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1. WHAT’S NEW WITH USER ACCOUNTS AND STARTUP?

UNDERSTANDING WINDOWS XP

  •     What is Windows XP?
  •     The New Windows Engine
  •     Windows XP System Requirements
  •     Using the Microsoft Web Site

STARTING WINDOWS XP

  •     Using the Windows Welcome Tutorial
  •     Using the Files and Settings Transfer Wizard
  •     Using the AutoRun Wizard
  •     Using Dynamic Update
  •     Taking the Windows XP Tour
  •     Activating Windows XP
  •     Working with the New Windows XP Interface

MODIFYING USER ACCOUNTS

  •     About User Accounts
  •     Changing an Account Name
  •     Changing an Account Password
  •     Removing an Account Password
  •     Changing an Account Picture
  •     Changing an Account Type
  •     Changing the Passport Account
  •     Deleting an Account
  •     Creating a New Account
  •     Changing the way Users Log On or Off

STARTING AND ENDING A COMPUTER SESSION

  •     Logging On
  •     Logging Off
  •     Switching Between Users
  •     Restarting the Computer
  •     Sending the Computer into Hibernation
  •     Shutting Down the Computer

2. WHAT’S NEW WITH THE START MENU AND DESKTOP?

GETTING TO KNOW THE WINDOWS XP START MENU

  •     Using the Start Menu
  •     Accessing the Most Frequently Used Programs
  •     Accessing Internet and E-mail Programs
  •     Accessing All Programs

CUSTOMIZING THE START MENU

  •     Selecting a Start Menu Style
  •     Selecting a Start Menu Icon Size
  •     Customizing the Number of Frequently Used Programs Displayed in the Start Menu
  •     Displaying Internet and E-mail Programs
  •     Changing Start Menu Settings
  •     Modifying Menu Items
  •     Displaying Recent Documents

CUSTOMIZING THE DESKTOP

  •     Applying a Desktop Theme
  •     Creating a Desktop Theme
  •     Using the Desktop Cleanup Wizard

CUSTOMIZING THE TASKBAR

  •     Using the Taskbar
  •     Use the New Taskbar Grouping Feature
  •     Locking the Taskbar
  •     Reducing Notification Area Clutter

3. WHAT’S NEW WITH HELP AND SUPPORT?

USING THE HELP AND SUPPORT CENTER

  •     About the Help and Support Center
  •     Displaying the Help and Support Center
  •     Searching for a Help Topic
  •     Displaying Search Results
  •     Using the Table of Contents
  •     Browsing for Help Topics in the Index
  •     Using Remote Assistance
  •     Using Microsoft Online Assisted Support
  •     Getting Help from a Windows Newsgroup

MANAGING THE HELP AND SUPPORT CENTER

  •     Returning to the Help and Support Center Home Page
  •     Navigating the Help and Support Center
  •     Adding and Browsing Favorite Help Topics
  •     Viewing Help and Support Center History
  •     Customizing Help and Support Options
  •     Changing the Help Topic View
  •     Locating a Help Topic in the Contents

USING WINDOWS UPDATE

  •     About Windows Update
  •     Using Automatic Update
  •     Running Windows Update
  •     Viewing the Installation Update History
  •     Personalizing Windows Update

4. WHAT’S NEW WITH WEB APPLICATIONS?

USING INTERNET EXPLORER 6.0

  •     About Internet Explorer 6.0
  •     Opening Internet Explorer
  •     Displaying the Media Bar
  •     Controlling the Storage of Cookies

USING MSN EXPLORER

  •     About MSN Explorer
  •     Setting up MSN Explorer

USING WINDOWS MESSENGER

  •     About Windows Messenger
  •     Opening Windows Messenger
  •     Adding Contacts
  •     Sending an Instant Message
  •     Transferring Files
  •     Starting a Voice Conversation
  •     Starting a Video Conversation

PUBLISHING TO THE WEB

  •     About Web Publishing
  •     Publishing Folders to the Web
  •     Publishing Files to the Web

5. WHAT’S NEW WITH MULTIMEDIA?

PLAYING AND MANAGING MUSIC

  •     About Windows Media Player
  •     Using the My Music Folder
  •     Opening Windows Media Player
  •     Playing CDs
  •     Playing DVDs
  •     Using the Media Guide
  •     Copying Music from a CD
  •     Using the Media Library
  •     Creating Playlists
  •     Listening to Internet Radio Stations
  •     Copying Music to a CD or Device

