Using PCs

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Overview

Using PCs is the best core reference / tutorial book available in this page count / price range. It takes the same straight-forward approach as our Special Edition Using titles do, but limits it's coverage to topics of direct interest to the majority of users. The Using series continuous state of evolution and improvement for over the last ten years makes them the most customer focused and highly refined books available This title provides readers with the most comprehensive, relevant and understandable reference to modern home and office PCs
  • A return to "Using Classic" for Que, Using PCs is a content-packed, concise, to-the-point, book full of accurate information on every PC and PC peripheral feature that Casual to Intermediate users care about
  • Completely updated to cover all modern hardware developments, networking issues, and modern operating systems
  • Provides readers with more answers and step-by-step solutions than any other title of this size / price point on the market
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780789714541
  • Publisher: Que
  • Publication date: 10/28/1997
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 416
  • Product dimensions: 7.34 (w) x 9.04 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Defining Your PC 7
2 How Computers Work: Hardware 19
3 Setting Up Your PC 31
4 Starting, Stopping, and Using Your PC 39
5 Starting Programs and Working with Windows 49
6 Working with Applications 61
7 Preparing Disks for Use 75
8 Managing Your Files 83
9 Making Backup Copies of Your Files 91
10 Working with Networks 103
11 Monitors 111
12 Keyboards 125
13 Mice and Joysticks 135
14 Printers 145
15 Modems and Faxes 155
16 Speakers and Sounds 165
17 Scanners 177
18 What Is the Internet? 189
19 Establishing an Internet Connection 199
20 Using Your WWW Browser 209
21 Sending and Receiving E-Mail 223
22 Sending and Receiving Files with FTP 233
23 Other Internet Options 241
24 Getting Help with Software 253
25 Getting Help with Hardware 263
26 Upgrading Your Software 273
27 Upgrading Your Hardware 283
28 Glossary of Common Terms and Phrases 297
29 Computer Company Listing 325
30 Top Internet Sites 339
31 Suggested Reading 355
Index 361
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