Windows XP power-users troll the web, documentation, and friends for useful tips and tricks--a keyboard shortcut here, an undocumented double-click there to eliminate annoyances, save time, and take control of their Windows XP. There's an easier way. This insightful and amusing book is packed with hundreds of power tips, cool tricks, and workarounds in one organized, easy-to-use resource--for everything from the desktop to Office programs to the registry.
Windows XP is the most powerful, stable, useful, and all-around fun operating system Microsoft has released yet. From networks that work to desktop icons you can customize—and everything in between—this operating system rocks. Yet millions of people around the globe use it every day and have no idea what it can do for them. You don't have to be one of them.
This book takes you under the hood, helping you find easier, faster, and better ways of using virtually every aspect of Windows XP, from the Start menu to the software that lets you watch movies on your PC.
Almost all of the hints in this book work whether you're using the XP Home Edition or XP Professional. If a hint covers the Home Edition, it also applies to XP Professional, which has all the features of the Home version, plus a bunch of extras. If a hint covers XP Professional only, it's noted.