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Is Windows giving you pause? Ready to make the leap to the Macinstead? There has never been a better time to switch from Windowsto Mac, and this incomparable guide will help you make a smoothtransition. New York Times columnist and Missing Manualscreator David Pogue gets you past three challenges: transferringyour stuff, assembling Mac programs so you can do what you did withWindows, and learning your way around Mac OS X.Why is this such a good time to switch? Upgrading from one versionof Windows to another used to be simple. But now there's WindowsVista, a veritable resource hog that forces you to relearneverything. Learning a Mac is not a piece of cake, but once you do,the rewards are oh-so-much better. No viruses, worms or spyware. Noquestionable firewalls, inefficient permissions, or other strangefeatures. Just a beautiful machine with a thoroughly reliablesystem. And if you're still using Windows XP, we've got youcovered, too.If you're ready to take on Mac OS X Leopard, the latest edition ofthis bestselling guide tells you everything you need to know:

  • Transferring your stuff -- Moving photos, MP3s, andMicrosoft Office documents is the easy part. This book gets youthrough the tricky things: extracting your email, address book,calendar, Web bookmarks, buddy list, desktop pictures, and MP3files.

  • Re-creating your software suite -- Big-name programs(Word, Photoshop, Firefox, Dreamweaver, and so on) are available inboth Mac and Windows versions, but hundreds of other programs areavailable only for Windows. This guide identifies the Macequivalents and explains how to move your data to them.

  • Learning Leopard -- Once you've moved into the Mac, afinal task awaits: Learning your way around. Fortunately, you're ingood hands with the author of Mac OS X: The MissingManual, the #1 bestselling guide to the Macintosh.

  • Moving from Windows to a Mac successfully and painlessly is the onething Apple does not deliver. Switching to the Mac: The MissingManual, Leopard Edition is your ticket to a new computingexperience.

    Table of Contents

