By David Pogue

Home windows XP powers hundreds of thousands of computers and is undoubtedly the main conventional working process on this planet at the present time. This rock strong working process bargains dozens of positive aspects for shoppers, plus robust purposes and built-in networking instruments all mixed into a chic interface. yet operating your approach via all of those good points and functions may be advanced. no matter if you utilize this software program at domestic or at paintings, occasionally you simply are looking to research the main ordinary gains, no longer each alternative and nuance. For a person attracted to zeroing in and studying simply the knowledge they want with no all of the complex jargon, home windows XP for Starters: The lacking guide presents simply the answer. writer David Pogue offers an available and masses wanted consultant together with his trademark humor and pleasant type. home windows XP for Starters: The lacking handbook presents transparent factors, with easy-to-follow, step by step directions, and lots of illustrations that make for a refreshingly easy method of XP. way over a skimpy creation yet less daunting than a weighty tech booklet, home windows XP For Starters: The lacking guide unveils effortless information and tips for profiting from the XP event. even if you are a first-time consumer who simply wishes the fundamentals, or an skilled consumer who easily wishes a short evaluate, our new home windows XP For Starters: The lacking handbook is designed from the floor as much as prevent time and convey what you want to understand. discover why this ebook is strictly what you would like.

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Hibernate, in other words, offers the speed and convenience of Stand By, with the safety of Turn Off. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION Turn Off Computer in the Start MenuCould someone explain why the Turn Off Computer command is in a menu called Start? " But you wouldn't be the first person to find it illogical to click Start when you want to stop. Microsoft probably should have named the button "Menu," saving all of us a lot of confusion. 6. Start All Programs For most people, the Start All Programs command is the most important function of the Start menu.

Once the menu is open, press the underlined letter key that corresponds to the menu command you want. Or press Esc to close the menu without doing anything. ) Pressing the Windows logo key (next to the Alt key on most recent keyboards) opens the Start menu and turns on its little underlines. Microsoft assumed, logically enough, that if you're enough of a keyboard lover to have opened the Start menu from the keyboard, you're probably going to want to use the keyboard to trigger the commands in the Start menu, too.

Start Search The humble Search command looks no more special than anything else on the Start menu. In Windows XP, however, it's a powerhouse that you'll probably use often. Using it, you can quickly find all kinds of computer-ish things: file and folder icons, computers on your network, Web sites, email addresses, and phone numbers. 1. 13), you'll have little need to use the Search function to locate your files. You'll always know where they are: right there in that folder. Every now and then, however, you won't remember where you filed something, or you'll download something from the Internet and not be able to find it again, or you'll install something and not know where to look for it.

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