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Even though this site is dedicated to 64 bit Vista, all the tutorials will work with both the 32 bit and 64 bit Vista unless otherwise stated in the upper right corner of the tutorial. EXAMPLE:
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Please click on these buttons below in each tutorial if it helped you to help give the tutorial a higher ranking. You will need to be a registered member (free) of Digg and Twitter to be able to Digg and Tweet respectively.
How to Post a Reply to a Tutorial :
NOTE: When you click on a tutorial to open it, you will have these options to post a reply or question about the tutorial or another posted reply.
Post Reply is located in the upper and bottom left corner of the tutorial page, and in the bottom right of the posted tutorial. You would click this to post a reply to the tutorial without a quote.
These are located at the bottom right corner of each reply post in the tutorial. These are pretty much the same as in the rest of the forum.
1. QUOTE = Allows you to post a reply with a quote of that post.
2. Multi-Quote = Allows you to post a reply with multiple quotes from the posts that you selected. Use this by clicking on the Multi-Quote button in the post to turn it red with a + to select it. Repeat for any other post you want to include in the reply's quote. When done click the QUOTE button.
3. Quick Reply = This will take you to the Quick Reply box at the bottom of the tutorial page. It will let you make a quick reply to the tutorial without any quotes.
If a Tutorial has Gone 30+ Days without a New Reply or Post:
You will need to check the box below the reply window to aknowledge that the tutorial has not been replied or posted to in over 30 days before your post will be allowed to be posted in the tutorial.
How to Create a New Tutorial :
NOTE: Creating a Tutorial is for posting a tip or trick to share with others to help them. Please do not create a tutorial has a question to a problem. The Vista Forums is used for questions not related to the tutorial, or new questions.
New Tutorial is located in the upper and bottom left corner of the Vista Tutorials, not while you have a tutorial opened. Click this to create a new tutorial.
1. Options - To type in a Title, Byline and other information about your tutorial. Be sure to select what versions of Vista your tutorial will apply to for it to post. Type in a desciption of your tutorial in the synopsis section to have it shown in the
Tutorial in Category display.
2. Post New Tutorial or Edit Post - This is just like posting in the forum sections. Type in your tutorial here. When done, click the Submit New Tutorial button to post your new tutorial.
3. To Upload, Attach, and Remove Images - While editing the tutorial/post click on the paperclip icon on the toolbar (see screenshot above).
Video Tutorials :
A) Upload -
If this is the first time you are uploading images, then it will take you directly to the Manage Attachments
window below. If you are uploading additional images, then click on Manage Attachments
after clicking on the paper click icon. You will now click on one of the Browse
buttons (see screenshot below step 2), browse to where you have the image saved at on your computer and select it. Repeat this until you have added all of the images that you want to upload. When done, click on the Upload
button and close the Manage Attachments window.
B) Attach -
After uploading your image(s), move your cursor to where you want the image attached to in the tutorial/post. Click on the paperclip icon again (see screenshot below step 2), and select the image that you want to attach.
C) Remove -
Click on the paperclip icon (see screenshot below step 2), then click on Manage Attachments
. Under the bottom Current attachments
section, click on the Remove
button for the uploaded image that you want to remove.
We have added a Flash video to some of our tutorials to give you instuctions through a instructional video. After you click on the Click to Play button in the video, you can use the video player like any other player with Forward, Reverse, Pause, etc.
You will need to have a flash player installed to use the video. See: Adobe Flash Player Download Center
Each tutorial is categorized by it's title name. You can look for a tutorial by either the alphabetized tutorial title (top), Category Icon Tags (middle), by page (bottom) or by the Tutorial Index.
Search Feature :
To search for a key word or phrase that may be in a tutorial, click the Search this Category button. Select if you want the results to Show Tutorials or Show Posts. Type in the word or phrase you are searching for and click Go.
Tutorial Tools :
To select one of these options below for the tutorial.
Scroll, Read, Post, Reply and ENJOY !!
The www.vistax64.com Team.
If you notice any typos or errors in the tutorials, please feel free to Report them so they can be corrected.