Dig into the work-ready tools and resources that help you go way beyond just using Microsoft Windows XP. You’ll conquer it! The Deluxe, Second Edition of this popular reference packs all-new coverage of Windows XP Service Pack 2 and the latest on Windows XP Professional, Windows XP at home, security updates, and other developments. Now you get even more timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and handy workarounds—plus new software, tools, and eBooks on the CD. It’s all muscle and no fluff!
Configure smarter startup and shutdown options
Set up and troubleshoot your own wired or wireless network
NEW—Master security essentials, including Windows XP Service Pack 2 updates
Deploy advanced options—encryption, auditing tools, security templates, and more
NEW—Edit the Registry from the command line
NEW—Get creative—look like a pro—with Windows Movie Maker 2
NEW—Take your digital photos and music to the next level
Automate tasks with scripts and batch programs
Use group policies and professional tools to manage enterprise networks
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Microsoft® Windows® XP Inside Out Deluxe, 2nd Edition
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.