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Windows XP in a Nutshell A Desktop Quick Reference

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ISBN-10: 0596009003

ISBN-13: 9780596009007

Edition: 2nd 2005

Authors: Richard Cobbett, David A. Karp, Troy Mott, Tim O'Reilly

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"Windows XP in a Nutshell, Second Edition documents everything there is to know about the world's most widely used operating system. Updated to include information on Service Pack 2 (SP2), this compact guide is the ultimate resource for IT professionals and Windows XP power users everywhere. Written in O'Reilly's time-tested in a Nutshell format, "Windows XP in a Nutshell, Second Edition cuts through the hype and delivers practical details in a no-nonsense manner. At the heart of the book is an invaluable 200-plus-page section titled Windows XP Application and Tools. In it, readers will find: A list of available commands and utilities, including Start Menu accessories, command prompt…    
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Book details

List price: $44.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/10/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 686
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Preface
The Big Picture
The Lay of the Land The Big Picture What's New in Windows XP Windows XP Home and Professional Editions Windows Update Windows Service Packs
Using Windows XP The Desktop Point-and-Click Operations Starting Up Applications Styles and Consequences of Styles Windows and Menus Keyboard Accelerators Common Controls Files, Folders, and Disks The Command Line Online Help Shutting Down
Alphabetical Reference
The User Interface
Windows XP Applications and Tools Using the Command Prompt Alphabetical Reference to Windows Components
Task and Setting Index
The Command Prompt Using the Command Line Command Prompt Choices Wildcards, Pipes, and Redirection Alphabetical Reference to DOS Commands MS-DOS Batch Files
Advanced Topics
Networking Networking Terminology General Procedures
The Registry What's in the Registry Adding and Deleting Registry Keys and Values Organization of the Registry Hives Backing Up the Registry Exporting and Importing Registry Data with Patches Ten Cool Things You Can Do in Your Registry
The Windows Script Host What Is WSH? Additional Resources Executing Scripts Creating a Script VBScript Object Model Wscript Object Shell Object Registry Routines Shortcuts Popup Network Object Network Printer-Related Functions FileSystem Object TextStream Object Object Browser Database Example Messaging
Appendixes
Keyboard Equivalents for Symbols and International Characters
Index