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Microsoft® Windows® XP Step by Step Deluxe, 2nd Edition

Microsoft® Windows® XP Step by Step Deluxe, 2nd Edition

By: Online Training Solutions

Publisher: Microsoft Press

Publication Date: 15-SEP-2004

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The Deluxe Edition of this Microsoft Press customer favorite has been fully updated with the latest technologies plus new resources on CD-ROM. It’s the smart way to teach yourself exactly what you need to know about using Windows XP—one step at a time!...

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Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional Administrator's Pocket Consultant, 2nd Edition

Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional Administrator's Pocket Consultant, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: Microsoft Press

Publication Date: 15-NOV-2004

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Fully updated for Windows XP Service Pack 2, this utterly practical, pocket-sized guide zeroes in on essential desktop support issues and procedures, delivering ready answers through quick-reference tables, lists, and step-by-step instructions....

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Microsoft® Windows® XP Inside Out Deluxe, 9780735618053

Microsoft® Windows® XP Inside Out Deluxe, 9780735618053

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Publisher: Microsoft Press

Publication Date: 28-OCT-2004

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Get fully updated, in-depth information on Windows XP—delving into the latest technologies, security updates, and service packs—in one supremely organized Deluxe Edition reference. Plus get eBooks, software, author extras, and other resources on CD....

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Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional Resource Kit, 3rd Edition

Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional Resource Kit, 3rd Edition

By: The Microsoft Windows Team; ;

Publisher: Microsoft Press

Publication Date: 02-MAR-2005

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Install, configure, and support Windows XP Professional with definitive technical guidance from the Microsoft Windows team and two industry veterans. This official RESOURCE KIT has been fully updated and revised—with coverage of Windows XP Service Pack 2, featuring Advanced Security Technologies, along with new chapters on managing software updates, the Windows Firewall, and wireless networking. You’ll also find 120+ timesaving administrative tools and scripts—plus additional content and eBooks—on the CD. It’s everything you need to help maximize the performance and reliability of your...

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Microsoft® Windows® XP Step by Step, 2nd Edition

Microsoft® Windows® XP Step by Step, 2nd Edition

By: Online Training Solutions

Publisher: Microsoft Press

Publication Date: 24-SEP-2004

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The smart way to learn Windows XP—one step at a time! This fully updated edition makes it easy to teach yourself how to personalize and manage your system, use the new service pack, enjoy digital media technologies, troubleshoot problems, and more....

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Microsoft® Windows® XP Plain & Simple, 2nd Edition

Microsoft® Windows® XP Plain & Simple, 2nd Edition

By: Jerry Joyce; Marianne Moon

Publisher: Microsoft Press

Publication Date: 15-SEP-2004

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Get the fast facts that make learning Windows XP plain and simple! Fully updated for the latest service packs, technologies, and security updates, this colorful, no-nonsense guide shows the most expedient way to learn a skill or solve a problem....

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Microsoft® Windows® XP Inside Out, 2nd Edition

Microsoft® Windows® XP Inside Out, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: Microsoft Press

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Take your Windows XP knowledge to the next level! Designed for advanced home and office users, this thoroughly updated second edition delivers in-depth information on core and advanced Windows XP topics, including all-new coverage of Windows XP Service Pack 2, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows Media Series 9, and Windows Movie Maker 2. The award-winning Inside Out format makes it easy to find the timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds you needand it features new Reality Check sidebars, which offer the straight scoop on...

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Microsoft® Windows® XP: Do Amazing Things

Microsoft® Windows® XP: Do Amazing Things

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Publisher: Microsoft Press

Publication Date: 10-DEC-2003

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Use this book-and-DVD set to explore the amazing things you can do with Microsoft Windows XP. Discover the possibilities with digital photography, music, and video; Windows Movie Maker 2; Windows Power Toys; instant messaging; and more!...

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How to Use Microsoft® Windows® XP, Bestseller Edition

How to Use Microsoft® Windows® XP, Bestseller Edition

By: Walter Glenn

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 16-OCT-2002

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Hundreds of thousands of users of Windows XP are looking for straightforward, easy-to-understand information on how to adapt to this new generation of Windows and how to make the most of its new features. How to Use Windows XP, Bestseller Edition covers both the Home and Professional editions of the operating system, including the features of the just-released Service Pack 1, making it a book for all users. The information is divided into tasks with simple directions and full-color graphics and illustrations that make learning easy and enjoyable....

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Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Windows® XP in 21 Days

Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Windows® XP in 21 Days

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Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 19-OCT-2001

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John guides the reader through the new and unfamiliar Windows interface, while introducing the new features. The book provides information in several formats, all integrated with theory, tutorials, procedures, tips and comprehensive. Topics range from: * Installation of Windows XP * Whether to upgrade and if so, how to do it * Configuring services and setting up users * Navigation of the new menus * Explanation of the new internet options, such as third party cookie alert, firewalls, and web publishing wizard * Registry configurations * Integration...

