Part of the Practical series, this text offers an engaging, interactive approach to teaching PC concepts. The companion BookOnCD features videos, animations, screen tours, and activities, giving students hands-on experience with their PC.
PART A: PC BASICS. 1. Getting Started. 2. Looking at Windows. 3. Installing and Learning Software. PART B: COMPUTER FILES. 4. File Basics. 5. Organizing Files and Folders. 6. Protecting Your Files. PART C: THE INTERNET, THE WEB, AND E-MAIL. 7. Connecting to the Internet. 8. Browsing and Searching the Web. 9. Sending E-mail and Attachments. PART D: APPLICATION SOFTWARE. 10. Writing and Printing Documents. 11. Working with Spreadsheets. 12. Accessing Databases. 13. Making Presentations. PART E: GRAPHICS, SOUND, AND VIDEO. 14. Working with Graphics. 15. Recording and Editing Sound. 16. Creating Desktop Video and Animation. PART F: UPGRADES AND EXPANSION. 17. Looking "Under the Hood". 18. Buying PC. 19. Upgrading and Expanding Your PC.