9780470908006

PCs All-in-One For Dummies®, 5th Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470908006

  • ISBN10:

    0470908009

  • Format: eBook
  • Copyright: 2010-07-01
  • Publisher: For Dummies
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Summary

Got a new PC? Get up to speed on Windows 7, Office 2010, and home networking!

Get acquainted with your PC and all the amazing things it can do with this soup-to-nuts guide. Whether you use yourPC for work or play, this book helps you make your PC run faster and do more! This edition of PCs All-in-One For Dummies covers it all — upgrading and adding hardware, Windows 7 essentials, Office 2010 basics, music, movies, digital photos, and even home networking. *

Work with Windows — explore the Windows 7 operating system and find your way around the task bar and Start menu *

Get productive with Office 2010 — discover the latest features of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook and start creating professional-looking documents, spreadsheets, and presentations *

Identify your PC's ports — recognize and use internal and external ports to add toys and cool accessories to your PC *

Protect your PC — stop viruses before they spread and learn how to tackle troubleshooting issues *

Take control of the Control Panel — easy instructions forchanging settings and repairing programs and features *

Share the Internet — set up multiple computers to share one Internet connection *

Have a little fun! — make movies on your PC, download digital photos, and rip and play MP3s legally *

Get in touch — learn the ins and outs of e-mail and instant messaging

Open the book and find: *

Common components of adesktop PC *

How to add printers and scanners *

Advice on adding an internal hard drive and video card *

Tips for installing a wired or wireless home network *

How to avoid viruses andphishing scams *

An introduction to Word, Excel®, PowerPoint®, Access®, and Outlook® *

Directions for making your own DVDs *

How to add RAM to your system

8 books in 1 *

PC Hardware *

Windows 7 *

The Internet *

PC Troubleshooting and Maintenance *

Office 2010 *

Fun with Movies, Music, and Photos *

Upgrading and Supercharging *

Home Networking

Table of Contents

Introduction
PC Hardware
Starting with the Basics
Additional Toys Your PC Will Enjoy
Connectors, Ports, and Sundry Openings
Windows 7
Shake Hands with Windows 7
The Many Windows of Windows
Windows 7 Basics
Advanced Windows 7
Taking Control of the Control Panel
The Internet
Making Sense of the Internet
Adding an Internet Connection to Windows 7
Protecting Your Internet Privacy
Cruising the Web with Internet Explorer
Harnessing Your E-Mail
Instant Messaging Done Right
Fun with Movies, Music, and Photos
Scanning with Gusto
Dude, MP3 Rocks!
Making Movies with Your PC
I Can Make My Own DVDs?
I'm Okay, You're a Digital Camera
Upgrading and Supercharging
Determining What to Upgrade
Adding RAM to Your Hot Rod
Adding Hard Drive Territory to Your System
Partying with USB, FireWire, and eSATA
Pumping Up Your Sound and Video
Home Networking
Do I Really Need a Network?
Ethernet to the Rescue
Going Wireless
Sharing Your Internet Connection
Securing Your Home Network
Index
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