By Alan Simpson
A protracted winded, dry and disappointing booklet. Being new to Vista i used to be trying to find anything to assist me comprehend the recent positive factors and make allowance me to utilize this new working method. as an alternative I obtained a close rehash of all of Microsoft's working structures with a sprinkling of Vista thrown in. i believe they have been attempting for the "most pages" checklist so that they threw in every thing they can examine. completely satisfied I bought it reasonable. It will not hassle me to throw it away.
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The answer is the Windows Control Panel. In the real world, control panel refers to all the primary controls on a specific machine. For example, all the controls for your microwave make up the microwave’s control panel. All the controls you use to drive your car make up the car’s control panel. To open Windows Control Panel: Chapter 2 ✦ Workin’ It 29 STEPS: Open Control Panel 1. Click the Start button. 2. On the right side of the Start menu, click Control Panel. When Control Panel first opens, it will either open to the Control Panel Home page or in Classic view.
2. Make sure the Start menu option (not Classic Start Menu) is selected; then click the Customize button to the right of the Start menu option. A new dialog box appears, titled Customize Start Menu opens. The control near the middle of the dialog box is a spin box (see Figure 2-9). Figure 2-9: Example of a spin box There are three ways to work a spin box: ✦ Click the up arrow at the right of the box to increase the number. ✦ Click the down arrow at the right of the box to decrease the number. ✦ Click inside the box (where the number is displayed).
In the Taskbar and Start Menu Properties dialog box, click the Start Menu tab. 2. Make sure Start menu is selected (not the Classic Start menu); then click the Customize... button just to its right. A new dialog box titled Customize Start Menu opens. The box at the top of the Customize Start Menu dialog box that contains options such as Computer, Connect To, and Control panel (see Figure 2-11) is an example of a list box control (although not all list boxes contain option buttons and check boxes).
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