Microsoft Windows XP Power Productivity

Author: Jim Boyce
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0782150527
Release Date: 2006-02-20
Genre: Computers

The Keys to Your Productivity Are Right There, Inside Windows Windows XP is packed with utilities and other features that can help you work smarter and faster. The trick is knowing what they are and how and when to use them. Microsoft Windows XP Power Productivity teaches you how to leverage these tools to automate, customize, and troubleshoot your system, and to harness its power most effectively. This is a must-read book for power users and system administrators; it also offers a path that ambitious beginners can follow to achieve expertise. Coverage includes: Performing network, automated, and unattended installations Controlling Windows XP startup and shutdown Managing printing Auditing the system Adding and removing OS components Understanding and managing the Registry Working with Device Manager Setting up and troubleshooting incoming and outgoing connections Hosting FTP sites Performing backups and recovering from disasters Managing users and groups Setting up, monitoring, and managing remote access Configuring and optimizing TCP/IP Managing certificates Configuring VPN connections Encrypting your files Is Your PC Holding You Back? Don't settle for making yourself more productive; do the same for your PC. Microsoft Windows XP Power Optimization, also from Sybex, shows you how to get more speed and power out of your current equipment, simply by tuning your Windows setup.

Windows XP Power Tools

Author: Jim Boyce
Publisher: Sybex
ISBN: 078214067X
Release Date: 2002-06-13
Genre: Computers

Step-by-Step Instruction Helps You Harness the Full Power of Windows XP Whether you're running Windows XP Home Edition or Professional, Windows XP Power Tools arms you with the advanced skills you need to become the ultimate power user. Full of undocumented tips and tricks and written by a Windows expert, this book provides you with step-by-step instructions for customization, optimization, troubleshooting and shortcuts for working more efficiently. A must-have for power users and network administrators, Windows XP Power Tools includes a CD filled with power tools including security, e-mail, diagnostic and data recovery utilities. Coverage includes: * Performing network, automated, and unattended installations * Controlling Windows XP startup and shutdown * Controlling printing * Auditing the system * Adding and removing OS components * Understanding and managing the Registry * Working with Device Manager * Setting up and troubleshooting incoming and outgoing connections * Hosting FTP sites * Performing backups and recovering from disasters * Managing users and groups * Setting up, monitoring, and managing Remote Access * Configuring and optimizing TCP/IP * Managing certificates * Configuring VPN connections * Encrypting your files

Windows 7 Bible

Author: Jim Boyce
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118081273
Release Date: 2011-01-31
Genre: Computers

This comprehensive reference by a Microsoft expert covers all aspects of the new Windows release The much-anticipated release of Windows 7 will have numerous changes, and you'll need a complete guide to take full advantage of all it has to offer. Windows 7 Bible covers navigation changes such as pinning to the task bar, full screen preview with invisible windows, Jump Lists, Home Group, Sticky Notes, and many others. It shows you how to use Internet Explorer 8, including features like Web Slices and Network view changes, and guides you through all the new desktop features. This reference thoroughly examines all three parts of the new platform: Windows 7 Core OS, the Windows Live applications, and Windows Live Services. Windows 7 Bible shows you everything you need to know to make the most of Microsoft's new operating system. Covers Windows Live Essentials, including Windows Live Family Safety, Mail, Messenger, Movie Maker, Photo Gallery, Toolbar, Writer, and Microsoft Office Outlook Connector Shows how to use Windows Live Services, including Hotmail and Spaces Explores new features including Desktop Gadgets Gallery, Desktop Windows manager, updated Fax and DVD Maker, an updated "Devices and Printers" option, and Sticky Notes Explains new features in the Calculator, ribbon features in applets such as Paint and WordPad, the new Media Center, and searching updates Fully covers the first complete overhaul of applets in a decade With Windows 7 Bible at your side, you can learn as much or as little as you need to know for the way you use Windows.

Inside Windows 98

Author: Jim Boyce
Publisher: New Riders Pub
ISBN: 156205788X
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Computers

Explains how to install, set up, and use Windows 98 to connect to the Internet, configure display and video options, connect to multiple networks, and optimize use of Windows 98's Broadcast features

The AutoCAD professional s API toolkit

Author: Kurt Hampe
Publisher: New Riders Publishing
ISBN: UOM:39015032883129
Release Date: 1993-06
Genre: Computers

This is a book/disk set with a strong emphasis on the disks. It is a tutorial/reference/toolkit that teaches how to develop professional-quality applications for AutoCAD, and it provides the reference material and programming tools and libraries to make doing so efficient and relatively easy. With this book, you can develop applications for any discipline, using the tools and techniques available in the ADS, AME, DCL, ASE/SQL, and Windows DDE and OLE APIs.

Upgrading PCs Illustrated

Author: Jim Boyce
Publisher: Que Pub
ISBN: 0789709864
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Computers

Offers step-by-step instructions for adding sound cards, modems, memory, hard drives, CD-ROM drives, and mother boards to personal computers

Using PCs

Author: Jim Boyce
Publisher: Que Pub
ISBN: 078971454X
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Computers

-- Using PCs is the best core reference / tutorial book available in this page count / price range. It takes the same straight-forward approach as our Special Edition Using titles do, but llmits it's coverage to topics of direct interest to the majority of users, -- The Using series continuous state of evolution and improvement for over the last ten years makes them the most customer focused and highly refined books available -- This title provides readers with the most comprehensive, relevant and understandable reference to modern home and office PCs

Understanding Visual Basic 3 for Windows

Author: Jim Boyce
Publisher: New Riders Pub
ISBN: 1562053108
Release Date: 1994-01-01
Genre: Computers

Funny and off-beat, this guide to getting going with the easy-to-use programming language introduces matters ranging from dialogue boxes to drawing and provides a disk with source code and project files for all projects in the book. Original. (Beginner).

Maximizing Windows 3 1

Author: Jim Boyce
Publisher: Prentice Hall Computer Pub
ISBN: 1562050443
Release Date: 1992-03
Genre: Computers

The step-by-step guide to Windows 3.1. Details the Windows 3.1 TrueType fontsand includes new coverage of Visual BASIC and C for Windows. Discusses ObjectLinking and Embedding (OLE) and multimedia capabilities.

AutoCAD for beginners

Author: Rusty Gesner
Publisher: New Riders Pub
ISBN: 156205015X
Release Date: 1991-06
Genre: Computers

The first source for beginning AutoCAD users! -- Beginners learn how to create production drawings, work with text, and add dimensioning -- Loaded with practical examples and lessons