PCs Just the Steps For Dummies

PCs Just the Steps For Dummies

by Nancy C. Muir


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470406922
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/03/2009
Series: For Dummies Series
Edition description: Second
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Nancy Muir has written over 50 books on technology and business topics (many under her previous name of Nancy Stevenson). She is the author of Distance Learning Online For Dummies, Microsoft Project For Dummies, and Windows XP Just the Steps For Dummies as well as numerous other titles for a variety of publishers. She has a certificate in distance learning design and has taught technical writing at the university level. She lives with her wonderful family in Washington (state), where she acts in plays, sings, walks (a lot!), and occasionally writes a novel.

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Table of Contents


Part I: Setting Up Your Computer.

Chapter 1: Getting to Know Computer Basics.

Chapter 2: Your PC Out of the Box.

Chapter 3: Using Discs and Drives.

Chapter 4: Setting Up Your Display.

Chapter 5: Setting Up Input Devices.

Chapter 6: Setting Up Accessibility Features.

Part II: Getting to Know Windows.

Chapter 7: Adjusting Windows Settings.

Chapter 8: Getting Around the Windows Desktop.

Chapter 9: Customize the Look of Windows.

Part III: Getting to Work.

Chapter 10: Working with Files and Folders.

Chapter 11: Working with Software.

Chapter 12: Working with Networks.

Chapter 13: Having Fun with Photos and Movies.

Chapter 14: Working with Sound and Music.

Chapter 15: Working with Printers, Faxes, and Scanners.

Part IV: Going Online.

Chapter 16: Internet Basics.

Chapter 17: Using E-Mail.

Chapter 18: Connecting with Others.

Part V: Computer Maintenance and Security.

Chapter 19: Computer Maintenance.

Chapter 20: Protecting Windows.


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