Personal Computer Fundamentals for Technology Students

Personal Computer Fundamentals for Technology Students : Hardware, Windows 2000, Applications

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For freshman/sophomore-level courses in Introduction to Computers for Technology, Introduction to Computers, and Introduction to Software Tools.Graphically oriented-screen capture by screen capture-this computer tutorial shows students, in-depth, how to use a personal computer with Windows 2000, DOS, and application programs such as Microsoft Office 2000. It also contains an introduction to hardware that will enable students to talk competently to hardware retailers and manufactures when purchasing or upgrading a computer.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 902 pages
  • 150 x 250 x 15mm | 1,801g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 013025519X
  • 9780130255198

Table of contents

I. INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON THE CD AND WEBSITE. 1. Installing the Adobe Acrobat Reader. 2. The Contents of the CD-ROM. 3. Downloading New Sections form the Website. II. HARDWARE. 1. Your Computer. 2. Inside Your Computer. 3. Video Monitors and Graphics Cards. 4. Drives. 5. System Memory. 6. BIOS. III. WINDOWS 2000 PROFESSIONAL. 7. File System Basics. 8. Using the Windows 2000 Environment and Desktop. 9. Windows Explorer. 10. Configuring the Windows 2000 Environment and Desktop. IV. APPLICATION PROGRAMS. 11. Microsoft Word 2000. 12. Microsoft Excel 2000. 13. Microsoft PowerPoint 2000. 14. Shareware and Freeware. V. SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION. 15. The Control Panel and Basic System Tasks. 16. User Management. 17. Backup Strategy. 18. Preventative Maintenance, System Recovery, and System Performance. VI. NETWORKING WITH WINDOWS 2000. 19. Setting up a Network with Windows 2000. 20. Using the Windows 2000 Network. VII. COMMUNICATION WITH THE OUTSIDE WORLD. 21. E-Mail. 22. Chat Rooms. 23. Newsgroups. 24. The World Wide Web. VIII. INDEX.
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