Windows XP All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Oct 8, 2004 - Computers - 813 pages
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Windows is the number one operating system in the world.  There’s a lot to Windows XP, with office productivity applications, multimedia features, the Internet, and security upgrades. Now and then, you probably wish you could call Tech Support.

That’s when you’ll be grateful to have nine books about Windows XP in one — Windows XP All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies, Second Edition.  It replaces a whole shelf of reference books and covers

  • Windows XP basics
  • Customization
  • The Internet
  • Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Network
  • Hardware
  • Multimedia
  • Windows Media Center
  • Wired and wireless networks

Fully updated with the latest information on Microsoft’s improved security features, the newest on multimedia applications and Windows Media Center, and plenty of additional stuff to help you decide about broadband Internet connections, this edition of Windows XP All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies makes Windows XP manageable.   It helps you

  • Get started with Windows XP, search for files, use shortcuts, deal with common problems, and take advantage of built-in help
  • Customize your desktop, menus, icons, and startup programs
  • Protect your PC by using Windows Firewall, appropriate virus protection, and other security measures
  • Compare browsers, connect to the Internet, choose the right e-mail program, and manage newsgroups and chats
  • Work with digital images, download and play music, burn CDs, find out about digital camcorders, and create movies with Movie Maker
  • Decide whether a Media Center PC is right for you
  • Create a home network and troubleshoot any problems that come up

With thumbtabs that make it easy to find what you’re looking for and the famous For Dummies cheat sheet in the front, this book is designed to make life with Windows XP a lot easier, happier, safer, and a whole lot more fun.

  

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Contents

Book II Customizing Your Windows eXPerience
213
Book III Windows XP and the Internet
309
Book IV Adventures with Internet Explorer
379
Book V Connecting with Microsoft Network
435
Book IV Adding and Using Other Hardware
491
Book VII Joining the Multimedia Mix
573
Book VIII Windows Media Center
671
Book IX Setting Up a Network with Windows XP
701
Index
761
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About the author (2004)

Woody Leonhard is the author of Windows XP Timesaving Techniques For Dummies. He's won more Computer Press Awards than any other writer, and his newsletters reach 500,000 subscribers.

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