PCs For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 9, 2009 - Computers - 384 pages
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Get the latest edition of the bestselling PC book on the planet!

What better way to make friends with your new PC than with this new edition of the bestselling PC book in the world? PCs For Dummies, Windows 7 Edition explains the latest Windows operating system in a refreshingly jargon-free way that's loaded with good humor and great help.

Discover how to make your PC safe for your kids, get in touch with your digital life, use flash drives, learn about green computing, and much more.

  • Dan Gookin, author of the original DOS For Dummies, helped launch the worldwide popularity of the series; his books have been translated in 32 languages and have more than 12 million copies in print
  • This guide gets you up to speed on the latest PC hardware and software and covers all the innovations and changes in Windows 7, all without the boring jargon
  • Covers making your PC safe for kids, organizing your digital life, green computing, storage on memory cards and flash drives, online photo sharing, and much more

Make your life easier the Dummies way with PCs For Dummies, Windows 7 Edition.

  

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Good ref. book

User Review  - scoop530 - Overstock.com

Good ref. book for those of us that need alittle help with the basics every now and then.... The more that is added to my system, the more I forget. LOL Read full review

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User Review  - Jerry Bullard - Goodreads

I can't help but think the authors had me in mind for the title. When I got my first computer in 1994 and unpacked it at home I thought, "What the heck have I done; I don't know anything about ... Read full review

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Contents

Table ofContents
Your Computer Wont Explode
The Mundane
On and Off Turn On Your PC Windows Ahoy
The Windows Tour
The NerdsEye View
P Is forPrinter The Printer the Paperthe DocumentMaker
Communications Sharing Networking
Organizing Files with Folders
Files Managed Files Ready for Action Selecting all filesina folder
Installing Software
Updating and Upgrading Windows Update
The Whole Digital Photography Thing
Video on the
Music to Your Digital Ear Your PC Is Now Your Stereo Running Windows Media Player
Sharing Your Life Online

Basic Networking Stuff
The Internet Quick and Dirty
Get Stuff from a WebPage Saving an imagefrom a Web page
Basic Computing
Know What a File
An Account for Junior
PC Parenting
Ten Tips from a PC Guru
Copyright

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Dan Gookin wrote the very first For Dummies book in 1991. With more than 11 million copies in print, his books have been translated into 32 languages. PCs For Dummies, now in its 12th edition, is the bestselling beginning PC book in the world. Dan offers tips, games, and fun at www.wambooli.com.

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