If you want to go beyond the basics of learning the Windows XP operating system, this is the book for you. Special Edition Using Microsoft Windows XP Home, 3rd Edition has been updated to include Service Pack 2 features and coverage of Windows XP Media Center. Windows XP Home touches everything you do with your computer, so this book is full of hands-on, roll-up-your-shirtsleeves advice that will help you learn to choose, install and configure network hardware and software for Windows XP. Topics include: Gettins Your Hardware and Software Ready for Windows XP Using the Simple Supplied Application Internet and TCP/IP Connection Options Chatting and Conferencing with Windows Messenger Creating a Windows XP Home Network Network Security Troubleshooting and Repairing Windows XP and More! Expert authors Robert Cowart and Brian Knittel will help guide you through Windows XP so that you'll never need another Windows XP book again!