By David Pogue

Home windows XP is the most recent, most efficient, and best-looking model of the world's most generally used working procedure, combining the tremendous solid engine of home windows NT and 2000 with the user-friendliness of the home windows ninety eight and Me shopper types. In its first 12 months, XP turned the fastest-selling home windows OS ever. yet one significant failing is still unaddressed: XP seasoned comes and not using a unmarried web page of revealed directions. This fantastically written advisor fills the distance. Coauthored via David Pogue, big apple occasions know-how columnist and lacking Manuals writer, home windows XP professional: The lacking guide makes use of wit, technical perception, and scrupulous objectivity to mild the way in which for first-time and intermediate laptop lovers. The publication unearths which positive aspects paintings good and which do not, similar to the distant machine software program that allows humans to connect with the place of work from domestic, the encryption dossier procedure that protects delicate details, and the home windows Messenger that permits real-time textual content, voice and video communique. Contents include:Getting all started. The book's early chapters conceal utilizing menus, discovering misplaced records, decreasing window muddle, and taming the recent, multi-column commence menu. getting to know the community. detailed chapters assist you navigate the company community, dial in from the line, or even organize your individual small-office (peer-to-peer) community, step-by-step. realizing safety. consumer money owed, dossier encryption, and the NTFS dossier process retain your inner most records inner most, whereas nonetheless providing community entry to coworkers you specify. Flying the internet. This ebook demystifies Outlook show 6 for electronic mail, web Explorer 6 for internet shopping, and the hot home windows Messenger for voice, chat, and video conferencing.Windows XP professional: The lacking handbook isn't really for procedure directors or OS concept geeks; it is for the amateur or budding energy consumer who desires to grasp the laptop and get right down to paintings. but, an individual who makes use of XP professional (including hardcore techies) will locate this new approach a lot more uncomplicated -- and extra enjoyable -- to digest with this new lacking guide. this can be the crystal-clear, jargon-free publication that are meant to were within the field.

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However, it's technically possible for some scraps of your document to show up in the report. Microsoft collects these bug reports by the thousands. Its hope, of course, is that it will be able to spot patterns that help pinpoint the causes of these crashes. UP TO SPEED Windows XP: The Buzzword-Compliant Operating System You can't read an article about Windows XP without hearing certain technical buzzwords that were once exclusively the domain of computer engineers. Here's what they mean: Preemptive multitasking.

8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Running Pre-XP Programs Chapter 7. 1. 2. 3. Everything Else Chapter 8. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Windows Movie Maker 2 Chapter 9. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. User Accounts Part III: Windows Online Chapter 10. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Advanced Modem Settings Chapter 11. 1. 2. Windows Messenger Chapter 12. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Newsgroups Part IV: Plugging into Windows XP Chapter 13. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Faxing Chapter 14. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

10 The Registry Part V: Life on the Network Chapter 17. 9 NTFS Permissions: Protecting Your Stuff Chapter 18. 4 The Network Setup Wizard Chapter 19. 3 Five Ways Life Is Different on a Domain Chapter 20. 8 Offline Files Chapter 21. 4 Remote Desktop Part VI: Appendixes A. 2 Upgrade vs. 11 Ditching the Older Windows B. J. Zacker Publisher : O'Reilly Pub Date : January 2003 ISBN : 0-596-00348-X Pages : 656 This superbly written book isn't for system administrators or OS theory geeks; it's for the novice or budding power user who wants to master XP Pro and get down to work.

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