Do more with Windows Vista
From setting up your PC to playing games to getting serious work done, find out how to do your favorite things with Windows Vista. It’s all in our growing Windows Help and How-to website.
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30% off select Microsoft Press books at Barnes & Noble
Visit any Barnes & Noble store or shop online at bn.com from April 5 to May 2 to save 30 percent on select Windows Vista and 2007 Microsoft Office system books from Microsoft Press.
Windows Vista Beta 2, RC1, and RC2 set to expire
On May 31, 2007, the pre-release versions of Windows Vista (Beta 2, RC1, and RC2) will expire. If you are running one of these versions, learn how to update your PC to prevent work disruption and loss of data.
Visit the Windows Vista Innovation Café
Drop in and experience cool, interactive applications developed just for Windows Vista. Check out applications from The North Face, the British Museum, Roxio, The New York Times, and many others.
Tips and tricks for Windows Vista
Featured tip for Windows Vista
Print picture-perfect web content
Most websites are simply not formatted to fit cleanly on a standard piece of paper. With the new shrink-to-fit printing feature in Windows Internet Explorer 7, the edges of website pages no longer get cut off when sent to the printer.
Visit our Help and How-to website to learn more about using Windows Vista.
More tips for Windows Vista
Get organized with Windows Vista folders
Searching for misplaced files is easier with Windows Vista. Discover how to use Search Folders and other new tools to find files faster.
Set up your PC so it’s safe for kids
Use the new Parental Controls in Windows Vista to help keep your kids safe online and when playing games.
Problem: When you try to use Windows Media Player 11, the program doesn’t start or some user interface elements are blank.
Solution: This article outlines why you may be experiencing this problem and suggests a simple way to resolve it.