PC's for You and Me

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Written in everyday language and a conversational style, from this book you will learn how to buy, set up and use your computer. You will learn how to buy a computer and accessories that fit your needs, how to set up your computer like a pro and understand it too!, how to buy appropriate software and work with your files, a few essential commands for working with DOS, how to use and improve Windows, hands on tricks and tips for the keyboards, disk drives, screens, printers and more. Also included in the book are ...
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Overview

Written in everyday language and a conversational style, from this book you will learn how to buy, set up and use your computer. You will learn how to buy a computer and accessories that fit your needs, how to set up your computer like a pro and understand it too!, how to buy appropriate software and work with your files, a few essential commands for working with DOS, how to use and improve Windows, hands on tricks and tips for the keyboards, disk drives, screens, printers and more. Also included in the book are some of the following useful guides: guide to useful computer magazines, trouble shooting guide for emergencies, technical support telephone numbers, sources for lowest prices and free software, and a glossary that explains commonly used computer terms.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780875730622
  • Publisher: Jain Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/28/1995
  • Edition description: JAIN PUBLISHING COMPANY
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 7.04 (w) x 8.96 (h) x 4.75 (d)

Table of Contents

Capsule Summary 4
Table of Contents 6
Introduction 21
Ch. 1 Buying a Computer: What Do All Those Words Mean? 24
Ch. 2 Set It Up and Turn It On! 50
Ch. 3 File Management 67
Ch. 4 Using DOS 77
Ch. 5 Looking at Windows 88
Ch. 6 The Keyboard 118
Ch. 7 The Mouse 132
Ch. 8 Disks, Disk Drives, and Hard Disks 142
Ch. 9 The Screen 163
Ch. 10 Programs: Let's Use This Thing! 173
Ch. 11 Printers and Printing 195
Ch. 12 Digital Graphics and Scanning 211
Ch. 13 Communications: Modems and Faxes 218
Ch. 14 LANs and Networks: Talking with Other Computers 243
Ch. 15 Portable Computing with Laptops 251
Ch. 16 Computer Magazines 260
Appendix A: Troubleshooting 263
Appendix B: Technical Support and Help 282
Appendix C: Sources 287
Appendix D: Glossary: It's Just Geek to Me! 291
Appendix E: Index 311
Your Personal Computer's Information 323
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