Chapter . Introduction

Windows XP: it’s new, it’s controversial, and it’s on your desktop. Some people are calling Windows XP a minor upgrade with some flash and dazzle added. Other people consider the features of Windows XP new and exciting. Still other people view Windows XP as a major threat to civilization as we know it. No matter where you fit in the spectrum of Windows XP readers, there’s something for you inside this book.

Teach Yourself Windows XP in 21 Days will show you that Windows XP contains more in new features than you think it does. The flash and dazzle is real, but so are features such as enhanced multimedia and the capability to burn CDs without a third-party utility.

The biggest benefit of using Windows XP is that it combines ...

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