Windows XP Timesaving Techniques small TM/small For Dummies, 2/e
- 出版商: Hungry Minds
- 出版日期: 2005-01-13
- 售價: $1,006
- 貴賓價: 9.5 折 $956
- 語言: 英文
- 頁數: 592
- 裝訂: Paperback
- ISBN: 0764578839
- ISBN-13: 9780764578830
Written by one of the world's best known and well-respected Windows gurus, this revised edition includes all the changes that come with Windows XP Service Pack 2. One-third of this new edition is updated to cover the latest software changes, including invaluable tips on the new security, anti pop-up, and media features that come with the SP2 upgrade. Other topics include streamlining maintenance, managing passwords more effectively, and setting security to prevent virus problems.
Table of Contents:
Part I: No-Bull Installation and Setup.
Technique 1: Getting the Latest Version of Windows.
Technique 2: Running the Activation Gauntlet.
Technique 3: Retrieving Your Product Key.
Technique 4: Installing a Legal Copy of Windows XP over a Bootleg.
Part II: Making Windows Lean and Clean.
Technique 5: Making Windows Work Faster.
Technique 6: Shut Down, Restart, and Switch Users Quickly.
Technique 7: Saving Time (And Your Eyes) On-Screen.
Technique 8: Stopping a Thief with Your Welcome Screen.
Technique 9: Rapid Power Passwords.
Technique 10: Windows Power Management.
Technique 11: Keeping Programs from Starting Automatically.
Technique 12: Removing and Reinstalling Programs.
Part III: Convincing Windows to Work Your Way.
Technique 13: Streamlining the Start Menu.
Technique 14: Building a Power Desktop.
Technique 15: Tricking Out the Taskbar.
Technique 16: Launching Your Most-Used Programs Quickly.
Technique 17: Making Programs Run Your Way.
Technique 18: Using Built-In Keyboard Shortcuts.
Technique 19: Making Your Own Keyboard Shortcuts.
Technique 20: Exploring Effectively.
Technique 21: Finding the Files You Want Fast.
Technique 22: Listing Files Quickly.
Part IV: Making the Most of Internet and E-Mail.
Technique 23: Customizing Internet Explorer.
Technique 24: Saving Time with Google.
Technique 25: Locating and Sharing Files on the Internet.
Technique 26: Keeping Messenger in Line.
Technique 27: Polyglot IMing with Trillian.
Technique 28: Streamlining Outlook Express.
Technique 29: Zapping Junk Mail.
Technique 30: Protecting Your Kids.
Part V: Optimizing Your Musical Entertainment.
Technique 31: Using Windows Media Player.
Technique 32: No-Nonsense Music Gathering.
Technique 33: Buying Music on the Web.
Technique 34: Tuning In the Radio.
Technique 35: Creating Your Own Music CDs.
Technique 36: Transferring Music to MP3 Players.
Part VI: Having Fun and Saving Time with Visual Media.
Technique 37: Taking Snapshots with a Webcam.
Technique 38: Recording Video with a Webcam.
Technique 39: Editing Your Home Movies.
Technique 40: Managing Pictures from a Digital Camera.
Technique 41: Doing More with Your Pics.
Technique 42: Decreasing Picture Download Times.
Technique 43: Printing and Posting Pictures.
Technique 44: Using a Scanner Effectively.
Part VII: Ensuring Peak Network Performance.
Technique 45: Installing a Small Network.
Technique 46: Securing Your Wireless Network.
Technique 47: Adding and Configuring a New User.
Technique 48: Sharing Drives and Folders.
Part VIII: Fast Security Techniques.
Technique 49: Protecting Your PC from Viruses While You Sleep.
Technique 50: Plugging and Unplugging Windows Firewall.
Technique 51: Building a Better Firewall.
Technique 52: Zapping Scumware.
Technique 53: Canning Adware and Obnoxious Cookies.
Technique 54: Checking Your Security Perimeter.
Part IX: Keeping Your PC Alive.
Technique 55: Updating Windows on Your Own Terms.
Technique 56: Running Disk Chores While You Sleep.
Technique 57: Keeping Your Hard Drive in Shape.
Technique 58: Updating Drivers Safely.
Technique 59: Running Periodic Maintenance.
Technique 60: Making Backups — Fast.
Technique 61: Requesting Remote Assistance.
Technique 62: Getting Help Fast.
Part X: Fast (Nearly Painless) Disaster Recovery.
Technique 63: Getting Your PC to Boot When It Doesn’t Want To.
Technique 64: Restoring Your System after Calamitous Change.
Technique 65: Recovering a Lost Password.
Technique 66: Surviving the Blue Screen of Death.
Technique 67: Creating a Startup Disk.
Part XI: The Scary (Or Fun!) Stuff.
Technique 68: Changing the Registry without Getting Burned.
Technique 69: Updating Windows’ Registered Owner.
Technique 70: Speeding Up Scanning for Squishable Files.
Technique 71: Using Program Compatibility Modes.
Technique 72: Fast, Easy, and Safe Online Shopping.