Windows XP for Dummies
Windows is the world's most popular operating system, and "Windows For Dummies" is the bestselling computer book ever. When you look at "Windows XP For Dummies, 2nd Edition, " it's easy to see why. Here's all the stuff you want to know, served up in plain English and seasoned with a few chuckles. But make no mistake, this book means business.Author Andy Rathbone listened t...more
ebook, 432 pages
Published September 14th 2011 by For Dummies
(first published September 1st 2001)
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I read most of this manual because my dad offered to pay me if i could fix his computer. Even though i couldn't find the information i needed, it still had some helpful hints for the technologically- impaired, as well as game cheats, so you can impress all of your friends with your 20 sec expert minesweeper time, or perfect spider solitaire record. I would say it's good just to have for reference, but don't buy it just if you're looking to fix one things, because odds are you won't find it.
This isn't a bad book on Windows XP. I got it to figure out how XP is different from the older versions of Windows. It does that pretty well with good explanations and helpful tips. But this book is mainly for someone brand-new to Windows who is just pulling out their new computer and wondering what to do next. It does have some tips and information for the experienced user. If you know how to use any version of Windows, just borrow a copy for a weekend.