Get a smart start with your new PC! In seven simple steps, awarding-winning computer journalist Ed Bott shares his expert, real-world advice on how to get up and running the right way. Ed shows you how to go from basic, out-of-the-box setup to installing a printer, moving files and e-mail from your old PC, creating network connections, and more—using the same, tried-and-true checklists and tips he uses to help his own friends, family, and colleagues. You’ll learn what, when, and how to do exactly what it takes to get your system just the way you want it—so you can get to the fun stuff faster!
The guide that’s like having your own consultant by your side every step of the way!
Learn what to do before you dive in, and which tasks to perform first
Follow Ed’s easy, step-by-step checklists
Get tips for simplifying painstaking chores
Test and troubleshoot along the way
Know when—and how—to check under the hood
Avoid common missteps and pitfalls
Save time—so you can get to work or play faster!Covers Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2
Ed Bott's Your New PC: Seven Easy Steps to Help You Get Started!
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.