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"Is this thing on?" : a computer handbook for late bloomers, technophobes, and the kicking & screaming

Author: Abby Stokes
Publisher: New York : Workman Pub., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A jargon-free manual for novice computer users covers everything one needs to know to enter the computer age, including how to select and set up a computer, how to sign up for e-mail and Internet access, and how to navigate the Web.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abby Stokes
ISBN: 9780761146193 0761146199
OCLC Number: 195682463
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 408 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: A Word Before You Begin viii --
There Is Nothing to Fear but Technology Itself --
Where Will It Sleep and How Often Do I Need to Water It? --
Go for a Test-Drive --
Let the Shopping Begin --
Baby's First Day Home --
The Newlywed Game --
Welcome to the Neighborhood --
Exploration and Discovery --
Make New Friends and Keep the Old.
Responsibility: Abby Stokes ; illustrations by Michael Sloan and Susan Hunt Yule.

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Offers advice on how to select, buy, and set up a computer; how to sign up for e-mail and internet access, and how to use the world wide web. This book also provides information on peripherals -  Read more...

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