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Windows XP Home Edition: The Missing Manual (Missing Manuals) Paperback – 26 Dec 2004

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  • Paperback: 624 pages
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media; 2 edition (26 Dec. 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 059600897X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0596008970
  • Product Dimensions: 17.8 x 3.8 x 23.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars 6 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,185,362 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"....It is truly "the book that should have been in the box" and will help you get the most out of your Windows XP computer." -- Gerhard R. Fischer, Charlotte Bytes, July 2002

"....I’d recommend it to you as the book you need to get more out of the ‘document free’ Windows XP Operating System." -- Bob Esch, The DataBus, June 2002

"....The Missing Manual is an ideal companion for both first-time XP users and more experienced users who find themselves flummoxed by the software." -- Larry Blasko, Associated Press, June 24, 2002

"....this book offers rock-solid advice as well as terrific tips on every crumb XP has to offer." -- Michael Cahlin, Emerging Tip World, July 19, 2002

"a great reference book…this book will help first-time and intermediate PC fans greatly, and it has enough depth to aid experienced Windows users, too...." -- Bob Esch, The Databus, July 2002

A masterful treatment of Windows XP, written in a direct and lively style -- Ed Laskowski, The Vista PC Journal, August 2002

Definitely worth the $24.95 investment. I would recommend it to any level of Windows XP user. -- Linda Tyler, Mid-Hudson Computer User Group, Dec 2002

I enjoyed following the pages in this sensibly written guide. It is the way to go for first-time and intermediate PC fans. -- Sam Gardner, PC News, August 2002

I would recommend buying this book if you have Windows XP! -- Karen Willingham, Bayou Browsers PC Users Group, Feb 2003

If you are looking for a good book on Windows XP, this is it. I highly recommend it for beginners as well as for more advanced users. -- Gerhard R. Fischer, Charlotte Bytes, September 2002 --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

David Pogue, Yale '85, is the weekly personal-technology columnist for the New York Times and an Emmy award-winning tech correspondent for CBS News. His funny tech videos appear weekly on CNBC. And with 3 million books in print, he is also one of the world's bestselling how- to authors. He wrote or co-wrote seven books in the "For Dummies" series (including Macs, Magic, Opera, and Classical Music). In 1999, he launched his own series of amusing, practical, and user-friendly computer books called Missing Manuals, which now includes 100 titles.

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