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Windows XP Textbook, Extended Edition

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ISBN-10: 1576760804

ISBN-13: 9781576760802

Edition: 2003

Authors: Stewart M. Venit

List price: $103.40
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This book is a complete overview ofnbsp; important concepts for working with Windows XP.nbsp;The extended edition includes topics such as word processing and graphics, maintaining your computer system, networking and communications, using DOS with Windows XP and troubleshooting.nbsp;This text was written for the novice user, but in such a way that those with more experience can easily skip over or quickly review the material with which they are familiar.
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Book details

List price: $103.40
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Addison Wesley
Publication date: 8/15/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 750
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.036
Language: English

Introduction
Personal Computers Software, Operating Systems, and Windows
A Brief History of Personal Computers
The Basics of Using Windows XP
The Windows XP Desktop
Windows Within Windows
Conversing with Dialog Boxes
The Start Menu; Shutting Down Windows XP
Obtaining On-Screen Help
Customizing the Windows XP Interface
Changing the Overall Look of Windows XP
Modifying the Taskbar and Start Menu
An Overview of Control Panel
Fine-Tuning the Keyboard and Mouse
Some Other Control Panel Options
Working with Applications and Documents
Starting & Closing Applications
WordPad Basics; Working with Documents
More on Printers and Printing
Running Several Applications at Once
Object Linking and Embedding
Managing Files and Folders
Files, Folders, and Drives
Features of a Folder Window
Selecting and Browsing Files and Folders
Moving and Copying Files and Folders
Other Operations on Files and Folders
Formatting and Copying Disks
More on Files and Folders
Organizing Your Files and Folders
Searching for Files and Folders
Backing Up Your Hard Disk
File Types and Associations
Property Sheets for Files, Folders, and Shortcuts
Windows and the Internet
An Overview of the Internet
An Introduction to Internet Explorer
Browsing the Internet
E-mail and Outlook Express
More on Internet Explorer and Outlook Express
Word Processing and Graphics in Windows XP
WordPad Revisited; Using Fonts
Formatting Text and Using Graphics
Additional Features of WordPad
Introduction to Paint
Using Paint's Drawing Tools
Additional Features of Paint
Additional Windows XP Accessories
Notepad
Calculator
Multimedia Utilities
Enhancing Accessibility
Other Accessories
Maintaining Your Computer System
Adding and Removing Software
Adding Hardware
Disk Maintenance Tools
System Information and Properties
Administrative Tools
Managing and Scheduling Tasks
Networking and Communications
An Introduction to Networking
Dial-Up Networking
HyperTerminal
Portable Computing
Using DOS with Windows XP
Running DOS Programs
Property Settings for DOS Programs
DOS Commands
Some Special Features of DOS
Troubleshooting Windows XP
An Overview of Troubleshooting
Some Troubleshooting Utilities
Dealing with Windows Startup Problems
Using the Windows Registry
Web-Based Troubleshooting
Resources
General Shortcut Keys
Answers to Odd numbered
Review Exercises
Index