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Geeks on Call Windows XP 5-Minute Fixes : 5-Minute Fixes

By: King, J. R.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2031Description: 1 online resource (218 p.).ISBN: 9780471790228.Subject(s): Electronic books. -- local | Microsoft Windows (Computer file) | Operating systems (Computers)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Geeks on Call Windows XP 5-Minute Fixes : 5-Minute FixesDDC classification: 005.4/46 | 005.446 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
""Geeks On Call Windows XP 5 Minute Fixes""; ""Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""PART I: Troubleshoot XP""; ""Chapter 1: Solve Common Problems""; ""Close an Unresponsive Program""; ""Delete an Undeletable File""; ""Restore Windows to a Healthy State""; ""Use System Restore When Windows Won�t Start""; ""Protect Windows from a Botched Software Installation""; ""If a Program Won�t Start or Run Properly""; ""Chapter 2: Eliminate Irritations""; ""Prevent Windows Messenger from Loading""; ""Hide or Disable Windows Messenger""; ""Change the Windows Registration Name""; ""Pop the Balloon Tips""
""Stop Highlighting New Software""""Turn Off Error Reporting""; ""Disable Step-by-Step Searches""; ""Disable the Search Characters""; ""Show Inactive Icons""; ""Re-Sync the Windows Clock""; ""Disable Automatic Cleanup of Your Desktop""; ""Adjust AutoPlay""; ""Repair AutoPlay""; ""Disable AutoPlay""; ""Chapter 3: Fix Internet Issues""; ""Repair a Broken Internet Connection""; ""Back Up Your Bookmarks""; ""Restore Missing “Favicons�""; ""Prevent Crashes When Copying Text from a Website""; ""Easily Locate Your Downloads""; ""Prevent Broken Downloads""; ""Reduce the Internet Cache""
""Save QuickTime Movies for Free""""Block Pop-Ups""; ""Chapter 4: Heal E-Mail Headaches""; ""Back Up E-Mail""; ""Import E-Mail""; ""Automatically Spell Check E-Mail""; ""If Spell Check Is Missing""; ""Repair a Malfunctioning Spell Check""; ""Back Up the Address Book""; ""Import an Address Book""; ""Change the Location of Your Stored E-Mail""; ""Speed Up a Slow Outlook Express""; ""View a Blocked E-Mail Attachment""; ""View and Print E-Mail Without the “>� Symbol""; ""Create an E-Mail Shortcut""; ""Remove Wasted Space""; ""Prevent E-Mail Corruption""; ""Recover from E-Mail Corruption""
""PART II: Make XP Better, Stronger, and Faster""""Chapter 5: Avoid Digital Dangers""; ""Manually Update Windows XP""; ""Automatically Update Windows XP""; ""Disable Unsafe Services""; ""Protect Your Computer from Viruses""; ""Block Worms from Invading Your Computer""; ""Prevent Spyware Infections""; ""Antispyware Programs""; ""Beware of Phishing Scams""; ""Control Cookies""; ""Delete Tracking Cookies""; ""Delete Index Files""; ""Use a Firewall""; ""Safely Delete Your Data""; ""Encrypt Your Data""; ""Back Up Your Data""; ""Use Passwords""; ""Create Strong Passwords""
""Avoid Certain Passwords""""Use Separate Passwords""; ""Keep Track of Your Passwords""; ""Hide the List of Recent Documents""; ""Disable the List of Recent Documents""; ""Erase the List of Recent Documents When Exiting Windows""; ""Chapter 6: Clean a Cluttered Desktop""; ""Use the Quick Launch Toolbar""; ""Restore the Show Desktop Shortcut""; ""Add or Remove the My Computer and My Documents Shortcuts""; ""Rearrange Your Desktop Shortcuts""; ""Restore Missing Desktop Icons""; ""Chapter 7: Organize Your Digital Life""; ""Alphabetize Your Bookmarks""; ""Change the Lineup of Your Bookmarks""
""Organize Your Bookmarks""
Summary: Preventing the dreaded ""Windows Fever"" If you've used Windows XP for any length of time, you've probably had at least a mild attack. Symptoms include rising blood pressure, verbal outbursts, and an overpowering urge to pitch your PC off the roof. Geeks On Call has the remedy, and this book is the prescription. In it you'll find the simplest, most direct solutions to the problems that produce Windows Fever-slow processing, unresponsive programs, botched software installations, Internet headaches, and dozens more. Eliminate the things that drive you crazy Unclutter your desktop Use System R
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""Geeks On Call Windows XP 5 Minute Fixes""; ""Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""PART I: Troubleshoot XP""; ""Chapter 1: Solve Common Problems""; ""Close an Unresponsive Program""; ""Delete an Undeletable File""; ""Restore Windows to a Healthy State""; ""Use System Restore When Windows Won�t Start""; ""Protect Windows from a Botched Software Installation""; ""If a Program Won�t Start or Run Properly""; ""Chapter 2: Eliminate Irritations""; ""Prevent Windows Messenger from Loading""; ""Hide or Disable Windows Messenger""; ""Change the Windows Registration Name""; ""Pop the Balloon Tips""

