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Microsoft® Windows® XP Power Toolkit
Author Walter Bruce, Paul Thurrott, and David Chernicoff
Pages 720
Disk 1 Companion CD(s)
Level Int/Adv
Published 08/28/2002
ISBN 9780735617902
ISBN-10 0-7356-1790-2
Price(USD) $39.99
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Power your PC with the hottest Windows XP tools, tips, and techniques!

Put all the power of Microsoft® Windows® XP to work today! This comprehensive reference packs together the most potent tools, utilities, tips, and techniques for working with Windows XP—and shows you how to get the most out of them. Learn how to use world-class PC tools and utilities from Microsoft and other companies—all gathered in one handy toolkit, with many included on CD ROM so that you can take advantage of them right away. From tools to tweak your user interface or quickly backup and protect files to cool utilities for enhancing digital media or setting up networks, this kit is simply stuffed with dynamic tools, utilities, and tips to help you master your machine and simplify your tasks. It gives you everything you need to push Windows XP as far as it can possibly go! Get the inside scoop on how to: • Set up, troubleshoot, and manage local area networks, Internet connections, Internet firewalls, and Web services • Take advantage of the latest tools to record, edit, play, and exchange digital videos • Conduct multiparty videoconferences • Customize your PC with themes, skins, and visual styles • Compress and archive files, protect against computer viruses, and automate system maintenance • Add power to your PC and put the fun in its functions with handy PowerToys • Make phone calls and manage voicemail with Windows Messenger • Acquire, view, edit, enhance, and share digital photos • Record, listen to, and manage digital sound files • Find out whether older hardware and applications are Windows XP-compatible—and discover how to use tools such as the Application Compatibility Toolkit if they’re not • Mobilize all the power in your laptop PC with dial-up-networking and battery-saving power-management utilities • Protect important files with passwords, encryption, file and folder permissions, and the NTFS file system • Use your PC more efficiently with features to customize your Start menu and Taskbar plus handy, little-known keyboard shortcuts • Use smart backup strategies and in-the-box Windows XP utilities to avoid the unpleasant task of having to re-create lost data

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