Mastering Windows XP Home Edition, 3rd Edition
By Guy Hart-Davis
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: February 2006
Pages: 1009

The Only Windows XP Home Edition Resource You Need—NowCompletely Updated

Here's the insider knowledge you need to maximize Microsoft'spowerful home operating system, whether you're moving straight toXP or upgrading from Windows 98 or Me. This encyclopedic guidedelivers full coverage of every topic from installation andmultimedia, to security and networking. Beginners can start off byusing Windows XP on a stand-alone computer and connecting to theInternet, while experienced users can quickly build and secure ahome network, work with the Registry to change XP's behavior, andoptimize and troubleshoot Windows XP.

Coverage includes:

  • Upgrading from Windows 98 or Me
  • Taking full advantage of XP multi-user support
  • Customizing Windows XP
  • Installing, removing, and running programs
  • Sharing files securely--or keeping them private
  • Adding hardware and installing drivers
  • Connecting your computer or network to the Internet
  • Sending secure e-mail and minimizing spam
  • Communicating via the latest versions of Windows Messenger
  • Using Windows Firewall
  • Getting and giving help via the Internet
  • Enjoying audio, video, and DVDs with Windows Media Player10
  • Burning audio and data CDs
  • Building a secure home network
  • Using Microsoft PowerToys
  • Using VPNs and connecting to a company network
  • Setting up wireless networks with Wi-Fi Protected Access(WPA)

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