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Microsoft Windows Vista Simplified by Paul McFedries

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Chapter 1

Getting Started with Windows Vista

Are you ready to learn about Windows Vista? In this chapter, you learn the basics of starting and activating Windows Vista, getting help, and shutting down your system.

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Start Windows Vista

What You Can Do with Windows Vista

The Windows Vista Screen

Using a Mouse with Windows Vista

Get Help

Activate Your Copy of Windows Vista

Restart Windows Vista

Shut Down Windows Vista

Start Windows Vista

When you turn on your computer, Windows Vista starts automatically, but you may have to navigate the Welcome screen along the way.

The first time you start your computer, you may need to run through a series of configuration ...

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