    1. Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Leopard Edition
    2. The Missing Credits
        1. About the Author
        2. About the Creative Team
        3. Acknowledgments
        4. The Missing Manual Series
    3. Introduction
      1. What Mac OS X Gives You
      2. What Mac OS X Takes Away
      3. About This Book
        1. About→These→Arrows
        2. About MissingManuals.com
      4. The Very Basics
    4. I. Welcome to Macintosh
      1. 1. How the Mac Is Different
        1. Power On, Dude
        2. That One-Button Mouse
        3. On, Off, and Sleep
          1. Sleep Mode
          2. Restart
          3. Shut Down
          4. Log Out
        4. The Menu Bar
        5. Finder = Windows Explorer
        6. Dock = Taskbar
        7. Menulets = Tray
        8. Keyboard Differences
          1. Where the Windows Keys Went
          2. What the Special Mac Keys Do
        9. Disk Differences
        10. Where Your Stuff Is
          1. Applications Folder
          2. Home Folder
          3. System Folder
        11. Window Controls
          1. Title Bar
          2. The Folder Proxy Icon
          3. Close Button
          4. Minimize Button
          5. Zoom Button
          6. The Finder Sidebar
            1. Fine-tuning the Sidebar
          7. Window Management
          8. Scroll Bars
          9. Resize Box
          10. Path Bar
          11. Status Bar
        12. Terminology Differences
      2. 2. Folders, Dock, & Windows
        1. Getting into Mac OS X
          1. Logging In
          2. The Elements of the Mac OS X Desktop
            1. Disk icons
            2. The Dock
            3. The menu
            4. The menu bar
        2. The Four Window Views
        3. Icon View
          1. Icon View Options
            1. Always open in icon view
            2. Icon size
            3. Grid spacing
            4. Text size
            5. Label position
            6. Show item info
            7. Show icon preview
            8. Arrange by
            9. Background
            10. Use as Defaults
          2. Keeping Icons Neat and Sorted
            1. Grid alignment
            2. Sorted alignment
        4. List View
          1. Sorting the List
          2. Flippy Triangles
          3. Your Choice of Columns
          4. Other View Options
          5. Rearranging Columns
          6. Adjusting Column Widths
        5. Column View
          1. Manipulating the Columns
          2. View Options
        6. Cover Flow View
        7. Quick Look
          1. What Quick Look Knows
          2. Fun with Quick Look
          3. The Quick Look Slideshow
        8. The Dock
          1. Setting Up the Dock
          2. Organizing and Removing Dock Icons
          3. Stacks
            1. Fan vs. grid vs. list
            2. Ready-made stacks
            3. Creating and removing stacks
          4. Three Ways to Get the Dock Out of Your Hair
            1. Auto-hiding the Dock
            2. Shrinking and enlarging the Dock
            3. Moving the Dock to the sides of the screen
          5. Using the Dock
            1. Switch applications
            2. Secret menus
            3. Drag and Drop
          6. Do Your Filing
        9. The Finder Toolbar
          1. Removing or Shrinking the Toolbar
          2. Rearranging or Removing Toolbar Icons
        10. Getting Help in Mac OS X
      3. 3. Files, Icons, & Spotlight
        1. Renaming Icons
        2. Selecting Icons
          1. Selecting by Clicking
          2. Selecting Icons from the Keyboard
        3. Moving and Copying Icons
          1. Copying by Dragging
          2. Copying by Using Copy and Paste
          3. Spring-Loaded Folders: Dragging Icons into Closed Folders
          4. Making Spring-Loaded Folders Work
        4. Aliases: Icons in Two Places at Once
          1. What's Good about Aliases
          2. Broken Aliases
        5. Color Labels
          1. What Labels Are Good For
          2. Changing Labels
        6. The Trash
          1. Rescuing Files and Folders from the Trash
          2. Emptying the Trash I: Quick and Easy
          3. Emptying the Trash II: Secure and Forever
          4. Locked Files: The Next Generation
        7. Get Info
          1. The Get Info Panels
        8. The Spotlight Menu
          1. Spotlight-Menu Tips
          2. Advanced Menu Searches
            1. Use quotes
            2. Limit by kind
            3. Limit by recent date
            4. Limit by metadata
            5. Boolean searches
        9. The Spotlight Window
          1. Spotlight Window from Spotlight Menu
          2. Opening the Spotlight Window Directly
          3. The Basic Search
          4. Power Searches
          5. Where to Look
          6. Search by Name/Search by Contents
          7. Complex Searches
            1. Kind
            2. Last opened date/Last modified date/Created date
            3. Name
            4. Contents
