Peter Norton's Intro to Computers 6/e / Edition 6

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Overview

The most comprehensive coverage of computer concepts, reflecting the latest in technology. Appropriate for a full-semester course, with or without a hands-on lab.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780072978902
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 12/30/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 688
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Peter Norton is an acclaimed computer software entrepreneur who is active in civic and philanthropic affairs. He serves on the boards of several scholastic and cultural institutions and currently devotes much of his time to philanthropy.

Mr. Norton made his mark in the computer industry as a programmer and businessman. Norton Utilities™, Norton Antivirus™, and other utility programs are installed on millions of computer worldwide. He is also the best selling author of computer books.

Mr. Norton sold his PC-software business to Symantec Corporation in 1990 but continues to write and speak on computers, helping millions of people better understand information technology.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introducing computer systems 2
Ch. 2 Presenting the internet 48
Ch. 3 Interacting with your computer 102
Ch. 4 Seeing, hearing, and printing data 140
Ch. 5 Processing data 184
Ch. 6 Storing data 224
Ch. 7 Using operating systems 264
Ch. 8 Working with application software 302
Ch. 9 Networks 340
Ch. 10 Working in the online world 382
Ch. 11 Database management 420
Ch. 12 Development of information systems 458
Ch. 13 Software programming and development 498
Ch. 14 Protecting your privacy, your computer, and your data 536
Computing keynotes : computer viruses 578
App. A History of microcomputers 584
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