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Ed Bott and Carl Siechert have combined their considerable talents for producing user-level documentation in creating Microsoft Windows XP Inside Out. One of the most carefully researched books on Windows XP to date, this large volume has all the information and procedures most everyday users of the operating system will want. With its nicely formatted how-to instructions, detailed documentation of command-line commands, intelligent explanatory text, and broad scope, this book makes a great reference for a family or business that uses Windows XP extensively. Even the illustrations are more helpful than usual, largely because the publisher has gone to the trouble of annotating many of them with pointers and labels.
Bott and Siechert deal with the most controversial features of Windows XP, notably product activation, in a straightforward way. They simply explain what activation is for, tell how to go about it, and move on. If you're a power user interested in getting around activation and performing other unsanctioned hacks, look for your information in online newsletters. This book plays by Microsoft's rules, and that's fine. It's obvious that the authors have had access to Windows XP for some time, and spent a lot of time exploring its new features. Count on this book to explain the complete set of Windows XP's features--even the exciting networking stuff--in terms you can easily follow. --David Wall
Topics covered: Microsoft Windows XP (Professional and Home editions) for home and office users who want to install, use, and run applications. Emphasis is on basic set-up and configuration, hardware installation and modification, file management, multimedia, and networking.About the Author:
Ed Bott is an award-winning journalist and one of the most recognized voices in the computing world. He's been writing about Microsoft® Windows® and Office for two decades and is the author of more than two dozen books.
Carl Siechert specializes in implementing and documenting operating system technologies. He has coauthored several Windows®-related books, including the popular Windows Vista® Inside Out, Deluxe Edition, with Ed Bott and Craig Stinson.
Craig Stinson is a journalist and author. He has written or coauthored more than 20 books including Windows Vista® Inside Out, Deluxe Edition and Microsoft® Office Excel® 2007 Inside Out.
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Book Description Microsoft Press, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110735620431
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