Become more familiar with the Windows XP desktop in this free lesson.
When you've finished using Windows XP, be sure to turn off (or shut down) the computer correctly.
If you're experiencing computer problems or have installed something new, you can simply restart your computer.
It's generally safest tor turn off or restart your computer using the methods above. However, many computers are designed to safely shut down when the power button is pressed. Consult your manual to read about the recommended shutdown procedure.