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Show Me Microsoft Windows XP
By Steve  Johnson  Perspection, Inc.
Publisher : Que
Pub Date : August 12, 2003
ISBN : 0-7897-3018-9
Pages : 480
        Perspection, Inc.
        About The Author
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        What's New
        How This Book Works
        Step-by-Step Instructions
        Real World Examples
        Troubleshooting Guide
        Show Me Live Software
      Chapter 1.   Getting Started with Windows XP
        Using Windows XP Home or Professional
        Identifying New Features in Windows XP
        Starting Windows XP
        Exploring the Windows Desktop
        Using the Mouse
        Using the Mouse for Quick Results
        Using the Start Menu
        Managing Windows
        Using Menus, Toolbars, and Panes
        Choosing Dialog Box Options
        Using Windows Help and Support
        Switching Users
        Turning Off Your Computer
      Chapter 2.   Working with Windows Programs
        Starting and Exitinga Program
        Changing the Way a Program Starts
        Using Windows Accessories
        Creating a Document
        Editing Text
        Formatting Text
        Setting Paragraph Tabs
        Setting Paragraph Indents
        Previewing and Printing a Document
        Saving and Closing a Document
        Sharing Information Among Programs
        Inserting and Editing Information
        Linking and Updating Information
        Inserting Special Characters
        Calculating Numbers
        Running Commands
        Playing Games
        Playing Internet Games
        Running Older Programs
        Quitting a ProgramNot Responding
      Chapter 3.   Managing Files and Folders
        Opening and Viewing My Computer
        Viewing and Opening My Documents
        Changing the Window View
        Viewing the Folders List
        Locating Files Using the History List
        Searching for Files and Folders
        Creating and Renaming Files and Folders
        Copying and Moving Files and Folders
        Deleting and Restoring Files and Folders
        Creating a Shortcut to a File or Folder
        Adding a Folder to the Favorites List
        Changing Folder Options
        Changing File and Folder List Views
        Arranging Files and Folders
        Customizing Personal Folders
        Sharing Files or Folders with Others
        Compressing Files and Folders
        Managing Files Using a CD
      Chapter 4.   Customizing Windows Using the Control Panel
        Viewing the Control Panel
        Changing the Desktop Background
        Customizing the Desktop
        Cleaning Up the Desktop
        Using a Screen Saver
        Changing the Display
        Using Multiple Monitors
        Changing the Desktop Appearance
        Setting the Date and Time
        Changing Regional Options
        Changing Language Options
        Working with Fonts
        Displaying and Arranging Toolbars
        Customizing the Taskbar
        Customizing the Start Menu
        Changing the Way a CD or DVD Starts
        Using Accessibility Tools
        Using the Utility Manager
        Listening to the Computer
        Recognizing Your Speech
      Chapter 5.   Exploring the Internet
        Understanding Web Sites and Browsers
        Connecting to the Internet
        Creating an Internet Connection
        Creating an Internet Connection Firewall
        Starting Internet Explorer
        Viewing the Internet Explorer Window
        Browsing the Web
        Navigating Basics
        Changing Your Home Page
        Modifying the Links Bar
        Adding a Web Page to the Favorites List
        Viewing and Maintaining a History List
        Making a Web Page Available Offline
        Managing Offline Pages
        Searching the Web
        Previewing and Printing a Web Page
        Saving Pictures or Text from a Web Page
        Downloading Files from the Web
        Downloading Files from an FTP Site
        Saving a Web Page
        Browsing with MSN Explorer
        Using Another Web Browser
      Chapter 6.   Exchanging Messages and News
        Starting Outlook Express
        Setting Up an Account
        Viewing the Outlook Express Start Page
        Viewing the Outlook Express Window
        Adding a Contact to the Address Book
        Composing and Sending E-Mail
        Creating E-Mail Stationery
        Reading and Replying to E-Mail
        Sending and Retrieving a File
        Managing E-Mail
        Deleting E-Mail
        Diverting Incoming E-Mail to Folders
        Managing Accounts
        Selecting a News Server
        Subscribing to a Newsgroup
        Reading the News
        Filtering the News
        Posting a News Message
        Reading News and E-Mail Offline
        Importing and Exporting Information
      Chapter 7.   Holding Web Discussions and Video Conferences
        Creating .NET Passport
        Starting Windows Messenger
        Viewing Windows Messenger
        Updating Windows Messenger
        Changing My Status
        Adding Online Contacts
        Managing Contacts and Groups
        Sending and Receiving Instant Messages
        Blocking a Contact
        Sending a File During an Instant Message
        Having a Voice and Video Chat
        Sharing Graphical Content During a Chat
        Sharing Programs and Documents
        Getting Remote Assistance
        Going to a Chat Room
        Making a Phone Call with the Internet
        Sending a Message to a Mobile Device
        Selecting a Messaging Service
      Chapter 8.   Working with Pictures
        Drawing a Picture
        Editing a Picture
        Installing a Scanner or Digital Camera
        Testing a Scanner or Digital Camera
        Scanning a Picture
        Downloading Digital Camera Pictures
        Taking Pictures from a Digital Camera
        Viewing Pictures
        Making a Photo Album
        E-Mailing a Picture
        Publishing Pictures to the Web
        Formatting and Printing Photos
        Ordering Photo Prints from the Web
        Using a Picture as a Desktop Background
        Using Pictures as a Screen Saver
      Chapter 9.   Working with Windows Media Player
        Starting and Updating Windows Media Player
        Viewing the Media Player Window
        Playing Music from CDs
        Playing a DVD Movie
        Controlling the Volume
