Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition Fast and Easy

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Windows Millennium Edition, or Windows Me, is the last consumer version of Windows that will be produced. Microsoft Windows Me Fast & Easy covers all the essentials that you will need to install and use Windows Me. This book is perfect for beginning users of Windows or for those who are upgrading and want to learn the new features of Windows Me quickly and easily. The carefully developed step-by-step approach in this guide allows users to master all of the basic skills necessary, and then return to the book ...
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Overview

Windows Millennium Edition, or Windows Me, is the last consumer version of Windows that will be produced. Microsoft Windows Me Fast & Easy covers all the essentials that you will need to install and use Windows Me. This book is perfect for beginning users of Windows or for those who are upgrading and want to learn the new features of Windows Me quickly and easily. The carefully developed step-by-step approach in this guide allows users to master all of the basic skills necessary, and then return to the book for reference when specific tasks are needed.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761527398
  • Publisher: Premier Press
  • Publication date: 8/1/2000
  • Series: Fast and Easy Series
  • Edition description: Millenium Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 413
  • Product dimensions: 7.38 (w) x 9.14 (h) x 0.93 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction xvii
Part I Understanding Basic Windows Operations 1
Chapter 1 Starting Windows Millennium Edition 3
Starting Windows Millennium Edition 4
Using Windows Millennium Edition on a Network 5
Making Selections with the Mouse 5
Chapter 2 Discovering Desktop Components 9
Opening the My Computer Icon 10
Browsing the Network Places 15
Working with the Taskbar 17
Using the Start Button 17
Discovering the Quick Launch Bar 19
Investigating the System Tray 20
Looking at Other Desktop Items 21
Chapter 3 Recognizing Parts of a Window 23
Identifying Window Components 24
Using Scroll Bars 26
Manually Resizing Windows 28
Maximizing a Window 30
Minimizing a Window 31
Moving a Window 32
Chapter 4 Using Windows Menus and Dialog Boxes 33
Making Menu Choices with a Mouse 34
Using Shortcut Menus 37
Selecting Menu Choices with the Keyboard 39
Working in a Dialog Box 42
Learning Common Windows Commands 46
Chapter 5 Multitasking and Shutting Down Windows 49
Opening a Windows Program 50
Opening with the Start Menu 50
Opening from the Desktop 51
Switching between Programs 52
Closing a Windows Program 53
Handling a Locked Up Application 54
Shutting Down Windows the Right Way 55
Shutting Down Windows When Your Computer Locks Up 58
Part I Review Questions 59
Part II Working with the Accessories 61
Chapter 6 Using the Calculator 63
Starting the Calculator 64
Identifying Calculator Buttons 65
Operating the Calculator 66
Copying Values from the Calculator 67
Changing the Style of the Calculator 69
Viewing the Scientific Calculator 69
Returning to the Standard Calculator 70
Chapter 7 Using WordPad 71
Staring WordPad 72
Entering Text 73
Editing Text 75
Adding Text 75
Deleting Text 76
Inserting the Current Date and Time 77
Selecting Text 78
Cutting and Pasting Text 81
Formatting Text 83
Changing the Font 83
Modifying the Alignment 85
Adding Bullets 86
Saving a WordPad Document 87
Printing a WordPad Document 89
Opening a WordPad Document 91
Closing the WordPad Document 92
Chapter 8 Painting with the Paint Program 93
Starting the Paint Program 94
Discovering the Paint Tools 95
Drawing with the Paintbrush 97
Drawing a Rectangle or Circle 98
Filling in the Background Color 101
Selecting and Moving an Object 102
Saving a Drawing 104
Saving a Drawing as Wallpaper 105
Printing a Drawing 106
Chapter 9 Playing Around with the Games 107
Starting Spider Solitaire 108
Connecting to an Internet Hearts Game 111
Part II Review Questions 116
Part III Discovering the Windows Tools 117
Chapter 10 Using Windows Help 119
Starting Windows Help 120
Exploring the Help and Support Window 120
Using the Help Topics 122
Utilizing the Help Index 124
Searching for Help 125
Getting Assisted Support 127
Chapter 11 Using Windows System Tools 131
Scanning Your Hard Disk for Problems 132
Defragmenting Your Hard Drive 134
Using the Maintenance Wizard 137
Updating Your System 139