            5. Other
          8. What to Do with Search Results
        10. Customizing Spotlight
          1. Privacy Settings
        11. Smart Folders
      4. 4. Documents, Programs, & Spaces
        1. Opening Mac OS X Programs
          1. The Application Menu
          2. Quitting Programs
          3. Force Quitting Programs
        2. The New, Improved "Alt-Tab"
        3. Exposé: Death to Window Clutter
          1. More Ways to Exposé
            1. Find one window in the current program
            2. Return to the desktop
            3. Another way to Exposé
          2. Three Triggers for Exposé
            1. Screen corners
            2. Keystrokes
            3. Multiple-button mouse clicks
        4. Spaces: Your Free Quad-Display Mac
          1. Turning on Spaces
          2. Using Spaces
            1. The big picture
            2. Moving windows among screens
        5. Hiding Programs the Old-Fashioned Way
          1. Hiding the Program You're Using
          2. Hiding (Minimizing) Individual Windows
        6. How Documents Know Their Parents
          1. Reassigning Documents to Programs
            1. Reassigning a certain document—just once
            2. Reassigning a certain document—permanently
            3. Reassigning all documents of one type
        7. Keyboard Control
          1. Control the Menus
          2. Control the Dock
          3. Cycle Through Your Windows
          4. Control the Toolbar
          5. Control Tool Palettes
          6. Control Dialog Boxes
        8. The Save and Open Dialog Boxes
          1. Sheets
          2. The Mini Finder
          3. Spotlight
          4. The File Format Pop-up Menu
          5. The Open File Dialog Box
        9. Two Kinds of Programs: Cocoa and Carbon
        10. The Cocoa Difference
          1. The Font Panel
          2. Services
            1. Grab
            2. Mail
            3. Make New Sticky Note
            4. Open URL
            5. Search with Google
            6. Spotlight
            7. Summarize
          3. Toolbar Tricks
        11. Universal Apps (Intel Macs)
        12. Installing Mac OS X Programs
          1. .sit, .zip, .tar, .gz, and .dmg
          2. Disk Images (.dmg files)
          3. Cleaning Up after Decompression
          4. Performing the Installation
          5. Uninstalling Software
        13. Dashboard
          1. Dashboard Tips
          2. Dashboard Preferences
        14. Web Clips: Make Your Own Widgets
          1. Creating a Web Clip Widget
    5. II. Moving In
      1. 5. Eight Ways to Transfer Your Files
        1. Transfer by Apple Genius
        2. Transfers by iTornado
        3. Transfers by Disk
        4. Transfers by Network
        5. Transfers by File-Sending Web Site
        6. Transfers by Email
        7. Transfers by iDisk
        8. Transfers by Bluetooth
        9. Where to Put Your Copied Files
          1. Desktop Pictures (Wallpaper)
          2. Sound Effects
          3. Bookmarks (Favorites)
          4. Everything Else
        10. Document-Conversion Issues
          1. FireWire Disk Mode (Target Disk Mode)
      2. 6. Transferring Email and Contacts
          1. Ways to Move Your Email
          2. Ways to Move Your Address Book
        1. A Reminder That Could Save You Hours
        2. Transferring Your Outlook Mail
          1. O2M Method (Quick, Simple, $10)
          2. Thunderbird Method (Time-Consuming, Free)
            1. Phase 1: Import to Thunderbird
            2. Phase 2: Copy to the Mac
            3. Phase 3: Import into Mail
            4. Phase 4: Import into Entourage (optional)
          3. Alternative Method (Free, to Eudora Only)
          4. Outlook and Exchange
        3. Transferring Your Outlook Address Book
          1. O2M Method (Easy, $10)
          2. Thunderbird Method (Time-Consuming, Free)
          3. CSV Method (Free, to Entourage Only)
          4. Eudora Method (Free)
        4. Transferring from Outlook Express
          1. Moving Your Address Book
          2. Moving Your Mail
          3. To Eudora for Mac
        5. Transferring Your Eudora Mail
          1. Moving Email into Entourage or Mac OS X Mail
          2. Moving Email to Eudora for the Mac
        6. Transferring Your Eudora Address Book
          1. Moving Contacts into Address Book
          2. Moving Contacts into Entourage
          3. Moving Contacts into Eudora on the Mac
        7. Email Settings
          1. Finding the Settings on Windows
            1. Outlook
            2. Outlook Express
            3. Eudora
            4. Thunderbird
          2. Configuring the Settings on Your Mac
            1. Apple Mail
            2. Microsoft Entourage
            3. Eudora for Macintosh
      3. 7. Special Software, Special Problems
        1. ACDSee
        2. Acrobat Reader
        3. ACT
        4. Ad Subtract (Pop-up Stopper)
        5. Adobe [your favorite program here]
        6. America Online
