9780470465424

PCs For Dummies

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470465424

  • ISBN10:

    0470465425

  • Edition: 12th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-11-09
  • Publisher: For Dummies
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Summary

Get the latest edition of the bestselling PC book on the planet!What better way to make friends with your new PC than with this new edition of the bestselling PC book on the planet? PCs For Dummies, Windows 7 Edition explains PCs and the latest Windows operating system in a refreshingly jargon-free way that's loaded with good humor and great help. Famous For Dummies author Dan Gookin has over 12 million copies of his books in print, and it's no surprise why. He knows PCs inside and out and can explain them to the rest of us in a way that's funny, irreverent, and down-to-earth helpful.Discover how to make your PC safe for your kids, get in touch with your digital life, start using flash drives, and do green computing. It's all here plus more in this friendly, approachable guide. PCs have become a household and business necessity, and they continue to change the way people work, communicate, shop, invest and spend their free time As author of the original DOS For Dummies, expert author Dan Gookin helped launch the worldwide popularity of For Dummies books; his books have been translated in 32 languages and have more than 12 million copies in print This book gets you up to speed on the latest PC hardware and software without the boring jargon; topics include making your PC safe for kids, organizing your digital life, green computing, storage on memory cards and flash drives, online photo sharing, and much moreMake your life easier the For Dummies way with PCs For Dummies, Windows 7 Edition.

Author Biography

Dan Gookin wrote the very first For Dummies book in 1991. With more than 11 million copies in print, his books have been translated into 32 languages. PCs For Dummies, now in its 12th edition, is the bestselling beginning PC book in the world. Dan offers tips, games, and fun at www.wambooli.com.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Hello, PC!
Your Computer Won't Explode
Your Basic PC Tour
Computer Assembly
On and Off
The Windows Tour
The Nerd's-Eye View
Deep Inside the Console
Connect This to That
PC Memory
The Mass Storage System
The PC's Display
Input This!
P Is for Printer
PC Audio Abilities
PC Leftovers
Communications, Sharing, Networking
Necessary Networking Things
Basic Networking Stuff
The Internet Quick and Dirty
Flinging Files
Basic Computing
Be Safe Out There
Know What a File Is
Organizing Files with Folders
Files Managed
Software Installed, Uninstalled,and Upgraded
Your Digital Life
Your Personal Disc Factory
The Whole Digital Photography Thing
Video on the PC
Music to Your Digital Ear
Sharing Your Life Online
Kid-Safe Computing
The Part of Tens
Ten PC Commandments
Ten Tips from a PC Guru
Index
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