The ultimate book on the ultimate Vista for gamers and digital media buffs.
If you're the ultimate gamer and multimedia fan, Windows Vista Ultimate and this information-packed book are for you. Want to launch games with a single click? Share files with your Xbox 360? Try out new audio and media tools? It's all here and then some. You'll find step-by-step tutorials, techniques, and hacks-plus in-depth discussions of games, gaming, performance tips, and much more. Whether you're a veteran Windows gearhead or just getting started, this is the book you need!
- Try out the new Aero Glass user interface and new desktop features.
- Set up your graphics card, sound card, and speakers.
- Keep Vista secure with stronger firewall and family safety settings.
- Meet the new DirectX with 32-bit floating point audio and high-speed DLLs.
- Share multimedia across a network with ease.
- Enrich your audio with crossfade, shuffle, and volume leveling.
- Get up to speed on the new Media Center and Media Player 11.
- Use the Universal Controller and WinSAT for gaming.
- Find out how to run Windows(r) XP games on Vista.
- Edit video like a pro.