PCs Simplified

PCs Simplified

by Elaine Marmel

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Overview

PCs Simplified by Elaine Marmel

Simply the easiest way to start using a Windows PC

If you want a “show me how, don’t tell me why” approach to learning how to use a computer, this is the book for you. Large, full-color screen shots and numbered, step-by-step instructions show you how to get up and running with Windows and the latest hardware add-ons, the Internet, and popular software applications. Learn all the basics plus how to use Office 2010, protect your computer from viruses, sync up mobile devices, and much more.

  • Designed for people who learn best visually, this full-color guide covers basic information for beginning computer users, including how to use Windows 7, multimedia applications, wireless devices, and the Internet
  • Uses large screen shots and step-by-step instructions to make learning fast and easy
  • Covers Office 2010, multimedia management, virus protection, popular software applications, common peripherals, and basic security
  • Shows how to integrate the latest wireless technologies and sync mobile devices 

Visual learners will find this colorful guide shows exactly what to expect at every step and makes learning to use a PC easier than ever before.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470888476
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/11/2011
Series: Simplified Series , #18
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Elaine Marmel is President of Marmel Enterprises, LLC, an organization which specializes in technical writing and software training. Elaine spends most of her time writing; she has authored and coauthored over 50 books about Microsoft Project, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word for Windows, QuickBooks, Peachtree, Quicken for Windows, Quicken for DOS, Microsoft Word for the Mac, Microsoft Windows, 1-2-3 for Windows, and Lotus Notes. From 1994 to 2006, she also was the contributing editor to monthly publications Inside Timeslips, Inside Peachtree, and Inside QuickBooks.
Elaine left her native Chicago for the warmer climes of Arizona (by way of Cincinnati, OH; Jerusalem, Israel; Ithaca, NY; Washington, DC, and Tampa, FL) where she basks in the sun with her PC, her cross-stitch projects, her dog, Josh, and her cats, Watson and Buddy. For many years, she sang barbershop harmony with two International Championship choruses.

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