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Chapter 10: Configuring Windows XP

It’s crucial to note that when you purchase a PC with software already installed, the manufacturer has probably taken several steps to be sure the PC works well. For example, all necessary drivers will be installed. You’ll need to do some of these things yourself when you build your own PC. But, in so doing, you’ll know more about your PC and be a better PC troubleshooter in the future.

So now that we have completed the basic Windows XP installation, let’s finish configuring the operating system so that it works in top form. A few things should be done. The order isn’t particularly important.

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