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Fixing Windows Vista, 1st Edition

  • Jean Andrews
  • ISBN-10: 1428320431
  • ISBN-13: 9781428320437
  • 400 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2009 Published
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About the Product

This supplement prepares the student to support Windows Vista on a stand-alone or networked personal computer. Topics covered include installing Windows Vista, hardware and applications, setting up user accounts, managing user data, backing up data and the system state, managing the desktop, configuring security options, monitoring performance, and troubleshooting problems with hardware, applications, and Vista startup. The supplement is written following the same style as the chapters in the core textbooks and includes the same end-of-chapter content and a glossary of key terms.


  • Includes extensive pedagogical features, such as Applying Concepts, Key Terms, Reviewing the Basics, Thinking Critically, Hands-On Projects, and Real Problems, Real Solutions

  • Step-by-step instructions take you through many different processes to install, configure, maintain, back up, and troubleshoot Windows Vista

About the Author

Jean Andrews

Jean Andrews has more than 30 years of experience in the computer industry as well as more than 13 years of teaching in the college classroom. She has worked in a variety of businesses where she's designed, written, and supported application software. She has also managed a computer repair help desk and handled troubleshooting for wide area networks. Ms. Andrews has written numerous books on software, hardware and the Internet. In addition to this bestselling A+ GUIDE TO IT TECHNICAL SUPPORT, she's written the A+ GUIDE TO HARDWARE: MANAGING, MAINTAINING AND TROUBLESHOOTING. She lives in north Georgia.

Table of Contents

What's New with Windows Vista
Installing Vista, Hardware, and Applications
User Profiles and Data
Vista Support Tools
Vista Security
Supporting Vista Startup