Personal Computer Fundamentals: Hardware, DOS and Windows

Personal Computer Fundamentals: Hardware, DOS and Windows

by Marc E. Herniter

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780132301374
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date: 08/28/1997
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 1212
Product dimensions: 8.53(w) x 10.97(h) x 1.88(d)

Table of Contents

I. HARDWARE.
1. Your Computer.
2. Inside Your Computer.
3. Video Monitors and Graphics Cards.
4. Drives.
5. System Memory.
6. BIOS.
Bibliography.
II. DOS.
1. DOS Basics.
2. Basic Commands.
3. Disk Commands.
4. System Commands.
5. Batch Files.
6. Installing a Program in DOS.
7. Troubleshooting DOS Problems.
III. WINDOWS 3.X
1. File Manager.
2. Program Manager.
3. Control Panel.
4. Windows System Files.
5. Windows Setup Program.
6. Troubleshooting Windows Problems.
IV. WINDOWS 95.
1. Windows Explorer.
2. Windows Taskbar and Desktop.
3. Control Panel.
V. APPLICATION PROGRAMS.
1. Word for Windows.
2. Excel for Windows.
3. PowerPoint.
4. Mathcad.
5. Shareware and Freeware.
VI. SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION.
1. Backup Strategy.
2. Scandisk Usage.
3. Disk Defragmenter (Defrag).
4. Installing a Virus Checker.
Questions.
VII. COMMUNICATION WITH THE OUTSIDE WORLD.
1. Sending and Receiving a Fax.
2. Communication Programs.
3. Bulletin Board Services.
4. Anonymous FTP.
5. The World Wide Web.
VIII. INDEX.
Hardware Index.
DOS Index.
Windows 3.X Index.
Windows 95 Index.
Application Programs Index.
System Administration Index.
Communication with the Outside World Index.

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