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Microsoft Windows ME millennium edition secrets
Livingston, Brian.
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Publication Information:
Foster City, CA : IDG Books Worldwide, [2000]

Physical Description:
xl, 1493 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
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Includes index.
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QA76.76.O63 L585 2000 Book and Software Set Central Closed Stacks

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This in-depth expose on the hottest undocumented functions and shortcuts takes you through a wide range of Windows(r) Me features. Livingston and Straub provide insider information on the latest features of Windows(r) ìMeî, Internet Explorer 5.5, PC Health features, power management improvements, and more. In addition, Windows Secrets offers its trademark broad-based coverage of ongoing Windows(r) issues, such as hardware and network configuration, file management, and multimedia. Special elements such as Tips, Undocumented, and Secrets call attention to key advice on features and techniques for productivity. Step-by-step procedures are also called out for you. An accompanying CD set provides and e-version of the book in an easy-to-use, searchable, hyper-linked format.

Author Notes

About the Authors Brian Livingston is the author of nine previous Windows(r) Secrets(r) books, which have sold over 1.5 million copies and have been translated into more than 30 languages. He writes the "Window Manager" column for Infoworld and the "Wired Watchdog" column for Software developer Davis Straub has been collaborating with Brian since Windows(r) 95 Secrets(r).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Read This First
Part I Startup Secrets
Chapter 2 Installing and Setting Up Windows Me
Chapter 3 Customizing Your Windows Startup
Part II Desktop Secrets
Chapter 4 What's New in Windows Me
Chapter 5 The Desktop and the Taskbar
Chapter 6 Desktop Strategies -
Making Windows Your Own
Chapter 7 The Explorer
Chapter 8 My Computer -
Folders and Windows
Chapter 9 The Start Button and Finding
Chapter 10 Shortcuts at Home and Abroad
Chapter 11 The Registry -
The Real User Interface
Chapter 12 Documents First
Chapter 13 The Recycle Bin -
Going Through the Trash
Chapter 14 The Task Scheduler
Chapter 15 The Control Panel and Properties
Chapter 16 My System
Chapter 17 Laptop to Desktop
Chapter 18 Networking
Chapter 19 Dial-Up Networking
Chapter 20 DOS Is Still in There
Chapter 21 Fonts
Chapter 22 Accessories
Chapter 23 System Tools
Chapter 24 Fun
PART III Internet Secrets
Chapter 25 Connecting to the Internet
Chapter 26 Internet Explorer
Chapter 27 Using Outlook Express
Chapter 28 Mail and News Messages
Chapter 29 Keeping Up with the News
Chapter 30 Rules for Mail and News
Chapter 31 Secure E-mail
Chapter 32 The Windows Address Book
Chapter 33 NetMeeting
Chapter 34 Chat
Chapter 35 Publishing on the Web
Part IV Hardware Secrets
Chapter 36 Plug and Play -
Device Management
Chapter 37 Disk Tools and File Systems
Chapter 38 Managing Hardware
Chapter 39 Configuring Memory
Chapter 40 Displays
Chapter 41 Printers
Chapter 42 Keyboards and Characters
Chapter 43 The Mighty Mouse
Chapter 44 Modems, Serial Ports, and Parallel Ports
Chapter 45 Telephony
Chapter 46 Power Management
Chapter 47 Multimedia
Appendix: The Windows Me Millennium Edition Secrets CD-ROM