Microsoft® Windows® XP Inside Out, Second Edition

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Microsoft Press, Nov 3, 2004 - Computers - 1344 pages
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Hey, you know your way around a desktop—so now dig into Windows XP and really put your PC to work! Fully revised for Windows XP Service Pack 2 and other recent updates, this supremely organized reference now packs even more timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and handy workarounds in concise, fast-answer format. It’s all muscle and no fluff. Discover the best and fastest ways to perform everyday tasks, and challenge yourself to new levels of Windows mastery!

  • Build on what you already know about Windows and quickly dive into what’s new
  • NEW—Master security essentials, including updates from Windows XP Service Pack 2
  • Set up your own network; manage shared folders and printers
  • NEW—Produce your own music CDs and create movies with special effects
  • Learn security tactics for Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Manage browser add-ons and help block pop-ups
  • Employ smart startup and shutdown options
  • Get expert tips for editing—and monitoring—the Registry
  • Automate routine tasks with scripts and batch programs
  • Tune, tweak, and troubleshoot your system

Covers Windows XP Service Pack 2

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Contents

Setup and Startup
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Chapter
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Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Ed Bott is an award-winning journalist and one of the most recognized voices in the computing world. He's been writing about Microsoft(R) Windows(R) and Office for two decades and is the author of more than two dozen books.

Carl Siechert specializes in implementing and documenting operating system technologies. He has coauthored several Windows(R)-related books, including the popular Windows Vista(R) Inside Out, Deluxe Edition, with Ed Bott and Craig Stinson.

Craig Stinson is a journalist and author. He has written or coauthored more than 20 books including Windows Vista(R) Inside Out, Deluxe Edition and Microsoft(R) Office Excel(R) 2007 Inside Out.

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