No competing book provides a more in-depth understanding of the working principles and operations of the computer to a general audience. Ensures maximum productivity by providing an intimate working knowledge of the personal computer at all levels. Uses the unique "Peter Norton" approach: expert advice in a user-friendly, hands-on exploratory mode. Topics covered: Inside IBM-standard PCs, processors, disks, memory, peripherals, networking (including the Internet), and the newest developments in 3-D audio and video.
The book will introduce and discuss all of the new XP features in a style that is both conceptual and informative. It covers why and when to
upgrade to XP and if so, how to do it; understanding services and their configurations; explanation of the new Internet options, such as third party cookie alert, firewalls, and Web publishing wizard; Registry configurations and why the configurations work as they do; networking topics and integration ideas for home networks, as well as explanations about using the networking wizards., and understanding how XP works with software and hardware.
Provides a more in-depth understanding of the working principles and operations of the computer to a general audience. Uses the unique 'Peter Norton' approach: expert advice in a user-friendly, hands-on exploratory mode. Softcover.
About the Author
Scott Clark has been the director of Peter Norton's computer books for over twelve years. He has written for many of them and has edited almost every book in the series. He was the primary author for the best-selling sixth edition of Peter Norton's Inside the PC, and made major contributions to the seventh and eighth editions. He has among his other titles, Peter Norton's Complete Guide to Norton SystemWorks, and The Effective Executive's Guide to Microsoft Access 2002. Scott has been a visiting professor of website design and Internet technologies at Fullerton College. He lives in Southern California in a house full of Stickley furniture and Disney memorabilia.