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The complete idiot's guide to computer basics

Author: Joe Kraynak
Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Alpha Books, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This updated edition of "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Computer Basics" aims to help beginners develop their computer skills more effectively by teaching them a set of practical, essential tasks on  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joe Kraynak
ISBN: 0028642309 9780028642307
OCLC Number: 48583322
Description: xxii, 433 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Setting it up and turning it on --
Meeting Windows: up close and personal --
Launching your first program --
Warming up with some computer games --
Using a cool desktop background --
Making your computer play cool sounds --
Taking control of your menus and programs --
Giving yourself more room to work --
Installing and removing programs --
I just want to type a letter! --
Editing and printing your letter --
Designing personalized greeting cards, banners, and other publications --
Creating an address book and other listy stuff --
Form letters, mailing labels, and envelopes --
Connecting to the outside world with a modem --
Finding an information freeway --
Sending e-mail: postage-free same-day delivery --
Chatting with friends, relatives, and complete strangers --
Poking around on the Web --
Shopping, investing, traveling, and other cool web stuff --
Publishing your own Web page in ten minutes or less --
Managing your finances --
Finding and playing cool games --
Tapping the power of educational software --
Safely introducing your child to the Internet --
Making a family photo album --
Drawing your family tree --
Playing digitized music clips --
Managing your life with a palm computer --
Watching TV and DVD on your computer --
Playing film editor with digital video --
Upgrading for voice commands and dictation --
Keeping your computer clean --
Giving your computer a tune-up.
Responsibility: by Joe Kraynak.

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