By Woody Leonhard

Home windows is the #1 working procedure within the world.  There’s much to home windows XP, with place of work productiveness purposes, multimedia gains, the net, and protection enhancements. every now and then, you possibly want you'll name Tech help.

That’s whilst you’ll be thankful to have 9 books approximately home windows XP in a single — Windows XP All-in-One table Reference For Dummies, moment Edition.  It replaces a complete shelf of reference books and covers

  • Windows XP fundamentals
  • Customization
  • The web
  • Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft community
  • Hardware
  • Multimedia
  • Windows Media Center
  • Wired and instant networks

totally up to date with the newest info on Microsoft’s more suitable security measures, the most recent on multimedia functions and Windows Media Center, and many extra stuff that will help you come to a decision approximately broadband web connections, this version of Windows XP All-in-One table Reference For Dummies makes home windows XP manageable.   It is helping you

  • Get began with home windows XP, look for records, use shortcuts, care for universal difficulties, and make the most of integrated aid
  • Customize your computing device, menus, icons, and startup courses
  • Protect your notebook through the use of home windows Firewall, acceptable virus safety, and different safety features
  • Compare browsers, connect with the net, pick out the perfect email application, and deal with newsgroups and chats
  • Work with electronic pictures, obtain and play song, burn CDs, learn about electronic camcorders, and create videos with motion picture Maker
  • Decide even if a Media middle workstation is true for you
  • Create a house community and troubleshoot any difficulties that arise

With thumbtabs that make it effortless to discover what you’re searching for and the recognized For Dummies cheat sheet within the entrance, this booklet is designed to make existence with home windows XP much more straightforward, happier, more secure, and a complete lot extra fun.

Show description

Read Online or Download Windows XP All-in-One Desk Reference for Dummies PDF

Similar windows desktop books

Windows Server 2012 Unified Remote Access Planning and Deployment

Notice how one can seamlessly plan and installation distant entry with home windows Server 2012's successor to DirectAccess review the basic administrator's significant other for the successor to DirectAccess. familiarize yourself with configuring, allowing and deploying Unified distant entry. a brief begin consultant to have you ever up and operating with home windows Server 2012 URA very quickly.

How to cheat at Microsoft Vista administration

The proper Reference for the Multitasked SysAdminThe Microsoft home windows Vista working method deals numerous adjustments and enhancements over its predecessors. It not just brings a brand new and redesigned interface, but in addition improves on many administrative utilities and administration consoles. It additionally complements the system’s reliability, functionality, and problem-solving instruments.

Mastering Microsoft® Windows® 7 Administration

A finished advisor for IT directors deploying home windows 7 utilizing a task-focused strategy and transparent, no-nonsense directions, this ebook gives you all of the details you will want to installation and deal with home windows 7 successfully and securely. the way to set up, configure, run, and troubleshoot home windows 7; discover complex networking, safety, and different complicated subject matters.

The How-To Geek Guide to Windows 8

Examine every thing approximately home windows eight the simple WayThe How-To Geek advisor to home windows eight is the ebook that is effortless adequate for anyone to appreciate, yet covers every thing in such aspect that severe geeks will locate it valuable besides. Microsoft has thoroughly remodeled the appear and feel of its home windows working process, and you are going to want a consultant that can assist you comprehend what is new, diverse, and the way you could tweak home windows eight for what you wish.

Additional info for Windows XP All-in-One Desk Reference for Dummies

Sample text

Ignore the salesperson. If you want to improve Windows XP performance, your money should go to more memory (see next) or a fast Internet connection. ✦ Memory chips and places to put them: Memory is measured in MB (megabytes). Windows XP runs on a machine with 64MB — I’ve done it — but you usually want 256MB or more. Most computers allow you to add more memory to them, and boosting your computer’s memory to 512MB from 256MB makes it much snappier, especially if you run memory hogs such as Office, PageMaker, or Photoshop.

Bill Gates figured, all the way back in 1988, that DOS would never be able to support an advanced version of Windows, so he hired a guy named Dave Cutler to build a new version of Windows from scratch. At the time, Dave led the team that built the VMS operating system for Digital Equipment Corp’s DEC computers. 1) greeted the market with a thud. It was awfully persnickety about the kinds of hardware it would support, and it didn’t play games worth squat. NT and the “old” Windows For the next eight years, two entirely different lineages of Windows co-existed.

Windows comes with lots of ’em. They guide you through complex procedures, moving one step at a time. Typically, wizards have three buttons on the bottom of each screen: Back, Next (or Finish), and Cancel (see Figure 1-1). Wizards remember what you’ve chosen as you go from step to step, making it easy to experiment a bit, change your mind, back up, and try a different setting, without getting all the check boxes confused. That should cover about 90 percent of the buzzwords you hear in common parlance.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.36 of 5 – based on 40 votes