I Love My 'Puter: A Fun Computer Book for Beginners!

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A fun computer book filled with simple step-by-step instructions and creative projects for PC beginners who are using Windows 98, 2nd edition.

I Love My 'Puter was written to help you, the new PC user, love your computer. Filled with simple step-by-step instructions for Windows 98 2nd Edition, this book will show you how to bring your desktop alive with colors and graphics, create inspiring screen savers, customize your desktop themes, dazzle your friends with colorful emails, ...

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Overview

A fun computer book filled with simple step-by-step instructions and creative projects for PC beginners who are using Windows 98, 2nd edition.

I Love My 'Puter was written to help you, the new PC user, love your computer. Filled with simple step-by-step instructions for Windows 98 2nd Edition, this book will show you how to bring your desktop alive with colors and graphics, create inspiring screen savers, customize your desktop themes, dazzle your friends with colorful emails, whisk away unwanted email clutter, save and reformat those special emails, create fantastic cards, stickers, word banners, and flyers, thoroughly enjoy your Internet surfing experience by learning a few simple steps, and get started on your own website!

If you are feeling intimidated and overwhelmed by your new computer, this is the book for you. Written for beginners, by a beginner, I Love My 'Puter will help you learn important computer skills while being creative. As you learn, you'll begin to see the amazing possibilities available with your computer. Computer learning doesn't have to be boring or difficult, what it can be is lots of fun. Transform your computer fears into excitement and anticipation!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595142651
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/21/2000
  • Pages: 168
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.39 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction and Acknowledgments xi
1 My 'Puter Story 1
2 Bring Your Desktop Alive With Color 8
Desktop Wallpaper or Background Picture 8
Your Color Scheme 10
Computer Screen Settings 21
Let's Personalize Your Mouse 24
Events and Their Sounds 25
Finding and Saving New Wallpapers 27
3 Inspiring Screen Savers 33
3D Text Screen Saver 34
Scrolling Marquee Screen Saver 38
4 Having Fun With Desktop Themes 42
Additional Desktop Themes 47
After You Have Downloaded 50
5 Email Magic 54
Email Options 55
Keyboard Shortcuts 58
Selecting Stationery In Outlook 60
Outlook Symbols 62
Some Other Creative Options In Outlook 64
Inserting Pictures Into Email 66
Wonderful WordArt Attachments 70
Microsoft Graphics Studio Greetings 99 and Clip Art 82
Symbol Email Attachments 84
Forwarded Follies 86
Reformatting, Saving, and Printing Special Emails 91
Highlighting Text 95
Setting Up Other Email Accounts 97
Finding Outlook Express Stationery 98
Sending Free Egreeting Cards 99
6 Lets Play Some More 100
Fun and Simple Business Cards 102
Simple and Fun Stickers 110
Word Banners 117
Saving Important Information On Floppy Discs 122
7 Internet Basics 125
Your Favorites 125
How To Use Those Buttons 130
Interesting Places To Visit 135
How About Your Own Website? 138
Appendix 143
About the Author 153
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