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Microsoft® Windows® XP Inside Out Deluxe, 9780735618053 by Craig Stinson, Carl Siechert, Ed Bott

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Chapter 2. Installing and Configuring Windows XP

Avoiding Compatibility Problems 16

Preparing to Install Windows XP 18

Setting Up Windows XP 19

Activating Windows XP 32

Automated Setup Options 35

Moving Windows Settings and Files 45

Accessibility Options 58

Adding and Removing Windows Components 60

Selecting a Web Browser and Other Middleware Components 64

Configuring System Restore Options 67

Configuring Startup Options 72

Some Windows users never have to deal with the Windows Setup program. If you buy a new computer with Microsoft Windows XP pre-installed, you may be able to use it forever without having to do anything more than minor maintenance.

For upgraders, hobbyists, and inveterate tinkerers, however, the Windows XP Setup program is inescapable. Knowing ...

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