PCs All in One Desk Reference For Dummies

PCs All in One Desk Reference For Dummies

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Covers the most popular PC applications and tools available today, fully revised to include Windows XP, Office "X," Works 7, and basic Internet, digital photography, and home networking Walks the reader through setting up a computer, navigating the Windows desktop, using e-mail, exploring the Internet, and much more Convenient minibook format makes it easy to find desired information quicklyshow more

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  • Paperback | 788 pages
  • 188 x 234.2 x 42.9mm | 1,152.13g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0764539418
  • 9780764539411
  • 2,207,542

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"...recommended for new PC users..." (PC Utilities, September 2003)show more

Table of contents

Introduction. Book I: PC Hardware. Chapter 1: Starting with the Basics. Chapter 2: Additional Toys Your PC Will Enjoy. Chapter 3: Connectors, Ports, and Sundry Openings. Chapter 4: Maintaining Your Hardware. Book II: Windows XP. Chapter 1: Shake Hands with Windows XP. Chapter 2: The Many Windows of Windows. Chapter 3: Windows XP Basics. Chapter 4: Customizing Windows XP. Chapter 5: Maintaining the XP Beast. Chapter 6: Taking Control of the Control Panel. Chapter 7: Easy XP Troubleshooting. Book III: The Internet. Chapter 1: Making Sense of the Internet. Chapter 2: Adding a Dialup Connection to Windows XP. Chapter 3: Protecting Your Internet Privacy. Chapter 4: Cruising the Web with Internet Explorer. Chapter 5: Harnessing Your E-Mail. Chapter 6: Instant Messaging Done Right. Book IV: Microsoft Works. Chapter 1: An Overview of Works. Chapter 2: Word Processing in Works. Chapter 3: Working with Spreadsheets. Chapter 4: Using the Works Calendar. Chapter 5: Having Fun with Works Database. Book V: Office XP. Chapter 1: Introducing Office XP. Chapter 2: Using Word. Chapter 3: Putting Excel to Work. Chapter 4: Performing with PowerPoint. Chapter 5: Doing Database Magic with Access. Chapter 6: Staying in Touch with Outlook. Book VI: Fun with Movies, Music, and Photos. Chapter 1: Scanning with Gusto. Chapter 2: Dude, MP3 Rocks. Chapter 3: Making Movies with Your PC. Chapter 4: I Can Make My Own DVDs? Chapter 5: I'm Okay, You're a Digital Camera. Book VII: Upgrading and Supercharging. Chapter 1: Determining What to Upgrade. Chapter 2: Adding RAM to Your Hot Rod. Chapter 3: Scotty, I Need More Power! Chapter 4: Adding Hard Drive Territory to Your System. Chapter 5: Partying with USB, FireWire, and Hubs. Chapter 6: Pumping Up Your Sound and Video. Book VIII: Home Networking. Chapter 1: Do I Really Need a Network? Chapter 2: Ethernet to the Rescue. Chapter 3: Going Wireless. Chapter 4: Sharing Your Internet Connection. Index.show more

About Mark L. Chambers

Mark L. Chambers is a computer consultant, programmer, hardware technician, and author. His previous books include Building a PC For Dummies and Scanners For Dummies.show more

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