How to Use the Internet: Visually in Full Color

Overview

How to Use The Internet, Fifth Edition, visually steps you through everything you need to know in order to get connected to the Internet, browse and create Web pages, send and receive email, read and post to newsgroups, and apply the Internet to your everyday office and home life. Over 100 two-page spreads illustrate and clearly explain each Internet task, from entry-level, beginning concepts to sophisticated techniques for more advanced users. Illustrations and figures lead you through each task with ...
See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (11) from $1.99   
  • New (1) from $45.00   
  • Used (10) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Showing 11 – 10 of 0
We’re having technical difficulties. Please try again shortly.
Showing 11 – 10 of 0
Close
Sort by
Sending request ...

Overview

How to Use The Internet, Fifth Edition, visually steps you through everything you need to know in order to get connected to the Internet, browse and create Web pages, send and receive email, read and post to newsgroups, and apply the Internet to your everyday office and home life. Over 100 two-page spreads illustrate and clearly explain each Internet task, from entry-level, beginning concepts to sophisticated techniques for more advanced users. Illustrations and figures lead you through each task with easy-to-follow directions and visual cues.
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From Barnes & Noble
A hands-on, task-focused, utterly visual guide to the Internet. Step-by-step, full-color visual directions walk you through every task you're likely to want to perform, from effective web searches to disabling cookies, free web email to ICQ, downloading MP3s to creating your own web site. The Internet's never been easier!
Booknews
Series of screenshots illustrate how to use Internet Explorer 5 to connect to the Internet, revisit favorite web pages, find a company on the web, send e-mails and files, and buy a product over the web. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780672320002
  • Publisher: Sams
  • Publication date: 8/22/2000
  • Series: How to Use Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2001
  • Pages: 227
  • Product dimensions: 8.01 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.49 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Getting Connected for the First Time 4
How to Choose an Internet Service Provider 6
How to Set Up an Internet Connection 8
How to Connect to the Internet 10
How to Connect to the Internet Through a Proxy Server 12
How to Load a Web Page 14
How to Download Internet Explorer 5 16
How to Set Up Internet Explorer 5 18
2 Browsing the World Wide Web 20
How to Use a Web Site 22
How to Visit a Web Site When You Know Its Address 24
How to Revisit Your Favorite Web Pages 26
How to Load a Web Page for Faster Viewing 28
How to Pick a New Home Page for Your Browser 30
How to Change Internet Explorer's Settings 32
How to Print a Web Page 34
How to Send a Page to Someone Else Using Email 36
How to View Video on a Web Page 38
3 Visiting a Portal Web Site 40
How to Set Up an Account on a Portal 42
How to Personalize a Web Portal 44
How to Make a Portal Your Browser's Home Page 46
4 Searching the World Wide Web 48
How to Find a Site When You Don't Know Its Address 50
How to See Pages You Have Recently Visited 52
How to Search for a Specific Topic on the Web 54
How to Search Through Millions of Web Pages 56
How to Find a Program on the Web 58
How to Find a Company on the Web 60
How to Find a Person on the Web 62
5 Protecting Yourself on the Web 64
How to Choose a Security Setting 66
How to Customize Your Security Setting 68
How to Block Objectionable Content from Being Viewed 70
How to Use Security Certificates 72
How to Disable Cookies in a Web Browser 74
6 Communicating with Electronic Mail 76
How to Set Up Outlook Express for Email 78
How to Send Email 80
How to Receive Email 82
How to Send an Attached File 84
How to Receive an Attached File 86
How to Find Someone's Email Address 88
How to Subscribe to a Mailing List 90
How to Set Up a Free Web-Based Email Account 92
How to Use Your Free Web-Based Email Account 94
How to Print an Email Message 96
7 Participating in Usenet Discussion Groups 98
How to Set Up Outlook Express for Usenet Newsgroups 100
How to Read a Newsgroup 102
How to Read Newsgroups You Have Subscribed To 104
How to Post a Message to a Newsgroup 106
How to Find a Newsgroup 108
How to Search an Archive of Past Newsgroup Discussions 110
How Not to Increase the Junk Email You Receive 112
8 Chatting Using Instant Messages with ICQ 114
How to Download ICQ 116
How to Install ICQ 118
How to Set Up a New ICQ Account 120
How to Add Someone to Your Contact List 122
How to Send Someone a Private Message 124
How to Join an Active List 126
9 Using America Online's Internet Capabilities 128
How to Install America Online for Windows 130
How to Send Mail 132
How to Read Usenet Newsgroups 134
How to Use Chat Features 136
How to Send Instant Messages 138
How to Block Objectionable Content from Your AOL Account 140
10 Listening to Audio over the Internet 142
How to Install an MP3 Player 144
How to Find MP3 Files to Download 146
How to Listen to an MP3 File 148
How to Download a RealAudio Player 150
How to Install a RealAudio Player 152
How to Listen to Windows Media Player Audio Files 154
11 Shopping on the Internet 156
How to Buy a Product over the Web 158
How to Shop Safely on the Web 160
How to Participate in Online Auctions 162
How to Bid in an Online Auction 164
12 Investigating Stocks, Taxes, and Savings on the Web 166
How to Find Current Stock Quotes 168
How to Create a Portfolio of Stocks You Track 170
How to Add and Remove Stocks from a Portfolio 172
How to Get Tax Help Online 174
How to Find Savings Tips Online 176
13 Creating Your Own Web Site 178
How to Install Web Publishing Software 180
How to Add Text and Color to a Web Page 182
How to Add a Link to a Web Page 184
How to Add a Graphic to a Web Page 186
How to Test a Web Site You Create 188
How to Join a Free Web Provider to Host Your Site 190
How to Install the Web Publishing Wizard 192
How to Publish Web Pages and Other Files 194
14 Using Netscape Navigator to Browse the Web 196
How to Download Netscape Navigator 198
How to Install Netscape Navigator 200
How to Set Up Netscape Navigator 202
How to Revisit Your Favorite Web Pages 204
How to Change Navigator's Settings 206
How to Find Related Sites 208
Glossary 210
Index 216
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)