Windows XP Professional Complete / Edition 1

Windows XP Professional Complete / Edition 1

by Dave Evans, Greg Jarboe, Hollis Thomases, Mari Smith, Chris Treadaway
     
 

ISBN-10: 0782129854

ISBN-13: 9780782129854

Pub. Date: 01/28/2002

Publisher: Wiley

Windows XP Professional Complete is a one-of-a-kind book—valuable both for its broad content and its low price. The book contains all the essentials on XP, from basic navigation to accessing the Internet to setting up and securing a network.

Windows XP Professional Complete provides in-depth coverage of the hottest new features, including the Network Setup

Overview

Windows XP Professional Complete is a one-of-a-kind book—valuable both for its broad content and its low price. The book contains all the essentials on XP, from basic navigation to accessing the Internet to setting up and securing a network.

Windows XP Professional Complete provides in-depth coverage of the hottest new features, including the Network Setup Wizard, Internet Connection Sharing, Media Player 8, Internet Explorer 6, and CD-R and CD-RW support. Once you've got the basics down, Windows XP Professional Complete shows you how to automate, optimize and troubleshoot your computer so that you get work done faster and easier.

Windows XP Professional Complete introduces you to the work of some of Sybex's finest authors, so you'll know where to go to learn even more about Windows XP.

Inside:

Windows XP Professional Essentials
* Installing Windows XP Professional
* Using the Desktop and Getting Help
* Installing, Removing and Running Applications
* Managing, Files, Folders and Disks
* Customizing System Settings
* Printers and Printing
* Sharing Data Between Applications
Communications and the Internet
* Connecting to the Outside World
* Web Browsing with Internet Explorer
* Using Outlook Express for E-Mail and News
* Using the Communications Programs
* Faxing and Telephony
Multimedia in Windows XP Professional
* Working with Photos and Still Images
* Playing Music and Videos
* Creating Your Own Sounds and Videos
* Burning CDs
Networking Windows XP Professional
* An In-Depth Introduction to Networks
* Network Architectures
* Setting Up and Configuring a Peer-to-Peer Network and Working with Domains
* Living with Windows XP Professional Strict Security
* Secure Telecommuting
Working with the Registry
* What is the Registry and Why
* Preventing Disaster
* Anatomy of the Registry: The Blood, Gore and Guts
* Registry Tools and Tips: Getting the Work Done
Maintaining and Troubleshooting Windows XP
* Managing Your Disks and Drives
* Managing Hardware, Drivers and Power
* Troubleshooting, Optimizing, and Dual-Booting Windows XP Professional

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780782129854
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Series:
Sybex Complete Series
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
1088
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.25(h) x 2.40(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction xxix

Part I Windows XP Essentials 1

Chapter 1 Introducing Windows XP Professional 3

From Mastering Windows XP Home Edition

Chapter 2 Installing Windows XP 33

From Mastering Windows XP Home Edition

Chapter 3 Using the Desktop and Getting Help 87

From Mastering Windows XP Professional

Chapter 4 Installing, Removing, and Running Programs 139

From Mastering Windows XP Home Edition

Chapter 5 Managing Files, Folders, and Disks 179

From Windows XP Home Edition Simply Visual

Chapter 6 Setting File Management Options 207

From Windows XP Home Edition Simply Visual

Chapter 7 Setting Object Properties 223

From Windows XP Professional: In Record Time

Chapter 8 Adjusting Screen Appearance 237

From Windows XP Home Edition Simply Visual

Chapter 9 Customizing System Settings 259

From Windows XP Home Edition Simply Visual

Chapter 10 Printers and Printing 277

From Windows 2000 Professional: In Record Time

Chapter 11 Sharing Information between Applications 311

From Windows 2000 Professional: In Record Time

Part II Communications and the Internet 325

Chapter 12 Connecting to the Outside World 327

From Windows 2000 Professional: In Record Time

Chapter 13 Web Browsing with Internet Explorer 357

From Windows 2000 Professional: In Record Time

Chapter 14 Using Outlook Express for E-Mail and News 389

From Windows 2000 Professional: In Record Time

Chapter 15 Using the Communications Programs 427

From Mastering Windows XP Professional

Chapter 16 Using Fax Services 477

From Mastering Windows XP Home Edition

Part III Multimedia in Windows XP Professional 507

Chapter 17 Working with Photographs and Still Images 509

From Windows XP Home Edition Simply Visual

Chapter 18 Playing Music and Videos 531

From Windows XP Home Edition Simply Visual

Chapter 19 Creating Your Own Sounds and Videos 555

From Windows XP Home Edition Simply Visual

Chapter 20 Burning CDs 583

From Mastering Windows XP Home Edition

Part IV Networking Windows XP Professional 605

Chapter 21 Understanding the Architecture 607

From Mastering Windows XP Professional

Chapter 22 Network Architectures 643

From Mastering Windows XP Professional

Chapter 23 Setting Up and Configuring a Peer-to-Peer Network and Working with Domains 677

Chapter 24 Living with Windows XP Professional Strict Security 725

From Mastering Windows XP Professional

Chapter 25 Secure Telecommuting 753

From Mastering Windows XP Professional

Part V Working with the Registry 773

Chapter 26 What Is a Registry and Why? 775

From Mastering Windows 2000 Registry

Chapter 27 Readme.1st: Preventing Disaster! 789

From Mastering Windows 2000 Registry

Chapter 28 Anatomy of the Registry: The Blood, Gore, and Guts 823

From Mastering Windows 2000 Registry

Chapter 29 Registry Tools and Tips: Getting the Work Done 853

From Mastering Windows 2000 Registry

Part VI Maintaining and Troubleshooting Your Disks and Drives 881

Chapter 30 Managing Your Disks and Drives 883

From Mastering Windows XP Home Edition

Chapter 31 Managing Hardware, Drivers, and Power 923

From Mastering Windows XP Home Edition

Chapter 32 Troubleshooting, Optimizing, and Dual-Booting Windows 967

From Mastering Windows XP Home Edition

Index 1010

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