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Next to your keyboard and mouse, this could be your most important accessory. Just keep it next to your keyboard and your mouse and refer to it to capitalize on the terrific capabilities at your fingertips with Windows XP. Windows XP For Dummies Quick Reference Second Edition covers the latest updates to Windows XP, including enhanced security and changes to Internet Explorer. It starts with the basics for true beginners, goes through everyday stuff, and progresses to the Web, accessories, and the control panel. After a quick introduction to the desktop, My Documents, dialogue boxes, and other basic info, you’ll explore:
  • Customizing your desktop
  • Saving music with Windows Media Player
  • Browsing drives, folders and files
  • Dragging, dropping, cutting, and pasting
  • Playing music, videos and movies
  • Browsing with Internet Explorer
  • Sending and receiving e-mails
  • Using Windows Accessories

Written by Greg Harvey, author of Excel 2002 For Dummies and more than 50 other computer books, Windows XP For Dummies Quick Reference, 2nd Edition is so clear and concise it turns computer phobes into computer geeks with step-by-step guides to:

  • Using the Home Networking Wizard so two or more home computers can share a single Internet connection and other resources
  • Creating slideshows with your graphics files
  • Producing videos with Windows Movie Maker accessory program
  • Downloading Microsoft Reader free and then downloading eBooks (many are free) and saving them in My Library
  • Using the link to the Photo Printing Wizard to format and print your digital photos
  • Using Windows Media Player to play audio, video, and animation files you’ve saved, play Internet radio stations, view trailers for upcoming movies, and play MP3 audio files you’ve downloaded

Complete with a glossary and index, Windows XP For Dummies Quick Reference doesn’t delve into the technology and terminology: it sticks to exploring the things Windows XP lets you do and describing how to!

Synopsis:

  • The easy-to-navigate format provides fast answers to frequently asked questions
  • Windows XP For Dummies Quick Reference is the bestselling Windows book under $15, and this newest edition helps readers save time and energy by providing answers to frequently asked questions in a quick and easy-to-navigate format
  • Bestselling author Greg Harvey offers updated information on the latest version of the Windows Media Player and Movie Maker 2, changes to Internet Explorer, and new security enhancements in SP2
  • Includes information on navigating the desktop; launching, adding, and removing programs; creating files; copying and deleting files and folders; creating shortcuts; connecting to the Internet; searching the Web; sending and receiving e-mail; plus more

  • Synopsis:

    Covers the latest Windows XP updates including Service Pack 2

    Windows XP essentials at your fingertips!

    If you like your answers quick and your information up-to-date, look no further. With this concise, superbly organized reference, you'll get the latest information on Windows XP, including the hot new updates in Service Pack 2. From navigating the desktop, launching programs, and creating files to the new firewall, wireless user interface, and Windows Movie Maker 2, find what you need in a hurry!

    Synopsis:

    The bestselling Windows book under $15, this newest edition helps readers save time and energy by providing answers to frequently asked questions in a quick and easy-to-navigate format.

    Synopsis:

    Covers the latest Windows XP updates including Service Pack 2

    Windows XP essentials at your fingertips!

    If you like your answers quick and your information up-to-date, look no further. With this concise, superbly organized reference, you'll get the latest information on Windows XP, including the hot new updates in Service Pack 2. From navigating the desktop, launching programs, and creating files to the new firewall, wireless user interface, and Windows Movie Maker 2, find what you need in a hurry!

    About the Author

    Greg Harvey, the author of more than 50 computer books, has had a long career of teaching business people the use of IBM PC, Windows, and Macintosh software application programs. From 1983 to 1988, he conducted hands-on computer software training for corporate business users with a variety of training companies (including his own, PC Teach). From 1988 to 1992, he taught university classes in Lotus 1-2-3 and Introduction to Database Management Technology (using dBASE) in the Department of Information Systems at Golden Gate University in San Francisco.

    In mid-1993, Greg started a new multimedia publishing venture, Mind over Media, Inc. As a multimedia developer and computer book author, he hopes to enliven his future online computer books by making them into true interactive learning experiences that will vastly enrich and improve the training of users of all skill levels.

    Table of Contents

    Windows XP.

    Part I: Doing Everyday Stuff.

    Part II: Windows and the Web.

    Part III: Windows Accessories.

    Part IV: The Windows Control Panel.

    Glossary: Techie Talk.

    Index.

    Product Details

    ISBN:
    9780764574641
    Author:
    Harvey, Greg
    Publisher:
    For Dummies
    Author:
    Greg Harvey, PhD
    Author:
    Harvey, Greg Phd
    Subject:
    Operating systems (computers)
    Subject:
    Programming - Systems Analysis & Design
    Subject:
    Operating Systems - Windows XP
    Subject:
    Operating Systems - NT
    Subject:
    Operating Systems / Microsoft Windows
    Subject:
    Operating Systems - General
    Copyright:
    Edition Number:
    2
    Edition Description:
    WebSite Associated w/Book
    Series:
    For Dummies: Quick Reference
    Publication Date:
    20070529
    Binding:
    TRADE PAPER
    Grade Level:
    General/trade
    Language:
    English
    Illustrations:
    Y
    Pages:
    237
    Dimensions:
    8.58x5.72x.52 in. .55 lbs.

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    "Synopsis" by ,
  • The easy-to-navigate format provides fast answers to frequently asked questions
  • Windows XP For Dummies Quick Reference is the bestselling Windows book under $15, and this newest edition helps readers save time and energy by providing answers to frequently asked questions in a quick and easy-to-navigate format
  • Bestselling author Greg Harvey offers updated information on the latest version of the Windows Media Player and Movie Maker 2, changes to Internet Explorer, and new security enhancements in SP2
  • Includes information on navigating the desktop; launching, adding, and removing programs; creating files; copying and deleting files and folders; creating shortcuts; connecting to the Internet; searching the Web; sending and receiving e-mail; plus more

  • "Synopsis" by , Covers the latest Windows XP updates including Service Pack 2

    Windows XP essentials at your fingertips!

    If you like your answers quick and your information up-to-date, look no further. With this concise, superbly organized reference, you'll get the latest information on Windows XP, including the hot new updates in Service Pack 2. From navigating the desktop, launching programs, and creating files to the new firewall, wireless user interface, and Windows Movie Maker 2, find what you need in a hurry!

    "Synopsis" by , The bestselling Windows book under $15, this newest edition helps readers save time and energy by providing answers to frequently asked questions in a quick and easy-to-navigate format.

    "Synopsis" by , Covers the latest Windows XP updates including Service Pack 2

    Windows XP essentials at your fingertips!

    If you like your answers quick and your information up-to-date, look no further. With this concise, superbly organized reference, you'll get the latest information on Windows XP, including the hot new updates in Service Pack 2. From navigating the desktop, launching programs, and creating files to the new firewall, wireless user interface, and Windows Movie Maker 2, find what you need in a hurry!

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