""Stop Highlighting New Software""""Turn Off Error Reporting""; ""Disable Step-by-Step Searches""; ""Disable the Search Characters""; ""Show Inactive Icons""; ""Re-Sync the Windows Clock""; ""Disable Automatic Cleanup of Your Desktop""; ""Adjust AutoPlay""; ""Repair AutoPlay""; ""Disable AutoPlay""; ""Chapter 3: Fix Internet Issues""; ""Repair a Broken Internet Connection""; ""Back Up Your Bookmarks""; ""Restore Missing “Favicons�""; ""Prevent Crashes When Copying Text from a Website""; ""Easily Locate Your Downloads""; ""Prevent Broken Downloads""; ""Reduce the Internet Cache""

""Save QuickTime Movies for Free""""Block Pop-Ups""; ""Chapter 4: Heal E-Mail Headaches""; ""Back Up E-Mail""; ""Import E-Mail""; ""Automatically Spell Check E-Mail""; ""If Spell Check Is Missing""; ""Repair a Malfunctioning Spell Check""; ""Back Up the Address Book""; ""Import an Address Book""; ""Change the Location of Your Stored E-Mail""; ""Speed Up a Slow Outlook Express""; ""View a Blocked E-Mail Attachment""; ""View and Print E-Mail Without the “>� Symbol""; ""Create an E-Mail Shortcut""; ""Remove Wasted Space""; ""Prevent E-Mail Corruption""; ""Recover from E-Mail Corruption""

""PART II: Make XP Better, Stronger, and Faster""""Chapter 5: Avoid Digital Dangers""; ""Manually Update Windows XP""; ""Automatically Update Windows XP""; ""Disable Unsafe Services""; ""Protect Your Computer from Viruses""; ""Block Worms from Invading Your Computer""; ""Prevent Spyware Infections""; ""Antispyware Programs""; ""Beware of Phishing Scams""; ""Control Cookies""; ""Delete Tracking Cookies""; ""Delete Index Files""; ""Use a Firewall""; ""Safely Delete Your Data""; ""Encrypt Your Data""; ""Back Up Your Data""; ""Use Passwords""; ""Create Strong Passwords""

""Avoid Certain Passwords""""Use Separate Passwords""; ""Keep Track of Your Passwords""; ""Hide the List of Recent Documents""; ""Disable the List of Recent Documents""; ""Erase the List of Recent Documents When Exiting Windows""; ""Chapter 6: Clean a Cluttered Desktop""; ""Use the Quick Launch Toolbar""; ""Restore the Show Desktop Shortcut""; ""Add or Remove the My Computer and My Documents Shortcuts""; ""Rearrange Your Desktop Shortcuts""; ""Restore Missing Desktop Icons""; ""Chapter 7: Organize Your Digital Life""; ""Alphabetize Your Bookmarks""; ""Change the Lineup of Your Bookmarks""

""Organize Your Bookmarks""

Preventing the dreaded ""Windows Fever"" If you've used Windows XP for any length of time, you've probably had at least a mild attack. Symptoms include rising blood pressure, verbal outbursts, and an overpowering urge to pitch your PC off the roof. Geeks On Call has the remedy, and this book is the prescription. In it you'll find the simplest, most direct solutions to the problems that produce Windows Fever-slow processing, unresponsive programs, botched software installations, Internet headaches, and dozens more. Eliminate the things that drive you crazy Unclutter your desktop Use System R

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