Chapter 2. Working Efficiently in Windows XP

Working Efficiently in Windows XP

Chapter 2 at a Glance

In this chapter you will learn to:

  • Work comfortably on the Windows XP desktop.

  • Work with the Start menu and taskbar.

  • Create and arrange shortcuts on the desktop and Quick Launch toolbar.

  • Clean up your desktop.

Working in the Microsoft Windows environment is a lot like working in a real-world office environment. You have a desktop where all your work tools are displayed, and you have folders in which to organize all your files. Windows incorporates all these elements into its user interface, which is the means by which you and your computer communicate with each other.

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