        7. AIM (AOL Instant Messenger)
        8. Children's Software
        9. Earthlink Total Access
        10. Easy CD Creator
        11. Encarta
        12. Eudora
        13. Excel
        14. Firefox
        15. Games
        16. Google Desktop Search
        17. ICQ
        18. Internet Explorer
        19. iTunes
        20. Kazaa
        21. Limewire
        22. MacAfee VirusScan
        23. Microsoft Access
        24. Microsoft Money
        25. Microsoft Office
        26. Microsoft Publisher
        27. Microsoft Visio
        28. Minesweeper
        29. MSN Messenger
        30. NaturallySpeaking
        31. Netscape
        32. Newsgroup Readers
        33. Norton AntiVirus
        34. Norton Utilities
        35. Notepad
        36. Outlook/Outlook Express
        37. Paint Shop Pro
        38. Palm Desktop
        39. Picasa
        40. Pocket PC
        41. PowerPoint
        42. QuickBooks
        43. Quicken
        44. RealPlayer
        45. RssReader
        46. Skype
        47. SnagIt
        48. Solitaire
        49. Street Atlas USA
        50. TaxCut, TurboTax
        51. WinAmp, MusicMatch
        52. Windows Media Player
        53. WinZip
        54. Word
        55. WordPerfect
        56. Yahoo Messenger
      4. 8. Windows on Macintosh
        1. Boot Camp
          1. Installing Boot Camp
            1. Phase 1: Partition your drive
            2. Phase 2: Install Windows
            3. Phase 3: Install the drivers
          2. Forth and Back, Windows/Mac
          3. Keyboard Translation Guide
          4. Boot Camp Tip-O-Rama
        2. Windows in a Window
          1. Virtualization Tip-O-Rama
      5. 9. Hardware on the Mac
        1. Printers and Printing
          1. Setting Up a Printer
          2. The Printer List
          3. Making the Printout
            1. Page Setup
            2. The Print Command
          4. Printing
        2. Managing Printouts
          1. Printer Sharing
        3. Faxing
          1. Setting Up Faxing
          2. Sending a Fax
            1. Sending
            2. Checking the log, checking the queue
          3. Receiving a Fax
        4. PDF Files
          1. Opening PDF Files
          2. Creating PDF Files
        5. Fonts—and Font Book
          1. Where Fonts Live
          2. Font Book: Installing and Managing Fonts
            1. Looking over your fonts
            2. Printing a reference sheet
            3. Eliminating duplicates
            4. Adding, removing, and hiding fonts
            5. Font libraries
          3. The Fonts Panel
            1. Choosing fonts from the Fonts panel
        6. Digital Cameras
        7. Disks
          1. Startup Disks
            1. Creating a startup disk
            2. Selecting a startup disk
          2. Erasing a Disk
        8. Burning CDs and DVDs
          1. Burn Folders: Without the Disc
          2. Burn Folders: With a Blank Disc On Hand
        9. iTunes: The Digital Jukebox
          1. MP3 Files and Company
          2. Audio CDs
          3. The iPod and iPhone
          4. The iTunes Store
            1. Buying music
            2. Restrictions
          5. Playing Music
          6. Playing with Playback
            1. Turning on visuals
            2. Keyboard control
            3. Playing with the graphic equalizer
            4. Preventing ear-blast syndrome
          7. Copying (Ripping) CD Songs to Your Hard Drive
          8. Playlists—and Smart Playlists
            1. Creating playlists
            2. Playing with criteria
          9. iTunes: Burning Music CDs
        10. DVD Movies
          1. Playing a Movie
          2. Full-Screen Playback
          3. Language Fun
          4. The Big Picture
        11. Keyboard
          1. Text-Navigation Keystrokes
        12. Mouse
        13. Monitors
        14. Time Machine
          1. Setting up Time Machine
          2. How the Backups Work
          3. Changing Time Machine Settings
          4. Recovering Lost or Changed Files
            1. Recovering from iPhoto, Address Book, and Mail
            2. Recovering the entire hard drive
            3. Recovering to another Mac
          5. Frequently Asked Questions
        15. .Mac Sync
    6. III. The Mac Online
      1. 10. Internet Setup
        1. Network Central—and Multihoming
          1. Multihoming
        2. Broadband Connections
          1. Automatic Configuration
          2. Manual Configuration
          3. Ethernet Connections
            1. Settings from Windows XP, Windows 2000
            2. Settings from Windows 98, Windows Me
            3. Applying the Settings
          4. AirPort (Wi-Fi) Connections
          5. Commercial Hot Spots
        3. Dial-up Modem Connections
          1. Setting Up the Modem
          2. Going Online
          3. Disconnecting
        4. Switching Locations
          1. Creating a New Location
          2. Making the Switch
        5. Internet Sharing
