The Complete Idiot's Guide to PCs, 6th Edition

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A reference based title written in an approachable first person point of view. This book teaches a reader what a PCs is, how to use it, and how to use it productively without intimidating or offending him. Straight-forward conversational tone on customizing and organizing the PC, connecting to the internet, using peripherals like modems and multimedia. The reader is provided basic information in purchasing a new PC or its components. Finally the reader learns how various software applications can help him create ...

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Overview

A reference based title written in an approachable first person point of view. This book teaches a reader what a PCs is, how to use it, and how to use it productively without intimidating or offending him. Straight-forward conversational tone on customizing and organizing the PC, connecting to the internet, using peripherals like modems and multimedia. The reader is provided basic information in purchasing a new PC or its components. Finally the reader learns how various software applications can help him create documents and spreadsheets. This book gives its readers the foundation on what a PC is and how to use it in everyday language without being intimidated or insulted. Complete Idiot's Guide to PCs, 6th Edition is a task-oriented explanation of the PC, how to use it, and how to use PC software.

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New edition of a text designed to get extreme beginners up to speed on computers and the Internet. Covers buying a computer for individual's needs, customizing a PC, handling disks and directories, making sense of the online services and the Internet, taking advantage of a PC's multimedia capabilities, and locating and making the most of technical support. Includes a glossary and sidebar notes for more technically savvy users. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780789716316
  • Publisher: Que
  • Publication date: 4/17/1998
  • Series: Complete Idiot's Guide Series
  • Edition description: 6TH
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 448
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.12 (d)

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