Chapter 3. Advanced User Features

Windows XP comes with more ways to modify your interface than any previous version of Windows. Not only can you use the new Windows interface, but many of the features of the Windows 2000 interface are available as well. All of this flexibility means that you can have the interface you really want—the one that will make you most productive. Unfortunately, all of this flexibility can also mean confusion on the part of the user. That’s why I placed what I consider advanced user features in a separate chapter.

In the preceding chapter, we looked at the simplified Windows XP interface. This interface is easy to use, but doesn’t provide much in the way of flexibility. Windows XP also supports what I call a standard ...

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