Chapter 6. Accessory Overview

Windows XP comes with a lot of what I call “gadgets.” They’re useful little programs that perform one or two tasks well, but they don’t fit into one of the major application categories, such as word processing. Accessories are important parts of the operating system. You need to know that they exist for those times when you need to do some maintenance or perform a special task.

One of the most important accessory categories we’ll look at today is the Accessibility features. Some people will immediately think that these features are for those with special needs. I find that they’re useful for the average user, too. In fact, you’ll find that I’ve found a lot of special ways to use these features in my own work as you ...

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