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Part of the Practical series, this text offers an engaging, interactive approach to teaching PC concepts. The companion BookOnCD features videos, animations, screen tours, and hands-on activities, which teaches learners how to use their PC. This edition includes new screenshots and screen tours featuring Office 2007 and Windows Vista and covers important ethical and societal issues that affect today's PC users, such as software, piracy, e-commerce security, email privacy, and more.
Table of Contents
Part A: PC Basics 1: Getting Started 2: Looking at Windows 3: Installing and Learning Software Part B: Computer Files 4: Naming and Saving Files 5: Organizing Files and Folders 6: Protecting Your Files Part C: The Internet, the Web, and E-mail 7: Connecting to the Internet 8: Browsing and Searching the Web 9: Sending E-mail and Attachments Part D: Application Software 10: Writing and Printing Documents 11: Making Spreadsheets and presentation 12: Accessing Databases Part E: Graphics, Sound, and Video 13: Working with Graphics 14: Recording and Editing Sound 15: Creating Desktop Video and Animation Part F: Upgrades and Expansion 16: Looking "Under the Hood" 17: Upgrading and Expanding Your PC 18: Buying a PC Index