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Think of this book as “Windows XP power user in a box.” Jim Boyce offers up hundreds of techniques, tricks, and tips for making XP jump through hoops. He covers both Professional and Home: user stuff, administrator stuff, web and networking stuff, hardware, security, you name it.
Do you know how to print over the Internet? Turn off unneeded services to free memory and improve performance? Set up a connection to a local or remote database? Override Internet Explorer’s cookie management on a site-by-site basis? Control Windows’ boot and recovery options? Make that old game “think” it’s running on Windows 98? Roll back a buggy device driver without rolling back anything else? Set up a secure virtual private network? With this book, you will, and it won’t hardly hurt a bit. Bill Camarda, from the April 2005 Read Only