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Microsoft Windows Vista (Video LiveLessons): Mastering the Vista User Experience

Video Description

You have Microsoft Windows Vista…now get the most out of it, faster and more easily than ever before! J. Peter Bruzzese shows you how to maximize your Vista productivity and fun with 100 quick video lessons.

Learn Vista’s most powerful features and techniques visually with over 8 hours of video instruction: just watch! You’ll master Vista at your own pace–and get specific answers and solutions immediately, whenever you need them!

These practical videos cover Vista’s new Aero user interface, security, networking, Internet Explorer 7, Windows Media Player 11, Windows Media Center, mobile computing, administration, backup/recovery, troubleshooting, and plenty more!

For anyone who wants to master Microsoft Windows Vista fast–from novices to experienced “power users” and administrators!

Looking for a better way to master today’s rapidly changing technologies? Want expert help, but don’t have the time or energy to read a book? Can’t find classroom training worth the money? Discover LiveLessons: self-paced, personal video instruction from the world’s leading experts.

  • LiveLessons is an eight-hour video course organized into bite-sized, self-contained sessions–you’ll learn key skills in as little as five minutes!

  • Each session begins with well-defined learning objectives and ends with comprehensive summaries, which help you track your progress.

  • Follow along as your instructor shows exactly how to get great results in your real-world environment.

  • Table of Contents

    1. Windows Vista LiveLessons: Overview
      1. Windows Vista LiveLessons: Overview 00:04:56
    2. 1: Getting Started with Vista
      1. Getting Started with Vista: Overview 00:00:42
      2. An Initial Tour of Vista 00:02:46
      3. The Welcome Center 00:03:30
      4. Working with Shortcut Keys 00:04:44
      5. Altering Your Start Menu 00:06:40
      6. Changing Taskbar Properties 00:04:11
      7. The New Windows Explorer 00:05:04
      8. Mastering Search 00:07:10
      9. Adding and Removing Metadata 00:04:32
      10. The Windows Sidebar 00:04:04
      11. Shutdown Options 00:04:08
    3. 2: Control Panel Applets
      1. Control Panel Applets: Overview 00:00:32
      2. Working With Your Control Panel 00:04:11
      3. How to Create a New User 00:04:15
      4. Data and Time Settings 00:03:18
      5. System Personalization 00:08:01
      6. Changing Keyboard and Mouse Options 00:05:37
      7. Customizing Folder Options 00:06:20
      8. Install and Uninstall Programs 00:05:43
      9. Default Programs and AutoPlay 00:06:57
      10. Protecting Your Family with Parental Controls 00:08:17
      11. Speech Recognition 00:04:18
      12. The Ease of Access Center 00:05:24
      13. Working with Offline Files 00:09:16
      14. Pen and Input Devices 00:04:46
      15. Tablet PC Settings 00:02:05
      16. Setting Up Printers 00:05:04
      17. Advanced Printer Settings 00:13:09
      18. Regional and Language Options 00:05:50
      19. Windows Update Settings 00:06:03
      20. Power Options 00:04:11
      21. Windows CardSpace 00:04:30
    4. 3: Security
      1. Security: Overview 00:00:43
      2. Vista Security Features 00:04:07
      3. The Security Center 00:04:11
      4. What is User Account Control? 00:05:45
      5. Internet Explorer 7: Delete Browsing History 00:02:28
      6. Internet Explorer 7: Phishing Filter 00:04:54
      7. What is the Malicious Software Removal Tool? 00:03:33
      8. Windows Defender 00:06:22
      9. Windows Firewall Settings 00:04:35
      10. How to Use EFS (Encrypting File System) 00:05:35
      11. What is BitLocker Drive Encryption? 00:04:02
    5. 4: Performance Tools
      1. Performance Tools: Overview 00:00:48
      2. MSCONFIG: The System Configuration Tool 00:05:47
      3. Using Reliability and Performance Monitor 00:07:13
      4. Performing a Quick Diagnostic Scan 00:05:16
      5. Changing Performance Settings 00:05:26
      6. Viewing System Preferences in Task Manager 00:05:36
    6. 5: Disk Management
      1. Disk Management: Overview 00:00:42
      2. Backing Up and Restoring Your Entire PC 00:03:55
      3. Backing Up and Restoring Files 00:03:36
      4. Working with Previous Versions 00:03:48
      5. Using Disk Cleanup 00:04:07
      6. Disk Management Console 00:04:29
    7. 6: Networking
      1. Networking: Overview 00:00:39
      2. Introduction to the Network and Sharing Center 00:04:47
      3. Creating New Network Connections 00:03:32
      4. Using the Network Map 00:03:00
      5. Sharing Files with Others 00:07:11
      6. Connecting to Shared Folders 00:03:13
    8. 7: Vista Applications
      1. Vista Applications: Overview 00:00:50
      2. Using Windows Media Player 00:06:12
      3. Using Windows Media Center 00:03:52
      4. Working with DVD Maker 00:03:51
      5. Using Windows Photo Gallery 00:03:45
      6. Using Windows Movie Maker 00:06:37
      7. Windows Mail: Setting Up Your Mail 00:05:14
      8. Windows Mail: Sending and Receiving Email 00:04:31
      9. Windows Calendar: Keeping Your Schedule 00:04:40
      10. Windows Calendar: Multiple Schedules 00:05:36
      11. Working with Windows Contacts 00:04:02
      12. Working with Windows Meeting Space 00:06:31
      13. Internet Explorer 7: Getting Started 00:04:31
      14. Internet Explorer 7: Multiple Tabs 00:06:52
      15. Internet Explorer 7: No Add-ons 00:04:01
      16. Using Windows Fax and Scan 00:03:24
    9. 8: Miscellaneous Tools and Accessories
      1. Miscellaneous Tools and Accessories: Overview 00:00:36
      2. Using the Snipping Tool 00:03:46
      3. Changing Audio Based Upon Device 00:02:22
      4. Using Windows Easy Transfer 00:05:12
      5. Working with the Command Prompt 00:07:31
      6. Exploring Microsoft Paint, Notepad, WordPad and Calculator 00:07:10
    10. 9: Vista Administration
      1. Vista Administration: Overview 00:00:58
      2. An Overview of Computer Management 00:05:13
      3. Local Users and Groups 00:07:04
      4. Working with Task Scheduler 00:06:51
      5. Event Viewer 00:05:20
      6. Device Manager 00:04:04
      7. Services 00:03:39
      8. An Overview of the System Applet 00:03:04
      9. The Windows Experience Index 00:04:30
      10. Changing Your Computer Name and Network 00:05:07
      11. Remote Assistance and Remote Desktop Settings 00:03:38
      12. Using Remote Desktop 00:04:02
      13. System Restore Points 00:05:09
      14. Startup and Recovery Options 00:05:23
      15. Administrative Command Line Tools 00:09:02
      16. Windows Recovery Advanced Boot Options 00:07:11
    11. 10: Advanced Vista Topics
      1. Advanced Vista Topics: Overview 00:00:52
      2. What's New with the Vista Boot Process? 00:06:18
      3. Installing Windows Vista Step-by-Step 00:08:00
      4. Creating Your Own Windows PE Boot Disk 00:11:07
      5. TCP/IP Basics 00:06:49
      6. TCP/IP Configuration 00:08:44
      7. The Memory Diagnostics Tool 00:04:33
      8. UAC and Integrity Levels 00:03:07
      9. What is ReadyBoost and ReadyDrive Technology? 00:03:19
      10. Undersatnding NTFS Permissions 00:09:20
      11. Working with Multiple Local Group Policy Objects 00:06:00