Windows XP for Dummies

Windows XP for Dummies

Quick Reference

Book - 2001
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XP (short for experience) is a powerful version of Microsoft Windows. Whether you use Windows XP Home or Windows XP Professional, you'll get colorful graphics and pumped up computing capability. With Windows XP For Dummies Quick Reference at your side, you'll be a Windows wonder in no time.

This handy guide is right for you if

  • You just got a new computer with Windows XP preinstalled and don't know what to do with it
  • Your computer crashes a lot when using an older version of Windows (it may be time to upgrade)
  • You already use Windows XP and want to know more about its advanced features
  • You want quick, accessible answers to questions about Windows XP

Windows XP offers exciting improvements over earlier versions; new features include remote assistance, CD-burning capability, a built-in firewall, and multiple-user accounts. Figuring out how to work all those cool, new features is easy with Windows XP For Dummies Quick Reference. Here's a sampling of the easy-to-access information that you'll find in this guide:

  • Customizing your Windows desktop
  • Saving music with Windows media Player
  • Troubleshooting annoying XP problems
  • Using the Task Manager like a pro
  • Browsing the Web
  • Mastering Windows basics such as renaming or deleting files and folders
  • Controlling desktop icons, adding and removing software and printers
  • Creating sound files
  • Using Windows Update to get the latest XP updates and bug fixes from Microsoft

Author Greg Harvey has written numerous technical books, including the best-selling Excel 2003 For Dummies and Microsoft Windows XP Millennium Edition For Dummies Quick Reference.

Baker & Taylor
A handy alphabetical reference guide to Windows XP provides fast, clear, and concise information for using the new Windows operating system, from the general use of menus and creating files and folders to running Internet applications, setting up an active desktop, utilizing accessories, and using video conferencing features. Original. (Beginner)

Publisher: New York, NY : Hungry Minds, c2001
ISBN: 9780764508974
Characteristics: xiv, 22, 202 p. : ill ; 22 cm


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