          1. Turning On Internet Sharing
          2. The Software Base Station Effect
        6. .Mac Services
          1. Signing Up for .Mac
          2. iDisk
            1. Pulling it onto your screen
            2. The Public folder
            3. iDisk options
          3. Email
          4. HomePage
          5. Backup
          6. iSync
        7. Internet Location Files
      2. 11. Mail & Address Book
        1. Checking Your Mail
          1. The Mailboxes List
        2. Writing Messages
          1. Attaching Files to Messages
          2. Signatures
        3. Stationery
        4. Reading Email
          1. Threading
          2. Adding the Sender to Your Address Book
          3. Data Detectors
          4. Opening Attachments
          5. Replying to a Message
          6. Forwarding Messages
          7. Redirecting Messages
          8. Printing Messages
          9. Filing Messages
          10. Flagging Messages
          11. Finding Messages
            1. Finding messages within a mailbox
            2. Finding text within an open message
          12. Deleting Messages
            1. Method 1: Emptying the Trash folder
            2. Method 2: Deleted mail turns invisible
          13. Message Rules
            1. Setting up message rules
        5. The Anti-Spam Toolkit
          1. Using the Junk Mail Filter
          2. More Anti-Spam Tips
        6. RSS Feeds
          1. Adding RSS Feeds
        7. Notes
        8. To Dos
          1. Creating To Dos
          2. Completing and Deleting To Dos
          3. To Do List: Mail/iCal Joint Custody
        9. Address Book
          1. Creating Address Cards
            1. Editing an address
            2. Adding addresses from Mail
          2. Groups
            1. Removing someone from a group
          3. Pictures
            1. Replacing and removing a picture
          4. Finding an Address
          5. Changing the Address Book Display
          6. Printing Options
          7. Address-Book Backups
      3. 12. Safari & iChat
        1. Safari
          1. Browsing Basics and Toolbars
          2. Safari Toolbars
            1. Address bar
          3. Status Bar
        2. Tips for Better Surfing
          1. SnapBack
          2. Stifle Pop-Ups and Pop-Unders
          3. Impersonating Internet Explorer
          4. Where am I?
          5. Faster Browsing Without Graphics
          6. Expanding Web forms
          7. Viewing Web Pages Offline
          8. Designate Your Home Page
          9. The History Menu
          10. Finding Text on Web Pages
          11. Zoom in on PDF Pages
        3. Tabbed Browsing
          1. Viewing an RSS Feed
          2. RSS Tricks
            1. Creating RSS summaries
            2. The RSS screen saver
        4. iChat
          1. Three Chat Networks
          2. Signing Up
            1. How to get a free .Mac account
            2. How to get a free Jabber (or Gmail) account
            3. How to get a free AIM account
          3. The Buddy Lists
          4. Making a List
          5. Broadcasting Your Status
          6. Sorting and sizing your friends
          7. Let the Chat Begin
            1. They invite you
          8. You Invite Them
        5. Text Chats
          1. In-chat fun
        6. Audio Chats
        7. Video Chats
          1. Bluescreen Backdrops and Video FX
        8. Sharing Your Screen
        9. iChat Theater
    7. IV. Putting Down Roots
      1. 13. Accounts, Parental Controls, & Security
        1. Introducing Accounts
          1. The First Account
        2. Creating an Account
          1. Phase 1: Choose an Account Type
            1. Administrator accounts
            2. Standard accounts
            3. Managed accounts with Parental Controls
            4. Sharing Only
            5. Group
            6. The Guest account
          2. Phase 2: Name, Password, and Status
          3. Phase 3: Choose a Picture
          4. Phase 4: Startup Items
        3. Parental Controls
          1. System
            1. Use Simple Finder
            2. Only allow selected applications
          2. Content (Dictionary and Web)
            1. Hide profanity in Dictionary
            2. Web Site Restrictions
          3. Mail & iChat
          4. Time Limits
          5. Logs
        4. Editing Accounts
          1. Deleting Accounts
        5. Setting Up the Login Process
        6. Signing In, Logging Out
          1. Identifying Yourself
          2. Logging Out
        7. Sharing Across Accounts
        8. Fast User Switching
        9. Four Mac OS X Security Shields
          1. The Firewall
          2. FileVault
          3. Logout Options
          4. The Keychain
            1. Locking and unlocking the Keychain
            2. Managing Keychain
      2. 14. Networking, File Sharing, & Screen Sharing
        1. Wiring the Network
          1. Ethernet Networks
          2. AirPort Networks
        2. File Sharing
