AOL for Dummies

AOL for Dummies

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A traditional bestseller, AOL For Dummies is the only regularly updated reference book on the market for beginning AOL users Covers the essentials of signing up for AOL, getting around the AOL channels, using AOL's e-mail and instant messaging, and exploring the Web browser Helps first-time users take advantage of AOL's broadband content and the newest features of AOL 9.0 Optimized, such as improved safety features, e-mail systems, and on-demand programming Highlights the changes that users of previous versions will encounter with AOL 9.0 Includes coverage of new high-speed servicesshow more

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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 187.96 x 231.14 x 22.86mm | 566.99g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0764558110
  • 9780764558115

Table of contents

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.show more

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About John Kaufeld

John Kaufeld is the author of numerous books, including several editions of Access For Dummies. A full-time writer and entrepreneur, he also operates ShipperTools.com, an online shipping assistant.show more

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