Windows XP All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies, 2nd Edition

Author:   Woody Leonhard (Phuket Island, Thailand)
Publisher:   John Wiley & Sons Inc
Edition:   2nd Revised edition
ISBN:  

9780764574634


Pages:   816
Publication Date:   08 October 2004
Format:   Paperback
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Windows is the number one operating system in the world. There?s a lot to Windows XP, with office productivity applications, multimedia features, the Internet, and security upgrades. Now and then, you probably wish you could call Tech Support. That?s when you?ll be grateful to have nine books about Windows XP in one ? Windows XP All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies, Second Edition. It replaces a whole shelf of reference books and covers Windows XP basics Customization The Internet Internet Explorer Microsoft Network Hardware Multimedia Windows Media Center Wired and wireless networks Fully updated with the latest information on Microsoft?s improved security features, the newest on multimedia applications and Windows Media Center, and plenty of additional stuff to help you decide about broadband Internet connections, this edition of Windows XP All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies makes Windows XP manageable. It helps you Get started with Windows XP, search for files, use shortcuts, deal with common problems, and take advantage of built-in help Customize your desktop, menus, icons, and startup programs Protect your PC by using Windows Firewall, appropriate virus protection, and other security measures Compare browsers, connect to the Internet, choose the right e-mail program, and manage newsgroups and chats Work with digital images, download and play music, burn CDs, find out about digital camcorders, and create movies with Movie Maker Decide whether a Media Center PC is right for you Create a home network and troubleshoot any problems that come up With thumbtabs that make it easy to find what you?re looking for and the famous For Dummies cheat sheet in the front, this book is designed to make life with Windows XP a lot easier, happier, safer, and a whole lot more fun.

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Author:   Woody Leonhard (Phuket Island, Thailand)
Publisher:   John Wiley & Sons Inc
Imprint:   Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
Edition:   2nd Revised edition
Dimensions:   Width: 18.80cm , Height: 4.30cm , Length: 23.40cm
Weight:   0.001kg
ISBN:  

9780764574634


ISBN 10:   0764574639
Pages:   816
Publication Date:   08 October 2004
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Out of Print
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
Limited stock is available. It will be ordered for you and shipped pending supplier's limited stock.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1 Book I: A Windows XP Overview 7 Chapter 1: Introducing Windows XP 9 Chapter 2: A Windows XP Orientation 41 Chapter 3: Running Windows from Start to Finish 63 Chapter 4: Getting Help with Windows XP 103 Chapter 5: Searching Your Machine and Beyond 123 Chapter 6: Getting the Basic Stuff Done 145 Chapter 7: Maintaining Your System 177 Chapter 8: Focusing on Windows XP/Professional 201 Book II: Customizing Your Windows eXPerience 213 Chapter 1: Personalizing Your Desktop 215 Chapter 2: Organizing Your Windows XP Interface 239 Chapter 3: Lock Down: Spies, Spams, Scams, and Slams 255 Chapter 4: Security Center: Windows Firewall 277 Chapter 5: Security Center: Automatic Updates 289 Chapter 6: Security Center: Virus Protection 297 Book III: Windows XP and the Internet 309 Chapter 1: Expanding Your Reach through the Internet 311 Chapter 2: Connecting to the Internet 329 Chapter 3: Managing E-Mail and Newsgroups with Outlook Express 345 Chapter 4: Chatting with Windows Messenger 367 Book IV: Adventures with Internet Explorer 379 Chapter 1: Finding Your Way around the Internet Explorer Window 381 Chapter 2: Advanced Browsing and Searching with Internet Explorer 397 Chapter 3: Making Internet Explorer Your Own 415 Book V: Connecting with Microsoft Network 435 Chapter 1: MSN: Who Needs Ya, Baby? 437 Chapter 2: MSN Explorer 445 Chapter 3: Taking MSN Explorer for a Spin 457 Chapter 4: Hotmail (a.k.a. MSN E-Mail) 467 Chapter 5: MSN Messenger 479 Book VI: Adding and Using Other Hardware 491 Chapter 1: Finding and Installing the Hardware You Want 493 Chapter 2: Working with Printers 535 Chapter 3: Getting the Scoop on Scanners 559 Book VII: Joining the Multimedia Mix 573 Chapter 1: Jammin? with Windows Media Player 575 Chapter 2: Lights! Action! Windows Movie Maker 619 Chapter 3: Discovering Digital Cameras and Recorders 643 Book VIII: Windows Media Center 671 Chapter 1: Windows Media Center: Should You Buy One? 673 Chapter 2: Setting Up a Media Center PC 679 Chapter 3: Running Windows Media Center 691 Book IX: Setting Up a Network with Windows XP 701 Chapter 1: Those Pesky Network Things You Have to Know 703 Chapter 2: Building Your Network 715 Chapter 3: Putting the Why in Wi-Fi 737 Chapter 4: Protecting Your Privacy 749 Index 761

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Woody Leonhard is the author of Windows XP Timesaving Techniques For Dummies. He's won more Computer Press Awards than any other writer, and his newsletters reach 500,000 subscribers.

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