          1. Setup: The Public Folder
          2. Setup: Sharing Any Folder
            1. The Get Info method
            2. The System Preferences method
        3. Accessing Shared Files
          1. Connection Method A: Use the Sidebar
          2. Connection Method B: Connect to Server
          3. Disconnecting Yourself
        4. Networking with Windows
          1. Seated at the Mac, Seeing the PC
          2. Seated at the PC, Seeing the Mac
        5. Screen Sharing
          1. Mac #1: Give Permission in Advance
          2. Mac #2: Take Control
            1. Screen Sharing with Back to My Mac
      3. 15. System Preferences
        1. The System Preferences Window
        2. .Mac
        3. Accounts
        4. Appearance
          1. Changing Colors
          2. Tweaking the Scroll Bars
          3. Number of Recent Items
          4. Font Smoothing Style
          5. Turning Off Smoothing on Tiny Fonts
        5. Bluetooth
        6. CDs & DVDs
        7. Date & Time
          1. Date & Time Tab
          2. Time Zone Tab
          3. Clock Tab
        8. Desktop & Screen Saver
          1. Desktop
            1. Using your own pictures
            2. Making the picture fit
            3. Auto picture-changing
          2. Screen Saver
            1. Apple
            2. Pictures
            3. Activating the screen saver
        9. Displays
          1. Display Tab
          2. Arrangement Tab
          3. Color Tab
        10. Dock
        11. Energy Saver
          1. Sleep Tab
          2. Laptop Options
          3. Scheduled Startup and Shutdown
          4. Waking and Other Options
        12. Exposé & Spaces
        13. International
          1. Another Language—Instantly
          2. Formats Tab
          3. Input Menu Tab
          4. Keyboard Viewer
        14. Keyboard & Mouse
          1. Keyboard Tab
          2. Mouse Tab
          3. Trackpad Tab
            1. Trackpad Gestures
            2. Trackpad options
          4. Bluetooth Tab
          5. Keyboard Shortcuts
        15. Network
        16. Parental Controls
        17. Print & Fax
        18. QuickTime
        19. Security
        20. Sharing
        21. Software Update
        22. Sound
          1. Sound Effects Tab
          2. Output Tab
          3. Input Tab
        23. Speech
          1. Speech Recognition
          2. The Mac Reads to You
        24. Spotlight
        25. Startup Disk
        26. Time Machine
        27. Universal Access
          1. Seeing Tab (Magnifying the Screen)
            1. VoiceOver
            2. Zoom
            3. Display (inverted colors)
          2. Hearing Tab (Flashing the Screen)
          3. Keyboard Tab (Typing Assistance)
          4. Mouse & Trackpad Tab (Cursor Control from the Keyboard)
      4. 16. The Free Programs
        1. Address Book
        2. AppleScript
          1. Ready-made AppleScripts
        3. Automator
        4. Calculator
            1. Conversions
        5. Chess
          1. Playing a Game of Chess
        6. Dashboard
        7. Dictionary
        8. DVD Player
        9. Exposé
        10. Font Book
        11. Front Row
        12. GarageBand
        13. iCal
          1. Working with Views
          2. Making an Appointment
            1. The easy way
            2. The long way
          3. What to Do with an Appointment
            1. Editing events
            2. Rescheduling events
            3. Lengthening or shortening events
            4. Printing events
            5. Deleting events
          4. Searching for Events
          5. The "Calendar" Category Concept
          6. To Do Lists
        14. iChat
        15. iDVD
        16. iMovie, iPhoto
        17. iTunes
        18. Mail
        19. Photo Booth
          1. Still Photos
          2. 4-Up Photos
          3. Movies
          4. Exporting Shots and Movies
        20. Preview
          1. Preview as Graphics Viewer
            1. Bunches o' graphics
            2. Cropping graphics
            3. Fixing up photos
            4. Converting file formats
          2. The Sidebar
          3. Preview as PDF Reader
        21. QuickTime Player
          1. Playing Movies
          2. QuickTime Pro
        22. Safari
        23. Stickies
          1. Creating Sticky Notes
          2. Organizing Stickies
          3. Formatting Notes
          4. Saving Sticky Notes
        24. System Preferences
        25. TextEdit
          1. TextEdit's Two Personalities
          2. Working in TextEdit
          3. Style Sheets
          4. Tables
          5. TextEdit as Web Designer
        26. Time Machine
        27. Utilities: Your Mac OS X Toolbox
          1. Activity Monitor
            1. The Processes table
            2. The System monitor tabs
          2. AirPort Utility
          3. Bluetooth File Exchange
          4. Disk Utility
            1. Disk Utility, the hard drive-repair program
            2. Disk Utility, the disk-image program
