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The complete idiot's guide to PC basics : Windows 7 edition

Author: Joe Kraynak
Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Alpha, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Guides beginning users through basic PC operations, with coverage of the fundamentals of software programs, graphics and media files, green computing initiatives, newsgroups, message boards, mailing lists, networking, and other key topics.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joe Kraynak
ISBN: 9781615640676 1615640673
OCLC Number: 751922309
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxi, 410 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Getting started. Buying the right computer for you ; Setting up, starting, and turning off your PC ; Taking control with input devices ; Getting around in Windows 7 ; Getting help --
Taking control of your PC. Changing the look and feel of Windows ; Creating and managing user accounts ; Managing discs, files, and folders ; Running, installing, and uninstalling programs ; Installing and managing additional hardware devices ; Networking your PC at home and on the road --
Getting down to business. Typing and other word processing chores ; Working with graphics ; Crunching numbers with spreadsheets ; Creating an address book and printing mailing labels ; Managing your finances ; Printing documents and other creations --
Tapping the power of the Internet. Getting wired to the Internet ; Poking around on the World Wide Web --
Searching the Web Google style --
Sending and receiving e-mail --
Connecting with friends and family on Facebook ; Sharing video on YouTube ; Passing notes on Twitter ; Communicating one-on-one in Real Time ; Buying and selling stuff online ; Touring message boards, mailing lists, and more ; Publishing your own Web page or blog ; Protecting your PC from viruses and other online threats --
Going digital with music, photos, and video. Playing, growing, and managing your music collection ; Snapping, enhancing, and sharing digital photos ; Playing and making DVDs --
Maintaining and troubleshooting your computer. Keeping your PC clean ; Giving your PC a tune-up ; PC problems: preparation and troubleshooting.
Other Titles: Idiot's guide to PC basics :
Guide to PC basics :
PC basics :
Complete idiot's guide
Responsibility: by Joe Kraynak.

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Suitable for those who want to get the most out of their Personal Computer, this book teaches you how to get started on a PC, including easy instructions on setting up and organising your computer.  Read more...

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