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Microsoft® Windows® XP Step by Step, 2nd Edition by Online Training Solutions

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Chapter 1. Getting Started with Windows XP

Getting Started with Windows XP

Chapter 1 at a Glance

In this chapter you will learn to:

  • Talk knowledgeably about the Windows XP operating system.

  • Log on to your computer.

  • Update and safeguard your computer system.

  • Log off of your computer.

  • Shut down your computer.

Microsoft Windows XP is the latest in the line of Windows operating systems for personal computers. Windows XP is the successor to Microsoft Windows 2000 and Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (Windows Me), and it is the first operating system expressly designed by Microsoft to fill the needs of both business and personal users.

This chapter provides an overview of Windows ...

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