Windows XP Just the Steps For Dummies

Windows XP Just the Steps For Dummies

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The perfect combination of concise instructions and results--oriented visual elements provides readers with a fast and easy understanding of Windows XP essentials Simple, easy--to--follow instructions walk readers through basic Windows XP tasks Covers such topics as navigating the desktop, creating files, copying and deleting files and folders, connecting to the Internet, searching the Web, using e--mail, and much more Minimal front matter, a bargain price, and the clear two--column design come together to make a unique, indispensable resource Covers the latest Service Pack 2 release from Microsoft
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  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 184 x 232 x 18mm | 539.78g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764574809
  • 9780764574801
  • 837,674

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Simple steps......for great resultsView Images in Windows Picture and Fax Viewer1. Locate an image file on your hard drive, network, or storage media by using Windows Explorer. (Choose Start-All Programs-Accessories-Windows Explorer.)2. Right-click the filename or icon, choose Open With-Windows Picture and Fax Viewer, and see your image in the window shown in Figure 3-8.You can easily view several images as a slide show. Simply select and open a group of images. Then click the Start Slide Show icon (or press F11) to begin a full-screen slide show of images.3. You can click any of the tools at the bottom including the Rotate Clockwise and Rotate Counterclockwise icons, which spin the image 90 degrees at a time (see Figure 3-9).Get Ready ToCustomize the Windows desktopWork with files and foldersTroubleshoot software problemsMake Windows more secureGet on the InternetSet up new hardware
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About Nancy Stevenson

Nancy Stevenson: She is the author of over 40 books on topics ranging from project management to desktop applications and the Internet. She has taught technical writing at the university level, and worked for several years as a manager in both the software and publishing industries. She is currently a freelance writer living in the Pacific Northwest.
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Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Working in Windows XP. Chapter 1: Controlling Applications under Windows. Chapter 2: Working with Files and Folders. Chapter 3: Using Built-In Windows Applications. Part II: Getting on the Internet. Chapter 4: Accessing the Internet. Chapter 5: Browsing the Web with Internet Explorer. Chapter 6: Exchanging E-Mail with Outlook Express. Part III: Setting Up Hardware and Maintaining Your System. Chapter 7: Setting Up New Hardware. Chapter 8: Maintaining and Protecting Windows. Part IV: Customizing Windows. Chapter 9: Customizing the Windows Desktop. Chapter 10: Customizing Windows Behavior. Chapter 11: Making Windows Secure. Chapter 12: Extending Windows XP Functionality with Service Pack 2. Part V: Fixing Common Problems. Chapter 13: Troubleshooting Hardware Problems. Chapter 14: Troubleshooting Software Problems. Chapter 15: Getting Help. Part VI: Fun and Games with Windows. Chapter 16: Playing Games in Windows. Chapter 17: Playing Music in Windows. Chapter 18: Editing Movies in Windows. Part VII: Practical Applications. Chapter 19: Working Remotely. Chapter 20: Working with Windows-Based Applications. Chapter 21: Project: Organize Your Desktop. Chapter 22: Project: Create an Invitation. Chapter 23: Project: Research Your Past. Chapter 24: Project: Creating an E-Mail Announcement. Chapter 25: Project: Spiffing Up Your Desktop. Chapter 26: Project: Getting Help. Chapter 27: Project: Get Musical. Chapter 28: Project: Movie Madness. Index.
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