Microsoft Windows XP Plain & Simple

Microsoft Windows XP Plain & Simple

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Here’s WHAT you’ll learn:

  • Record music, make movies, play games
  • Send e-mail, browse the Web, have a voice-and-video chat
  • Set up your printer and a simple network
  • Organize, print, and share digital photos
  • Perform easy tune-ups and fixes
  • Use the new security features in Windows XP Service Pack 2, ready to download at

Here’s HOW you’ll learn it:

  • Jump in wherever you need answers—for the simplest ways to get the job done
  • Easy NUMBERED STEPS show exactly what to do
  • Handy TIPS teach new techniques and shortcuts
  • Quick TRY THIS! exercises help you apply what you learn right away

Fully updated—new topics, new content! Covers Windows XP Service Pack 2

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780735621121
Publisher: Microsoft Press
Publication date: 08/04/2004
Series: Plain & Simple Series
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 9.06(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.89(d)

About the Author

Jerry Joyce has had a long-standing relationship with Microsoft: He has been the technical editor on numerous books published by Microsoft Press and has written manuals, help files, and specifications for various Microsoft products. As a programmer, he has tried for many years to make using a computer as simple as using a toaster but has yet to succeed.Marianne Moon has worked in the publishing world for many years as proofreader, editor, and writer--sometimes all three simultaneously. She has been editing and proofreading Microsoft Press books since 1984 and has written and edited documentation for Microsoft products such as Microsoft Works, Flight Simulator, Space Simulator, Golf, Publisher, the Microsoft Mouse, and Greetings Workshop.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: About This Book

Chapter 2: Jump Right In

Chapter 3: Running Programs and Playing Games

Chapter 4: Exploring the Internet

Chapter 5: Communicating

Chapter 6: Working with Pictures and Movies

Chapter 7: Working with Music, Voice, and Sounds

Chapter 8: Printing and Faxing

Chapter 9: Managing Files and Folders

Chapter 10: Networking

Chapter 11: Setting Up

Chapter 12: Customizing

Chapter 13: Maintaining Security

Chapter 14: Managing Windows XP

Appendix : About the Authors

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Microsoft Windows XP Plain & Simple 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
TG11 More than 1 year ago
Microsoft Windows XP Plain and Simple is user friendly and well organized. The most widely-used topics are adequately covered and it is a good reference for those getting started with XP.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago