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Addison Wesley
Windows XP Textbook: Standard Edition / Edition 1

Windows XP Textbook: Standard Edition / Edition 1

by Stewart Venit


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ISBN-13: 9781576761045
Publisher: Addison Wesley
Publication date: 07/28/2002
Pages: 550
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Personal Computers
Software, Operating Systems, and Windows
A Brief History of Personal Computers

Chapter 1–The Basics of Using Windows XP
1.1 The Windows XP Desktop
1.2 Windows Within Windows
1.3 Conversing with Dialog Boxes
1.4 The Start Menu; Shutting Down Windows XP
1.5 Obtaining On-Screen Help

Chapter 2–Customizing the Windows XP Interface
2.1 Changing the Overall Look of Windows XP
2.2 Modifying the Taskbar and Start Menu
2.3 An Overview of Control Panel
2.4 Fine-Tuning the Keyboard and Mouse
2.5 Some Other Control Panel Options

Chapter 3–Working with Applications and Documents
3.1 Starting & Closing Applications
3.2 WordPad Basics; Working with Documents
3.3 More on Printers and Printing
3.4 Running Several Applications at Once
3.5 Object Linking and Embedding

Chapter 4–Managing Files and Folders
4.1 Files, Folders, and Drives
4.2 Features of a Folder Window
4.3 Selecting and Browsing Files and Folders
4.4 Moving and Copying Files and Folders
4.5 Other Operations on Files and Folders
4.6 Formatting and Copying Disks

Chapter 5–More on Files and Folders
5.1 Organizing Your Files and Folders
5.2 Searching for Files and Folders
5.3 Backing Up Your Hard Disk
5.4 File Types and Associations
5.5 Property Sheets for Files, Folders, and Shortcuts

Chapter 6–Windows and the Internet
6.1 An Overview of the Internet
6.2 An Introduction to Internet Explorer
6.3 Browsing the Internet
6.4 E-mail and Outlook Express
6.5 More on Internet Explorer andOutlook Express

Chapter 7–Windows Accessories
7.1 WordPad Revisited; Using Fonts
7.2 Additional Features of WordPad
7.3 An Introduction to Paint
7.4 Using Paint's Drawing Tools
7.5 Calculator & Notepad
7.6 Multimedia Utilities

Chapter 8–Troubleshooting Windows XP
8.1 An Overview of Troubleshooting
8.2 Some Troubleshooting Utilities
8.3 Dealing with Windows Startup Problems
8.4 Using the Windows Registry
8.5 Web-Based Troubleshooting Resources

Appendix A–Keyboard Shortcuts
Appendix B–Using DOS in Windows XP
Appendix C–Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises


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