How To Do Everything With Windows Xp

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Take advantage of the power, stability, and user-friendliness of one of the most popular operating systems ever. Learn about basic system features that will enable you to use your computer effectively and efficiently -- access the Control Panel and customize settings, use mouse and keyboard buttons, operate and maintain hardware, and use all the software properly. Step-by-step coverage will help you conduct office or home tasks more smoothly, but there's also plenty of coverage of XP's many fun features. Create ...
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Overview

Take advantage of the power, stability, and user-friendliness of one of the most popular operating systems ever. Learn about basic system features that will enable you to use your computer effectively and efficiently -- access the Control Panel and customize settings, use mouse and keyboard buttons, operate and maintain hardware, and use all the software properly. Step-by-step coverage will help you conduct office or home tasks more smoothly, but there's also plenty of coverage of XP's many fun features. Create movies, manage digital photos, explore XP Plus! packs and PowerToys, play games, and have a wonderful time learning to get the most from this versatile operating system.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780072193008
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 9/26/2001
  • Series: How to Do Everything Series
  • Pages: 544
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Explore the XP desktop 3
2 Manage your computer with the control panel 15
3 Configure system settings 39
4 Manage components, programs, folders, and files 71
5 Use the accessories that come with Windows 91
6 Manage hardware 107
7 Use printers, fax machines, scanners, and digital cameras 125
8 Create connections to the Internet 145
9 Surf the Internet 163
10 Run Outlook Express 185
11 Create a home network 207
12 Manage users and groups 225
13 Configure ICF, remote desktop, and remote assistance 239
14 Play games 261
15 Use Windows Media Player 9 273
16 Create movies with Windows Movie Maker 2 295
17 Manage digital photos on Windows XP 313
18 Explore Windows XP Plus! packs and powerToys 327
19 Take care of Windows XP 353
20 Manage disks 375
21 Solve problems with Windows XP 391
App Install Windows XP 425
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 14, 2002

    Another star for curt simmons,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

    Once again, mr. curt simmons has done the right thing, by writing another easy to read and comprehend book on windowsXP. Just as he has done with previous books, his books are in very good detail, easy to read, and thorough. He is a wiz at windows programs!!

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