Windows XP All-in-one Desk Reference for Dummies

Windows XP All-in-one Desk Reference for Dummies

by WoodyLeonhard (Author)


Windows XP is one of the more sophisticated computer programs ever made. It cost more money to develop and took more people to build than any computer program. For many people, Windows XP rates as the first must--have version of Windows ever -- which is not to say the software's absolutely "intuitive" or "seamless" or "user friendly" or (fill in most often--observed marketing jargon). Windows XP All--in--One Desk Reference For Dummies not only takes you through the introductory material and stuff any computer newbie can comprehend, but also ventures into more advanced areas, where you can really put Windows to work every day. Without dwelling on technical mumbo--jumbo and baffling jargon, this nine--books--in--one reference tackles the tough problems you're likely to encounter, shows you the major road signs, and gives you lots of help with Personalizing your Desktop Organizing your Windows XP interface Connecting to the Internet Finding and installing the hardware you want Joining the multimedia mix Building your network In the majority of cases, Windows XP works far more reliably than any other version of Windows. One of the main reasons why: Windows XP successfully protects itself from programs that try to overwrite its crucial files. Windows XP All--in--One Desk Reference For Dummies shares insight into protecting your network and your privacy, and delivers invaluable information on Upgrading from your current version of Windows Befriending the Help and Support Center Using sneaky key commands Differentiating between XP/Pro and XP/Home Getting started with Outlook Express Finding your way around the Internet Explorer window Acquiring and installing AOL in Windows XP Sending and receiving e--mail with MSN Explorer Discovering digital cameras and video devices With a couple dozen computer books under his belt, six Computer Press Association awards, and a handful of fiercely independent electronic newsletters covering Microsoft products, this All--in--One's author lays it all out in simple, sensible, often funny terms: Your Windows of opportunity is wide open for a stress--less computing experience.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 768
Edition: illustrated edition
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Published: 01 Dec 2001

ISBN 10: 0764515489
ISBN 13: 9780764515484

Author Bio
Woody Leonhard is the winner of an unprecedented eight Computer Press Association awards. He publishes Woody's Windows Watch and other e--newsletters, writes regularly for PC Computing and Ziff Davis Smart Business, and is the author of 24 acclaimed books.