Laptops For Dummies

Laptops For Dummies

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With a generous dash of humor and fun, bestselling author Dan Gookin shows people how to select the right machine and tackle typical laptop challenges Laptop sales recently surpassed those of desktop machines-a trend that seems likely to continue A must for laptop newbies as well as road warriors who need to get the most out of their machines Covers synchronizing with the desktop, accessing the desktop remotely, coordinating e-mail pickup between two machines, wireless networking, managing power, and securing a laptop
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  • Electronic book text | 356 pages
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • United States
  • 1st edition
  • Drawings: 15 B&W, 0 Color; Screen captures: 100 B&W, 0 Color
  • 9780764588839

Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Choosing a Laptop Just for You. Chapter 1: Sometimes You Can Take It with You. Chapter 2: Buying a Laptop Just for You. Part II: I Have My Laptop, Now What? Chapter 3: Out of the Box and into Your Lap. Chapter 4: Laptop Goes On, Laptop Goes Off. Chapter 5: Basic Laptop Hardware Tour. Chapter 6: Windows and Your Laptop Software. Chapter 7: Expanding Your Laptop's Universe. Chapter 8: Power Management Madness. Part III: Between Your Laptop and the World. Chapter 9: All That Networking Nonsense. Chapter 10: Laptop to Internet, Hello? Chapter 11: A Very Merry Modem. Chapter 12: Online Security. Chapter 13: Handy Web Browsing and E-Mail Tips. Chapter 14: The Desktop-Laptop Connection. Part IV: On the Road Again. Chapter 15: Before You Hit the Road. Chapter 16: The Road Warrior (Or Computing in the Strangest of Places). Chapter 17: Laptop Security. Chapter 18: Giving a Presentation. Part V: Troubleshooting. Chapter 19: Major Trouble and General Solutions. Chapter 20: Upgrading Your Laptop. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 21: Ten Battery Tips and Tricks. Chapter 22: Ten Handy Laptop Accessories. Chapter 23: Ten Things to Throw in Your Laptop Case. Index.
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About Dan Gookin

Dan Gookin ignited a phenomenon with the first For Dummies book, DOS For Dummies, in 1991. With over 11 million copies in print, his books have been translated into 32 languages.
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