Internet : Top 100 Simplified Tips and Tricks

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By 2005, there will be an estimated one billion Internet users worldwide. "Internet: Top 100 Simplified Tips and Tricks" is an invaluable resource for anyone who wants to make the most of today's Internet tools, get more done in less time, and save money. Organized into ten chapters, with ten tasks per chapter, this book is packed with timesaving tips, cool secrets, and productivity tricks to help take a reader's knowledge of the Internet beyond the basics. From Google and eBay to blogging, broadband, and browsing incognito, veteran author Joe Kraynak delivers 100 step-by-step techniques people need to become Internet power users. The perfect book for visual learners who have already mastered Internet basics. Full--color screen shots and numbered, step-by-step instructions show readers how to save time and boost productivity. This book shows how to speed up a connection, optimize Google searches, succeed with eBay, and protect a system from hackers and more

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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 213.4 x 251.5 x 15.2mm | 725.76g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • col. Illustrations
  • 0764574744
  • 9780764574740

Table of contents

1. Boost Your Internet Connection Speed. Task 1: Test Your Internet Connection Speed. Task 2: Maximize the Power of Your Browser Cache. Task 3: Optimize Your Dial-Up Modem Speed. Task 4: Optimize Your Broadband Connection Speed. Task 5: Improve Connection Speed with a Web Accelerator. Task 6: Rid Your Computer of Spyware and Adware. Task 7: Block Annoying Pop-Up Ads with 12Ghosts. Task 8: Optimize Hard Drive Storage. Task 9: Optimize Hard Drive Performance. Task 10: Give Your Memory a Speed Boost. 2. Customize Your Web Browser. Task 11: Start Faster with a Basic Home Page. Task 12: Surf the Web Faster Graphics Free. Task 13: Customize Your Browser Toolbar. Task 14: Add Links to Toolbar. Task 15: Add an Address Bar to Your Taskba. Task 16: Mark Your Favorite Sites for Quick Return Visits. Task 17: Display Your Favorites as a Home Page. Task 18: Browse in Full Screen Mode. Task 19: Increase or Decrease Text Size. Task 20: Control Fonts. 3. Accessorizing Your Web Browser. Task 21: Find Browser Plug-Ins at Task 22: Extract Compressed Files with WinZip. Task 23: Display PDF Files with Adobe Reader. Task 24: Play Audio and Video Clips with RealPlayer. Task 25: Play Audio Clips with Musicmatch Jukebo. Task 26: Play Video Clips with QuickTime Player. Task 27: Play Video Clips with Windows Media Player. Task 28: Play Multimedia Shockwave Animations. Task 29: Play Multimedia Flash Animations. Task 30: Associate File Types with the Desired Player. 4. Power Browse in Private. Task 31: Browse in Multiple Windows. Task 32: Browse in Kiosk Mode. Task 33: Make the Most of Mouse and Keyboard Shortcuts. Task 34: Enable AutoComplete for Web Page Addresses. Task 35: Get a Daily Tip. Task 36: Save Time with Site Subscription. Task 37: Find Out What Cookies Are Tracking. Task 38: Delete Cookies. Task 39: Block Cookies. Task 40: Browse Incognito. 5. Tap the Full Power of Google Searches. Task 41: Refine Your Google Search. Task 42: Select Your Google Search Preferences. Task 43: Zero In with Google's Advanced Search. Task 44: Browse the Google Directory. Task 45: Add Google Buttons to Your Browser. Task 46: Install and Use the Google Toolbar. Task 47: Find Addresses and Maps. Task 48: Translate Foreign Language Web Sites. Task 49: Search Google News. Task 50: Save Money Shopping with Froogle. 6. Maximize Your Success on eBay. Task 51: Research the Market Value of Your Item. Task 52: Add Key Terms to Attract More Bidders. Task 53: Maximize Fonts and Formatting in Descriptions. Task 54: Enhance Photos for Best Results. Task 55: Set a Buy It Now Price. Task 56: Search and Research Before You Bid. Task 57: Check the Seller's Feedback. Task 58: Enter Your Maximum Bid. Task 59: Snipe to Win an Auction Near Its Close. Task 60: Automate Your Bidding. 7. Master Your E-mail. Task 61: Get a Free Hotmail Account. Task 62: Access Hotmail from Outlook Express. Task 63: Send Plain Text Messages. Task 64: Receive Plain Text Messages. Task 65: Hide the Preview Pane for Inshow more

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