9780735618053

Microsoft Windows XP Inside Out, Deluxe Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780735618053

  • ISBN10:

    0735618054

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-11-16
  • Publisher: Microsoft Pr

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Summary

Hey, you know your way around a desktop -- so now dig into the Windows XP operating system and really put your PC to work! The Deluxe Edition of this popular reference provides updated coverage of Windows XP Professional and expanded coverage of Windows XP Home Edition -- plus all-new information on Service Pack 1 and the latest developments in computer security, Windows digital media, and technologies such as the Tablet PC. With Inside Out, you'll discover smarter ways to perform everyday tasks and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery. Topics include configuring smarter setup and shutdown options; using remote access; setting up a wired or wireless Windows-based network; using encryption, the personal firewall, and other security tactics; optimizing Microsoft Internet Explorer; editing the Registry; and automating routine tasks. In addition to third-party utilities, scripts, and batch programs, your Deluxe Edition CD-ROM now features the Windows Media "TM" Bonus Pack and eBooks of the Microsoft Encyclopedia of Networking, Second Edition, and the Microsoft Computer Dictionary, Fifth Edition -- more than 2000 additional pages of e-reference!

Table of Contents

Part 1 Setup, Startup, Tune-Up 1(262)
Introducing Windows XP
3(20)
Installing and Configuring Windows XP
23(66)
Controlling Access to Your Computer
89(52)
Help and Support Options
141(30)
Installing, Uninstalling, and Managing Programs
171(20)
Setting Up and Troubleshooting Hardware
191(36)
Tuning Up System Performance
227(36)
Part 2 Customizing Windows XP 263(146)
Tweaking the Windows XP Interface
265(64)
Configuring Shutdown and Power Management Options
329(26)
Automating Windows XP
355(54)
Part 3 Managing Files 409(162)
Windows Explorer for Experts
411(40)
Managing and Finding Files
451(46)
Securing Files and Folders
497(34)
Encrypting Confidential Information
531(24)
Working with Offline Files and Folders
555(16)
Part 4 Mastering Digital Media 571(86)
Customizing Windows Media Player
573(24)
Using Windows Media Player
597(34)
Organizing and Editing Images
631(26)
Part 5 Using E-Mail, Fax, and Messaging 657(108)
Using and Customizing Outlook Express
659(46)
Sending and Receiving Faxes
705(24)
Communicating over the Internet
729(36)
Part 6 Using the Internet 765(98)
Advanced Internet Explorer Options
767(34)
Securing Your Internet Connection
801(30)
Hosting a Web or FTP Site
831(32)
Part 7 System Maintenance and Recovery 863(126)
Performing Routine Maintenance
865(28)
Recovering After a Computer Crash
893(22)
Managing Disks and Drives
915(42)
Troubleshooting Windows Errors
957(14)
Editing the Registry
971(18)
Part 8 Networking 989(160)
Setting Up a Small Network
991(40)
Tweaking and Troubleshooting a Small Network
1031(18)
Managing Shared Folders and Printers
1049(44)
Remote Access Options
1093(34)
Working with Windows Domains
1127(22)
Part 9 Administering a System 1149(66)
Managing User Profiles
1151(20)
Monitoring System Activities with Event Viewer
1171(12)
Securing Your Computer with Templates
1183(16)
Auditing Security
1199(16)
Part 10 Appendixes 1215(116)
Appendix A Professional or Home Edition: What's the Difference?
1217(4)
Appendix B Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
1221(22)
Appendix C Working with the Command Prompt
1243(22)
Appendix D Using and Customizing Microsoft Management Console
1265(14)
Appendix E Group Policy
1279(14)
Appendix F Managing Services
1293(28)
Appendix G Viewing System Information
1321(10)
Index to Troubleshooting Topics 1331(4)
Index 1335

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