OK, it's an electronic (PDF) version. And yes, you have to sign up for a newsletter that you probably don't want. But so what. It's free!
Celebrating 25 years
For 25 years, Microsoft Press books have focused on helping you take your skills and knowledge to the next level. Celebrate our 25th Anniversary with a "Free e-book of the Month" offer! Simply sign up for the Microsoft Press Book Connection Newsletter for notification of offers, register, and download the selection of the month.
Windows Vista Resource Kit, Second Edition
By Mitch Tulloch, Tony Northrup, and Jerry Honeycutt with the Windows Vista Team
In-depth, comprehensive, and fully updated for Service Pack 1, this Resource Kit delivers the information you need to administer Windows Vista. For more information or to buy the print version of this title, visit the Microsoft Learning website.
View Chapter 1: Overview of Windows Vista Improvements
Sign up to download the entire e-book (PDF, 44.8 MB).
Note: You will need to temporarily allow pop-up windows for the download.
Thanks very much to Dan C. for this link.