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Easy Computer Basics, Windows Vista Edition

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Easy Computer Basics, Windows Vista Edition

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Description

  • Copyright 2008
  • Dimensions: 8x10
  • Pages: 264
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-3789-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-3789-2
  • eBook (Adobe DRM)
  • ISBN-10: 0-7686-8268-1
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7686-8268-7

See it done. Do it yourself. It’s that Easy! Easy Computer Basics, Windows Vista Edition teaches you the fundamentals to help you get the most from your computer hardware and software. Fully illustrated steps with simple instructions guide you through each task, building the skills you need to do what you want to do. No need to feel intimidated; we’ll hold your hand every step of the way.

Learn how to…

  • Set up and configure your new computer system
  • Upgrade your computer with new hardware and software
  • Use Windows Vista--and personalize it just for you
  • Connect to the Internet for web surfing, email, and instant messaging
  • Manage and edit digital photos with Windows Photo Gallery
  • Play, copy, and burn your own music CDs--and download music from the Internet to play on your iPod
  • Protect your family and your computer from viruses, spam, and spyware
  • Set up a wireless home network and share your Internet connection with multiple computers

Easy steps guide you through each task.

Items you select or click are shown in bold.

Each step is fully illustrated.

Category: Computers

Covers: General Computing

User Level:  Beginning

Introduction 1

Part 1: Understanding How Your Computer Works 2

Part 2: Setting Up and Using a Desktop PC 14

Part 3: Setting Up and Using a Notebook PC 28

Part 4: Using Microsoft Windows Vista 38

Part 5: Working with Files and Folders 62

Part 6: Using Microsoft Word 78

Part 7: Connecting to the Internet 96

Part 8: Setting Up a Wireless Home Network 132

Part 9: Playing Music and Movies 150

Part 10: Working with Digital Photos 168

Part 11: Adding New Devices to Your System 190

Part 12: Protecting Your Computer 200

Part 13: Taking Care of Your Computer 214

Glossary 228

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part 1: Understanding How Your Computer Works 2

Part 2: Setting Up and Using a Desktop PC 14

Part 3: Setting Up and Using a Notebook PC 28

Part 4: Using Microsoft Windows Vista 38

Part 5: Working with Files and Folders 62

Part 6: Using Microsoft Word 78

Part 7: Connecting to the Internet 96

Part 8: Setting Up a Wireless Home Network 132

Part 9: Playing Music and Movies 150

Part 10: Working with Digital Photos 168

Part 11: Adding New Devices to Your System 190

Part 12: Protecting Your Computer 200

Part 13: Taking Care of Your Computer 214

Glossary 228

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