Get a glimpse inside "Hardcore Windows XP: The Step-by-Step Guide to Ultimate Performance," with this excerpt from Chapter 4, "Working Remotely."
Summary: Take control of Windows XP and get the most out of everything this powerful operating system has to offer. Written by Microsoft Windows XP Expert Zone columnist Joli Ballew, this book shows you hundreds of tips and tricks you'll be able to use right away. Learn to do everything from kick starting the boot process to disabling unnecessary applications and services to taking advantage of built-in administrative tools. You'll get full details on security and Service Pack 2, remote access, gaming functions, networking features, multimedia capabilities and more!
Chapter 4 reviews the various ways you can work remotely with Windows XP. You can give and get remote assistance, connect remotely to your own computer or someone else's using Remote Desktop, and interact with people across the world or across the office using NetMeeting. These three technologies are reviewed in detail, along with tips for getting the most out of these technologies while also securing your computer.
This chapter download from "Hardcore Windows XP: The Step-by-Step Guide to Ultimate Performance" by Joli Ballew is printed with permission from McGraw-Hill Osborne Media , Copyright 2005.
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This was first published in July 2005