Windows XP All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 24, 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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User Review  - thechawk -

I found this to be an excellent desk reference for my usage of the computer. It is helping me to learn how to do alot of troubleshooting on my own rather than call a rep. or someone else for help ... Read full review

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Can't do with out it; now I need Windows 10. Read full review


Book II Customizing Your Windows eXPerience
Book III Windows XP and the Internet
Book IV Adventures with Internet Explorer
Book V Connecting with Microsoft Network
Book IV Adding and Using Other Hardware
Book VII Joining the Multimedia Mix
Book VIII Windows Media Center
Book IX Setting Up a Network with Windows XP

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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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