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Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computers and the Internet, Adobe Reader

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  • Copyright 2002
  • Pages: 480
  • Edition: 1st
  • eBook (Adobe DRM)
  • ISBN-10: 0-7686-5474-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7686-5474-5

TheAbsolute Beginner's Guide to Computers and the Internet is perfect for first-time computer users. It identifies 75 tasks that you would want to do with your computer, and shows you how to "Do It Now." Activities are grouped into categories such as communicating online, managing your finances, buying and selling online, working with pictures, creating fun projects, playing and recording music, watching TV and movies, and dealing with problems. When you've completed the book, you'll be surprised how much you can do!

Table of Contents



Introduction.

I. ABSOLUTE BASICS.

 1. Personal Computer Basics.

 2. Computer Hardware Basics.

 3. Windows and Software Basics.

 4. Internet and Home Networking Basics.

II. GETTING STARTED.

 5. Set Up Your New Computer System.

 6. Take Your System for a Spin.

 7. Add New Hardware.

 8. Add New Software.

 9. Get Connected to the Internet.

10. Surf the Web.

III. DO IT NOW: COMMUNICATINGON PAPER.

IV. DO IT NOW: COMMUNICATING ONLINE.

V. DO IT NOW: WORKING WITH NUMBERS.

VI. DO IT NOW: MANAGING YOUR FINANCES.

VII. DO IT NOW: FILING AND REPORTING.

VIII. DO IT NOW: READING THE LATEST NEWS.

IX. DO IT NOW: SEARCHING AND RESEARCHING.

X. DO IT NOW: BUYING AND SELLING ONLINE.

XI. DO IT NOW: WORKING WITH PICTURES.

XII. DO IT NOW: CREATING FUN PROJECTS.

XIII. DO IT NOW: PLAYING GAMES.

XIV. DO IT NOW: PLAYING AND RECORDING MUSIC.

XV. DO IT NOW: WATCHING TV AND MOVIES.

XVI. DO IT NOW: WORKING WITHFILES.

XVII. DO IT NOW: TAKING CARE OF YOUR PC.

XVIII. DO IT NOW: DEALING WITH PROBLEMS.

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