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Special Edition Using Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional, Third Edition by Brian Knittel, Robert Cowart

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Chapter 5. Using the Simple Supplied Applications

A Sea of Freebies

Although you no doubt have collected your own arsenal of workhorse programs to assist you in your daily chores, Windows XP Professional, like past versions of Windows, comes replete with numerous freebie utility programs to handle common, everyday tasks. These utility programs range from the bizarre to the useful—from pinball and solitaire to audio CD and DVD movie players, word processing programs, and a calculator, to name but a few. Whether they are intended for entertainment or as daily helpmates for such tasks as jotting ...

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