GO! with Microsoft Windows XP

GO! with Microsoft Windows XP : Comprehensive

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  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 218.4 x 274.3 x 17.8mm | 861.84g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0131330780
  • 9780131330788

Table of contents

PrefaceChapter 1 Getting Started with Windows XPChapter 2 Creating and Storing FilesChapter 3 Working with the File Management ProgramChapter 4 Customize Windows XPChapter 5 Windows XP and the InternetChapter 6 Searching for InformationAppendix A Maintaining Windows XPGlossaryIndexshow more

About Suzanne Weixel

About Suzanne WeixelSuzanne Weixel is a writer and editor who specializes in the technologyindustry. Her first experience with computers was in 1974 when she learnedto play football on the Dartmouth time-sharing terminal her brother hadinstalled in their home. Later, she graduated from Dartmouth College in 1981with a degree in Art History.In 1984, after a series of jobs that included stints in the advertisingdepartment at Inc. Magazine, and as the Quality Assurance Coordinatorat International Training Systems, a now-defunct developer of interactiveeducational training courseware, she wound up in the advertising departmentof ComputerWorld Newspaper. The following year she moved to theeditorial department as the New Products Editor. In 1988, Suzanne leftComputerWorld to become a full-time freelance writer and editor. Since then,she has written, co-written, or edited more than 40 books, including thePower User's Guide to Windows 95, Learning Microsoft Word 2003, LearningMicrosoft Office 2003, Learning Macromedia Flash 5, and Learning MicrosoftWindows XP.Suzanne currently lives in Marlborough, Massachusetts, with herhusband, Rick. They have two sons, Nathaniel and Evan, and a dog, aSamoyed named Cirrus. For fun, she walks, works in the yard, hangs out withher family, and watches television. She is a lifelong fan of the New EnglandPatriots and the Boston Red Sox and attends as many games as possible. Shehas been known to ski and ride a bicycle, on occasion. About John Preston, Sally Preston, and Robert L. FerrettJohn Preston is an Associate Professor at Eastern Michigan University in theCollege of Technology, where he teaches microcomputer application coursesat the undergraduate and graduate levels. He has been teaching, writing, anddesigning computer training courses since the advent of PCs and hasauthored and co-authored over 70 books on Microsoft Word, Excel, Access,and PowerPoint. He is a series editor for the Learn 97, Learn 2000, and LearnXP books. Two books on Microsoft Access that he co-authored with RobertFerrett have been translated into Greek and Chinese. He has received grantsfrom the Detroit Edison Institute and the Department of Energy to developWeb sites for energy education and alternative fuels. He has also developedone of the first Internet-based microcomputer applications courses at anaccredited university. He has a BS from the University of Michigan in Physics,Mathematics, and Education and an MS from Eastern Michigan University inPhysics Education. His doctoral studies were in Instructional Technology atWayne State University.Sally Preston is president of Preston & Associates, which provides softwareconsulting and training. She currently teaches computing in a variety ofsettings, which gives her ample opportunity to observe how people learn, whatworks best, and what challenges are present when learning a new softwareprogram. This diverse experience provides a complementary set of skills andknowledge that blends into her writing. Prior to writing for the GO! Series,Sally was a co-author on the Learn series since its inception and has authoredbooks for the Essentials and Microsoft Office User Specialist (MOUS) Essentialsseries. Sally has an MBA from Eastern Michigan University. When away fromher computer, she is often found planting flowers in her garden.Robert L. Ferrett recently retired as the director of the Center forInstructional Computing at Eastern Michigan University, where he providedcomputer training and support to faculty. He has authored or co-authoredmore than 70 books on Access, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, WordPerfect,and Word and was the editor of the 1994 ACM SIGUCCS ConferenceProceedings. Before writing for the GO! Series, Bob was a series editor for theLearn 97, Learn 2000, and Learn XP books. He has a BA in Psychology, an MSin Geography, and an MS in Interdisciplinary Technology from EasternMichigan University. His doctoral studies were in Instructional Technology atWayne State University. For fun, Bob teaches a four-week Computers andGenealogy class and has written genealogy and local history books. About Shelley GaskinShelley Gaskin, Series Editor, is a professor of business and computer technologyat Pasadena City College in Pasadena, California. She holds a master'sdegree in business education from Northern Illinois University and a doctoratein adult and community education from Ball State University. Dr. Gaskinhas 15 years of experience in the computer industry with several Fortune 500companies and has developed and written training materials for custom systemsapplications in both the public and private sector. She is also the authorof books on Microsoft Outlook and word processing.show more