Just a general enquiry but as a soon to be user of XP can anyone please give me any useful tips on what to do and what not to do from an initial startup of this OS. I'd like to keep these for guidance until in due course I find my way around its hidden mysteries.
I made some catastrophic errors initially with WinMe and the learning curve was somewhat painful! Many thanks for anything you can suggest that would be useful to know about. TC.
First thin i would say is set the desktop up as there is only the recycle bin on there when it first starts,to show the rest right click the desktop select properties select the desktop tab and then customize desktop and tick the relavent boxes,you can also add things that you may find usefull to the start menu,right click the task bar select properties, start menu tab customized then advanced there is a lot of options there and most are helpfull.
Unfortunately my guy has installed the Home OEM version. He says it is the full CD but went on to add that he is now forced to install on all new PCs. If you think it is a better choice then maybe I can upgrade to Pro later? If that will not complicate activation or registration of course.
This will not be an upgrade from Me. I've suffered enough with its tantrums! :o)) TC.