Getting Started With Windows XP

Getting Started With Windows XP

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This manual gives the “when and why” of performing tasks in Windows XP and provides users with new integrated, real-world practice exercises. Three levels of chapter-ending exercises offer plenty of opportunity for review and reinforcement. Chapter topics include an overview and welcome to Windows XP, the desktop, moving and sizing a window, anatomy of a window, pull-down menus, dialog boxes, help and support center, files and folders, connecting to the Internet, Windows Explorer, the control panel, shortcuts, the search companion, Windows media player, digital photography, and Windows Messenger. For anyone learning operating systems using Microsoft Windows XP.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 72 pages
  • 211.8 x 274.8 x 3.8mm | 213.19g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0130463825
  • 9780130463821

Table of contents


Welcome to Windows XP.

The Desktop.

Moving and Sizing a Window. Anatomy of a Window. Pull-down Menus. Dialog Boxes.

Help and Support Center.

Hands-on Exercise 1: Welcome to Windows XP.

Files and Folders.

Exploring Office Practice Files.

Connecting to the Internet.

Hands-on Exercise 2: Download the Practice Files.

Windows Explorer.

Personal Folders. Moving and Copying a File. Deleting a File. Backup.

Hands-on Exercise 3: Windows Explorer.

Improving Productivity.

The Control Panel. Shortcuts. The Search Companion.

Hands-on Exercise 4: Improving Productivity.

Fun with Windows XP.

Windows Media Player. Digital Photography. Windows Messenger..

Hands-on Exercise 5: Fun with Windows XP.


Key Words and Concepts.

Practice with Windows XP.

On Your Own.
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