Absolute Beginners Guide to Windows XP Media Center
By Steve Kovsky
it comes to new age technology, I must admit I’m a novice,
the type of person who buys a computer to last and refuses to upgrade
or purchase a new one until the “on” button is no longer
February, I lost a close friend of six years, which had provided
me with an endless amount of joy and pleasure on a daily basis.
Sadly, my computer breathed its last hard drive sigh and bid the
world a fond farewell. Heartbroken, I went in search of a replacement.
What I found was the adventure of a lifetime.
XP. The name alone is a sign of the ground-breaking, cutting-edge
technology that has taken the world by storm. I knew when I first
pressed the “on” button that this was no ordinary computer,
a far cry from the familiar Windows 95 that had greeted me each
day. This new system came with more bells and whistles than I ever
of the most exciting features of Windows XP is the Media Center.
I had been always been under the false assumption this icon was
only used when you wanted to play a music CD. It was not until I
discovered Steve Kovsky’s Absolute Beginners Guide to
Windows XP Media Center that my appreciation level begin to
realize what I had in my possession.
gave me the knowledge in simple-to-use terms and diagrams that showed
me how to watch and record live television. In addition, it had
me glued to its pages as I read about burning DVD’s, creating
highly professional home photo CD’s and organizing my favorite
CD’s while I listened to my favorite radio station. I was
totally amazed at how one program could have the ability to take
the place of so many gadgets.
book will appeal to all levels of computer users who want to learn
from the ground up. It kept me in constant awe as I quickly became
addicted to this self-help manual. It gave me the ability to learn
things I never knew a computer was possible of achieving.
recommend this book to anyone who has a desire to reach for the
stars, for its knowledge reaches unlimited heights. Very highly