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Author: Greg M Perry
Publisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : Sams, 2000.
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Document Type: Book
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ISBN: 0672319535 9780672319532
OCLC Number: 44903591
Description: xiii, 428 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction. I. WAKE UP WITH WINDOWS MILLENNIUM EDITION (ME). 1. What Windows Me Is All About. Getting a Feel for Windows Me. Mouse Around. First Things First.Logging On.Command Controls. Save Before You Quit. Summary. Q&A. Workshop.Quiz. Exercises.2. How to Manage Windows. I Do Windows!Minimizing Windows. Enlarging Windows.Manually Changing Window Sizes. Moving Windows. Closing a Window. Using the System Menu. A Window's Menu. A Window's Toolbar. One Last Note About Windows. Summary. Q&A. Workshop.Quiz. Exercises.3. Take Windows Me to Task. A Quick Taskbar and Start Button Review. Moving the Taskbar. The Taskbar Properties Menu.Tiling Windows. Working with Taskbar Properties.Sizing the Taskbar. Starting Programs with the Start Menu. Using the Run Command. Introduction to Your Active Desktop. Summary. Q&A. Workshop.Quiz. Exercises.4. Understanding the My Computer Window. Looking at My Computer. Introducing the My Computer Window.Working with My Computer. Other My Computer Folders.Introducing the Control Panel.Modifying the Mouse Properties. Using the Right Mouse Button.Startup in Emergencies. Summary. Q&A. Workshop.Quiz. Exercises.II. MORNING WINDOWS DESKTOP EXPLORATION. 5. Using Explorer to Navigate. Introducing the Windows Explorer. The Explorer Options. Managing Documents with a Right Mouse Click. Right-Click to Copy and Move Documents. Where Do the Deleted Files Go? Making Windows Me Easier. Summary. Q&A. Workshop.Quiz. Exercises.6. A Call for Help. Introducing the Help System.Getting Local Help. Searching the Index. Searching the Internet.Other Forms of Help.Using Application Help. Using Pop-Up Help.Summary. Q&A. Workshop.Quiz. Exercises.7. Desktop Management. Activate Your Desktop. SOS-Save Our Screens!Setting Up a Screen Saver. Securing Your Screen Saver.Check the Time.Working into the New Millennium.Paint Windows 98. Summary. Q&A. Workshop.Quiz. Exercises.III. WINDOWS ACCESSORIES IN THE AFTERNOON. 8. Installing Programs with Windows Me. The Add/Remove Programs Icon. The Windows Setup Page. Installed Applications. Uninstallation Procedures. A Last Resort. Summary. Q&A. Workshop.Quiz. Exercises.9. Finding Files, Folders, and Friends. Introducing Search.Searching Files and Folders. Using Search to Locate Types of Files.Searching for Internet Information. Finding People. Summary. Q&A. Workshop.Quiz. Exercises.10. Using the Desktop Accessories. Calculate Results.Working with the Standard Calculator. Using the Scientific Calculator.Write with Flair. Paint a Pretty Picture. Summary. Q&A. Workshop.Quiz. Exercises.IV. LATE AFTERNOON INTERNET INTEGRATION. 11. Surfing the Web with Internet Explorer. Introduction to the Internet. The WWW: World Wide Web. Introducing the Internet Explorer Web Browser. Surfing the Internet. Locating Information. Helpful Browsing Tools. Keeping Links Handy. Using Shortcut Keys. Open Multiple Browser Windows. AutoComplete Works for You. Summary. Q&A. Workshop.Quiz. Exercises.12. How Windows Ties into the Web. Your Desktop and the Web. The Active Desktop. Add Desktop Components. Desktop Components. Summary. Q&A. Workshop.Quiz. Exercises.13. Exploring Online Services. Why Online Services Are Less Critical Today. Introduction to Online Services. Comparing the Online Services.America Online. AT&T WorldNet Service. Prodigy.Summary. Q&A. Workshop.Quiz. Exercises.14. Understanding the Internet's Push and Channel Content. Introduction to Push Technology. Active Desktop Push. Turn Push Technology into a Screen Saver. Favorites on the Windows Desktop. Summary. Q&A. Workshop.Quiz. Exercises.15. Networking. Networking Your Environment.Networking Hardware. Windows Me Helps You Network.Working with a Network. Summary. Q&A. Workshop.Quiz. Exercises.16. Mail and Newsgroups with Outlook Express. The Email World. Managing Email with Outlook Express.Setting Up Outlook Express. Sending Mail with Outlook Express. Sending Web Pages as Email. Receiving Email.Using Newsgroups. Summary. Q&A. Workshop.Quiz. Exercises.V. AN EVENING WITH EXTENDED WINDOWS. 17. Exploring Your Hardware Interface. Plug and Play. Windows Offers Hardware Help. Setting Up a Second PC. Summary. Q&A. Workshop.Quiz. Exercises.18. Using Windows on the Road. Docking Your Laptop. Using PC Cards. The Windows Briefcase. Going Wireless with Infrared. Summary. Q&A. Workshop.Quiz. Exercises.19. Performing Tune-Ups with the Update Manager. How the Updates Work. Updating Windows Yourself. Fine-Tune Your System. Summary. Q&A. Workshop.Quiz. Exercises.VI. WINDOWS SAFETY AT NIGHTTIME. 20. Managing Your Hard Drive. Check the Disk. Fill In the Holes. Running DriveSpace. Summary. Q&A. Workshop.Quiz. Exercises.21. Using the Advanced System Tools. Check Your System. Dr. Watson, Come Right Away. Scheduling System Tasks. Using System Restore. Summary. Q&A. Workshop.Quiz. Exercises.22. Using Multimedia and Sound. Introducing the Windows Media Player. Playing with AutoPlay. Changing the Look of the Windows Media Player. The Media Guide. CD Audio Extras. The Media Library and Playlists. A Radio in Your PC! Downloading to a Portable Player. What About Video? Summary. Q&A. Workshop.Quiz. Exercises.23. Understanding Printing and Fonts. Introduction to Spooled Printing. Setting Up a Printer. The Print Dialog Box. Managing Print Jobs. Deferred Printing. Fonts Have Style. Fonts and Typefaces. Summary. Workshop.Quiz. Exercises.24. Advanced Windows Tips. Windows Desktop Tips.Rearrange Start Menu Items. Deleting Menu Items. Right-Click Menu Options. Make a Startup Diskette. Don't Wait for a Disaster!Make Yourself More Comfortable.Start Windows Explorer Quickly. Adjust the Toolbar in Any Window.Internet Explorer Tips.Learn the Web As You Use It. Quickly Enter Web Addresses. Set Up Internet Explorer Security. Keep More History for Faster Access. Take a Look at Advanced Internet Explorer Options. Change Your Home Page. Disconnect Quickly.Outlook Express Tips.Compress Files. Clean Up Your Deleted Folder. Create a Personal Signature. Check Email Often.Printing Tips.Manage Printer Jobs. Cancel All Print Jobs Easily. Multiple Users Should Print Separator Pages.Miscellaneous Tips.Save the Scraps. Stop a Copy or Move. Laptop Security. Delay On-the-Road Printing. Print to a Hotel Fax. Purchase a Desktop Infrared Transmitter.Summary. Q&A.APPENDIXES. Appendix A. Aid via the Accessibility Options. The Accessibility Wizard. The Accessibility Options. The Onscreen Keyboard.Appendix B. Glossary. Appendix C. Answers to Quizzes. Index.
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