Learning Ms Windows Xp Nasta

Learning Ms Windows Xp Nasta

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This total-immersion, quick-start, hands-on tutorial walks readers step by step, mouse-click by mouse-click, keystroke by keystroke through basic, intermediate, and advanced features of the Windows XP operating system (XP Professional, specifically). Well-illustrated with abundant screen-shots and spiral-bound for stay-flat convenience at the keyboard, it contains easy-to-read, appealingly formatted procedural explanations and step-by-step exercises in a multi-part Lesson format with each lesson rooted in a practical on the job scenario. An accompanying CD-ROM includes data files; typing tests with automatic scoring; keyboarding course; and computer literacy basics. KEY TOPICS: Getting Started with Windows XP. Organization. Use Windows Programs. More Windows Programs. Customize Windows XP. More Customization. System Maintenance. Digital Media and Workgroups. For anyone who wants to master the Windows XP operating system. "show more

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  • Paperback | 330 pages
  • 226.1 x 269.2 x 7.6mm | 748.44g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1585772763
  • 9781585772766

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Learning Microsoft(r) Windows XP(r) "through Applications & Exercises" Each lesson contains short exercises designed for using Windows XP in real-life business, school, and home settings. Exercises include key terms, concise notes, conceptual descriptions of Windows XP features, and hands-on mouse and keystroke procedures. Exercise Directions offer step-by-step instructions to put skills to work. Exercises suitable for both Windows XP Professional and Home editions. "From Beginner to ExpertThe Skills You Need in the Workplace" "Learning Windows XP" starts with Windows basics. You will become familiar with starting Windows and the Windows desktop environment. Then you will learn the essentials of making Windows work, including creating folders, files, starting programs, and using the many new features of Windows XP. In each exercise, you will develop and practice new skills, and then build on previous skills. By the book's end, you will be able to manage, use, and enjoy your computer with more ease, confidence, and security than ever before. You will also learn how Windows XP offers new levels of customizing the appearance and performance of your computer environment. Learn by Doing; Not Reading "Learning Windows XP" launches you into a setting that can take place in the home office, the school, and the workplace. Each exercise begins On the Job with a brief description of how you would use the features of that exercise in many Windows task settings. Each exercise ends with an exercise that simulates a school, workplace, or home office task in which you will apply newly learned skills that can be used again and again for using Windows XPas well as the many applications designed for it, such as Microsoft Office XP. We'll Teach You Getting Started with Windows Logging On Using the Mouse and Keyboard Shutting Down Start Menu Taskbar Organizing with Windows Storage Devices Folders Files Windows Explorer The Recycle Bin Using Programs Start Programs Switch between Programs Exit Programs Use and Locate Windows Accessory Programs Getting Help Search with Windows The Help and Support Center Customizing Windows XP Capture Desktop Pictures Control Panel Screen Savers Color Schemes and Themes Mouse and Keyboard Settings Folder Views Classic View Maintaining a Computer Add/Remove Programs Printing Resources Copying and Formatting Disks Restoring System Files Power Conservation Visual Effects Using Digital Media Play Music Burn CDs Play DVDs Internet Radio Viewing Picture Files Networking with Workgroups Manage User Accounts Setting Passwords Shared Access Remote Desktop/Assistance .".. and more " "show more