Introduction

Welcome to Microsoft Windows XP: Do Amazing Things. This book is guaranteed to spark your imagination and change the way you look at everything from digital photography to movie making to how you listen to music. Throw a little instant messaging and some surfing the Net in there, and you’re ready to rock and roll. With Windows XP, you can, indeed, do amazing things!

While reading this book, let your imagination run wild. Although I’ll introduce the basics, including how to make a movie, how to burn a CD, how to add images, music, and video to an e-mail, and how to create a digital photo library, there are also hundreds of additional jumping-off points. There’s a lot more to explore than just becoming proficient in the newest technologies—there’s ...

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