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PHIL OLIVER - Mining Engineer and Technical Author



Using Windows XP's Accessories

BP563 - 7.99

ISBN: 0 85934 563 7
Published March 2006
192 pages

One of over 70 books by Phil Oliver and Noel Kantaris, published by Bernard Babani (publishing) Ltd.

A lot of people are not aware that Windows XP comes with a whole bundle of very useful and quite powerful accessories. This book will help you find them and then get the best out of them. Applies to both Home and Professional editions.

The book includes:

  • Using Notepad and the more powerful WordPad to write letters and do other word processing.

  • Using the Paint program to create, edit or simply view complicated graphics.

  • Using Clipboard to transfer data between Windows accessories and applications.

  • Using Windows Explorer to control your filing system.

  • Using the Calculator and Character Map .

  • Getting the best protection from Security Center.

  • Using Media Player to play CDs and DVDs, to create your own CDs, to listen to radio stations, to organise all your media files and copy them to MP3 players.

  • Using Sound Recorder to record, mix, edit and play.

  • Using Movie Maker to transfer recorded video and audio material to your PC.

Also included is a full glossary of terms and details of the keyboard shortcuts for the accessories described.

Suitable for  -  Beginners and Intermediate Users

Last updated - 30 April 2006