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Part: five In the Home and On the Road > Using Windows XP on Portable PCs

Chapter twenty one. Using Windows XP on Portable PCs

IN THIS CHAPTER

Improving Your Display with ClearType 398

Optimizing Battery Life 399

Connecting Two PCs with a Direct Network Connection 403

Controlling Another Computer with Remote Desktop Connection 405

Using Briefcase to Synchronize Files 407

Working with Offline Files 409

The Bottom Line 411

Windows XP includes several new or improved features that should be of interest to portable computer users. These features make it easier to see what you're doing, maximize how long your batteries last, and help you share and synchronize files with your home PC or network. There's even a new remote desktop feature included with Windows XP Professional (not Home, sorry) that lets you access your desktop PC when you're on the road.


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