            3. Turning an image into a CD
          5. Grab
          6. Grapher
          7. Keychain Access
          8. Migration Assistant
          9. System Profiler
          10. Terminal
            1. A Terminal crash course
            2. Unix programs
            3. Navigating in Unix
            4. Getting help
            5. Learning more
    8. V. Appendixes
      1. A. Installation & Troubleshooting
        1. Getting Ready to Install
        2. Three Kinds of Installation
        3. The Basic Installation
          1. Phase 1: The Installer
        4. The Upgrade Installation
        5. The Clean Install ("Archive and Install")
        6. Erase & Install
        7. The Setup Assistant
        8. Troubleshooting
          1. Minor Eccentric Behavior
            1. First Resort: Repair Permissions
            2. Second Resort: Look for an Update
            3. Third Resort: Toss the Prefs File
            4. Fourth Resort: Restart
            5. Last Resort: Trash and Reinstall the Program
          2. Frozen Programs (Force Quitting)
          3. Can't Move or Rename an Icon
          4. Application Won't Open
          5. Startup Problems
            1. Kernel Panic
            2. Safe Mode (Safe Boot)
            3. Gray Screen During Startup
            4. Blue Screen During Startup
            5. Forgotten Password
          6. Fixing the Disk
          7. Where to Get Troubleshooting Help
            1. Help Online
            2. Help by Telephone
      2. B. The "Where'd It Go?" Dictionary
          1. About [This Program]
          2. Accessibility Options Control Panel
          3. Active Desktop
          4. Add Hardware Control Panel
          5. Add or Remove Programs Control Panel
          6. All Programs
          7. Alt Key
          8. Automatic Update
          9. Backspace key
          10. Battery Level
          11. BIOS
          12. Briefcase
          13. Calculator
          14. Camera and Scanner Wizard
          15. CDs
          16. Character Map
          17. Clean Install
          18. Clipboard
          19. Command Line
          20. Control Panel
          21. Copy, Cut, Paste
          22. Ctrl Key
          23. Date and Time
          24. Delete Key (Forward Delete)
          25. Desktop
          26. Directories
          27. Disk Defragmenter
          28. Disks
          29. Display Control Panel
          30. DLL Files
          31. DOS Prompt
          32. Drivers
          33. End Task Dialog Box
          34. Exiting Programs
          35. Explorer
          36. Favorites
          37. Faxing
          38. File Sharing
          39. Floppy Disks
          40. Folder Options
          41. Fonts
          42. FTP (File Transfer Protocol)
          43. Help and Support
          44. Hibernation
          45. Internet Explorer
          46. Internet Options
          47. IRQs
          48. Java
          49. Keyboard Control Panel
          50. Logging In
          51. Mail Control Panel
          52. Maximize Button
          53. Menus
          54. Minimize Button
          55. Mouse Control Panel
          56. My Computer
          57. My Documents, My Pictures, My Music
          58. My Network Places
          59. Network Neighborhood
          60. Notepad
          61. Personal Web Server
          62. Phone and Modem Options Control Panel
          63. Power Options
          64. Printer Sharing
          65. Printers and Faxes
          66. PrntScrn Key
          67. Program Files Folder
          68. Properties Dialog Box
          69. Recycle Bin
          70. Regional and Language Options Control Panel
          71. Registry
          72. Run Command
          73. Safe Mode
          74. ScanDisk
          75. Scheduled Tasks
          76. Scrap Files
          77. Screen Saver
          78. Search
          79. Shortcut Menus
          80. Shortcuts
          81. Sounds and Audio Devices
          82. Speech Control Panel
          83. Standby Mode
          84. Start Menu
          85. StartUp Folder
          86. System Control Panel
          87. System Tray
          88. Taskbar
          89. Taskbar and Start Menu Control Panel
          90. "Three-Fingered Salute"
          91. ToolTips
          92. TweakUI
          93. User Accounts Control Panel
          94. Window Edges
          95. Windows (or WINNT) Folder
          96. Windows Logo Key
          97. Windows Media Player
          98. Windows Messenger
          99. WordPad
          100. Zip Files
      3. C. The Master Mac OS X Secret Keystroke List
          1. Startup Keystrokes
          2. In the Finder
          3. Menu
          4. Finder Menu
          5. File Menu
          6. Edit Menu
          7. View Menu
          8. Go Menu
          9. Window Menu
          10. Help Menu
          11. Power Keys
          12. The Dock
          13. Managing Programs
          14. Dialog Boxes
    9. Index
    10. Colophon
    11. Copyright