Press Release: March 29, 2006
Fixing Windows XP Annoyances: Fix the Most Annoying Things about the Windows OS
Sebastopol, CA--Operating systems are a bit like the engine in your car: You don't really think about it until something goes wrong. But when something does go wrong, it's pretty annoying. Sometimes those annoyances seem to multiply. Take the Windows OS, for example. Windows XP is the most popular operating system on the planet--and the most annoying. From incomprehensible error messages to inexplicable crashes, from wonky wireless setups to just finding a file, Windows can make your computing life a nightmare. But thanks to Fixing Windows XP Annoyances (Karp, O'Reilly, $19.99) you can banish the bugs, speed up operations, and just make Windows work right.
Inspired by author David Karp's Windows XP Annoyances for Geeks, this all-new tome covers Service Pack 2, and pulls together tips, tricks, insider workarounds, and fixes, in an accessible Q&A format that lets you find solutions in a flash. Fixing Windows XP Annoyances will not only increase your productivity but lower your blood pressure as well. Karp's new book covers:
"Windows crashes. It interrupts our work and our lives with incomprehensible error messages. But the good news is that you really CAN make Windows behave," comments David Karp.
- More information about the book, including table of contents, index, author bio, and sample chapter
- A cover graphic in JPEG format
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