CUSTOMIZING WINDOWS MEDIA PLAYER

  •     Switching between Player Modes
  •     Selecting Different Skins
  •     Viewing Visualizations
  •     Changing Visualizations
  •     Modifying Audio, Video, and Graphic Equalizer Effects
  •     Checking for Player Updates

TAKING AND MANAGING DIGITAL PHOTOS

  •     Using the Scanner and Camera Wizard
  •     Using the My Pictures Folder
  •     Viewing Pictures with the Windows Picture and Fax Viewer
  •     Editing a Digital Photo
  •     Renaming a Digital Photo
  •     Copying a Digital Photo
  •     Moving a Digital Photo
  •     Deleting a Digital Photo

SHARING DIGITAL PHOTOS

  •     Viewing Photos as a Slide Show
  •     Setting a Slide Show as your Screen Saver
  •     E-mailing Digital Photos
  •     Using the Photo Printing Wizard
  •     Ordering Prints Online

USING WINDOWS MOVIE MAKER

  •     About Windows Movie Maker
  •     Opening Windows Movie Maker
  •     Using the My Videos Folder
  •     Getting to Know the Windows Movie Maker Environment
  •     Recording Audio and Video
  •     Importing Audio and Video
  •     Creating a New Collection
  •     Creating a Project
  •     Creating a New Project
  •     Previewing a Project
  •     Saving a Project

EDITING AND SAVING A MOVIE

  •     Switching Workspace Views
  •     Zooming the Timeline
  •     Recording a Narration
  •     Trimming a Clip
  •     Creating a Transition
  •     Deleting a Clip
  •     Saving a Movie
  •     Sending a Movie

PLAYING WINDOWS XP GAMES

  •     About Windows XP Games
  •     Playing Space Cadet Pinball
  •     Playing Spider Solitaire
  •     Playing Internet Backgammon
  •     Playing Internet Checkers
  •     Playing Internet Hearts
  •     Playing Internet Reversi
  •     Playing Internet Spades

6. WHAT’S NEW WITH NETWORKING?

SETTING UP A NETWORK

  •     About Workgroups
  •     Using the Network Setup Wizard

USING A NETWORK BRIDGE

  •     About Network Bridging
  •     Bridging a Connection
  •     Adding or Removing a Network Connection Bridge
  •     Enabling or Disabling a Network Bridge

CONNECTING TO THE INTERNET

  •     Sharing an Internet Connection
  •     Enabling or Disabling an Internet Connection Firewall

WORKING WITH A REMOTE DESKTOP

  •     About Remote Desktop
  •     Installing the Remote Desktop Connection Client
  •     Receiving a Remote Desktop Connection
  •     Disabling a Remote Desktop
  •     Printing to a Local Printer
  •     Making a Local Serial Port Available
  •     Redirecting Audio
  •     Making Local Disk Drives Available
  •     Connecting to a Remote Desktop

MANAGING A REMOTE DESKTOP CONNECTION

  •     Using the Clipboard
  •     Accessing Local Files and Folders
  •     Disconnecting a Remote Session
  •     Logging Off a Remote Session

7. WHAT’S NEW IN OTHER AREAS OF WINDOWS XP?

MANAGING FILES AND FOLDERS

  •     Changing File and Folder Views
  •     Using Task Panels

USING THE SEARCH COMPANION

  •     About the Search Companion
  •     Displaying the Search Companion
  •     Searching for Pictures, Music, or Video
  •     Searching for Documents
  •     Searching for all Files and Folders
  •     Searching for Computers or People
  •     Searching for Information in the Help and Support Center
  •     Searching the Internet
  •     Changing Search Companion Preferences
  •     Managing the Animated Character

UNDERSTANDING THE CONTROL PANEL

  •     About the Control Panel
  •     Displaying the Control Panel
  •     Using the Category View
  •     Switching Between Category and Classic Views
  •     Using the Classic View

MAINTAINING THE COMPUTER SYSTEM

  •     Using ClearType
  •     Using System Restore
  •     Changing System Restore Settings
  •     Creating a System Restore Point
  •     Running the System Restore Wizard
  •     Using Device Driver Roll Back
  •     Running Device Driver Roll Back
  •     Running the Program Compatibility Wizard

 

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