Microsoft Windows XP Inside Out

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Microsoft Press, 2004 - Computers - 1301 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

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Ed Bott is an award-winning journalist and one of the most recognized voices in the computing world. He's been writing about Microsoft® Windows® 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®-related books, including the popular Windows Vista® 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® Inside Out, Deluxe Edition and Microsoft® Office Excel® 2007 Inside Out.

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