Windows XP Under The HoodeBook - 2003
Three reasons to sleep with this book under your pillow: First, while most tasks can be achieved using the standard Windows interface, a true Windows power user eschews the GUI in favor of VBScript and batch file programming languages provided with Windows XP. While batch files are old hat, many users don't know that the batch file language in XP has been greatly enhanced. The new scripting languages are a mystery to most Windows users. And, many of the niftiest command line tools do not even appear in Microsoft's online help. Second, despite Microsoft's best efforts to hide the ugly side of Windows, XP still contains a robust command line interface. Simplify management and day-to-day activities with Brian's from-the-trenches Windows advice. Finally, although Microsoft provides the tools needed to futz with the command line, GUI, and object-based management features of Windows, readers are hard pressed to find much - if any - documentation on these tools. Rather than learning by osmosis, users should pick up a copy of this indispensable book.; We pay careful attention to provide both a complete object and tool reference, while providing practical examples for using each tool that will have everyone dancing in the streets.
Publisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : Que, c2003.
Characteristics: xi, 722 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.