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Microsoft® Windows XP Unleashed

Microsoft® Windows XP Unleashed

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Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 06-SEP-2005

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While what you create using your computer is a unique expression of who you are, how you use your computer probably isn't. Nearly every Windows XP user follows the same Start menu path to launch programs, uses the same standard techniques in programs like Windows Explorer and Outlook Express, and performs the same customizations that don't go much beyond changing the wallpaper. However, there are those of us who qualify as the "post-novice" user, who think that doing things the "official" way is too slow, less efficient and less powerful than there is potential for with Windows XP. Microsoft...

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Sams Teach Yourself Windows® XP All in One, Second Edition

Sams Teach Yourself Windows® XP All in One, Second Edition

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Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 17-DEC-2004

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If you're new to the world of Windows XP and are daunted by the thought of having to figure it all out on your own, Sams Teach Yourself Windows XP All in One can help. This all-inclusive reference book will teach you how to not only use your Windows XP system, but also how to utilize digital media and Internet features. Learn how to set up a home network, as well as how to upgrade, repair and protect your PC from viruses, spam and spyware. Updated to include information relating to the Windows XP Server Pack 2, Sams Teach Yourself Windows XP All in One will help you get the most you can out...

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Peter Norton’s Complete Guide to Windows XP

Peter Norton’s Complete Guide to Windows XP

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Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 29-OCT-2001

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Peter Norton's Complete Guide to Microsoft Windows XP is a comprehensive, user-friendly guide written in the highly acclaimed Norton style. This unique approach teaches the features of Windows XP with clear explanations of the many new technologies designed to improve your system performance. The book demonstrates all of the newest features available for increasing your OS performance. You will find Peter's Principles, communications, networking, printing, performance, troubleshooting, and compatibility tips throughout the book. Whether you're just starting out or have years of experience,...

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Windows Lockdown!: Your XP and Vista Guide Against Hacks, Attacks, and Other Internet Mayhem

Windows Lockdown!: Your XP and Vista Guide Against Hacks, Attacks, and Other Internet Mayhem

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Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 28-JUL-2008

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 Today, if you own a Windows computer you need to understand the risks and the potential damage security threats pose. The mere act of turning on an Internet-connected computer can put you, your family, and even your personal finances at risk! This book defines all the threats an average household might face and provides strategies to turn novice and basic users into adept home security experts, making you safer and more secure from cyber criminals. We start off with plain English definitions for security mumbo jumbo, and then we dig in with step-by-step instructions to help you cut your...

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Now fully updated for Windows XP Service Pack 2, this all-in-one training kit provides in-depth preparation, practice, and review for one of two required exams for the Microsoft Desktop Support Technician Certification (MCDST). Covering Exam 70-271, this kit packs the tools and features exam candidates want most—including in-depth, self-paced training based on final exam content; rigorous, objective-by-objective review; exam tips from an expert, exam-certified author; and a robust testing suite. It also provides real-world scenarios, case studies, and troubleshooting labs for the skills and...

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Get in-depth exam prep for Exam 70-272, a core requirement for MCDST certification, —as you build real-world job skills. Updated for Service Pack 2, this kit includes 425 practice questions, full review, case studies, troubleshooting labs, and more....

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Fully updated for Windows XP Service Pack 2, this popular kit delivers in-depth preparation for core MCSA/MCSE Exam 70-270, including self-paced training, expert exam tips, full review, 425-question test bank, case studies, trial software, and more. Designed to help maximize your performance on the Windows XP exam, a core requirement for MCSA or MCSE certification, this kit packs the resources that exam candidates want mostincluding in-depth, self-paced training; rigorous, objective-by-objective review; exam tips from expert, exam-certified authors; and a robust testing suite. It also...

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Easy Microsoft® Windows® XP Home Edition, Third Edition

Easy Microsoft® Windows® XP Home Edition, Third Edition

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Publication Date: 16-DEC-2005

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Easy Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, 4th Edition covers more than 150 of the most important tasks, ranging from simple features such as opening a folder to more advanced topics such as installing new hardware or restoring a system. It also includes coverage on Service Pack 2, the latest Windows XP release, the Security Center, the Start command, working with multiple users, Windows Firewall, Media Player, pop-up blockers, managing printers, and much more. The step-by-step instructions accompanied by full-color visuals mean you'll spend less time reading and more time learning!...

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Fixing Windows XP Annoyances

Fixing Windows XP Annoyances

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-MAR-2006

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Windows XP is the most popular operating system on the planet--and the most annoying. From incomprehensible error messages to inexplicable crashes, from wonky wireless setups to just finding a file, Windows can make your computing life a nightmare. But thanks to Fixing Windows XP Annoyances, you can banish the bugs, speed up operations, and just make Windows work right. Inspired by author David Karp's Windows XP Annoyances for Geeks, this all-new tome pulls together tips, tricks, insider workarounds, and fixes for PC novices and pros, in a handy, accessible Q&A format that lets you find the...

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Windows XP for Starters: The Missing Manual

Windows XP for Starters: The Missing Manual

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 10-NOV-2005

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Windows XP powers millions of PCs and is without a doubt the most widely used operating system in the world today. This rock solid operating system offers dozens of features for consumers, plus powerful applications and integrated networking tools all blended into an elegant interface. But working your way through all of these features and applications can be complicated. Whether you use this software at home or at work, sometimes you just want to learn the most commonly used features, not every option and nuance. For anyone interested in zeroing in and learning just the information they...