The Internet for Dummies

The Internet for Dummies

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Now fully updated, "The Internet For Dummies" includes expanded coverage of high-speed Internet connections and how to use them, online shopping, the latest e-mail clients, wireless Internet usage, sharing an Internet connection among several computers, and a great deal more. There's even a tear-out technology map filled with instructions on essential technologies as well as listings of the Internet's best offerings. It is a leading Internet guide for beginners; previous editions have sold more than three million copies. It offers basic, easy-to-understand guidance to help Internet newcomers get up to speed quickly on the biggest communication and technology innovation of the past 100 years. It provides beginning Internet users with essential information about choosing an Internet service provider, finding information and making purchases on the Web, setting up a basic home page, working with e-mail, trading files online, and more about online communication.
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  • Paperback | 408 pages
  • 188.5 x 234.2 x 23.6mm | 630.5g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • Revised
  • 9th Revised edition
  • 0764541730
  • 9780764541735

Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Welcome to the Internet. Chapter 1: What Is the Internet? What Is the Web? Chapter 2: The Internet at Home, at Work, at School, and at Play. Chapter 3: Kids and the Net. Part II: Internet, Here I Come! Chapter 4: Picking Your Internet Service. Chapter 5: Online and On Your Way. Part III: Web Mania. Chapter 6: Welcome to the Wild, Wonderful, Wacky Web. Chapter 7: Needles and Haystacks: Finding Stuff on the Net. Chapter 8: More Shopping, Less Dropping. Chapter 9: My First Home Page. Part IV: E--mail, Chat, and Other Ways to Hang Out Online. Chapter 10: It's in the Mail. Chapter 11: Putting Your Mail in Its Place. Chapter 12: Broadband Mania. Chapter 13: Online Communities: Let's Get Together. Chapter 14: Instant Messaging: The Next Best Thing to Being There. Chapter 15: Groupspeak: Let's Chat. Part V: Other Internet Essentials. Chapter 16: Swiping Files from the Net. Chapter 17: AOL: Can Twenty Million Users Really Be Wrong? Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 18: Ten Frequently Asked Questions. Chapter 19: Ten Types of Files and What to Do with Them. Chapter 20: Ten Fun Things You Can Do on the Net. Chapter 21: Ten Ways to Avoid Looking Like a Klutz. Glossary. Index.
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About Carol Baroudi

John Levine, Carol Baroudi, and Margaret Levine Young are veteran Internet experts who have written many other books to help new computer users.
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