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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Windows XP (Complete Idiot's Guides)by Paul Mcfedries
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Computer users can breathe easier when they open Windows XP.
Tossing technical jargon out the window, this newly revised edition of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Windows XP presents easy-to-understand, step-by-step methods of navigating the Windows XP operating system, providing lots of useful examples to illustrate the many uses of the system. Inside, readers will find:
Instructions on how to maintain and troubleshoot Windows XP, including a "10-Step" maintenance programand new information on how to perform simple "hacks"
Up-to-date coverage of Windows XP, including critical information on Service Pack 2
Extensive coverage of Windows XP's graphic programs, including working with images, obtaining pictures from a scanner and digital camera, using Media Player, and more
Special emphasis on Windows XP's Internet features such as Internet Explorer, Outlook Express, and security features built into XP
Become a Windows XPert in no time! You're no idiot, of course. You're computer literate, but it seems you need a Ph.D. in Geek Speak to read most books on Windows XP. Don't worry! You don't have to learn another language to understand "The Complete Idiot's Guide (R) to Windows XP." This is not a book for those who think the pocket protector is the height of fashion. Written for anyone who may be the proud yet bewildered new user of Windows XP, this "Complete Idiot's Guide" give you: @BULLET1=Advise to help you master the basics of navigating Windows XP. @BULLET2=Information on all the new Windows XP features, including the new interface and the latest versions of Internet Explorer and Outlook Express. @BULLET3=Ways to put Windows Media Player 8, the new digital media features, and other cool applications to work for you. @BULLET4=Excellent instruction on how to set up and maintain a network using Windows XP.
This completely updated and revised guide to the functions of Windows XP-Mircosoft's latest operating system designed to work seamlessly between a PC and the World Wide Web-offers more multimedia features...so users will be able to play movies, burn CDs, and edit videos and digital images with less effort than ever before.
About the Author
Paul McFedries is a writer who has worked with computers since 1975. He is the author of more than three dozen computer books that have sold over two million copies worldwide, including The Complete Idiot's Guide to Windows XP and The Complete Idiot's Guide to Creating a Web Page, Fifth Edition.
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