ISBN-10:
0619268182
ISBN-13:
9780619268183
Pub. Date:
02/21/2005
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
New Perspectives on Microsoft Windows XP, Comprehensive, 2005 Service Pack 2 Update / Edition 2

New Perspectives on Microsoft Windows XP, Comprehensive, 2005 Service Pack 2 Update / Edition 2

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ISBN-13: 9780619268183
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 02/21/2005
Series: Available Titles Skills Assessment Manager (SAM) - Office 2007 Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 616
Product dimensions: 8.46(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.79(d)

About the Author


June Parsons purchased her first computer, an Apple II+, in 1981 and quickly became fluent in BASIC, dBASE II, Lotus 123, WordStar, and a variety of accounting programs. The next year she opened a successful small computer retail store with Dan Oja that also offered software instruction to children and adults. Dr. Parsons taught at the university level for more than 20 years. She holds a doctorate in Educational Technology and was certified by the ICCP in 1995. Dr. Parsons began writing and creating educational software for Course Technology in 1992. She contributed to the Windows for Business and Illustrated Series and developed the New Perspectives, e-Course, and Practical series. She works via the Internet with a team of highly skilled media specialists and desktop publishers located in various states and provinces.

Esteemed professionals and respected authors June Parsons and Dan Oja purchased their first computer, an Apple II+, in 1981 and quickly became fluent in BASIC, dBASE II, Lotus 123, WordStar, and a variety of accounting programs. The next year, they opened a successful small computer retail store that offered software instruction to children and adults. With Ms. Parsons, Mr. Oja began writing and creating educational software for Course Technology in 1992. Together they contributed to the leading success of the Windows for Business and Illustrated Series. They also developed the New Perspectives, e-Course, and Practical series. Today's their team of highly skilled media specialists and desktop publishers located in various states and provinces work together via the Internet to deliver exceptional texts.

Patrick Carey received his M.S. in Biostatistics from the University of Wisconsin, where he worked as a researcher designing and analyzing clinical studies. He co-authored his first textbook on using Excel as a statistical tool. Patrick has authored or co-authored over 20 academic and trade texts for the software industry.

Lisa Ruffolo has been a technical writer and editor for over 20 years, with a recent emphasis on operating systems. She also teaches professional development courses in technical writing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is an avid gardener in her free time.

Table of Contents


Tutorial 1: Exploring the Basics Tutorial 2: Working with Files Tutorial 3: Organizing Files with Windows Explorer Tutorial 4: Personalizing Your Windows Environment Tutorial 5: Bringing the World Wide Web to the Desktop Tutorial 6: Searching for Information Tutorial 7: Working with Graphics Tutorial 8: Object Linking and Embedding Tutorial 9: Exploring Your Network Tutorial 10: Managing Windows XP Tutorial 11: Working with Hardware Appendices: A: Connecting Computers to the Internet B: Exploring Additional Windows XP Tools C: Protecting Your Computer D: Setting Up a Wireless Network

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