Introduction. Part I: Driver's Ed for the Digital Traveler. Chapter 1: What You Got Yourself Into (And What You Need to Enjoy the Trip). Chapter 2: I Didn't Know You Could Do That Online! Chapter 3: Peering through AOL's Windows. Chapter 4: Dealing with Spams, Scams, Viruses, and Hoaxes. Part II: Settling Into Your Online Home. Chapter 5: Making Your Preferences Known. Chapter 6: Doing the Screen Name Tango. Chapter 7: Taking Away the Online Car Keys with Parental Controls. Chapter 8: Navigating the System and Marking Your Favorite Destinations. Chapter 9: Where's Your Buddy? Where's Your Pal? Chapter 10: AOL Companion: Look - on the Desktop! Something Small, Blue, and Useful. Part III: Connecting and Communicating. Chapter 11: E-Mailing the World, One Mailbox at a Time. Chapter 12: Chatting the Day (And Night) Away. Chapter 13: Dropping a Quick "Hello" with Instant Messages. Chapter 14: Posting On the Message Boards and Joining the Groups. Chapter 15: Reading, Keeping, and Sharing Thoughts with an AOL Journal. Part IV: Diving Into the Fun Stuff. Chapter 16: Finding People, Places, Things, and Information. Chapter 17: Cruising the Internet. Chapter 18: There's Music in the Wires. Chapter 19: Tracking News, Weather, Markets, and More. Part V: Secret Tricks of the AOL Gurus. Chapter 20: Customizing Your Online Persona. Chapter 21: Dressing Up Your Software with Fresh Buttons and a New Menu. Chapter 22: Spinning a Web (Site) of Your Own. Chapter 23: Sampling AOL's Advanced Tools. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 24: Ten Fun Things to Do Online. Chapter 25: Ten Things That Can Go Wrong (And How to Fix Them). Index.