About This Course
Windows XP is one of the most stable and popular versions of the Microsoft Windows operating system. Whether you're new to Windows or an experienced PC aficionado, there's a lot to learn if you're just starting to work with Windows XP.
For the Windows newbie, there's never been a better time to learn. The XP interface is designed to make the learning curve easier than ever. Experienced Windows users will also appreciate the frictionless interface that makes a computer quicker, easier, and more productive. This course covers all the basic skills and concepts needed to use a computer to do anything - be it surf the Internet, write a book, day trade stocks, manage your finances, play music, edit photos, or just do e-mail. You need only know enough to get connected to the online course. Basic buzzwords and concepts of drives, directories, files, and so forth are explained in depth, as well as all the skills you need to get help when you need it, back out of awkward situations gracefully, and take advantage of the Internet like never before.
You'll also learn to use and customize the interface; work with texts, pictures, photos, sound, music and DVD, Interactive TV and video; create shortcuts to favorites; get the most from the Internet; and even build your own local area network (LAN).
About The Instructor
This course includes a knowledgeable and caring instructor who will guide you through
your lessons, facilitate discussions, and answer your questions. The instructor
for this course will be
With over 100 published books to his name, award-winning author Alan Simpson is widely regarded as a PC and Internet guru. His books have been published throughout the world in over a dozen languages. Alan is a seasoned veteran of the computer industry, and his books and online courses cover virtually all aspects of the computer industry, including Web development, operating systems, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, programming, networking, and security.