PHIL OLIVER and NOEL
Windows XP explained - BP514 -
One of over 70 books by Phil Oliver and Noel Kantaris,
published by Bernard Babani (publishing) Ltd. Suitable for all Windows XP
If you want to know what
to do next when confronted with Microsoft's Windows XP screen, then this
book is for you. The book was written with the non-expert, busy person in
mind. It explains what hardware requirements you need in order to run
Windows XP successfully, and gives an overview of the Windows XP
The preparation needed to upgrade to
Windows XP and the installation process.
How to manipulate Windows, and how to use
the Control Panel to add or change your printer, and control your display.
How to control information using WordPad,
Notepad and Paint, and how to use the Clipboard facility to transfer
information between Windows applications.
How to be in control of your filing system
using Windows Explorer and My Computer.
How to control printers, fonts,
characters, multimedia, and images, and how to add hardware and software
to your system.
How to configure your system to
communicate with the outside world, and use Outlook Express for all your
How to use the Windows Media Player 8 to
play your CDs, burn CDs with your favourite tracks, use the Radio Tuner,
transfer your videos to your PC, and how to use the Sound Recorder and
How to use the System Tools to restore
your system to a previously working state, use Microsoft's Web site to
update your Windows set-up, how to clean up, defragment, and scan your
hard disc, and how to backup and restore your data.
to successfully transfer text from those old but cherished MS-DOS
A detailed glossary is included to help you with
general computer terms.
updated - 31 March 2006