Dan Gookin Teaches Windows 98

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Dan Gookin covers all the fundamentals of Windows 98 in a book designed for beginners. In Dan Gookin's words, The key to making the beginner happy is knowing where to cut the rope and let them run or let them go. This book offers as much of an introduction into various areas of Windows to get people going, but not to bore them to death. Each chapter is self-contained and moderate in length. Chapters are heavily include call-outs that explain or point-out various parts of the screen. Icons and margin illustrations...
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Overview

Dan Gookin covers all the fundamentals of Windows 98 in a book designed for beginners. In Dan Gookin's words, The key to making the beginner happy is knowing where to cut the rope and let them run or let them go. This book offers as much of an introduction into various areas of Windows to get people going, but not to bore them to death. Each chapter is self-contained and moderate in length. Chapters are heavily include call-outs that explain or point-out various parts of the screen. Icons and margin illustrations are used throughout the text.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780789716880
  • Publisher: Que
  • Publication date: 10/19/1998
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 672
  • Product dimensions: 8.88 (w) x 7.96 (h) x 1.16 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Pt. I Windows Orientation and Review 7
1 Windows On and Off 11
2 Running Your Programs 21
3 Saving Your Stuff 31
4 Opening Documents 43
5 The Printing Chapter 53
6 Digging Through Your Computer 63
7 Your Internet Orientation Chapter 77
8 "Help Me!" 91
Pt. II Working in Windows 99
9 Lurking and Working on the Desktop 103
10 Ode to the Start Thing 117
11 Other Ways to Start Your Stuff 133
12 Doing Several Things at a Time 145
13 Sharing with Cut and Paste 153
14 Installing and Removing Software 165
15 Adding More of Windows 175
Pt. III Printing and Faxing 185
16 Printing and Such 187
17 Printing Things on the Screen 201
18 Hello, Printers Folder! 213
19 Sending a Fax (Which Is Like Printing) 229
Pt. IV Disks, Folders, and Files 247
20 Disk Drive 101 249
21 Caring for Your Hard Drive 257
22 Removable Disks and Drives 275
23 Folders and Folders 291
24 File Fun 311
25 Using the Send To Command 331
26 Essence of a File 339
27 Hunting Down Files 353
28 Deleting, Undeleting, and Recycling 365
Pt. V Somewhere, Out There 377
29 Planet Internet 381
30 Finding Stuff on the Web 391
31 Dropping Web Breadcrumbs 405
32 Activating the Desktop 413
33 Mail Call! 427
34 The Network 'Hood 447
35 Stealing and Sharing on the Network 457
Pt. VI The Tweak Master 467
36 The Control Panel 469
37 A New Face on the Interface 485
38 Toolbars from Beyond Infinity 505
39 A View to a Folder 519
40 Tweaking Your Monitor 525
41 Sound Advice 539
42 More Fonts for You 551
43 Messing mit der Mouse 565
44 Scheduling Activities 571
45 Beefing Up Your PC with New Hardware 583
Pt. VII Problem Solving 595
46 Tools to Help You 597
47 Hardware Troubleshooting 605
48 Irksome Things 611
A Playing DOS Games 619
B Making a Network 627
Index 639
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