Using System Restore 144
Creating a Restore Point 144
Restoring Your System 146
Chapter 12 Organizing Files and Folders 149
Looking in the Explorer Window 150
Identifying Explorer Components 151
Expanding Folders 153
Changing the Look of Explorer 154
Changing Display Options 154
Displaying Toolbars 155
Changing the Way Files Are Displayed 156
Sorting Files 159
Modifying Folder Options 160
Creating a New Folder 162
Moving or Copying Files and Folders 164
Renaming Files and Folders 166
Sending Files to the Recycle Bin 168
Deleting Files 168
Recovering a File from the Recycle Bin 170
Emptying the Recycle Bin 172
Chapter 13 Finding Files, Folders, and People 173
Finding a File 174
Looking for a File by Date 178
Searching for People in the Address Book 181
Chapter 14 Discovering Multimedia 183
Using the Windows Media Player 184
Playing a Music CD 184
Starting a Music CD 184
Discovering Visualizations 186
Choosing from the Playlist 187
Exploring the Windows Media Player 187
Equalizing Your Settings 189
Listening to Web Radio 192
Using the Media Guide 193
Cataloging Media 195
Creating a Media Library 195
Deleting a Library Media File 197
Viewing Modes and Choosing Skins 198
Using the Windows Volume Control 201
Adding a Media Clip to a Document 203
Part III Review Questions 206
Part IV Customizing Windows 207
Chapter 15 Customizing the Desktop 209
Creating a New Folder 210
Moving and Deleting Icons 211
Moving an Icon 211
Deleting an Icon 213
Creating a Shortcut 214
Changing an Icon 217
Renaming an Icon 219
Editing the Start Menu 220
Reorganizing the Start Menu 220
Adding an Item to the Start Menu 222
Removing an Item from the Start Menu 227
Customizing the Taskbar 229
Changing Taskbar Options 230
Chapter 16 Tinkering with the Control Panel 231
Opening the Control Panel 232
Changing the Current Date and Time 232
Changing Mouse Response 234
Changing Basic Mouse Responses 235
Changing Mouse Pointers 236
Changing Mouse Visibility 237
Adding and Removing Programs 239
Installing a New Program 239
Uninstalling a Program 241
Creating a Windows Startup Disk 243
Adding Windows Program Components 244
Changing Your Windows Password 246
Setting Up Multiple Users 249
Changing Accessibility Options 253
Changing Keyboard Options 253
Setting Options for the Hearing Impaired 255
Setting Options for the Visually Impaired 257
Using MouseKeys 258
Setting General Accessibility Options 259
Chapter 17 Having Fun with the Control Panel 261
Changing Sounds 262
Enhancing Your Display 264
Changing Backgrounds 265
Selecting a Screen Saver 266
Changing the Colors of Your Windows 269
Integrating Your Desktop with the Web 270
Using Desktop Themes 276
Chapter 18 Working with Printers 279
Installing a New Printer 280
Discovering Printer Properties 285
Sharing a Printer 286
Connecting to a Network Printer 287
Making a Printer the Default 292
Creating a Desktop Shortcut to the Printer 293
Controlling Print Jobs 294
Pausing a Print Job 296
Deleting a Print Job 296
Rushing a Print Job 297
Part IV Review Questions 299
Part V Using the Internet 301
Chapter 19 Connecting to the Internet 303
Subscribing to an Online Service 304
Signing Up for MSN Internet Access 304
Starting MSN Internet Access 311
Creating a Dial-Up Connection 313
Starting Your Web Browser 320
Chapter 20 Surfing with Internet Explorer 323
Browsing the Web with Internet Explorer 324
Exploring the Internet Explorer Window 327
Playing Favorites 331
Adding Favorites 331
Setting Parental Controls 333
Chapter 21 E-mailing with Outlook Express 339
Starting Outlook Express 340
Working with E-mail 340
Creating an E-mail Account 340
Creating an E-mail Message 345
Formatting an E-mail Message 348
Attaching Files to E-mail 352
Retrieving Incoming E-mail 354
Replying to a Message 355
Forwarding a Message 357
Receiving E-mail with Attachments 358
Creating an E-mail Folder 360
Moving an E-mail Message 362
Deleting an E-mail Message 363
Chapter 22 Using the Windows Address Book 365
Managing Address Book Contacts 366
Adding Contacts 366
Editing Contacts 371
Deleting Contacts 372
Sorting Address Book Contacts 373
Printing a Phone List 374
Closing the Address Book 376
Sending Mail to a Contact 376
Part V Review Questions 380
Appendix A Upgrading to Windows Millennium 381
Understanding the Upgrade Process 382
System Requirements 382
Installing the Windows Millennium Edition Upgrade 383
Uninstalling Windows Millennium Edition 388
Glossary 392
Index 401
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