Microsoft Windows Me For Dummies: Quick Reference

Microsoft Windows Me For Dummies: Quick Reference

by Greg Harvey
     
 

Microsoft Windows Me (Millennium Edition) makes home networking easier than ever. You can connect multiple computers to share files, printers, an Internet connection, and more. Don't let the word "networking" intimidate you, however. With Microsoft Windows Me (Millennium Edition) For Dummies Quick Reference at your fingertips, you'll be a Windows whiz in no…  See more details below

Overview

Microsoft Windows Me (Millennium Edition) makes home networking easier than ever. You can connect multiple computers to share files, printers, an Internet connection, and more. Don't let the word "networking" intimidate you, however. With Microsoft Windows Me (Millennium Edition) For Dummies Quick Reference at your fingertips, you'll be a Windows whiz in no time.

This handy guide is right for you if

  • Your computer crashes a lot when using Windows 95 or Windows 98 (it may be time to upgrade)
  • You just got a new computer with Windows Me preinstalled and don't know what to do with it
  • You already use Windows Me and want to know more about its advanced features
  • You want quick, accessible answers to questions about Windows Me

Windows Me offers quite a few improvements over earlier versions; features such as Windows Movie Maker and Windows Media Player are entertaining, to say the least. Here's a peek at just the type of quick, "get-in, get-out" information that you'll find in Microsoft Windows Me (Millennium Edition) For Dummies Quick Reference:

  • Communicating via Outlook Express, instant messaging, chats, and video conferencing
  • Viewing television channels
  • Browsing the Web
  • Mastering Windows basics such as renaming or deleting files and folders
  • Controlling desktop icons, adding and removing software and printers
  • Launching programs
  • Playing Internet games
  • Using Windows accessories such as Notepad, Paint, Disk Cleanup, and Calculator
  • Making changes to your computer settings by using the Control Panel

Author Greg Harvey has written numerous technical books, including the best-selling Excel 2003 For Dummies and Windows XP For Dummies Quick Reference. 

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764507304
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/22/2000
Series:
For Dummies Quick Reference Series
Edition description:
Millennium Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.55(d)

Meet the Author

About the Author Greg Harvey, the author of over 50 computer books, has had a long career of teaching business people in the use of IBM PC, Windows, and Macintosh software application programs. From 1983 to 1988, he conducted hands-on computer software training for corporate business users with a variety of training companies (including his own, PC Teach). From 1988 to 1992, he taught university classes in Lotus 1-2-3 and Introduction to Database Management Technology (using dBASE) in the Department of Information Systems at Golden Gate University in San Francisco. In mid-1993, Greg started a new multimedia publishing venture, mind over media, Inc. As a multimedia developer and computer book author, he hopes to enliven his future online computer books by making them into true interactive learning experiences that will vastly enrich and improve the training of users of all skill levels.

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