Take the Fundamental First Step to Mastering Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition!
Learning how to use Windows has never been easier, thanks to the Sybex Simply Visual method of teaching. Now you can use this proven method to master the essentials of Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition. Featuring easy-to-read screens, step-by-step instructions, and to-the-point explanations, this book shows you how to navigate Windows XP Home Edition, manage files and documents, and use its key features and tools. Windows XP Home Edition Simply Visual makes learning the fundamentals of Microsoft's newest operating system a walk in the park!
Learn by Seeing: Easy-to-follow examples and illustrations show you, screen by screen, the essential tasks and features of Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition.
Learn by Doing: Hands-on lessons guide you step by step through fundamental tasks in Windows XP Home Edition.
Learn the Skills You Need: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition Simply Visual covers the program's most commonly used elements. This book will teach you how to
Navigate in a window
Work with menus and dialog boxes
Customize Windows XP Home Edition to suit your needs
Manage disks and folders
...and much more.
Table of ContentsIntroduction
Part 1: Navigating and Managing Files and Folders in Windows XP
Chapter 1: Getting Started with Windows XP Home Edition
Chapter 2: Navigating in a Window
Chapter 3: Managing Files, Folders, and Disks
Chapter 4: Setting File Management Options
Part 2: Running Programs with Windows XP
Chapter 5: Program Basics and Exploring Accessories
Chapter 6: Installing New Programs
Chapter 7: Organizing Your Programs
Part 3: Working with Multimedia Content
Chapter 8: Working with Photographs and Still Images
Chapter 9: Playing Music and Videos
Chapter 10: Creating Your Own Sounds and Videos
Part 4: Customizing Windows XP
Chapter 11: Adjusting Screen Appearance
Chapter 12: Customizing System Settings
Chapter 13: Managing Fonts and Printers
Chapter 14: Sharing a PC with Multiple Users
Part 5: Online and Network Connectivity
Chapter 15: Setting Up a Home Network
Chapter 16: Connecting to the Internet
Chapter 17: Exploring the Web
Chapter 18: Communicating Online
Chapter 19: Customizing Your Online Experience
Part 6: System Maintenance
Chapter 20: Optimizing System Performance
Chapter 21: Safeguarding and Troubleshooting
Chapter 22: Installing New Hardware