PHIL OLIVER and NOEL
Advanced Guide to
ISBN: 0 85934 550 5
One of over 70 books by Phil Oliver and Noel Kantaris,
published by Bernard Babani (publishing) Ltd.
This book applies to both Home and Professional
editions of Microsoft Windows XP including Service Packs 1 and 2. It will
help users get to grips with many of the more advanced features of this
The book covers numerous topics including:
How to customise Windows, and
use its Power Management schemes. How to organise and manage folders and
files. How to manage peripherals such as printers, modems, scanners,
digital cameras and also the pictures and fax viewer.
How to add new software to
your PC, add/remove Windows features and use the performance and
maintenance tools to schedule tasks, clean up and defragment your hard
disc, back up and restore your data and how to restore your system to a
previously working state.
How to control Internet
connections using a dial-up modem or a broadband router, configure network
connections and implement network security.
How the Windows Registry works
and how it is structured, how to backup and restore either the whole
Registry System State, or an individual Registry key and how to edit a
value in a Registry key. How to search the Registry for Keys, Values, or
Data. How to add or remove startup applications, and how to change the
default Administrator ownership.
How to use Windows Recovery
methods to start your computer after a disastrous failure, and how to use
the Recovery Console and other commercial programs to restore Windows.
How the Windows Script Host works, and how to create
and execute VB Scripts. How to use functions, error detection and Web page
scripts, all demonstrated with simple working examples.
A glossary of computer terms is also included to make this a very useful
reference to keep with your PC.
Suitable for - Intermediate and
updated - 30 April 2006