Microsoft® Windows® XP Inside Out

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Microsoft Press, Nov 30, 2009 - 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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About the author (2009)

Ed Bott is an award-winning journalist known to millions of readers through two decades of writing for leading industry publications and more than 25 books on Microsoft Office and Windows, including "Windows 7 Inside Out" and "Microsoft Office Inside Out: 2013 Edition".

Carl Siechert specializes in writing and producing product documentation for the personal computer industry. Carl has coauthored dozens of books, including Windows 7 Inside Out, Microsoft Windows XP Networking and Security Inside Out, and several other popular titles.

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