9780470908037

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

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470908037

  • ISBN10:

    0470908033

  • Format: eBook
  • Copyright: 2010-06-01
  • Publisher: For Dummies
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One-stop shopping for everything you need to know about PCs!If you're a PC owner, you have a pretty good idea of just how much there is to discover about your PC, whether you use it for work or play. Comprised of eight minibooks, this All-in-One guide covers essential PC topics from soup through nuts, including the latest updates to PC hardware, Windows 7, the Internet, Office 2010, digital media, upgrading and troubleshooting, social media, and home networking.This new edition features expanded coverage of using popular social media such as Twitter, Facebook, WordPress, and blogging. Plus, you'll walk through the new Windows 7 operating system and explore revisions for each of the Office 2010 applications. Provides PCs users of all levels of experience with a series of eight minibooks that include the most up-to-date coverage of PC hardware, Windows 7, the Internet, Office 2010, digital media, upgrading and troubleshooting, social media, and home networking Explores step-by-step procedures for using the new Windows 7 operating system Discusses updates to each of the Office 2010 applications, the latest features of version 8 of Internet Explorer, and new information on the latest PC hardware Reviews ways to protect your PC from viruses, troubleshooting tips, and getting connected using social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and blogsPCs All-in-One For Dummies covers everything you need to know in order to get acquainted with your PC!

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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