about becoming a Microsoft Certified Application Specialist, visit

Chapter 1 Getting Started with Windows Vista

Chapter 2 Working with Windows Programs

Chapter 3 Managing Files and Folders

Chapter 4 Customizing Windows Using the Control Panel

Chapter 5 Exploring the Internet

Chapter 6 Exchanging Messages and Information

Chapter 7 Holding Web Discussions and Video Conferences

Chapter 8 Working with Pictures

Chapter 9 Working with Windows Media Player

Chapter 10 Creating Movies Using Windows Movie Maker

Chapter 11 Setting Up Up Accounts and Maintaining Security

Chapter 12 Managing Files Using a Network

Chapter 13 Going Mobile

Chapter 14 Printing and Faxing

Chapter 15 Maintaining Your Computer

Chapter 16 Managing Hardware

Chapter 17 Backing Up Your Computer

Chapter 18 Administering Your Computer

A Appendix

New Features

Microsoft Certified Applications Sepcialist

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