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Your goof-proof guide to a great time online ISPs. URLs. 56K. If you're new to the Internet, all that cyberspace lingo can be confusing. Relax! With the friendly advice and plain-English explanations in this bestselling guide, you'll soon be swapping e-mail, surfing the Web, participating in an online auction, downloading software and maybe even creating your own personal Web page!
Discover how to: Select the best service provider for you Connect to the Internet without hassles Send and receive e-mail Find information with search engines Shop online safely Visit chat rooms and send instant messages
The Dummies Way Explanations in plain English "Get in, get out" information Icons and other navigational aids Tear-out cheat sheet Top ten lists A dash of humor and fun
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About the Author
John R. Levine is a recognized technology expert. He is employed as a consumer advocate battling online fraud and e-mail spam.
Margaret Levine Young is a software engineer and a longtime tech author. She has tackled topics ranging from Access and the Internet to Windows and beyond.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
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I discovered one or two interesting things I didn't know about the Internet from this book. The authors know their stuff, and the book is well organized and easy to read.
Read it page by page, underline the marvelous tips, take some notes for reference when the book is finished and then...go back to the computer, align your hand and mind. Now didn't you learn a bunch of things from the Gurus this time? I did! Thanks y'all. Good writing!
Reading the book was fun, but too much of iteration as well as excessive info about other technical aspects beyond the basics of how to browse, search and shop.I think the authors are trying to squeeze in too much for the dummy...