        Browsing the Media Guide
        Listening to Radio Stations
        Playing Msedia Files
        Playing Media Using a Playlist
        Copying CD Music
        Copying Media Files to a CD or Portable Device
        Adding Functionality to Media Player
        Enhancing the Media Player Display
        Changing the Media Player Look
        Viewing and Playing Music Files
        Creating a Sound File
        Modifying a Sound File
        Associating a Sound with an Event
      Chapter 10.   Creating Movies Using Movie Maker
        Planning a Movie Maker Project
        Starting Movie Maker
        Viewing the Movie Maker Window
        Opening an Existing Project
        Capturing Video and Audio
        Importing Video and Audio
        Adding Slides to a Movie
        Organizing Clips and Collections
        Working with Clips
        Creating a Movie Maker Project File
        Trimming Clips
        Adding Transitions Between Clips
        Adding Video Effects
        Adding Titles and Credits
        Adding a Soundtrack
        Adding a Narration
        Using AutoMovie
        Saving a Project
        Saving a Movie
        Having More Fun with Movie Maker
      Chapter 11.   Setting Up Accounts and Maintaining Security
        Securing a Computer
        Adding and Deleting User Accounts
        Creating a Guest Account
        Changing a User's Group or Account Type
        Changing the Start Up Screen
        Changing an Account Picture
        Setting and Changing a Password
        Resetting a Password
        Locking the Computer
        Protecting Files with a Password
        Making a Folder Private
        Encrypting Files for Safety
        Analyzing Computer Security
        Understanding Security on the Internet
        Creating Security Zones
        Setting Ratings Using the Content Advisor
        Protecting Personal Information on the Internet
        Protecting Internet Privacy
        Protecting an Internet Identity
        Avoiding Viruses
      Chapter 12.   Managing Files Using a Network
        Understanding Network Services
        Viewing Network Connection Properties
        Viewing Network Computer Properties
        Viewing a Network
        Setting Up a Home Network
        Joining a Domain Network
        Connecting to a Network Using a Modem
        Connecting to a Network over the Internet
        Connecting to a Computer from Another Location
        Connecting to a Computer Directly
        Mapping and Disconnecting a Network Drive
        Creating a Shortcut to a Network
        Sharing a Folder over a Network
        Using Briefcase to Update Files
        Controlling a Remote Computer
        Sharing an Internet Connection
        Changing a Dial-Up Connection
      Chapter 13.   Printing and Faxing
        Understanding Printers
        Viewing Printers
        Installing a Printer
        Specifying a Default Printer
        Renaming or Deleting a Printer
        Sharing a Printer
        Printing Documents
        Managing Printers and Print Jobs
        Changing Printer Properties
        Changing Printer Preferences
        Understanding Faxes
        Setting Up a Fax
        Creating a Fax Cover Page
        Sending a Fax
        Managing Outgoing Faxes
        Receiving a Fax
        Reviewing a Fax
        Viewing and Annotating a Fax
        Changing Fax Properties
        Changing Fax Options
      Chapter 14.   Maintaining Your Computer
        Understanding Disk File Systems
        Formatting a Disk
        Displaying Disk and Folder Information
        Transferring Files Using a Disk
        Copying a Disk
        Detecting and Repairing Disk Errors
        Optimizing a Disk
        Cleaning Up a Disk
        Scheduling Maintenance
        Adding or Removing Windows Components
        Installing or Uninstalling a Program
        Setting Program Access and Defaults
        Improving Computer Performance
        Updating Windows
        Restoring Computer Settings
        Starting Windows When Problems Occur
        Setting Startup and Recovery Options
      Chapter 15.   Managing Hardware
        Understanding Plug and Play Hardware
        Installing Hardware Devices
        Viewing System Hardware
        Viewing Hardware Settings
        Changing Mouse Settings
        Changing Keyboard Settings
        Changing Phone Dialing Options
        Changing Modem Options
        Changing Game Controller Settings
        Controlling Power Options
        Adding a Secondary Monitor
        Creating Hardware Profiles
        Removing Hardware Devices
      Chapter 16.   Backing Up Your Computer
        Developing a Backup Strategy
        Starting Backup
        Understanding Backup Permissions
        Performing a Backup Using a Wizard
        Selecting Advanced Options Using a Wizard
        Performing a Backup
        Scheduling a Backup
        Viewing and Printing a Report
        Restoring Backed Up Files
        Deleting a Backup Set
        Changing Backup Options
        Creating an Automated System Recovery Disk
      Chapter 17.   Administering Your Computer
        Exploring Windows Administrative Tools
        Monitoring Activity with Event Viewer
        Managing an Event Log
        Changing Log Settings
        Creating a Performance Chart
        Setting Up an Alert
        Monitor Local Security Settings
        Viewing Computer Management Tools
        Managing Disks
        Managing Local Users and Groups
        Viewing and Saving System Information
        Changing Registry Settings
      Appendix A.   Appendix
        Preparing to Install Windows XP
        Installing Windows XP
        Transferring Files and Settings from Another Computer
        Having Fun with PowerToys
        Backing up
        CD Drive
        Dial-Up Networking
        E-mail, receiving
        E-mail, sending
        Hard disks
        Installing Windows
        Internet, browsing
        Internet, connecting to
        Movie Maker
        Networks, home
        Networks, office
        Scanner and Camera
        Screen saver
        Shutdown Windows
        Start menu
        Windows Media Player
        Windows Messenger

Show Me Microsoft Windows XP
Show Me Microsoft Windows XP (2nd Edition)
ISBN: 0789733366
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2002
Pages: 391 © 2008-2017.
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