It should come as no surprise that Windows Vista will require more resources than previous versions of Windows. Can your computer handle it? Unless it’s still got that “just out of the box” smell, probably not, at least not fully. Continue reading “Upgrade to Vista? You Can’t Handle Vista!”
Have you tried Vista yet? Available so far in beta versions, Vista has been released to manufacturing and enterprise accounts will be getting their hands on it very soon. Consumers won’t have to wait much longer, as early next year they’ll be able to buy it as well. Continue reading “Share your Vista Knowledge in the Carnival of Vista”
We may be your best source of information about Windows Vista, but we’re not the only source. The ‘News’ secton of ITsVISTA includes pointers to articles about Vista that can be found on other sites. Don’t forget to stop back when you’re done!
An operating system by itself doesn’t get you far. You need to add some software to do those special tasks you got your computer for in the first place! The ‘Software’ section of ITsVISTA is dedicated to covering issues related to installing software on your Vista computer. This includes compatability issues as well as methods of installation.
Windows Vista promises to be the most secure version of Windows yet, but do you know how to be sure? What if it’s too secure and stops you from doing what you need? The ‘Security’ section of ITsVISTA covers issues related to security surrounding Windows Vista. The more you know, the more secure you’ll be!
It’s inevitable that an operating system will need a few fixes here and there, and you can expect that Vista will be no exception. The ‘Updates’ section of ITsVISTA will keep you up-to-date with the latest hotfixes and service-packs for Vista. Staying current with your hotfixes is one of the easiest ways to keep your computer running smoothly and securely.
If you’re not happy with something in Windows Vista, odds are you can change it, either through additional software, or by opening the hood and tweaking it a bit. The ‘Customization’ section of ITsVISTA is where you’ll find tips and tricks related to changing the way Vista works by these alternative or advanced options that can’t be handled through the standard ‘Configuration’ options.
The ‘Configuration’ section of ITsVISTA will cover ways to configure Windows Vista using options provided ‘out of the box’, that is, options provided by Microsoft for easily changing the behavior of Vista. If it involves additional software or advanced techniques, it will probably fall in the ‘Customization’ topic instead.
The ‘Installation’ section of ITsVISTA will cover all issues surrounding the installation of Windows Vista. This will not only include options during a typical install from CD/DVD, but also unattended installs, dual-booting, disc imaging, etc. If it relates to installing Vista, you’ll find it here!
ITsVISTA is a gathering place for information that can make life easier when it comes to installing, managing, and using Windows Vista. Founded by an IT professional with over 20 years of experience in the field, ITsVISTA will include information for all Vista users, but especially focuses on information useful to IT professionals. Key topics will include:
In addition, a News page will have syndicated information about Vista from other sources. In the near future, look for user forums for the direct exchange of information between users, as well as other exciting features that will assist Windows Vista users and managers.
The site came online the same day Windows Vista was released for enterprise accounts, and you’ll be seeing new information appearing rapidly as it becomes available. Subscribe to the RSS feed or via e-mail to be notified of updates (available on the website, or click http://feeds.feedburner.com/itsvista to add to your favorite reader).