Synopses & Reviews
Produced by the award-winning maranGraphics Group, Maran Illustrated Guide to Windows XP - 101 is a valuable resource for all readers, especially those who are looking to further enhance their XP experience. Clear, step-by-step instructions walk you through each operation from beginning to end. Comprehensive topic introductions and useful tips provide additional information and advice to enhance your Windows XP experience and help meet your individual needs. Maran Illustrated Guide to Windows XP - 101 is packed with information for those who are familiar with Windows XP and are looking to get the most out of using the operating system. You will find this book an excellent guide to help you learn about cool tricks and hot tips, by way of the easy-to-use maranGraphics format.
Built on the Windows 2000 engine, Windows XP brings users the best of both worlds: all the reliability and stability of Windows 2000 and Windows NT, combined with all the digital media and entertainment capabilities of Windows Me and Windows 98 (www.microsoft.com). Windows XP offers richer communications, enhanced mobility, improved help and support, easy digital photo and video tools, and exciting music and entertainment options. New features include a snazzy, more user-friendly interface; enhanced start menu with visual cues and listing of most visited applications; My Pictures, a tool for organizing, viewing, and printing digital images; My Music, a digital music organizer that lets the user view his/her music catalog by artist, album, track number, or album cover; and Media Player 8, a combo DVD, video, and music player.
Provides adventurous Windows users with 100 useful and surprising techniques that can be performed in Windows XP. Organized into 10 chapters, with 10 tasks per chapter, readers will learn timesaving tips, secrets and productivity tricks to help take their knowledge of Windows XP beyond the basics.
You already know Windows XP basics. Now you' d like to go beyond, with shortcuts, tricks, and tips that let you work smarter and faster. And because you learn more easily when someone shows you how, this is the book for you. Inside, you' ll find clear, illustrated instructions for 100 tasks that reveal cool secrets, teach timesaving tricks, and explain great tips guaranteed to make you more productive with Windows XP.
About the Author
Ruth Maran is one of a select few North American authors who can claim over 10 million books in print. Ruth has written bestselling user guides in a number of different computer topic areas including Windows, Access and Mac OS X.
Table of Contents
1. Unleash Your Computer's Potential 2. Maximize the Power of Your Files and Folders 3. Add a Personal Touch to Your Computer 4. Boost Your Efficiency 5. Boost Your Computer's Fun Factor 6. Simple Solutions for Computer Problems 7. Smart Web Browsing 8. Tips and Tricks for E-mail, Instant Messages and Faxes