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

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Chapter 4. Working with Hardware, Software, and Middleware

Working with Hardware, Software, and Middleware

Chapter 4 at a Glance

In this chapter you will learn to:

  • Install speakers and a microphone.

  • Install local and network printers.

  • Install a scanner or camera.

  • Install storage devices.

  • Install internal devices.

  • Install programs and Windows components, and have them start automatically.

  • View your Windows XP display on multiple monitors.

  • Expand your laptop with peripheral devices.

  • Change your default middleware applications.

People discuss computers in terms of hardware and software. As you probably know, physical items such as computers and monitors are hardware, and all the programs ...

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