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In Windows Vista Essential Training , instructor Jeff Van West offers comprehensive guidance through the often-daunting task of upgrading Windows system software. After discussing Vista's many new features and demonstrating the initial installation, Jeff explains how to run older software, customize settings and the desktop, and troubleshoot along the way. The tutorials also cover the ins and outs of taking Vista on the road for portable computing, from setting up security to working with all types of media and optimizing performance.
In this video training series, Lynda.com instructor Jeff Van West explains that before you go ahead and hit the Install Now button to install Windows Vista from Windows XP, you want to check that computer you are installing Vista on is compatible with Windows Vista, or is at least compatible enough for you. You first want to check compatibility of your hardware setup online via the Check Compatibility Online button in the installer.
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Jeff Van West is a freelance writer and editor. He is the author of a whole mess of books, manuals, CD-ROMs, and training programs in computer technology and aviation. His materials have been used by individuals and corporations in North America, Europe, Japan, and Australia.