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Windows XP Power Hound Teach Yourself New Tricks

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ISBN-10: 0596006195

ISBN-13: 9780596006198

Edition: 2004

Authors: Preston Gralla

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Windows XP can be a great tool, but it is all too easy to trip over Windows XP's annoying traits more often than you leverage its productivity. Windows XP power-users troll online resources, documentation, and the expertise (or lucky finds) of friends for valuable tips and tricks--a keyboard shortcut here, an undocumented double-click there--to eliminate annoyances, save time, and take control of their Windows XP. But what if there was an easier way? This new book presents literally hundreds of problems and solutions, amazing power tips, cool tricks, and clever workarounds in one clearly organized, easy to use, and portable resource. Truly insightful and amusing, "Windows XP Power Hound…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/10/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Preston Gralla is the author of more than 40 books that have been translated into 20 languages, including Galaxy S 5 The Missing Manual, Windows 8 Hacks, NOOK HD: The Missing Manual, Galaxy Tab: The Missing Manual, The Big Book of Windows Hacks, How the Internet Works, and How Wireless Works. He is a contributing editor to Computerworld, a blogger for ITWorld, and was a founding editor and then editorial director of PC/Computing, executive editor for CNet/ZDNet, and the founding managing editor of PC Week.He has written about technology for many national newspapers and magazines, including USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Dallas Morning News (for whom he wrote a technology column), PC World,…    

The Missing Credits
Getting Started
Startup and Shutdown
Controlling Your Monitor and Sounds
Individual Windows Tricks
User Accounts and Logons
The Desktop and Interface
Desktop Makeover
The Start Menu
The Taskbar
The Control Panel
Icons and Themes
Windows Explorer and Searching
The Windows Explorer Interface
Working with Files and Folders
Compressing Files and Folders
Searching Your Computer
Built-In Utilities
Better Backups
Notepad and Clipboard
Other Built-In Utilities
Microsoft Office
General Office Advice
Microsoft Word
The Internet
Internet Speed Tricks
Pop-Ups and Cookies
Online Safety You May Not Have Considered
Evaluating and Troubleshooting
Windows Messenger
Other Instant Messengers
Web Browsers
Smarter Surfing
Searching the Web from Internet Explorer
Managing Your Favorites
Cache Flow
Customizing Internet Explorer
Alternative Browsers
Sending and Receiving Email
Slamming Spam
Organizing and Handling Mail
Getting Email to Play Nicely with Windows
Outlook-Only Tips
Just for Outlook Express
Beyond Outlook: Other Email Software
Wireless Networking
Home Networking
Troubleshooting Network Problems
Hardware Troubleshooting
Laptop Tricks
Printers and Printing
Of Mice and Keyboards
System Speedups
Managing Your Memory
Processor Tricks
Securing Your System
Encryption for Windows XP Pro
Crash Recovery
Windows Media Player
Listening to Music
Recording, Mixing, and Copying Music
Keyboard Shortcuts
The Registry
Windows XP Keyboard Shortcuts